Update (1/07 3:40pm): Apple has now officially chosen Super Hexagon as the new App Store Free App of the Week.

Today, Super Hexagon for iPhone and iPad has gone free, down from its usual price of $3. This is just the second time that we’ve seen this “minimal action game” available for free since it was released back in 2012 (the other instance was within the Apple Store App). Super Hexagon was the runner-up for App Store Game of the Year back in 2012. It has collected a 4.5/5 star rating by over 9,000 gamers.

Head below for a full description and a look at gameplay.

Description

Super Hexagon is a minimal action game by Terry Cavanagh, with music by Chipzel.

Super Hexagon was a best of 2012 runner up for game of the year on the app store.

“A masterpiece of design purity” – EDGE 9/10

“This is the kind of game you’re going to pass off to your friends and say, “You’ve gotta check this out.” It’s dangerously addictive.” – IGN 9/10

“One of the best mobile gaming experiences I’ve had this year.” – Destructoid, 10/10

“Knows exactly what type of game it wants to be and executes on it spectacularly. Merciless difficulty meets brilliant design.” – Gamezebo, 5/5

What’s New in Version 2.3

2.3: Bug fix and stability update for 2.0. This fixes a savefile bug with a previous update!

2.1: This update adds MFI controller support, improves support for iPhone 6+ and 6S+, and fixes some minor bugs with the 2.0 update!

2.0 Welcome to Super Hexagon 2.0! Super Hexagon is now powered by a whole new engine on iOS, which dramatically improves performance on all devices (60FPS), and finally brings long overdue retina support to the game!

Thank you so much for playing Super Hexagon. I hope you enjoy the update!

Be sure to head over to our daily games roundup each day for the latest price drops across every platform.

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