It will be very difficult to reverse the incentives for Apple and Google and get them to start caring about these small gems. They have been killing apps from the very start, in favor of the newest mobile devices and functionality. There is a whole trend on Tiktok #oldapps that are simply videos of people booting up old phones to play with apps that no longer can be run and reminisce about the joy that these apps created.
Source: Outdated vs. Complete
I have an old iPhone 4 partially for this purpose. It’s basically the only way to play a few old games I purchased.