With the official roll out of iOS 13 for the public, Apple Arcade is now available to all devices running the latest iOS update. If you haven’t updated your iPhone yet, head over to Settings » General » Software Update section to download and install iOS 13 on your device.

Apple Arcade Compatibility

Apple Arcade is only available on iOS 13, and iOS 13 is only available on the following iPhone models and their Plus/Pro/Max variants:

  • iPhone 6S
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone 11

Downloading Apple Arcade Games

After installing iOS 13 on your iPhone, open the App Store app and tap “Arcade” on the bottom row.

Tap “Arcade” in the App Store

To get Apple Arcade games, you need to subscribe to the service first. Thankfully, Apple is offering a free 1-month trial of Arcade with unlimited access to all games on the service.

We say you try it free for a month and then decide whether you want to continue your subscription or cancel it. To get started, tap the “Try it Free” button on Arcade screen.

Get 1-month of Apple Arcade for free, tap “Try it Free” on the Arcade screen

Once you have subscribed to Apple Arcade, you’ll be able to download and play any game available through the service. So go ahead, browse through the games and hit the “GET” button to download it your iPhone.

Tap “GET” to download a game from Apple Arcade

The game will download and install on your iPhone, and you’ll be launch it from the homescreen or directly from the App Store.