The 21st century, the dynamic age introduced the world with a different view. It won’t be wrong to say that with an increase in the boom of technology has immensely influenced the habits of people. In a country like ours in which a big chunk of the population is turning into a techno-savvy generation, the youth performs everything with just a click. In fact, the playgrounds have now turned into 6-inch touch screens and a lot of mobile games have been released to cater to the needs of this new generation of gamers. Playing games over mobile phones require 3 essential elements which need to be fulfilled, they are a user interface, gameplay, and graphics. Based on these 3 major elements here is a list of 10 most played games in 2019.
Top 10 Most Player Android Games in 2019
Let’s now explore the list of the most popular games of 2019 available in Android.
Player Unknown’s Battle Grounds (PUBG) needs no introduction. It is one of the most played video games with a download of more 100 million till date and takes up 1.9 GB of your mobile space. Officially released in 2018, this game is an online multiplayer survival game. A battleground where up to 100 players can play at a time either by entering the match with a team of 4 people, duo or single. In a pool of 100 players, the only one who manages to survive the shooting ground wins the game. A variety of weapons and powers are available along with a feature of voice chat along with the players. Out of 5 stars, the game has attained 3.5 stars for the Gameplay and 3.5 stars for graphics.
2) Clash of Clans:
As the name suggests, it is a game of multiple players with a motive of building a town with the help of the community or the clan. A 105MB game has more than 500 million downloads to date. Released in 2013, the game basically serves the motive of strategy planning. Clans, the group of players up to 50 come together creating their village by attaining the resources through attacking the other clans. The resources earned in the wars to increase the levels of the clans and collecting resources required for the wars equipment. This game has attained 4.2 stars in gameplay and 4.3 stars out of 5 in graphics. If you are lazy and don’t want to move the ladder slowly you can try out clashservers.net that gives you unlimited gold and elixir so that you can reach to the top much quicker.
Originally released in 2000 for the first time for windows, the game was latest released again as ‘Counter-Strike: Global offensive’ in 2012. A 90MB game with more than 5 million downloads till date is a multiplayer first-person shooter game. This game consists of two opposing teams one of the terrorists and other of Counter-Terrorists. The aim is to rescuing or guarding hostages and security of the location while planting or defusing a bomb. Several rounds are conducted where every individual player is rewarded with accordance to their performance. Further, these rewards are then used to get the weapons for the attacks. Also, a system of the penalty also exists when an individual performs uncooperative actions like killing their teammates. Out of 5, this game received 3.6 stars in the gameplay and 3.5 stars in graphics.
4) Mini Militia:
Released in 2015, this is again an online survival game which supports 6 to 12 players who fight against the robots. A 50MB game with more than 50 million downloads till date starts with the training of the players by the head known as Sarge. In the battleground, the players aim to attain the flag defending themselves with the techniques of using the weapons, moves, and control. The game was rated 3.9 stars out of 5 in gameplay and 3.8 stars for the graphics.
5) Pokémon Go:
A franchise by the Pokémon Company, the game was released in 2016. A 97MB game with more than 100 million downloads came up with an innovative plot of establishing a link between the real world and the virtual world. It starts making a game account and choosing a character by the gamer. Once the game starts it uses your mobile phone’s GPS for capturing, locating and training them for the battles. Through GPS the games use the real world location to catch the Pokémon, a physical movement of the player. Not just in India, this game is one of the games which is most played worldwide. Out of 5 stars it received 3.8 stars for gameplay and 3.9 stars for the graphics.
6) Candy Crush:
One of those games which do not need an introduction. Released in 2012 for Facebook, this game later in the same year was launched for the android phones as well. An 84MB game with more than 500 million downloads made people of approximately every age crush the candies. A puzzled based game which consists of candies which need to be matched in a bundle of 3 at a time. Matching of same candies more than 3 in numbers creates special powered candy. The game has various levels which get unlocked in sequence on completing the level as per the criteria are given in terms of the definite moves, a number of ingredients to be bought down, etc. Easy to understand and fun when played the gameplay attained 4.1 stars and 4.1 stars out of 5 for the graphics.
7) Asphalt 8: AIRBORNE:
A game launched in 2013 for the car and motorcycle racing lovers was a part of the Asphalt series game. A 74MB game with more than 100 million downloads. The plot of this is a little different from other series that exists. The basic racing features were the same for winning stars and rewards for finishing the race at 1st, 2nd and 3rd Along with that there are many new features justifying the AIRBORNE which included flat spins and barrel rolls. The jumps and destroying obstacle now came up with a good reward to earn nitro boost. To unlock the next level a certain number of stars, or a ‘Season Unlock’ needs to be reached. Out of 5 stars, the gameplay got 4.3 stars and 4.4 stars for the graphics.
8) Asphalt 9: LEGENDS:
This game of Asphalt series was released in 2018. The basic up gradation in this game was in the graphics. Features like a nitro shockwave, a blueprint for every car, modification features of the car through editing features, clubs- a group of 20 racers can be formed in order to earn rewards collectively. However, this leads to an increase in the size of the game and turned up consuming 1.7GB but a decrease in the number of downloads to 10 million. The rating for the gameplay was 4 stars and 4.1 stars out of 5.
Released in 2017, Fortnite is an online game of 54MB with more than 500k downloads. This game is divided into 3 levels consisting of:
Fortnite: Save The World– This level is the player (commanders) VS environment game. A group of 4 players is teamed up against natural calamity and are then rewarded on the base of the performances and completion of the missions.
Fortnite Battle Royale– As the name suggests it is a survival based level. Players play against players in the form of a single, duo or a group of maximum 4 people. The total number of players can be 100. The one, or the pair or the group whichever is left wins the game.
Fortnite Creative– This is the most game of choice of the players where they are free to create anything on the given island like race courses, battle arenas, platforming and many more.
Based on the above criteria used by the developer the gameplay got 2.7 stars and 2.7 stars out of 5 for the graphics.
10) Alto’s Odyssey:
A 2015 release game, is an endless running snowboarding game. A 58GB game with more than 5 million downloads. This game basically about an endless snowboarder (player) who moves automatically. The player by taping the screen can control the movements of it. Certain tasks have been decided on which the snowboarder gets a rank and keeps on moving forward in the game. The focus of the player is on getting high scores in the endless run. Out of 5 stars, the gameplay of the game attained 4.3 stars and 4.4 stars for the graphics.
The above list just consisted of 10 most played games but the list has many other games that could be explored by the gamers. These games are now being developed by keeping many factors in consideration including the plot, the ultimate aim, graphics and the engaging power that creates the interest of the gamer. For now, the gamers have a good pool of games to choose from according to their interest. However, the developers have to work in more innovative ways in order to create games for the future.
For more games, you have referred to this in-depth article by Android Authority.