Google Play Store has announced the best android apps and games of 2020 along with the winners of the Users’ Choice Awards 2020. The Google Best Android Apps 2020 list are localized, and the winners differ across regions. Sleep stories for calm sleep – Meditate with Wysa by Touchkin has been declared as the best app of 2020 in India. Google said that the app was a standout, and a case of “utility meeting ingenuity and delight.”
Legends of Runeterra by Riot Games, meanwhile, has been announced as the Best Game of 2020 in the country – a game Google believed delivered compelling, accessible, genre-defining experiences. The Google Best Android Apps 2020 list is primarily divided into three sections: User’s Choice Awards 2020, Best Apps, and Best Games, which have sub-categories of their own. Read on to know more about this.
User’s Choice Awards 2020:
This category is divided into two sub-categories: apps and games. Here’s are the best user’s choice apps and games:
User’s Choice app Microsoft Office with Excel, Word, Powerpoint and more Office apps
User’s Choice game: World Cricket Championship 3 – WCC3
Best Apps 2020
Google feels we relied on apps more than ever this year for ‘staying connected, pursuing new hobbies, and finding a respite from the noise of the world. Innovative, elegant, and irreverent.’ The category has sub-categories, namely, best app, best everyday essentials, best for personal growth, best-hidden gems, best for fun, and best for an app for good. Here’s a look:
Best app of 2020: Sleep stories for calm sleep – Meditate with Wysa
Best Everyday Essentials: Koo: Connect with Indians in Indian Languages, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint & More, The Pattern, Zelish – Meal Planning, Grocery Shopping & Recipes, and Zoom Cloud Meetings.
Best for Personal Growth: Apna – Job Search | Job Groups | Rozgaar, Bolkar App: Indian Audio Question Answer | GK App, Mindhouse – Modern Meditation, MyStore – Create your Online Dukaan in 15 seconds, and Writco — Publish & Write Stories, Poems, Quotes.
Best Hidden Gems: Chef Buddy: Smart App for Chefs & Food Businesses, Finshots – Financial News made simple, Flyx -Vote for Best Movies & Shows Filmfare Awards, go dutch – Split bills & group expenses, and Sleep stories for calm 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 & 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.