Well, it seems that Apple was missing out on all of the fun as they, too, have decided to increase their prices on several of their services.
Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and Apple News+ prices will be going up immediately for any new subscribers, while those already subscribed will see the prices rise in about 30 days when they subs are due up for renewal.
We are focused on delivering the best experiences possible for our customers by consistently adding high-quality entertainment, content, and innovative features to our services.”
Apple statement to Engadget
The new pricing is as followed:
- Apple TV+
- Apple Arcade
- Apple News+
For those who subscribe to Apple Music and Fitness+, you were spared today.
MacRumors was quick to point out that this is the first time that Apple Arcade and News+ have had price increases since they launched. They also pointed out that Apple TV+ prices changed in October 2022 from $5 to $7. This means that in a year’s time, the price has doubled.
Apple One plans are also seeing increases. An individual plan now costs $19.95/month while the family plan goes up to $25.95/month. The Premier tier also see’s an increase to $37.95/month.