PUBG Wins Fan Favourite Game Of The Year At Google Play Best of 2018 Awards
Google recently released a list of the yearly awards that they give out for the best apps. The list includes some well known apps as well as some little known apps which you may not have heard of! PUBG picked up a few awards. Read to find out more about the winners.
The ‘Google Play Best of 2018’ has several different categories which are as follows:
- Best App of 2018
- Most Entertaining Apps
- Best Self Improvement Apps
- Most Competitive Games
- Best Daily Helper Apps
- Most Innovative Games
- Best Hidden Gem Apps
- Most Casual Games
- Best Game of 2018
- Best Indie Games
List of Winners
PUBG, which is one of the most downloaded games of 2018, picked up several of the awards in different categories. PUBG achieved the 100 million downloads milestone in August of 2018. It also won the Mobile Game of the Year at the 36th Golden Joystick Awards. The game currently has more than 100 million downloads and a 4.5 rating, from 8 million reviewers on Play Store. The Tencent Games’ creation took home accolades in the ‘Best game’, ‘Most Competitive Title’ and ‘Fan Favourite’ award categories.
The Best App of 2018 was awarded to ‘Drops’ an app that helps you learn 31 new languages. Meanwhile, the ‘Most Competitive Games’ category had other winners which include Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realm War by Pixel Toys, Dragon Ball Legends by Bandai Namco Ent., Asphalt 9 by Gameloft and Badland Brawl by Frogmind.
The award for the ‘Most Innovative Games’ were shared by Gorogoa by Annapurna, Umiro by DevolverDigital, Hero Hunters by Hothead Games, Battlelands Royale by FuturePlay and Life is Strange by SQUARE ENIX Ltd. The award for the Most Casual Games also had a few contenders which included The Sims Mobile by EA.
In the category of ‘Best Indie Games’ the winners were Alto’s Odyssey by Noodlecake Studios, Reigns: GoT by DevolverDigital, Cube Escape Paradox by Rusty Lake, Returner 77 by Fantastic, yes and Evoland 2 by Playdigious. In the other categories, notable apps such as YouTube TV won the best app in the Fan Favourites category while The Walking Dead, Riverdale and The Big Bang Theory were declared the most popular TV shows.