The gaming industry is one of the highest revenue-making industries, with billions of dollars coming in each year. Earlier, if you wanted to play a good graphics-intensive game, there was no option other than consoles and PCs.
However, smartphones have become highly advanced these days, and with easy internet access, one can play demanding titles even on the phone.
We know thousands of online games are available, which can sometimes become quite overwhelming. We have come up with a list of the top ten most addictive online games that you can download right away.
Call of Duty Mobile
Call of Duty Mobile is an online multiplayer game published by Activision. In its Battle Royale mode, you can play with 100 other players.
Once you land, you must get yourself armed with weapons you can find in the buildings or from airdrops. The map keeps shrinking to get players moving. The team that survives till the end wins the match.
It might feel like a condensed version of Call of Duty Black Ops Fours Blackout mode with various class options vehicles.
The game has 100 million+ downloads and 4.2 ratings on the Play Store. This is definitely one of our top picks.
Garena Free Fire Max
Garena Free Fire Max is a free-to-play battle royale game. The game is extremely popular; it had 150 million+ daily active users as of 2021.
The game takes place in an island setting, where all the players are landed. Players can find weapons and supplies in the buildings. They have to survive by killing each other.
You can play it solo and with a team of two or four. The game comes with various in-game purchases, which you can get for free as you progress.
It also has 4v4 Clash Squad mode. A total of seven rounds can take place, and the team with four wins gets Booyah.
The game has over 100 million+ downloads and 4.2 on the Play Store.
Clash of Clans
Clash of Clans is a war strategy game set in a fantasy world where players can build their village from scratch using resources they can mine or gain from attacking another player’s village.
The game provides players with a limited number of laborers for construction work. It has a variety of troops, each with different abilities.
Players have to build their village to avoid much damage if raided strategically. The game also has the option to create clans or join other clans.
Clash of Clans is a strategy game with a whopping 500 million+ downloads and 4.5 ratings on the Play Store.
With nearly 140 million monthly active players as of 2021, Minecraft is one of the best-selling video games of all time.
In Minecraft, players explore a blocky 3D world with infinite terrain. You can discover and extract various raw materials, crafts tools, build structures, simple machines, and engineering works.
The game allows the players to compete with each other or collaborate.
Minecraft includes different modes like survival mode and creative mode. The game comes with a wide range of user-generated content.
Minecraft requires a paid subscription and has received over ten million+ downloads and 4.6 ratings on the Play Store regardless of that.
Apex Legends Mobile
Apex Legends Mobile is a first-person battle-royale hero shooter game published by Electronic Arts.
In this game, players can form two or three-player squads. There are pre-designed characters with special abilities known as Legends. The game has two modes Battle Royale and Arenas.
In Battle Royale, players land on an Island. They then have to search for weapons and supplies before combatting. The last team alive wins the match.
You can play in Apex Legends arena mode as a 3v3 team death match.
The game has over 10 million downloads with ratings of 4.3 on the Play Store.
As kids, most of us were huge fans of the Pokémon anime series. If you are one of those, we highly recommend this game.
Pokémon Unite is a multiplayer online battle arena game. The standard 10 minutes matches of the game consist of two teams, each with five players. The team with the highest total wins the match in the end.
There is also a 5-minute quick battle mode. Players collect points by catching wild Pokémon. The player starts a match controlling a weak Pokémon that may become stronger by catching a wild one.
It has over ten million+ downloads and 4.5 ratings on the Play Store, having rightfully earned its place on our list of most addictive online games.
If you love action-packed games, this one’s for you. War Robots is a third-person shooter game with real-time PvP battles in MOBA mode.
In this game, you will handle a robot on a live battlefield. Players are provided with a basic robot at the start but can quickly build a collection of highly advanced robots. Each of them has different weapons and fighting styles.
Players can also customize their robots with weapons, armor, and paint jobs. You can play with other players as well as solo.
With over 100 million downloads and 4.1 ratings on the Play Store, this game is full of impeccable combat and battles.
Among Us is an online multiplayer game inspired by the party game Mafia and the science fiction film The Thing.
The game takes place in a space-themed setting, where each player is assigned a colorful little astronaut as their character. Each round has four to fifteen players, of which three are randomly chosen as Imposters.
The imposters win either by killing the crew until the point they are equal in number or by sabotaging a system on the map, provided crewmates do not resolve it in time.
Crewmates can win either by completing the assigned tasks or identifying all imposters.
The game has over 500 million+ downloads and 3.6 ratings on the Play Store. You will surely get hooked once you start!
Do you remember the very popular Counter-strike series? If yes, then this game might be nostalgic for you.
One of the most played and addictive online games in 2022, Critical Ops is a 3D first-person-shooter multiplayer video game with beautiful graphics. In this game, you can join other players online and get into combat full of action. The game uses Unity Engine.
Its gameplay is heavily influenced by Counter-strike. Earlier, it was available for PC through the Facebook Gameroom.
The game has over 50 million+ downloads with 4.2 ratings on the Play Store. It has its fan base and dedicated competitive community. Make sure to give this free-to-play game a try.
Genshin Impact is an anime-style, open-world action role-playing game.
The story of the game revolves around a traveler who has traveled across the universe with his twin sibling. The brothers soon get separated in Teyvat. The traveler travels in search of him with his companions and gets involved in matters of Teyvat’s nations.
The game has a battle system that uses elemental magic. You can obtain and switch between different elemental characters; all of them have different special powers. As you advance in the game, you will have a range of new weapons.
It’s a free-to-play game available for both iOS and Android. With over 50 million+ downloads and 4.5 ratings on the Play Store, this game is full of adventures with stunning graphics.
In the end
With this, we’ve reached the end of our list of addictive online games. The games we have mentioned above are among the most popular and loved games in the gaming community. We tried to include all the genres, be it action, strategy, or adventure games.
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