Previously limited to access via the web, Xbox Cloud Gaming and Nvidia GeForce NOW, among other streaming game services, can now offer their full gaming catalogs through dedicated apps on Apple’s App Store. This change represents a major enhancement for iPhone and iPad gamers, providing easier access to a vast array of games directly from their devices.
Apple’s announcement emphasizes the streamlined process for developers: “Developers can now submit a single app with the capability to stream all of the games offered in their catalog.”
This simplifies the app submission process and allows for a comprehensive gaming experience within one application.
However, Apple has set clear guidelines for these streaming game apps. They must adhere to the App Store’s latest review standards and maintain an age rating that reflects the highest age-rated content available in the app. This ensures that the content remains appropriate for its intended audience while aligning with Apple’s commitment to maintaining a safe and user-friendly environment on the App Store.
The introduction of game streaming apps on the App Store opens a new chapter in mobile gaming, offering greater accessibility and variety for gamers worldwide.
This decision reflects Apple’s ongoing efforts to adapt to the evolving needs of developers and users in the ever-growing digital landscape.