2019 has been such a great year for Android OS, especially in mobile gaming. Better SoCs are coming even to the cheapest segments of Android smartphones, allowing Android users to enjoy the large library of games on the Google Play Store. This year, 2020, we expect even more advancements. Today though, we look back at the top 5 best Android games of 2019.
5 Android Games Which Got Massive Downloads in 2019
Pokémon Go has gained popularity all over the world and also different Pokémon Go GPS spoof, available on the Internet, served people to play Pokémon Go without moving. Pokémon Go may have been the most popular Pokémon-based mobile game right now, but Pokémon Masters has also gained its own following. Currently, it has a 3.8-star rating but doesn’t let this discourage you from giving it a try.
Pokémon Masters features a 3v3 battles held on Pasio called Pokémon Masters League. To enter this league, players must collect at least five badges by defeating the PML leaders. There are also limited-time events which are both available in single-player mode or multiplayer mode which players can team up to defeat the enemies and receive rewards and prizes.
Requirements: At least 2GB RAM, Android 7.0 and up is recommended, but will also work for devices running on Android 5.0 or above/64-bit.
Mobile Legends is a popular 5v5 game featuring wide-range of heroes from Mage, Fighter, Marksman, Assassin, Tank, and Support. This is so popular that Southeast Asian Games 2019 (SEA Games 2019) has included it on its esports event.
The team, consisting of five members will have to kill the opposing enemies or move forward to destroy their turret. There are three lanes (top, middle and bottom lane), each of which has three turrets leading to the inhibitor turret. Whoever team destroyed the enemy’s inhibitor turret first wins the game.
3.PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG)
PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG) is an online multiplayer battle royale game developed by PUBG Corporation, a subsidiary of South Korean video game company Bluehole.
The game starts with one hundred players jumping off an airplane in a parachute unto an island where supplies and weapons are scattered in each rundown establishment. Each player, depending on the mode (you can play single, or by the team), will have to kill enemies while also trying to get to the safe zone which is ever decreasing. The last standing team or player wins the round.
The game is currently rated with 4.4 stars on the Google Play Store based on 24 million reviews.
Requirements: Android 5.1.1 or above, with at least 2GB RAM. Other users can also try PUBG Mobile Lite for much better performance on low-specked Android smartphones.
Fortnite by Epic Games has finally reached Android in 2019. However, the game can’t still be found on the Google Play Store due to incompatible payment system. Nevertheless, the game is available to download for free on the Epic Games website when you download their own app store (which currently has only two titles).
Currently, the game has three modes:
Fortnite: Save the World – is a player-versus-environment mode with four players cooperating towards a common objective on various missions. The game is set in an aftermath of a fluke disaster which destroyed 98% of the Earth. Players take the role of commanders of home-based shelters and his a task to collect resources, save the remaining populations from zombies, among many other objectives.
Fortnite: Battle Royale – is a PvP battle royale game similar to PUBG. It starts with one hundred players airdropped from a “Battle Bus” that crosses the entire island. Upon landing, they will have to scavenge for supplies, weapons, and even vehicles while trying to survive. Over the entire game, the safe zone shrinks down in size. Players outside it will take damage and will be eliminated should they fail to evacuate to the safe zone.
Fortnite Creative – is a sandbox game where players have complete freedom to build and create anything they want on the island. This is kind of similar to Minecraft.
Requirements: Fortnite is very specific to its hardware requirements. An Android device should be running 64-bit Android on an ARM64 processor, with Android 8.0 Oreo or higher with a minimum of 4GB of RAM. GPU should also be Adreno 530 or higher, Mali-G71 MP20, Mali-G72 MP12 or higher.
Compatible devices includes Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge/S8/S8+/S9/S9+/Note 8/Note 9, Google Pixel/XL/2/2 XL, ASUS ROG phone, Essential PH-1, Huawei Honor 10, LG G5/V30/V30+/G7 ThinQ, Nokia 8, OnePlus 5/5T/6, Xiaomi Blackshark, Realme 5 Pro, Sony Xperia XZ, Razer Phone/Phone 2, ZTE Axon 7/7s, HTC 10/U11+/U12+, Motorola Z2 Force.
5.Black Desert Mobile
2019 marks the arrival of Black Desert Mobile on Android OS globally. It first started in PC, then to Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. In 2018, the developer Pearl Abyss released a free-to-play mobile version in Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. However, instead of following the PC and game console versions, the Black Desert Mobile is a game on its own.
Black Desert Mobile is a Korean MMORPG with the style of the Black Desert for PC and game console. And it looks amazing.
Requirements: Android 6.0 and above, with at least 2GB of RAM.