There are a ton of game development studios that are working with Apple on Apple Arcade titles. The subscription service was revealed during Apple's big showtime event following rumors that suggested such a product was being worked on.
But the Silicon Valley company has a history of making quick progress when coming from behind: It launched its Apple Music streaming service years after rival Spotify Technology SA but has garnered 50 million listeners, almost half of Spotify's 96 million premium subscribers. The new Apple AirPods is powered by the new H1 chip which offers faster wireless connectivity and better battery life.
Apple Arcade is due out in the fall.
Additionally, Apple debuted the all-new Apple TV app and Apple TV channels coming in May 2019.
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"The App Store is the world's biggest and most successful game platform", bragged Apple in a statement from its senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller.
At Apple's March event today, the company confirmed the existence of its gaming subscription service.
Apple event's live stream "It's Show Time" can be watched on the company's dedicated events page.
Apple is partnering with Goldman Sachs to make its own credit card due out this summer - no plastic required.
And then there is the new news subscription service that will also apparently cost $9.99 a month, giving users access to up to 200 magazines, including The Wall Street Journal.
Apple has promised that advertisers and Apple themselves will have no knowledge of what you read, and suggestions will be made by human curation and machine-learned personalization. The Apple device should run iOS 10 or above.
Google has one, Microsoft is making one, and there are countless others presumably on the way. However, Netflix shows and films do not form part of Apple TV.