Over the last few days, a few notable Apple Arcade games have gotten updates and events on the service. In a few weeks, Apple will release a trio of games on the service. If you’ve not seen what’s coming next, read this. These include Hello Kitty Island Adventure () which has its Give & Gather Celebration on right now, the Lighttime Jubilee, and new visitors on the island. This update also brings in exclusive clothing rewards from the Reward Calendar. Jetpack Joyride 2 has its Save Christmas event on that has you rescuing Santa’s reindeer, a new powerup, and more. Cut the Rope 3 brings in 18 new levels, 6 new Nommies, and Apple Pencil support today.
SEGA’s Angry Birds Reloaded adds in 30 new snow-themed levels, Ice Bird and Matilda getting new skins, and a new seasonal song with this week’s update. Simon’s Cat – Story Time version 1.33.0 has 50 new levels coming, rewards for finding tree-toppers in the gardens, and visual improvements added to the game. Sneaky Sasquatch, a regular in Apple Arcade update round-ups, brings in a hospital to let you work as a doctor, an ambulance, new music, sasquatch damage, and some surprises with more updates coming soon. Gear Club Stradale brings in the Acura NSX in the Super Carta Stradale today. A huge update for Cityscapes: Sim Builder brings in the holiday season with snow appearing on maps, special holiday messages, performance improvements, and more today. The final notable update is Cooking Mama: Cuisine! with its holiday event on from now until 2nd January with a new event-exclusive ingredient and daily presents.
With the updates done, check out our forum threads for Hello Kitty Island Adventure here, Jetpack Joyride 2 here, Cut the Rope 3 here, Angry Birds Reloaded here, Simon’s Cat – Story Time here, Sneaky Sasquatch here, Gear Club Stradale here, Cityscapes: Sim Builder here, and Cooking Mama: Cuisine! here. Make sure to head over to our dedicated Apple Arcade forum for discussions on the new and older releases on the service. It is going to be interesting to see more of what arrives on Apple Arcade following January’s new games. What do you think of the state of Apple Arcade right now and do you play games on other services like Netflix and Crunchyroll?