Opinion: Apple Arcade follows industry shift to gaming subscriptions
Apple Arcade is Cupertino’s jab at following the industry shift into providing unlimited access to games through a subscription model.
Gaming is among the last of the core entertainment industries to switch to such a model. Music is now primarily accessed through services like Spotify and Apple Music, while video is served by companies such as Netflix and Hulu. Even books are heading in that direction with services Like Kindle Unlimited.
Apple is the first platform-holder to debut the model on mobile....