Google Play’s Best of 2022: Download these top apps and games

By Kajoli Anand Puri | Published 01 Dec 2022 19:27 IST
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Google Play’s Best of 2022 has been released

  • BeReal, which has been generating a lot of buzz online, won the User’s choice award.

  • Google also released a list of the top selling audiobooks and books on the Google PlayStore.

Google Play’s Best of 2022: Download these top apps and games
Google Play’s Best of 2022: Download these top apps and games

Each year Google comes out with its Best of Play Awards every year in December, allowing users to have a look at the best work submitted by developers in that particular year. Well, it’s December and Google has shared its list of the best apps and games under Google Play’s Best of 2022. Let’s have a look at all the categories and their corresponding winners. 

Google Play’s Best of 2022

Best apps of 2022
Best overall: Dream by Wombo
Users' choice: BeReal
Best for Personal Growth: Breathwrk (Honorable mentions in this category went to Duolingo ABC, Ukulele by Yousician, and Gym Log & Workouts)
Best for Fun: PetStar (Honorable mentions in this category went to the Noteit Widget DanceFitMe, NoteIt Widget
Best Hidden Gems: Recover Athletics )Honorable mentions in this category went to Linktree, Wamble and  Little Lunches)
Best Everyday Essentials: Plant Parent (Honorable mentions in this category went to Book Morning Routine Waking Up, Sleep Tracker, and Daily Diary)
Best Apps for Good: The Stigma App (Honorable mentions in this category went to Zario, and Sleep Fruits)
Best for Chromebooks: BandLab
Best for Wear: Todoist
Best for Tablets: Pocket

Best games of 2022 

Best overall: Apex Legends Mobile
Users' Choice: Apex Legends Mobile
Best Pick Up & Play: Angry Birds Journey (Honorable mentions in this category went to Quadline, Gun & Dungeons, Hyde and Seek, and Hook 2)
Best Multiplayer: Dislyte (Honorable mentions in this category went to Apex Legends Mobile, Diablo Immortal Catalyst Black, and Rocket League Sideswipe
Best Story: Papers, Please (Honorable mentions in this category went to Inua - A Store in Ice and Time,   Deemo II, Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion and The Secret of Cat Island)
Best Indies: Dicey Dungeons (Honorable mentions in this category went to One Hand Clapping, Dungeons of Dreadlock, Phobies, and Knotwords)
Best on Play Pass: Very Little Nightmares (Honorable mentions in this category went to Path of Giants,  Bridge Constructor, Linelight, and Final Fantasy VII)
Best Ongoing: Genshin Impact (Honorable mentions in this category went to Candy Crush Saga, Pokémon GO, Garena Free Fire, and Roblox)
Best for Tablets: Tower of Fantasy (Honorable mentions in this category went to Catalyst Black, Angry Birds Journey, Papers, Please, and Diablo Immortal
Best Game for Chromebooks: Roblox

Apart from these awards, Google also released a list of the top-selling audiobooks and books on the Google PlayStore app. These were:

Top-Selling Books:

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sara J. Maas
It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
Fairy Tale by Stephen King
Fire & Blood by George RR Martin
I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jeanette McCurdy
Top-Selling Audiobooks:
I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jeanette McCurdy
It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
Atomic Habits by James Clear
Fire & Blood by George RR Martin
Fairy Tale by Stephen King

Thinking of downloading any of these? Check out our review of Apex Legends Mobile

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About Me: Kajoli is a tech-enthusiast with a soft-spot for smart kitchen and home appliances. She loves exploring gadgets and gizmos that are designed to make life simpler, but also secretly fears a world run by AI. Oh wait, we’re already there. Read More