Disney Melee Mania, produced by studio Mighty Bear Games, will join the Apple Arcade subscription service in December. It is a family-friendly MOBA that retains competitive combat, but with simplified gameplay. Apple added that more titles, such as Lego Star Wars: Castaways and NBA 2K22 Arcade Edition, will also soon be available on Arcade.
Disney Melee Mania preserves the core of the experience – team-based combat with players choosing among a roster of characters with different abilities to mix and match. The game will launch with a roster of 12 characters, from headliners like Elsa (Frozen), Buzz Lightyear (Toy Story), and Mickey (Sorcerer’s Apprentice outfit) to Moana, Frozone (The Incredibles) and
Mighty Bear Games promises more characters will come, including Maleficent (Sleeping Beauty), as seen in the game’s promotional art above. Apple subscription service offers access to more than 200 games for a monthly price of $4.99 or single annual payment of $49.99. Apple Arcade first launched in 2019 to offer developers an alternative to the free-to-play, in-app monetization model that’s popular in the mobile space.