Apex Legends Mobile won as the best overall game this year
It's that time of the year again, as the Google Play Best of 2022 is here to name the top apps and games. Genshin Impact is among a few that took home the honors this time, coming away with the distinction of a win in one of the new categories, Best Ongoing, so let's take a look at how the rest of the awards shook out.
The Best Game overall went to Apex Legends Mobile.
Best Multiplayer went to Dislyte, with honorable mentions including Apex Legends Mobile, Catalyst Black, Diablo Immortal and Rocket League Sideswipe.
Best Pick Up & Play went to Angry Birds Journey, just beating out Gun & Dungeons, HOOK 2, Hyde and Seek and quadline.
Best Indies went to Dicey Dungeons, which managed to out-dungeon Dungeons of Dreadrock along with One Hand Clapping and Phobies.
Best for Tablets? That'd be Tower of Fantasy. Sorry, Angry Birds Journey, Catalyst Black, Diablo Immortal and Papers, Please.
Now, for the new categories:
The Best Story was told by Papers, Please. Honorable mentions went to DEEMO II, Inua - A Story in Ice and Time, The Secret of Cat Island and Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion.
Best on Play Pass went to Very Little Nightmares, eking out a victory over contenders that include Bridge Constructor, Final Fantasy VII, Linelight and Path of Giants.
Taking things in a more specific direction than tablets is the new Best for Chromebooks category, which handed the honors to Roblox.
And, as previously mentioned, Genshin Impact was deemed the Best Ongoing game, with mentions dropping for Candy Crush Saga, Garena Free Fire, Pokémon GO and Roblox.