The second installment of the popular game will be available on Apple’s video game platform from August 19.
One of the most popular and recognized games in iOS (and iPadOS) history will get a sequel. We are talking about Jetpack Joyride 2a title that will be available exclusively on the platform apple arcade Since the day August 19.
For those unfamiliar with the subject, apple arcade is an on-demand video game platform that allows iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV users to access a catalog of games for 4.99 euros monthly.
Jetpack Joyride 2 is coming soon and, in fact, in the App Store we can find a game file with screenshots and a trailer.
Get your boosters ready, Jetpack Joyride 2 is coming to Apple Arcade
The original installment of the game consisted of a very simple mechanic, Jetpack Joyride is a shooter-runner which is about a charismatic character named Barry Steakfries who has to go through several levels use jetpack and gun while collecting coins and destroying enemies.
Jetpack Joyride 2 will bring together a large part of the elements present in the original title but with a little twist. According to the developers at Halfbrick Studios, it will have a “story-driven experience” with new game mechanics.
The game will not offer in-app purchases so players can customize their character, weapons, and boosters. By being available on Apple Arcade, the developers agree not to place any advertisements or in-app purchases in their games. The graphics also seem quite improved regarding the prequel, from what we can see in the Jetpack Joyride 2 screenshots.
Halfbrick Studios released Jetpack Joyride 2 for testing in select markets on iOS and Android during March 2021. Shortly after, February 28, 2022 according to The edgethe second installment of the popular game shooter was removed from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store as the developers wanted to “enter a new closed phase of development for an indefinite period”.
Maybe by then the developers at Halfbrick Studios already knew that the sequel to Jetpack Joyride would come exclusively to Apple Arcade or maybe not. Either way, it’s a spectacular game that we highly recommend you try.
So if you want to control the legendary Barry Steakfries again, you’ll need to have an Apple Arcade subscription for 4.99 euros per month. The title will be available from August 19, 2022. Moreover, you can also enjoy the latest Apple Arcade releases in July and a large catalog of ad-free mobile games.
What do you think of the release of Jetpack Joyride 2 on Apple Arcade? Have you ever played the original game?