Google Play Best of 2021: Here are the Best Android Apps and Games of This Year

Garena Free Fire MAX wins the Users’ Choice award.

Each year, Google announces the best apps and games of the year in order to celebrate the contributions made by the developers for millions of users across the globe. With 2021 almost coming to an end, Google has announced the best apps and games of the year so far. This year, Google has also expanded awards to apps and games on tablets, Wear OS and Google TV. Let’s check out the best apps and games of the year 2021.

The users’ choice award for the best app was won by Paramount+, which is a streaming service and the users’ choice award for the best game went to Garena Free Fire MAX. In terms of the best app of the year (selected by Google Play Editors), Balance: Meditation & Sleep was their choice and Pokémon UNITE was selected as the best game of the year. Similarly, for the India edition, Clubhouse, Garena Free Fire MAX, BitClass, and BGMI won the best apps and games award. Here is the complete list of the winners of Google Play 2021.

Google Play Best of 2021

  • Users’ Choice 2021 App: Paramount+
  • Users’ Choice 2021 Game: Garena Free Fire MAX
  • Best App: Balance
  • Best Game: Pokémon UNITE

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Best of app winners

Best Apps for Good

  • Empathy
  • Mentor Spaces
  • Speechify

Best Everyday Essentials

  • Blossom
  • PhotoRoom
  • Rabit

Best for Fun

  • Clubhouse
  • Noobly
  • Whatifi

Best Hidden Gems

  • Laughscape
  • Moonbeam
  • Moonly

Best for Personal Growth

  • Balance
  • Clementine
  • Uptime

Best for Tablets

  • Canva
  • Concepts
  • Houzz

Best for Wear

  • Calm
  • MyFitnessPal
  • Sleep Cycle

Popular on Google TV

  • Disney+
  • ESPN
  • Tubi

Best of game winners

Best Competitive

  • League of Legends: Wild Rift
  • MARVEL Future Revolution
  • Pokémon UNITE
  • Rogue Land
  • Suspects: Mystery Mansion

Best Game Changers

  • Inked
  • JanKenUP!
  • Knights of San Francisco
  • Overboard!
  • Tears of Themis

Best Indies

  • 7 Billion Humans
  • Bird Alone
  • Donut County
  • My Friend Pedro: Ripe for Revenge
  • Puzzling Peaks EXE

Best Pick Up & Play

  • Cats in Time
  • Crash Bandicoot: On the Run!
  • Disney POP TOWN
  • Switchcraft
  • Towers

Best for Tablets

  • Chicken Police — Paint it RED!
  • League of Legends: Wild Rift
  • My Friend Pedro: Ripe for Revenge
  • Overboard!
  • The Procession to Calvary

While the aforementioned apps and games won awards for Google Play 2021 in the U.S, here is are the winner’s Best apps and games of 2021 for India.

  • Users’ Choice 2021 App: Clubhouse
  • Users’ Choice 2021 Game: Garena Free Fire MAX
  • Best App: BitClass
  • Best Game: Battlegrounds Mobile IndiaBGMI Lite

Best of app winners India

Best for Fun

  •  Clubhouse
  • FrontRow
  • Hotstep

Best Hidden Gems

  • Jumping Minds
  • Learn Leadership, Product, Marketing Skills on FWD
  • Moonbeam | Podcast Discovery

Best Everyday Essentials

  • Guardians
  • SARVA
  • Sortizy

Best for Personal Growth

  • BitClass
  • EMBIBE
  • Evolve

Best Apps for Good

  • being
  • Evergreen Club
  • Speechify

Best for Wear

  • Calm
  • MyFitnessPal
  • SleepCycle

Best for Tablets

  • Canva
  • Concepts
  • Houzz

Best of game winners India

Best Competitive

  • Battlegrounds Mobile India
  • MARVEL Future Revolution
  • Pokémon UNITE
  • Summoners War: Lost Centuria
  • Suspects: Mystery Mansion

Best Game Changers

  • JanKenUP
  • NieR Re[in]carnation
  • Tears of Themis
  • Unmaze

Best Pick Up & Play

  • Cats in Time
  • Crash Bandicoot
  • Dadish 2
  • Disney POP TOWN
  • Switchcraft

Best Indies

  • Bird Alone
  • DeLight
  • Huntdown
  • My Friend Pedro
  • Ronin

Best for Tablets

  • Chicken Police
  • My Friend Pedro
  • Overboard
  • The Procession to Calvary

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