Google has finally announced the winners of the Google Play Best of 2018 awards, naming the most popular apps, games, movies and other content across different categories. This year’s edition of the awards is quite special because 2018 marks the first time that Google has allowed Android users to cast their vote and help crown the best apps and games of 2018.

So, let’s take a look at the winners of the Google Play Best of 2018 awards:

Winners

  • Best App of 2018: Drops: Learn 31 new Languages (Free)
  • Best Game of 2018: PUBG Mobile (Free)
  • User’s Choice App of 2018: Google Pay – Tez (Free)
  • User’s Choice Game of 2018: PUBG Mobile (Free)
  • Most Entertaining App of 2018: TikTok (Free)
  • Best Movie: Avengers: Infinity War
PUBG Mobile wins big in Google Play Awards 2018
PUBG Mobile wins big in Google Play Awards 2018

PUBG Mobile emerged as the big winner in the overall categories, and it also took home one of the five awards in other games categories. Here are the top Android games of Play Store in 2018.

Best Casual Games of 2018

  • Ludo King (Free)
  • Candy Crush Friends Saga (Free)
  • Orbia: Tap and Relax (Free)
  • Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery (Free)
  • Faraway 3: Arctic Escape (Free)

Most Innovative Games of 2018

  • Battlelands Royale (Free)
  • Clash & GO: AR Strategy (Free)
  • Fantastic Chefs: Match ‘n Cook (Free)
  • Love Balls (Free)
  • Hero Hunters (Free)

Most Competitive Games of 2018

  • Real Cricket 18 (Free)
  • PUBG Mobile  (Free)
  • Asphalt 9: Legends (Free)
  • Shadow Fight 3 (Free)
  • Arena of Valor: 5v5 Battle (Free)

Best Indie Games of 2018

  • Alto’s Odyssey (Free)
  • Cube Escape: Paradox (Free)
  • Fantasy Story: 2048 (Free)
  • Hexologic (Rs. 20)
  • Reigns: Her Majesty (Rs. 190)

This year’s app winners had a mix of new and indie apps, along with long-time favorites, which have become staples on Android phones.

Best Hidden Gems

  • Unfold: Create Stories (Free)
  • Files by Google (Free)
  • How To Draw Comics (Free)
  • Ultimate Guitar: Chords and Tabs (Free)
  • Playo: Join Sports Activities (Free)

Best Self-Improvement Apps of 2018

  • Home Workout – No Equipment (Free)
  • 10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics (Free)
  • Drops: Learn 31 new Languages (Free)
  • Mimo: Learn to Code (Free)
  • Habit Tracker (Free)

Best Daily Helper

  • Otter Voice Notes (Free)
  • Asana: organize team projects (Free)
  • Daylio – Diary, Journal, Mood Tracker (Free)
  • Recipe book: Recipes & Shopping List (Free)
  • Uber Eats: Local Food Delivery (Free)

Top Five Movies of 2018

Top Five Shows of 2018

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Top Five Ebooks of 2018

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