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Apple Arcade arrives early for some iPhone users

Apple Arcade has reportedly arrived early for some iPhone users.

Some people using iOS 13 beta on iPhone have reported that the gaming platform was already appearing in the App Store, despite it not being officially released until September 19.

According to TechRadar, they were able to sign up to beta and begin downloading games.

Apple Arcade features over 100 games for a subscription price of $4.99 a month, including 'LEGO Brawls', 'Beyond a Steel Sky', 'Sonic Racing' and 'Projection: First Light'.

Meanwhile, it was recently reported that rival firm Samsung reportedly filed a patent for their own online gaming service.

The South Korean company is seemingly developing a rival to Apple Arcade.

According to the report, PlayGalaxy Link is to be an "online game services, namely, online electronic games accessible through mobile devices".

There is also mention of augmented reality, VR games, and "online computer game tournaments".

Apple Arcade will be available on phone, computer and TV, and will even have its own exclusive titles.

Samsung already brought out their own range of VR headsets in 2015.

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