42 World's Best Mobile Games You Must Try

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Deepa  Ramachandran

Deepa Ramachandran

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Who isn’t excited about games ??

I know all of you are excited, as we will be getting to know about many games today. 

A game is something that one engages in for fun and relaxation. To be more precise it was something only for fun but today the scenario is different. 

Games are having a major role in many people's lives as they are even creating career opportunities in recent years. 

There were times where a talented video game player was called fit for nothing due to the narrow-minded thinking of the people, but now, this generation has proved that talent is talent and should be appreciated no matter what. 

We have the E-sports activity which creates pro gamers who make a better living following their passion. This for sure showers a ray of hope for people not to give up on their passion and persistently pursue them.

And games are something that can help you instantly forget things that can make you feel sad or feel low and helps to distract yourself. It can also make you feel energized depends on the type of games you play. 

So today you are here to join me and know more about the world’s best mobile games for you to play during the quarantine period to kill your boredom.

Below is a list of all the world’s best mobile games with their launch dates, a platform to play, and all the other necessary details. Let's start!

1. Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go | Best Mobile Games In The World

This is one of the world’s best mobile game for cartoon lovers, that was launched in the year 2016 published by Niantic and Nintendo.

It was released based on one of the most-watched series Pokemon as it's designed using the Pokemons like the very cute and famous Pikachu and many more. It is an AR-based game.

It is free to download the game, on both android and iOS. And the game goes like to discover the Pokemons around you and train them, also GPS is most important to play this game as it solely works on this, it cannot be played offline. 

Even though it is a free game to download it has app purchases for you to make the game more interesting.

Get your pokemon soon. Gotta catch'em all.

2. Angry Birds 2

Angry Birds 2 | Best Mobile Games In The World

The next one on the list of the world’s best mobile games is none other than our cute birds game, Angry Birds 2.

An entertaining mobile game, that was launched in the year 2015 published by Rovio Entertainment. 

It is a puzzle video game with the angry birds held to a slingshot and fired towards the targets, and there are special purchases as you move. 

It is free to download on android and iOS and can be played with an internet connection only.

3. Candy Crush

CANDY CRUSH FRIENDS SAGA | Best Mobile Games In The World

It would be a crime to not include Candy Crush on the list of the world’s best mobile games.

Candy Crush is a well-known sweet and fun game, with delicious treats as rewards and refreshing. 

It has several levels to cross which keeps you engaged. It was launched in the year 2018 and is one of the most played games in recent years. 

It can be played online freely both on android and iOS 

4. Snake vs Block 

It is an android mobile game published by Voodoo. It is free to download games also can be played offline. 

It is a very simple game where you have to collect balls and increase your snake's length but restrain from crashing against any bricks or blocks, because as you crash you keep losing the balls.

Your snake length decreases which after a point will lead you to fail the mission.

Watch out while you play.

5. Subway Surfers

Subway Surfer | Best Mobile Games In The World

No way one wouldn’t know this, am I right?

The most famous world's best mobile game loved by many anytime from the time of its launch i,e from 2012. It was published Kiloo games can be played on both android and ios also a free-to-download game it is. Good to play it in online mode.

This is merely an endless run game where a character in the start gets caught for spraying graffiti on the wall and the police and his dog start to chase him. 

While you play the main character and collect sufficient coins and necessary modes to escape from the cop and keep setting new records.

6. Two Dots 

It is a puzzle video game launched in the year 2014 and published by playdots. It can be played both on android and ios, it is an online game that is free to download and play

The game is simple and is the best option to kill time. It goes like the player must connect at least two dots of the same color to make a move. They can be connected horizontally or vertically, but not diagonally if so then it will not be considered as a move. 

The connected dots are removed from the game area. The fvdots directly above those will then drop down until they hit other dots or the floor beneath.

7. Clash of Clans 

CoC is also one of the world’s best mobile games, published by the Supercell in the year 2012. It is a game that is better online and it is also free to download but has in-app purchases which are paid. 

It is well supported on android and ios. It has both single-player and multiplayer modes.

The main objective of the game is to build a village, design your base and defend your turf. And you can join all other players as a clan on a multiplayer mode to fight others. 

8. Sim City 

Well, this is one of the oldest games in the world also is enlisted under one of the world’s best games. 

It was launched in 1989, published by Electronic Arts, Maxis, Aspyr, Fujitsu, and many more. 

