Jetpack Joyride 2 is coming exclusively to Apple Arcade. New character, new mechanics, improved graphics, a good dose of nostalgia as we like them.
It’s been more than 10 years now, but whatever, in the end, players are finally entitled to a sequel to the very successful Jetpack Joyride. Unfortunately, not everyone will be able to take advantage of it right away. Indeed, Halfbrick Studios released Jetpack Joyride 2 as an Apple Arcade exclusive for iPad, iPhone, Mac and Apple TV. Too bad for Android device owners.
Jetpack Joyride 2 comes exclusively to Apple Arcade
This endless side-scrolling game focuses more on a story this time, with a new playable character (Betty Beepies) as well as new mechanics and more detailed graphics. One could thus easily say that Halfbrick Studios brought its game into the modern era.
New character, new mechanics, improved graphics
The original opus arrived on Apple Arcade last year under the name of Jetpack Joyride+, giving fans the core experience of the game without the need (or ability) to perform any microtransactions. The game was born for the very first time in 2011, it allowed to define the rules of the runner, with other classics like Canabalt or Temple Run. Halfbrick’s signature game has still racked up over 500 million downloads since then.
A good dose of nostalgia as we like them
Jetpack Joyride 2 However, this alone cannot justify you subscribing to Apple Arcade, and paying the annual $50 (or $5 per month), but it is a good additional dose of nostalgia on a service that already has a nice number. If you’re a subscriber, go for it. That being said, if you have absolutely no desire to subscribe to Apple Arcade, you will probably be more comfortable playing some recent games, which play the nostalgia card, but which take full advantage of all the capabilities of the devices. modern from the apple brand.