Side-scroller Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls lands on Apple Arcade Friday

What you need to know

  • Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls is coming to Apple Arcade this Friday, September 17.
  • The new game will be playable on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.

It's Castlevania, but on your iPhone.

Side-scrolling Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls will arrive on Apple Arcade this coming Friday, September 17. That also happens to be the same day that iPhone 13 pre-orders go live, too!

The game will be free of ads and in-app purchases, just like all other games on the subscription service. It'll also be playable on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.

Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls from Konami Digital Entertainment is a refreshing take on the popular Castlevania side-scrolling action game launching exclusively on Apple Arcade. The game features character designs and music from celebrated series creators, Ayami Kojima and Michiru Yamane. Players will embark on a new adventure as they hack, slash, whip and blast their way through Dracula's army using a variety of attacks, weapons and unique character moves. They'll choose from a list of iconic characters to master including Alucard, Simon Belmont, Charlotte, Shanoa, Maria and more to come.

If that sounds like something up your street — and it really should! — be sure to pre-register for the download in the App Store right now. That way you can be sure that it will arrive on your device as soon as it's available.

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Game on!

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