‘Cuphead’ launched on the App Store today, but it turned out to be a scam

Cuphead scam

Early on Monday morning, the smash hit indie game Cuphead quietly launched on the iOS App Store. This wouldn't have been the first time that a major title appeared on the App Store with little to no fanfare, but StudioMDHR -- the team behind the original game -- hadn't even hinted that a mobile port was in the works.

Nevertheless, TouchArcade shared a link to what appeared to be a genuine Cuphead port that was available on the App Store for $4.99. But not long after the post began to make the rounds, StudioMDHR chimed in on Twitter to alert customers (as well as Apple) that it had nothing to do with the app. It was a scam.

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