Apple TV is the costliest streaming device that you can get on the market. With the cost, you will get the advantage of playing high-quality and high-end games on your Apple TV. Some games are specifically meant for Apple TV. Using the App Store, you can install as many games you want on your Apple TV just like you do on iPhones and iPads. On your Apple TV, you can play all categories of games like racing, strategy, fighting, and more. In this article, we have listed the best Apple TV games for you.
List of Best Apple TV Games
|Alto’s Adventure||Crossy Road|
|Hidden Folks||Lara Croft Go|
|Oceanhorn 2||SketchParty TV|
|Sky Force Reloaded||Transistor|
|Pilgrims||Sociable Soccer 2020|
|Rayman Adventures||Lumino City|
|Lichtspeer||Horizon Chase – World Tour|
Alto’s Adventure is one of the best games for Apple TV. The visual effects and the graphics quality are best suited for the TV’s big screen. Glide through the never-ending snowfields and register your high score. Along the way, you will come across different creatures like llamas and collect coins to unlock new characters. In the game, you have 180 goals to complete. Challenge your friends to beat your best score. The game costs $4.99 on the App Store.
App Store Link: Alto’s Adventure
Crossy Road is one of the most downloaded games on the App Store. The game is available for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. Like the Alto’s Adventure, Crossy Road is a never-ending game. You just need to guide the chick to cross the road. On the course of the game, you will unlock new characters like Pigeon, Unihorse, and more. It is one of the fewest games that can be played with the Apple TV Remote. You need to tap the Touch surface on the remote to play the game.
App Store Link: Crossy Road
Shadowmatic is a game of shadows. In the game, you will get an object with different shapes and sizes. You need to place the objects in such a way that the shadow of the objects resembles a recognizable animal. The game has more than 130 levels in 15 different environments. It is one of the best games for Apple TV. The app costs $3.99 on the App Store. Though the app is paid, it has high install counts and has a user rating of 4.8 out of 5 on the App Store.
App Store LInk: Shadowmatic
Drawful 2 is specially developed for Apple TV. The game is not available for iOS and macOS devices. In Apple TV too, only the 4th generation devices are supported. It is like a Pictionary game. One player needs to draw the intended shape indirectly and the other player will guess the thing. The game will be best when you invite your friends and having a party. The game costs $9.99 on the App Store. Drawful 2 game requires tvOS 10.0 and above.
App Store Link: Drawful 2
Machinarium is one of the best adventure games for Apple TV. In the game, you need to guide the robot Josef to save his robot-girlfriend Breta from the Black Cap Brotherhood gang. The UI and the aesthetic appeal of the game are more appealing to the old layout. The game costs $4.99 on the App Store. In the game, you will solve puzzles to save Breta. It is one of the best puzzle games in the App Store.
App Store Link: Machinarium
Developed by Loveshack. Framed 2 is one of the best puzzle games available on the App Store. After the success of FRAMED, FRAMED 2 hit the App Store with huge expectations. FRAMED 2 is also a success. In the game, you will travel back to the story and change the outcome of the story. The game was first developed for the iPhone and iPad, later it was optimized for the Apple TV. FRAMED 2 game requires a separate joystick controller. The game costs $4.99 on the App Store.
App Store Link: FRAMED 2
Hidden Folks won the App Store’s Game of the Year award in 2017. In the game, you need to find the hidden poles. The best thing about the game is that all the places will look like hand-drawn with a black and white look. There are 32 different areas and you need to find more than 300 targets in the areas. To make things interesting, there are three modes available, Normal, Sepia, and Night mode. The game is available in 22 different languages. The game costs $4.99 on the App Store.
App Store Link: Hidden Folks
Lara Croft Go
Lara Croft Go is an optimized version of Tomb Raider which is available for Apple TV. The game character and the plot are very similar to Tomb Raider. The game is a based on puzzle-based adventure set in a hidden world. You will need to explore ancient civilizations and find all the secrets. Fight against the deadly creatures to uncover the myth of Queen Venom. The graphics quality is the best thing in the game. The game has more than 115 puzzles separated into 7 deadly chapters.
App Store Link: Lara Croft Go
Oceanhorn 2, the best adventure game for Apple TV. The game is available for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. The gameplay is set in a magical place called Gala, a thousand years before the first chapter. Like FRAMES 2, this is a sequel game. Join hands with Trin, who is a granddaughter of Archimedes, and Gen, a robot, and fight against the Dark Army to save the Gala. The boss fight is the best one-on-one fight in the game. Unleash all your fighting skills and defeat the boss. The game is available on the Apple Arcade.
App Store Link: Oceanhorn 2
SketchParty TV is a perfect drawing game for Apple TV. It is a multi-player game perfect for playing in groups. The game is more similar to Drawful 2, based on Pictionary. In the game, you can add up to 8 players per team and two teams per game. It is one of the fun-packed games. Like Drawful 2, the game is more suited for parties and friends. The game can be played on Apple TVs of any generation. The game costs $4.99 on the App Store and has a user rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 stars.
