In the puzzle Assemble With Care (developed by UsTwo), you need to fix about a dozen objects such as a cassette deck, a film camera, and a handheld game console. By immersing yourself in simple, step-by-step tasks, the game creates a kind of Zen-like cold, or what Joel Beardshaw, the leading game designer, calls "meditative headspace". The underlying story is all about empathy and learning to appreciate others' problems and perspectives through human connection, which now feels particularly appropriate.
We knew the game would be available for PC in early 2020, so its release is not a complete surprise. It is available in the Steam Store for $ 7.99, but is currently sold at a 1
Shinsekai Into the Depths is also available from Switch. The title lets you dive around a post-apocalyptic, damp earth. The game uses visual storytelling instead of text or narrative to explain what happens, and Engadgets Devindra Hardawar compared it to playing Ecco the Dolphin or underwater Sonic levels and finding that it seems to be built for gamers who grew up with the classic platform players from Capcom. Now you can try it outside of Apple Arcade for $ 20.
These are not the first games to be migrated from Apple Arcade to other platforms. Sayonara Wild Hearts for example, met PS4 and Switch on the same day it landed on Apple Arcade. Opinions about Apple's gaming service still vary, but at $ 5 a month or $ 50 a year, that's a pretty solid value. However, if you don't get sold when you add another video game subscription, you can now try these formerly exclusive titles on other platforms.