This world’s best mobile game can be played on multiple platforms android, ios, Play station, windows, etc. It is also available online and offline both but the multiplayer mode is available only online. Also, it is free to download and play. 

It is also a very interesting game that allows you to build your city on undeveloped land.

9. Among Us 

Among Us | Best Mobile Games In The World

Among Us is a game that came into the market recently and caused a storm across the globe as people went crazy on this during the pandemic period. 

It was launched in the year 2018, developed by Inner sloth LLC, Playeveryware. Both android and ios support this game. It is an online game with multiplayer mode and also is free to download and play on your device. 

Well, this is a game of survival, where your task is to find the imposter before it kills the crewmates.

10. PUBG mobile

PUBG Game

The most famous mobile game that recently took the gaming industry to the next level. PUBG was launched in the year 2017, published by Microsoft, Krafton, VNG Game publishing, Proxima Beta. 

It's free to download and play but has in-app purchases and is an online game with multiplayer mode.

You can choose 3 modes to play the game.

  • Solo – where you fight against 99 other players and fight to last one to live.
  • Duo - Group up with a friend or someone random as a team of two to fight against other Duos and become the last duo or one standing.
  • Squad – Group up with random people or your friends and fight against other the squad.

PUBG is no doubt the world’s best mobile game.

11. Battleground Mobile India 

The revised version of PUBG mobile was released in India. It was launched on 18th June 2021. 

It can be played on android mobiles online with multiplayer mode.

Battleground Mobile India is free to download and play. 

12. Fortnite

Fortnite | Best Mobile Games In The World

Another one of the world’s best mobile games. It was released in the year 2017, published by epic games, warner bros, interactive entertainment. 

It is again free to download the game and can be played online on android and ios. It also has a multiplayer mode. 

Fortnite is a survival game where 100 players fight against each other in a player versus player combat and the last one standing wins the game.

13. Asphalt 9 Legends

Asphalt 9: Legends | Best Racing Android Games

This game was launched in the year 2018 and was developed by Gameloft Iberica SAV. It is well supported on android and ios. 

It is played online and is free to download and play. Asphalt 9 Legends also has a multiplayer mode.

In this world’s best mobile game, players will be able to take the wheel of over 50 prestigious dream cars across the most amazing real-world locations. Gamers can complete hundreds of events solo and face players in multiplayer mode.

14. 8 Ball Pool

8 Ball Pool | Top Mobile Games

8 Ball Pool is a free online game with multiplayer mode, published by Miniclip, and can be played on both android and ios. It was launched in 2010.

It is a pool billiard game with cue sticks, six pockets, sixteen billiard balls one cue ball, and fifteen object balls. 

15. Minecraft

Minecraft | Best Mobile Games In The World

Minecraft is another world’s best game published by Now game limited, launched in 2011. It is an offline game that is free to download and play.

It has two main modes survival and creative 

  • Survival – the player is supposed to survive with all means
  • Creative – the creativity level to make a living in an unexpected situation.

16. Call of Duty

Call of Duty: Mobile | Best Android Shooting Games

The next entry on the list of the world’s best mobile games is the famous multiplayer game, COD, Call Of Duty.

This game is published by Activision, launched in the year 2003. Can be played on multiplayer mode, online, and for free. 

It is the first-person shooter game based on id tech 3. It stimulates the foot soldiers and combined arms of world war 2. It is a game where you do your duty assigned like the soldiers.

17. Riptide GP Renegade 

This was set in motion in the year 2016, published by vector unit. It can be played on android and ios both. It is also available on windows. 

Riptide GP Renegade can be played in online multiplayer mode. It is free to download and play.

This is very interesting and challenging to play because it drops players into a futuristic world of illicit hydro jet racing, where armored riders kick out death-defying stunts over massive outrun cops, waterfalls, and boost at breakneck speeds across surging waves. 

18. Glow Hockey 2

This world’s best mobile game was initiated in the year 2010, published by Natenai Ariyatrakool. It is played on android and ios online for free.

Are you a hockey lover? This game will let you play hockey online, it delivers a new style of playing hockey. 

You can play with players on the same device, it has colorful glow graphics, smooth and responsive gameplay which altogether makes a great game for you.

