Armed with Apple's A12 processor and plenty of RAM, the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max are capable of blazing through today's most popular and sophisticated games. But finding games that are optimized for their power and look and feel can be difficult. So, we've compiled the following guide of the best games available now in Apple's App Store that will optimize your gaming experience on the company's latest handsets. Check them out.
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If you're looking for a game that can impress your friends with its graphics prowess, check out Warhammer 40,000: Freeblade. This free-to-play title asks you to take on a Warhammer 40,000 Imperial Knight and engage in compelling combat along the way. Its graphics are stellar, its use of 3D Touch and other iPhone features is outstanding, and it'll keep you interested for hours.
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Fortnite's battle royale gameplay has taken the world by storm. And on the iPhone, it works like a charm. You'll play as your character and engage in battles with friends around the world on a variety of platforms. Fortnite is designed for battle royale gameplay in which 100 players fight and build to be the last one standing, but you can also create your own dream worlds in the game's new Creative mode.
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If you enjoyed playing Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on the console and PC, you'll enjoy it on the iPhone. The game puts you back into the GTA universe and allows you to explore San Andreas, commit crimes, follow the story, and so much more. Plus, it looks and plays great, with crisp, mobile-optimized graphics and support for both touch controls and Bluetooth controllers.
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Minecraft is still one of the most popular games in the App Store and allows you to build and create worlds that you and your friends can explore. The game lets you play with friends on console and PC, and is constantly getting new content packs that help you build the blocky world of your dreams. It's a little on the expensive side at $6.99, but whether it's for you or your kids, Minecraft on the iPhone will keep you occupied for hours at a time.
There are a variety of outstanding driving games for the iPhone, but Asphalt 9: Legends might just be the best. It allows you to take the wheel of some of today's most popular sports cars, including Ferraris, Porsches, and Lamborghinis. The game lets you play alone or with up to seven other people in eight-person races. And by utilizing the iPhone's power, it creates a sense of speed and realism that you just won't find elsewhere. It's free to download.
The Witness is an addicting and mystifying puzzle game. The title has you wake up on an island without knowing where you are or how you got there. You travel around the island and find puzzles as you go. As you solve more puzzles, you start to regain your memory and find out what happened to you. The game's combination of puzzles and mysteries make it a don't-miss.
Old-time gamers and those who appreciate a good role-playing game will need to download Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire to their iPhones. The game, which is available for free, puts you back inside the Final Fantasy world and asks you to band together with your friends and take on enemies. It's a fun game that combines touch-friendly gestures and Final Fantasy appeal.
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