These are The Top 20 Free Android Games of 2018

We all love playing games on our mobile phones, don’t we? Whatever your reasons may be, whether you’re waiting for something and have to pass the time or just don’t have anything better to do, mobile gaming is something nearly everyone is guilty of.

The best things in life are free right?

Well, this is a list of top 20 free Android games that don’t skimp out on the fun. We have tried to cover a wide range of categories, so if you are a sports lover, a fan of the post-apocalyptic world, a fighting geek and whatnot, you are going to get them all here.

The Criteria

The following factors were considered while compiling the list of top 20 free android games of 2018:

  • Number of downloads
  • Google Play Store ratings and reviews
  • Awards, if any
  • Handpicked by Play Store’s Editors – Editor’s Choice badge

Top 20 Free Android Games of 2018

Note that these free Android games are in no particular order and each one of these games is on this list simply because its great.

What better to start with a racing game? Let’s race.

1. Asphalt Xtreme: Rally Racing

If rally racing is your jam, this game is for you. Unparalleled graphics and extreme sports make a compelling duo and Asphalt Xtreme is a must-have game on your Android phone.

Download Asphalt Xtreme: Rally Racing

2. Player Unknown Battlegrounds (PUBG)

PUBG is a winner-takes-all battle royale. From PC-like visuals to mind-blowing background sounds, realistic weapons to a multiplayer gaming experience, PUBG has got it all.

Download PUBG

3. Ballz

Ballz is a very simple yet very intriguing. A great time-killer for everyone.

Download Ballz

4. Alto’s Adventure

High-speed snowboarding down the mountains with one-touch control and fascinating visuals makes Alto’s Adventure a very addictive game.

Download Alto’s Adventure

5. Clash Royale

Enjoy a real-time multiplayer gaming experience from the makers of Clash of Clans. Play with your favorite characters, win rewards and share with your clans.

Download Clash Royale

6. Sky Force Reloaded

A brilliantly designed retro arcade shooting game offering a fascinating gameplay experience thanks to its visual effects and environments.

Download Sky Force Reloaded

7. Marvel Strike Force

Save the Earth while fighting as your favorite Marvel Superhero in a stunning gameplay experience.

Download MARVEL Strike Force

8. Plague, Inc.

Introduce and control epidemics, strengthen your virus and destroy humanity in this dark game.

Download Plague Inc.

9. Stranger Things: The Game

The hit show may have ended, but you can enjoy it in a game with familiar characters while exploring the mysteries of Hawkins and the Upside Down.

Download Stranger Things: The Game

10. Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Based on War of Warcraft, Hearthstone offers a compelling collectible card game experience.

Download Hearthstone

11. NOVA Legacy

Do you like Sci-Fi? How about shooters? NOVA does it both and much more.

Download NOVA Legacy

12. Card Thief

The stealth-style gameplay for a puzzle game makes Card Thief a really addicting game.

Download Card Thief

13. Hocus

If you are a puzzle lover, this game is tailor-made for you. Overcome the twists and turns to solve the puzzle.

Download Hocus

14. World Cricket Championship 2

Cricket fans are going to fall in love with the Editor’s Choice cricket game, thanks to its brilliant gameplay.

Download World Cricket Championship 2

15. Dream Soccer League 18

Go global and manage your dream team with a more realistic gameplay than ever before.

Download Soccer League 18

16. Critical Ops

Test your tactical skills and reflexes as you experience anti-terrorist operations with great visuals. It seems awfully similar to a certain counter terrorist shooter game on PC though.

Download Critical Ops

17. Shadow Fight 3

An excellent RPG-fighting game to spend some quality time, Shadow Fight 3 comes with cool graphics and a catchy gameplay experience.

Download Shadow Fight 3

18. Dodgeball Arena

Become a dodgeball arena master by testing your reflexes and agility. It offers a simple yet compelling gameplay experience.

Download Dodgeball Arena

19. Space Marshals 2

A tactical top-down shooting game set in the Wild West, Space Marshals 2 is a must-have Android game.

Download Space Marshals 2

20. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

Harry Potter and Hogwarts – what else would you want in a game?

Download Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

In a Nutshell

Game Title No. of Installs Average Rating (Out of 5) No of Reviews Editor’s Choice
Asphalt Xtreme: Rally Racing 10,000,000+ 4.5 551,064 Yes
PUBG 50,000,000+ 4.4 2,266,466 No
Ballz 10,000,000+ 4.3 33,064 No
Alto’s Adventure 10,000,000+ 4.6 491,940 Yes
Clash Royale 100,000,000+ 4.6 22,353,438 Yes
Sky Force Reloaded 1,000,000+ 4.7 142,602 Yes
MARVEL Strike Force 5,000,000+ 4.2 116,780 No
Plague, Inc. 50,000,000+ 4.5 2,769,856 Yes
Stranger Things: The Game 1,000,000+ 4.8 69,655 No
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft 10,000,000+ 4.4 1,458,902 Yes
NOVA Legacy 10,000,000+ 4.5 862,156 No
Card Thief 500,000+ 4.5 7,922 No
Hocus 5,000,000+ 4.7 108,122 No
World Cricket Championship 2 10,000,000+ 4.6 1,681,646 Yes
Dream Soccer League 18 100,000,000+ 4.6 9,334,352 Yes
Critical Ops 10,000,000+ 4.4 1,320,457 No
Shadow Fight 3 10,000,000+ 4.4 1,423,616 Yes
Dodgeball Arena 100,000+ 4.5 3,151 No
Space Marshals 2 1,000,000+ 4.5 46,650 No
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery 10,000,000+ 4.4 895,983 No

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