Apple Arcade is getting a brand new Castlevania sport

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Aside from an anime collection on Netflix, the previous couple of years have been quiet in the case of the gothic motion collection Castlevania. It seems like that’s about to vary, although: developer Konami simply introduced a brand new sport coming solely to Apple Arcade.

The brand new title is known as Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls, and it’s described as “an authentic side-scrolling motion sport that incorporates a line-up of traditional, well-loved characters from the collection’ hit catalogue.” The graphics definitely seem 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 Night time. Grimoire of Souls doesn’t have a launch date, however Apple says that it’s “coming quickly.”

If the title 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 yr. That iteration was free-to-play with added microtransactions, a function that’s absent from all Apple Arcade video games.

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