19. Mini Militia

Doodle Army 2: Mini Militia | Best Mobile Games In The World

The mini militia was set up to play in the year 2011, was published by Miniclip. It is also downloaded for free and played on both android and ios online. 

It is a 2D shooter game, you should kill the opponent using different weapons. It has an interesting and fun concept it is also called Doodle Army 2.

20. Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat X | Best Mobile Games In The World

This game is released in a series and the latest launch was in 2019. It is played on both android and ios online for free also multiplayer is available. It was published by Warner Bros, Interactive Entertainment, WB Games, Inc.

Mortal Kombat was the first fighting game to introduce a secret fighter, reached if the player fulfilled a set of requirements. It was inspired by Streetfighter 2: The World Warrior.

21. Gerena Free Fire

Garena Free Fire | Best Android Shooting Games

It is one of the world’s best mobile games that is played online for free on android and ios. It was launched in the year 2017 and published by Garena. 

It is an online action adventure battle royale game. In this, about 50 players jump from a parachute in search of adventure on an island and the player who survives till the end is the winner.

22. Ludo King

This game has become a worldwide favorite game. It is more interesting when it is a player on multiplayer. 

Ludo King was launched in the year 2016, published by Gammation, and can be played on android and ios. It also can be played both online and offline for free. 

It is a board game derived from the ancient Indian board game pachisi. 

This game has 4 players and dice with 4 different colored toucans for each player. Depending on the number on the dice, the toucan moves on the board and the target is to reach the home to win. 

23. Clash Royale

Clash Royale | Best Android Online Multiplayer Games

Clash Royale was launched in the year 2016, developed by supercell. It is supported by both android and ios. It is free to download from the store. 

Clash Royale is played online on multiplayer mode. 

Clash Royale | Best Mobile Games In The World

It is a tower rush video game where you keep destructing all the tall standing towers. When you happen to destruct the king's tower it is an instantaneous win. 

24. Chess

Chess is a mind game on board. Very competitive game for the brain health and improve many mental abilities like help in concentration.

There are many websites and apps supported by android and ios both where you can play chess. Need to play some while you’re bored. 

25. Chain Reaction

Here we have another oldest game as it was launched in 1980, published by App Holdings. It is only played on android, online for free. It also has a multiplayer mode.

It is a strategy game of 2 to 8 players. It is about taking over the board by defeating your enemies. The players take turns to play their orbs in a cell.

26. NBA Jam

NBA Jam was designed based on the NBA basketball match. It was launched in 1993, published by Midway Games, Acclaim entertainment, and more.

It is played on both android and ios and has a multiplayer mode. NBA Jam is free for a mobile download but is paid if played on Xbox or Playstation, it costs about $12.36-$32.65.

In this world’s best mobile game, the players can jump extremely high and make slam dunks that defy both human capabilities and the laws of physics. They score points for their teams.

27. Crossy Road

Crossy Road | Best Offline Android Games

Crossy Road was launched in the year 2014, published by Hipster whale, Yodo 1. It is played both on android and ios.

Crossy Road can be played online and offline both and has a multiplayer mode. 

This gameworld’s best mobile game is just like how you would cross the roads in real life. Without dying you have to cross the long highway facing all the obstacles.

28. Poker 

It is a highly played game in recent times. It was launched in 2008, published by Zynga. It is played online for free on both android and ios. 

It is a card game that has a set of rules to be followed. Most importantly playing without betting is highly recommended and is healthy. 

29. Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact has been recently launched in the year 2020. It is published by miHoYo. 

Both android and ios support this world’s best mobile game.  Users can play online on a multiplayer mode for free. 

It is a world-action role-playing game that allows the player to control one of four interchangeable characters in a party.

Completing the challenges will raise your adventure rank, which unlocks various quests, challenges and rises the world level.

30. Legends of Runeterra

Legends of Runeterra | World's Best Mobile Games

Another new game of the decade, that was launched in 2020, published by Riot Games. It is played on android and ios. 

Legends of Runeterra can be played online with multiplayer mode, and is also available free.

It is a collectible digital card game with a set of rules more or less the same as the previous card games.

31. Sea Battle

This world’s best mobile game was launched in the year 2015, published by BYRIL. It is played online on a multiplayer mode for free. Also android and ios both support the game.

It is a strategy-type guessing game played by two players on a grid. Each player’s fleet of ships is marked and the location of the fleets is concealed by the opponent.

