Mobile games represent a big part of the gaming market, and the trend will only grow, as there are more and more people with mobile devices.
2020 has been a year in which people have played a lot on their mobile phones or tablets. Mobile gaming is an important part in everyday fun, for most people, and there have been games which were a true hit this year.
And video games fans prefer mobile games not only for fun and stress relieving, but also to interact with other people from this community.
So, what did people play on their mobile devices in 2020? Sports games, strategy games, fighting games, RPGs, and also puzzle games were some of the most famous, in addition to old classics.
PUBG Mobile is considered to be currently world’s number 1 mobile game. It is the most popular such game app in more than 100 countries.
The game was launched three years ago, and it is an online multiplayer battle royale game. Its name is PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), and it was released for iOS and Android soon after its launch.
The game is exciting: Dozens of players are parachuted on an island. Then, they arm themselves and begin fighting other players, while avoiding getting killed.
It was downloaded more than 730 million times (fifth all-time), and it grossed more than 3.7 billion dollars (eight all-time).
This is an online multiplayer social deduction game, and survival game, being released in 2018. The action takes places in a space-themed setting. There are players who are Crewmates, and also a predetermined number of Impostors.
The game is rather simple: The Crewmates have to identify the Impostors and eliminate them, while completing the tasks, while the Impostors have to kill the Crewmates without being identified.
It became so popular that the developer planned a release on the Nintendo Switch this December, and then other releases in 2021, for Xbox. The game has been downloaded for about 500 million times, and the popularity comes from its simplicity, which allowed it to become a famous party game.
Online Mobile Slots
Some of the most played mobile games this year have been the online mobile slots. There are plenty of demo games on many web sites. Some of them can even be played on real money at Unibet for mobile. Both Android and iOS users can download the casino app for free and can enjoy a large variety of slot games.
As expected, this type of game is both fun and rewarding. Players can win big while playing online mobile slots, and they can take the games everywhere, thanks to the mobile casino apps.
Call of Duty: Mobile
Getting to play Call of Duty on mobile is something the fans of this free-to-play shooter video game were expecting.
The game had one of the largest mobile game launches in history. By June 2020, it has been downloaded 250 million times. It is also one of the highest-grossing mobile games, with around 480 million dollars. That is huge, given that it was released in October 2019.
The game won the hearts of the fans with its graphics and smooth gameplay. It offers two gaming modes. One is Battle Royale, where the player has to survive an experience with dozens other players, and the traditional Multiplayer, with 5×5 team-based combat.
This action role-playing game has been launched for Android, iOS, and also for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4, at the end of September 2020. That means an incredible popularity in just under three months!
During this short period of time, it generated around 400 million dollars in income, and made a huge impact in the gamers’ world. The fans and the critics loved the graphics, the story, and the characters. The action is set in the fantasy world Tevyat.
The game is not only one of the best RPGs, but also one of the bets mobile games launched this year.
Other very popular mobile games this year were Clash of Clans, Minecraft, Fortnite, and, of course, Pokémon GO.