2020 was undoubtedly the year of apps and games. The pandemic may have brought a lot of industries down, but mobile apps and games were not one of them. Downloads or install records were broken by not thousands or millions, but billions. Whether it is the mighty Play Store from Google or the unbeatable App Store by Apple, everyone has announced their “Best Apps of 2020.” Let’s take a look.
Apple’s Best Apps of 2020
Apple recognized 15 apps as the most amazing and popular apps and games of 2020. They are notable for creativity, innovative technology, usability, positive cultural impact, helpfulness, and most importantly, making life healthier and easier during the Coronavirus pandemic. Here’s five of the most popular of the list.
iPhone App of the Year: Wakeout!
Creators of Wakeout did the most interesting thing. They combined work and exercise and created movement ideas that were fun, easy-to-do, and can be done just about anywhere and everywhere.
iPad App of the Year: Zoom
Zoom became the unbeatable leader in modern enterprise video communications with its unique features, reliability, and ease-of-use.
Mac App of the Year: Fantastical
The creative wordplay of Calendar and Fantastic creates a term that is now synonymous with your modern-day work calendar.
Apple TV App of the Year: Disney+
From the day of launch till today, Disney+ remains the most popular and loved streaming service the entertainment industry has ever seen.
iPhone Game of the Year: Genshin Impact
A free, role-playing game, Genshin Impact developed by miHoYo offers a great escape in gaming that everyone craved for.
Google’s Best Apps of 2020
Like the App Store, Google’s Play Store also announced the best android apps and games of 2020. The best apps category were split into multiple sub-categories. As a result, we have quite a list of winners who were able to please both users and Google’s developers in 2020. Here’s five of the most popular Play Store apps of 2020 by Google.
Best Android App of the Year: Loona: Bedtime Calm and Relax
The first of its kind, Loona is an app that helps you detach from a stressful, busy day and get in the right mood of sleep.
Best Game of the Year: Genshin Impact
The game is reigning in Play Store as well.
Best Competitive Game of the Year: Legends of Runeterra
Another strategy card game that has won the minds of gamers around the world.
Best App for Fun: Disney+
Disney+ is the favorite streaming service for Google too.
Best Personal Growth App of the Year: Paired
An app for couples, Paired is a growth tool that helps couples improve their communication, stay connected, and build a quality relationship.