32. Dual

Dual is the world’s best mobile game published by Nova Quark and was initiated in the year 2018. It can be played on android and ios online in multiplayer mode. It is a paid game, costs up to $6.99 per month. 

In this game, the two players use their mobiles to shoot their opponents. It has 3 modes of a duel, deflect and defend, the player needs to choose any one mode and play accordingly. 

33. Tiles Hop: EDM Rush

Tiles Hop is a very easy-going game and a game for music lovers. It was launched in 2018, published by Amanotes. It can be played both on android and ios and is an online free game. 

The reason I said it is an apt game for music lovers is coz it goes with music. You have to hold the ball and bounce exactly on the tiles and not anywhere else than you lose.

But the frequency of the tiles appearing depends on the beat of the song or the music chosen. To put it in simple terms it is a game going hand in hand with music. 

34. Temple Run 2 

The revised version of Temple Run 1 is Temple Run 2. It does have an amazing review on the improvised effects in the game. It was launched in 2013, played on all android and ios devices. It can be played offline for free.

This world’s best mobile game is just overcoming the runway struggles, collecting jewels and points alongside while still you are being chased by a monster out of the cave.

35. Oh H1 

The world’s best mobile game was launched in 2014, published by Q42. It is played on android devices for free and offline. 

It is a logic game with red and blue cells. It is like a binary sudoku.

36. Plague Inc.

Plague Inc. was launched in the year 2014, published by Ndemic creatins and Miniclip. It has both single-player and multiplayer modes. 

Plague Inc. is a paid game played online that costs around $0.99. 

It is a real-time strategy simulation video game. The player creates and evolves a pathogen to eradicate the human population with a deadly pandemic. 

Now this sounds like the current pandemic, these situations cannot be and should not be repeated frequently in the world but as in-game you can develop your virus and look bad it will affect the world. 

Well now, this can be taken as awareness or just a game for timepass. What would you take it as ??

37. Triple Town

This is published by Spry fox, launched in the year 2010. Well supported on android and ios. It is free to download and can be played both online and offline. 

Triple Town is also a puzzle game that helps you build a city the way you like or want it to be with necessary elements.

38. Game Dev Tycoon

This world’s best mobile game was launched in 2012 by greenheart games, head-up games. Android and ios devices support the application. It is a paid game and costs $4.99. 

Game Dev Tycoon has a multiplayer mode and can be played offline after purchase.

It is a business simulation game, which helps you to build games of your desire and sell them to become a leader of the market along with fans.

39. Apex Legends

Apex Legends | World's Best Mobile Games

Apex legends were introduced in the year 2019, published by electronic arts. It is free to download and play online. 

It has a multiplayer mode as well.

This is another battle royale game with squads. Each squad of three players named legends and shoot and make your win against the other squad.

40. Rules of Survival

This world’s best mobile game was launched in 2017 by Hong Kong Netease Interactive Ent. It is a free game and is played online. 

This also follows the same rules as for all battle royale games fight with all other mates and the last one to survive wins the battle automatically.

41. Stumble Guys 

Most recently launched, Stumble Guys is one of the world’s best mobile games. It was set up in the year 2020 by Kitka games. It is an online game with multiplayer mode and is free to download and play.

Massively multiplayer party knockout game with about 32 players participating.it is an endless running game facing all the struggles on the way. If you fall just get up and start again. It continues till there is only victor remaining.

42. Scribble Rider

Scribble Rider | World's Best Mobile Games

Scribble Rider is an online game free to download and has a multiplayer mode. It was launched in the year 2006, by emergent studios.

You have a vehicle in this game and you can do anything with that and cross all the levels. You can roll, swim, stick, and fly with the vehicle. It is a fun rider game and perfect for boredom. 

That concludes the list of the world’s best mobile games.

But it's also my responsibility to remind you that any type of addiction is not healthy. Games for sure are addictive and we all know that and it's just a matter of self-control. So have a healthy life with fun gaming.

Remember, games are for fun and relaxation. If you feel the other way around then you must know where to stop.

Here is a set of relaxing pills prescribed by me, hope they work for you. Play your favorite game and have a cheerful time. 

Hope I didn’t make it boring and was worth the read. Thank you for your time.

Comment down your favorite game. Also, like and share this list with your gaming pals.

What are you waiting for? Download the games, call up your friends, and have a nice time.

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