Ah, Christmas. 'Tis the season when the app developers all come out to play, brandishing bags of fake snow, ready to make their games feel festive for your hungry eyes and thumbs.

Clash of Clans is the latest to get the treatment, with a new update from Supercell which adds a visual and aural layer of Christmassy gubbins.

The free update is available for both Android and iOS users.

It also adds a brand new, limited-time special defence called Santa Strike. This will shower down explosive presents, complete with mystery contents.

Other updates include a reworked Inferno Tower, as well as tweaks to the looting system and the interface. The full list of updates can be found here.