We’re excited about the release of NBA 2K23 Arcade Edition. The game exclusively features The Greatest mode, where you can go head-to-head with top NBA athletes, past and present, including Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal, Devin Booker, Kevin Durant, and more. And for sneakerheads out there, when you download the game you’ll be able to redeem the virtual Devin Booker Kobe 4 Protro shoes for free from the main menu in-game. Don’t miss out on sporting these stylish kicks on the court as this offer is for a limited time only.
If you’re looking for new games to check out this weekend, look no further then The Gardens Between+, a delightful and bittersweet puzzle game from Melbourne-based developers The Voxel Agents. This masterpiece of minimalist storytelling pays tribute to friendship and the importance of shared memories, as you solve environmental puzzles through the manipulation of time.
Since Jetpack Joyride 2 debuted on Arcade, it has been one of the most popular titles on the service and continues to receive new content, including an exciting update today. Fans can jump into new story levels Queen V sectors 6-10, along with trying out the new Halloween-themed Haunted Skeleton Hero skin and Cola Jetpack skin. Also, check out new updates from other popular titles in the Arcade catalog including Crayola Create & Play+, Bloons TD 6+, HEROish, Fruit Ninja Classic+, Simon’s Cat — Story Time, and Amazing Bomberman.
Launched over the weekend on Apple Arcade
App Store Greats
The Gardens Between+ — Dive into a single-player adventure-puzzle game about memories, friendship, and time. Best friends Arina and Frendt fall into a series of vibrant, dreamlike island gardens peppered with everyday objects from their childhood. Together they embark on an emotional journey that examines the significance of their friendship, the memories they’ve built, what must be let go, and what should never be left behind. Manipulate time to solve puzzles and reach the apex of each isle. Follow the duo as they unpack and explore their significant moments spent together, lighting up constellations, and illuminating threads of a bittersweet narrative.
New Content Updates
Jetpack Joyride 2 — This update adds new Story Levels (Queen V sectors 6-10), a new Hero skin (Haunted Skeleton), an all-new Jetpack skin (Cola), a new Avatar (Queen V), and Leaderboards.
Crayola Create & Play+ — Attend the first-ever Create & Play Halloween Carnival. Create fun masks, pick out an adorable costume, create some eerie art to hang on the walls, and trick-or-treat your way to the all new Halloween Carnival Quest. Also beware of the all-new haunted Open World. Find all-new bubbling cauldrons, glowing Jack-o-Lanterns, cute-and-creepy craftables, pet accessories, and costumes.
Bloons TD 6+ — Adds Halloween-themed avatars and banners.
HEROish — Try your hand at all-new cards, including new troops and spells, along with extended campaigns, with new randoms encounters added to all three campaigns.
Fruit Ninja Classic+ — Win spooky prizes and try out new Blade Powers in the Halloween-themed seasonal event.
Simon’s Cat — Story Time — Check out Teddy’s Terrific Tour, a brand new side story.
Amazing Bomberman — Check out the new 80’s Japanese pop music inspired stage, Midnight Fever. This update also adds 50 more challenges in mission mode and new customizations.
Launching October 18 on Apple Arcade
NBA 2K23 Arcade Edition — Players can live out their hoop dreams and run with the NBA’s top stars in NBA 2K23 Arcade Edition. Exclusive to Apple Arcade is The Greatest mode, featuring 20 of the “Greatest of All-Time” NBA athletes from past and present, including Kobe Bryant, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kevin Garnett, Luka Dončić, and many more. Players can also enjoy a more immersive and realistic NBA gameplay experience with commentary from National Basketball Association with play-by-play announcers, Color analysts, and Sideline reporters such as Kevin Harlan, Greg Anthony, Steve Smith, Doris Burke, Clark Kellogg, Brent Barry, and David Aldridge. In addition to the new gameplay features, fan-favorite modes are returning including MyCAREER, MyCOURT, The Association, Quick Match, and Online Multiplayer modes.