Apple Arcade is getting a brand new Castlevania recreation

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Excluding an anime collection on Netflix, the previous few years have been quiet on the subject of the gothic motion collection Castlevania. It seems to be like that’s about to vary, although: developer Konami simply introduced a brand new recreation coming completely to Apple Arcade.

The brand new title known as Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls, and it’s described as “an authentic side-scrolling motion recreation that includes a line-up of basic, well-loved characters from the collection’ hit catalogue.” The graphics actually appear like a departure for the collection, however there are some notable names on board, together with character designer Ayami Kojima and composer Michiru Yamane, each of whom have contributed to the collection because the iconic Symphony of the Evening. Grimoire of Souls doesn’t have a launch date, however Apple says that it’s “coming quickly.”

If the identify sounds acquainted, it’s most likely as a result of Konami beforehand soft-launched a model of Grimoire of Souls in Canada earlier than shutting it down final 12 months. That iteration was free-to-play with added microtransactions, a characteristic that’s absent from all Apple Arcade video games.

The information comes at a reasonably busy time for Apple’s subscription video games service. In the present day sees the launch of half two of Fantasian, a basic RPG from Remaining Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, whereas the music-focused Tetris Beat can be on the best way.