Interactive storytelling game Episode XOXO () is Apple Arcade’s first release of 2023. The new entry in the franchise aims to bring a premium and curated Episode experience from Pocket Gems. It includes choose your own story drama, love, adventure, and more with eight original stories (Update: the store page incorrectly mentioned five before) available from today. More will be added in updates. These stories include: Little Star, The Royal Bachelor, No Time For Love, The Secret He Keeps, Road To Wonderland, and more. Check it out here on Apple Arcade.
Barring Episode XOXO, three notable games on Apple Arcade have been updated. Angry Birds Reloaded adds in 30 new levels as a part of “Daft Piggies". LEGO Star Wars: Castaways brings in an exclusive Attack of the Clones event to earn minifigure parts inspired by Star Wars Episode II. A new photo booth feature has also been added for selfies and more. The final notable update is Solitaire Stories hitting 3.0 with a new remixed story, two special events: Year of the Rabbit and Wuthering Height. With the updates done, head over to our forum threads for Angry Birds Reloaded here, LEGO Star Wars: Castaways here, Episode XOXO here, and Solitaire Stories here. For all Apple Arcade related things, check out our dedicated Apple Arcade forum for discussion on the service and every game included here. What do you think of Apple’s newest release on the service?