The brand new 'Guitar Hero,' 'Crossy Street' multiplayer heads to Apple TV
The newest model of Apple TV gives a bunch of latest apps and Siri functionalities — and it additionally has video games. At present throughout its 2015 iPhone occasion, Apple confirmed off some new gaming experiences, together with Rayman Adventures, Disney Infinity three.zero, Shadowmatic, Crossy Street and the brand new Guitar Hero. Hipster Whale, the developer behind Crossy Street, took the stage to point out how the sport works in the lounge, utilizing the Apple TV distant’s new touchscreen perform to regulate the crossing character. Crossy Street can also be getting a multiplayer mode on Apple TV, the place gamers can take part with an iPhone or iPod Contact as a controller.
The Apple TV distant has each touchscreen and movement-sensing capabilities. Harmonix, the studio behind Rock Band, jumped on-stage to point out off Beat Sports activities, a brand new rhythm-based mostly recreation unique to Apple TV. With the newest model of Apple TV, gamers can begin a recreation on the iPad and proceed enjoying it on the large display.
These video games and experiences might be out there on Apple TV when it launches by the top of the yr.
— BeatSportsGame (@beatsportsgame) September 9, 2015
- Key specs
- <a href=”http://www.engadget.com/merchandise/apple/apple-television/third-gen/” title=”Apple Apple TV third-gen evaluations” goal=”_blank”> Evaluations • 112 </a>
- Sort Audio / video participant
- Video providers iTunes, Netflix, YouTube, Different
- Audio providers iTunes
- Video codec help h.264 / AVC, Movement JPEG, MPEG-four, Quicktime
- Audio codec help AAC, MP3, WAV
- Video outputs HDMI (1&#one hundred sixty;outputs)
- Audio outputs by way of HDMI, TOSLINK (optical)
- Launched 2012-03-sixteen