App Store Link: SketchParty TV
Sky Force Reloaded
Sky Force Reloaded is one of the best free games for Apple TV. The game is popular in the App Store and has a user rating of 4.8 out of 5 on the App Store. In the game, you will have 15 challenging levels to complete. There are 9 different aircraft to choose from. Fight with your favorite aircraft and defeat the boss. The game is quite heavy in size and consumes 660 MB of your Apple TV memory. Sky Force Reloaded game is available in 11 different languages.
App Store Link: Sky Force Reloaded
The Transistor is a role-playing action game. The story is set in a futuristic city with extraordinary weapons and combat skills. Create more than 1000 combinations of powerups and fight against enemies. Explore the next-gen world and finish the missions without getting killed. It is one of the best role-playing games for Apple TV. The game costs $4.99 on the App Store. The game is also available for iPad and iOS. Transistor supports cross-platform access too.
App Store Link: Transistor
The Pilgrims is one of the best games in the Apple Arcade. The game is similar to Machinarium, the old age look with dark colors. Finish the given tasks by using the items as a clue. It is an open-world game, you can narrate with different characters and use different objects to finish the world. In the game, there are 45 levels to compete with. The game can be played with the Apple TV of any tvOS. You just need an Apple Arcade subscription to play the game.
App Store Link: Pilgrims
Sociable Soccer 2020
Like the Pilgrims, Sociable Soccer 2020 is also available on the Apple Arcade. It is the best football game for Apple TV. With the controllers, you can control the players and play the game with ease. The touchpad on the Apple remote can’t be used for this game. It has more than 25,000 upgradable player cards. On the course of the game, you will unlock all the cards. Compete with other teams and win all the 100 trophies. You can also play the game in offline mode with your friends.
App Store Link: Sociable Soccer 2020
Like the Sky Force Reloaded, Rayman Adventures is available for free on the App Store. The game is set on the enchanted forest. The ancient eggs that sustain the forest are stolen and scattered across the world. Guide Rayman and his friends to find all the ancient eggs and save the forest. In the game, you can choose among 55 characters to play the game. There are more than 200 levels to finish the game. Battle with monsters, bandits, and find the eggs.
App Store Link: Rayman Adventures
Lumino City is one of the best puzzle games for Apple TV. In the game, you will play as Lumi. The caretaker of Lumino City, who is the grandfather of Lumi, was kidnapped. Explore Lumino City and solve different puzzles to save the caretaker. The puzzles in the game are not easy to crack. You need to play smart to solve all the puzzles and save Lumi’s grandfather. Lumino City requires more than 2.5 GB of free space. The game costs $4.99 on the App Store.
App Store Link: Lumino City
Lichtspeer is a spear-throwing game set in an ancient world. You need to kill for your survival, the land you live is filled with Penguin Vikings, Zombies, and Ice Giants. To survive, you need to fight against these creatures. You can upgrade your spear with 10 different powerups. In the game, you will have move than 60 levels to play and 6 boss battles. Boss battles are the best where you need to play with your smartness to defeat the boss. Lichtspeer has a price tag of $3.99 on the App Store.
App Store Link: Lichtspeer
Horizon Chase – World Tour
Horizon Chase – World Tour is the best racing game available for Apple TV. As the Asphalt 9: LEGENDS is not available for Apple TV, you can play Horizon Chase – World Tour. In the game, there are more than 20 supercars and 92 tracks to race with. The demo version is available for free. In the demo version, you get only 2 cars with 5 tracks. The full version costs $4.99. The game has both single-player and multiplayer modes to play in groups.
App Store Link: Horizon Chase – World Tour
Leo’s Fortune is one of the most popular games in the App Store and the Play Store. It is the most downloaded paid game on the App Store. The game has won the 2014 WWDC Apple Design Award. In the game, there are 24 levels filled with traps and puzzles. Survive all the traps and solve the puzzles to finish the game. If you finish the game without losing a life, you will unlock Hard-code mode. In the Hard-core mode, you will get to play against other gamers. The game costs $4.99 on the App Store.
App Store Link: Leo’s Fortune
The Surfingers is a fun-packed game for the Apple TV. The ultimate aim of the game is to surf as far as you can, through the oceans, caves, hills, deserts, and more. Like the Subway Surfers, Surfingers is never-ending game. In the game, you have more than 25 characters to play with. The game is available for free. Like the Crossy Road game, you can play the Surfingers with the Apple TV Remote. You don’t need any additional controllers for this game.
App Store Link: Surfingers
Most of the games mentioned above may require a gaming pad or joystick for Apple TV for a better gaming experience.
These are the best games that you can play on your Apple TV. Whenever you are tired of movies and series, play these games as your refreshments. Mention your favorite game in the comments below.