Apple recently announced their upcoming game streaming service - Arcade. It was announced at Apple's annual hardware event last week, alongside new iPhone 11 line-up, Apple TV+, new Watch Series 5 and more. Apple Arcade is a subscription-based service by the iPhone maker that allows users to stream games at $5 per month. While Arcade is originally slated for September 19 release, the company is now offering iOS 13 beta users early access to the service. We show you how to sign up for iOS 13 beta and Arcade right now.
In a nutshell, you need not wait till September 19 to check out Apple Arcade because it has gone live three days before its official launch date. Currently, Apple Arcade is limited to select users. As spotted by MacRumors, Arcade service is currently limited to iOS 13 public beta. If you want to check out Apple Arcade right now, make sure that you have the public of beta of iOS 13 running on your iPhone. Once you sign up for Arcade, you can also avail one-month complimentary access to Apple's game streaming service.
Apple Arcade will be available on the App Store on September 19 with iOS 13. Apple Arcade subscription includes access to the catalogue of over 100 new, exclusive games. These games will be playable across iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and Apple TV. Apple Arcade games can also be played offline. Interestingly, a single subscription of Apple Arcade includes access for up to six family members with Family Sharing. Apple Arcade will be available on September 30 on iPadOS and tvOS 13. It will be available sometime in October on macOS Catalina.
Step 1: Go to https://beta.apple.com/sp/betaprogram/
Step 2: If you are an existing user tap sign in, or else, tap sign up
Step 3: Follow the on-screen instructions
Step 4: You need an Apple ID to join the beta program
Step 5: Either find your Apple ID or create a new one
Step 6: Sign in
Step 7: Once you sign in, tap the iOS tab
Step 8: Enroll your device for the iOS 13 public beta
Step 9: Install the software on your device
Step 1: Make sure your device is running iOS 13 public beta
Step 2: Go to App Store and tap the Arcade tab
Step 3: Tap 'Try Apple Arcade for free'
Step 4: Sign up for Arcade and start playing