2020 is a month away from the end and has, as a ritual, announced a list of the best apps and games of the year on the Google Play Store. This year we saw the arrival of a plethora of Indian apps that have also made it to the list. The list is mainly divided into three sections: User’s Choice Awards 2020, Best Apps and Best Games, which have their own subcategories. Read on to know more about this.
User’s Choice Awards 2020
This category is divided into two subcategories: apps and games. These are the best apps and games for users:
User choice app Microsoft Office with Excel, Word, Powerpoint and more Office apps
User’s Choice game: Cricket World Cup 3 – WCC3
Best apps 2020
Google believes we relied on apps more than ever this year to “stay connected, pursue new hobbies, and find a break from the noise of the world.” Innovative, elegant and irreverent. The category has sub categories namely best app, best daily necessities, best for personal growth, best hidden gems, best for fun and best for app forever. Here’s a look:
Best app of 2020: Sleep Stories for Peaceful Sleep – Meditate with Wysa
Best Everyday Essentials: Koo: Connect with Indians in Indian Languages, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more, The Pattern, Zelish – Meal planning, grocery shopping and recipes, and Zoom Cloud meetings.
The best for personal growth: Apna – Job Search | Job groups | Rozgaar, Bolkar App: Answer Indian Audio Question | GK App, Mindhouse – Modern Meditation, MyStore – Create your online Dukaan in 15 seconds, and Writco – Publish and write stories, poems, quotes.
Best Hidden Gems: Chef Buddy: Smart app for chefs and food companies, Finshots – Financial News Made Simple, Flyx -Vote for Best Movies & Shows Filmfare Awards, goDutch – Split Bills & Group Expense, and Sleep Stories for Peaceful Sleep – Meditate with Wysa.
Best for fun: Free Audio Stories, Books, Podcasts – Pratilipi FM, Moj – Made in India | Short Video App, MX TakaTak – Made in India Short Video App, Reface: Face swap videos and memes with your photo, and VITA.
Best apps for good: InnerHour Self-Care Therapy – Anxiety and Depression
Best games 2020
This category is divided into five sub-categories: best game, best competitive, best indie, best casual, and best innovative. Here’s a look:
Best app: Legends of Runeterra
Best Competitive: Bullet Echo, KartRider Rush +, Legends of Runeterra, Rumble Hockey and Top War: Battle Game
Best indie: Cookies Must Die, Maze Machina, Motorsport Manager Racing, Reventure and Sky: Children of the Light
Best casual: Asian Cooking Star: New Restaurant & Cooking Games, EverMerge, Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells, SpongeBob: Krusty Cook-Off and Tuscany Villa
Best Innovative: Fancade, Genshin Impact, Minimal Dungeon RPG, Ord. And Sandship: Crafting Factory
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