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Apple Arcade: Every Game and Update Coming in August

Here's everything that's coming to Apple Arcade this month.

Apple Arcade logo on an iPad
Apple Arcade has a game for almost everyone. 
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Apple Arcade -- a CNET Editors' Choice Award pick in 2021 -- has more than 200 games in its catalog to play for just $5 a month, or $60 annually. The service offers original and exclusive titles, as well as familiar games in the service's App Store Favorites and Timeless Classics sections. These games are available in the App Store already, but with an Apple Arcade subscription you can play them without ads and paywalls for no extra charge. 

Here's what we're looking forward to this month: 

My Talking Tom

Developer: Outfit 7
Release date: Aug. 12

My Talking Tom gameplay on Apple Arcade

My Talking Tom is coming to Apple Arcade.


My Talking Tom is a virtual pet game. Adopt a cat, make sure he has everything he needs, and keep him happy. Players can dress up Tom, pet him, talk to him -- even travel the world and fill up a digital scrapbook with mementos of their adventures. The original My Talking Tom and other games in the franchise are already available in the App Store, but Apple Arcade subscribers can play the game free of ads and in-app purchases.

Jetpack Joyride 2

Developer: Halfbrick Studio
Release date: Aug. 19

Jetpack Joyride 2 logo art

Jetpack Joyride 2 is coming to Apple Arcade.


Jetpack Joyride 2 will join its predecessor, Jetpack Joyride, on Apple Arcade this month. The sequel game brings back Barry Steakfries, a pilot who must foil a mad scientist's mysterious, dastardly plans. According to Apple, Jetpack Joyride 2 will bring HD graphics and new animations, mechanics and gameplay. 

Love You to Bits 

Developer: Alike Studio
Release date: Aug. 26

Love You to Bits logo art

Love You to Bits is coming to Apple Arcade.


Love You to Bits casts players as bumbling space explorer Kosmo. When an accident damages his robot girlfriend, Nova, her pieces are scattered across the far reaches of outer space. Set out with Kosmo on a journey to find Nova's pieces, rebuild her and save their relationship. Love You to Bits is a charming puzzle game with sci-fi adventure elements. You can find Love You to Bits in the App Store for $4, but if you're subscribed to Apple Arcade, you'll be able to play the game for no extra charge. 

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