Apple is allowing third-party developers to build apps and experiences that take advantage of the new Dynamic Island on the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, and developers are already coming up with unique ways to use it.
Chris Smolka, the developer behind apps like Waterminder and Habitminder, today released a game designed for Dynamic Island called “Hit the Island.” In this pong-style game, the goal is to bounce the ball from the bottom of the iPhone’s display to the dynamic island in order to score a hit.
The free app gives you a point every time you hit a dynamic island, which reacts and animates when it hits. As you send the ball across the dynamic island, the pace of the game picks up and you can tackle multiple balls at a time, or a shrinking paddle.
Play can be downloaded As of today on the iPhone 14 Pro or Pro Max, and it’s available on other iPhones as well, aim to hit the notch instead of Dynamic Island.
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