The 100 Most Downloaded Games from 2016 to 2022 So Far

With 5.5 billion downloads of mobile game apps in 2021, gaming is also set to become a major player in the app economy.

This is why I have decided to compile the 100 most downloaded games. For mobile game players, I think it may come as a great help to you if you are really willing to enjoy your leisure by playing mobile games. For mobile game developers, it is also helpful to check out the most popular games in the world to get an idea of what actually works in the market.

Let’s check it.

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Till now, the most downloaded games in the world is Subway Surfers.

Downloads RankApp NameCompany NameCompany HQParent Company Name
1Subway SurfersSyboDenmarkSybo
2Free FireGarena OnlineSingaporeSea
3Candy Crush SagaKingUnited KingdomActivision Blizzard
4PUBG MOBILETencentChinaTencent
58 Ball PoolMiniclipSwitzerlandTencent
6My Talking TomOutfit7CyprusJinke Culture – Outfit7
7Sniper 3D AssassinWildlife StudiosBrazilWildlife Studios
8ROBLOXRobloxUnited StatesRoblox
9Pokémon GONianticUnited StatesNiantic
10Ludo KingGametionIndiaGametion
11slither.ioLowtech StudiosUnited StatesLowtech Studios
12Temple Run 2ImangiUnited StatesImangi
13My Talking AngelaOutfit7CyprusJinke Culture – Outfit7
14Clash RoyaleSupercellFinlandSupercell
15Hill Climb RacingFingersoftFinlandFingersoft
16Magic Tiles 3AmanotesVietnamAmanotes
18My Talking Tom 2Outfit7CyprusJinke Culture – Outfit7
19Clash of ClansSupercellFinlandSupercell
20Helix JumpVoodooFranceVoodoo
21Temple RunImangiUnited StatesImangi
22Gardenscapes – New AcresPlayrixIrelandPlayrix
23Talking Tom Gold RunOutfit7CyprusJinke Culture – Outfit7
24Piano Tiles 2Cheetah MobileChinaCheetah Mobile
25Mobile Legends: Bang BangMoontonChinaByteDance
26Tiles Hop: EDM RushAmanotesVietnamAmanotes
28Traffic RiderSoner KaraTurkeySoner Kara
29Among Us!InnerSlothUnited StatesInnerSloth
30Bubble Shooter by IlyonIlyon DynamicsIsraelTencent
31Kick the BuddyPlaygendaryCyprusPlaygendary
32Extreme Car Driving SimulatorAxesinMotionSpainAxesinMotion
33Fun Race 3DGood Job GamesTurkeyGood Job Games
34Stack BallAzur Interactive GamesCyprusAzur Interactive Games
36Lords MobileIGGChinaIGG
37Super Mario RunNintendoJapanNintendo
38Call of Duty: MobileActivision PublishingUnited StatesActivision Blizzard
39Plants vs. ZombiesElectronic ArtsUnited StatesElectronic Arts
40Zombie TsunamiMobiGameFranceMobiGame
41Hungry Shark EvolutionUbisoftFranceUbisoft
42Dr. DrivingSUDSouth KoreaSUD
43FIFA SoccerElectronic ArtsUnited StatesElectronic Arts
44Asphalt 8: AirborneGameloftFranceVivendi
45Happy GlassLion StudiosUnited StatesAppLovin
46Fishdom: Deep DivePlayrixIrelandPlayrix
47Brawl StarsSupercellFinlandSupercell
48My Talking Tom FriendsOutfit7CyprusJinke Culture – Outfit7
50Block Craft 3DWildlife StudiosBrazilWildlife Studios
51Tomb of the MaskPlaygendaryCyprusPlaygendary
52Talking Tom CatOutfit7CyprusJinke Culture – Outfit7
53Candy Crush Soda SagaKingUnited KingdomActivision Blizzard
54Hunter AssassinRuby GameTurkeyRuby Game
55Angry Birds 2Rovio EntertainmentFinlandRovio Entertainment
56Brain OutEyewindChinaEyewind
57Join Clash 3DSupersonicIsraelironSource
58Subway Princess RunnerIVYMOBILEHong KongIVYMOBILE 2VoodooFranceVoodoo
60Geometry DashRobTopSwedenRobTop
61Fruit NinjaHalfbrickAustraliaHalfbrick
63Minion RushGameloftFranceVivendi
65Block Puzzle JewelHua WeiweiChinaHua Weiwei
66WormsZone.ioAzur Interactive GamesCyprusAzur Interactive Games
67Rise UpSerkan OzyilmazTurkeySerkan Ozyilmaz
68Cooking FeverNordcurrentLithuaniaNordcurrent
70Color Bump 3DGood Job GamesTurkeyGood Job Games
72Sand BallsSayGamesBelarusSayGames
73Minecraft Pocket EditionMojangSwedenMicrosoft
74Carrom PoolMiniclipSwitzerlandTencent
75Hill Climb Racing 2FingersoftFinlandFingersoft
76Honour of KingsTencentChinaTencent
77Tank StarsPlaygendaryCyprusPlaygendary
78Plants vs. Zombies 2Electronic ArtsUnited StatesElectronic Arts
80Talking Tom Hero DashOutfit7CyprusJinke Culture – Outfit7
81Crowd CityVoodooFranceVoodoo
82Shadow Fight 2NekkiRussiaNekki
83Racing in Car 2Fast Free GamesTurkeyFast Free Games
85Real Bike RacingItaly GamesVietnamDoodle Mobile
86Real Racing 3Electronic ArtsUnited StatesElectronic Arts
87Score! HeroFirst TouchUnited KingdomFirst Touch
88Coin MasterMoon ActiveIsraelMoon Active
89Run Race 3DGood Job GamesTurkeyGood Job Games
90Love BallsSuperTapxChinaSuperTapx
91Dream League SoccerFirst TouchUnited KingdomFirst Touch
92Rolling SkyCheetah MobileChinaCheetah Mobile
93Need for Speed No LimitsElectronic ArtsUnited StatesElectronic Arts
94Roll the BallBitMangoSouth KoreaBitMango
95Rescue CutITIJapanITI
97AVL Aplicativos Bike RaceWildlife StudiosBrazilWildlife Studios
98Chess by Chess PrinceChess PrinceRussiaChess Prince
99Dancing Road: Colour Ball RunAmanotesVietnamAmanotes
100Hay DaySupercellFinlandSupercell

Different from apps which developers are dominated by USA developers and Chinese developers, developers from French, Turkey and Russia also show their strength in games.

Top 100 Mobile Games Company HQ

Then, what’s the most popular mobile game categories?

By analyzing the top 1,000 most downloaded mobile games in Google Play Store, we found that games in “Arcade & Action” and “Brain & Puzzle” accounted for 52% of the top 1,000 most downloaded games in Android devices.

Note: There were significant differences in mobile gaming genres consumed across various generations and countries. If you are a developer, you should do your research deeper.

Now, you have an idea of what are the most downloaded games in the world. How many of them were added to your phone? Which is your favorite mobile game app?

  • Lois
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