India has recently seen an increase in the number of people owning smartphones and at the same time the country has received a big boost in broadband internet. The direct impact of it was visible in the online gambling industry with gigantic growth. The time spent playing on phones and computers has increased, resulting in increased income for technology companies and gaming industries. Various online games currently have many loyal Indian players. In this article, we have put together a list of the top online games that have become immensely popular in India over the past year.
Even though the Indian government recently removed PUBG from the App Store, the game was one of the most popular gaming apps with over 50 million downloads, and it also had 30 million daily active users. It was released in 2017 and is a multiplayer battle game.
2. The call of duty
Call of Duty is a rival PUBG game that belongs to the same genre of action. It is available on multiple platforms and the combined download of the game on Android and iOS is over 170 million. The game supports 100 players on the Battle Royale battlefield and allows for a quick and quick match for the 5v5 team in deathmatch mode.
3. Ludo King
Playing Ludo has become a favorite form of entertainment for the Indian during the lockdown, with over 500 million downloads. Ludo King took it a step further than the classic Ludo match by even supporting six players in a match. It can be played online with friends and family and is available on multiple platforms. Along with this, it can also be enjoyed offline. This casual board game now supports new features like quick mode, voice chat, and text chat.
4. Among us
Among Us has become a game widely recognized not only nationally but also on the international platform. The game supports 4-10 players in a match and only supports online mode. The team of a group is divided into teammates and impostors. The goal of the teammate is to complete all the tasks given to them while identifying the impostor and on the other hand, the impostor has to sabotage different tasks and kill as many teammates as possible.
5. Classic Minecraft
Even though Minecraft Classic is an old game, it has maintained its popularity. With over 10,000,000 downloads, the remake of the original Minecraft is still very popular with its players. Originally launched in 2009, it remains strong even in 2021 after being enjoyed by famous YouTubers like PewDiePie. The game is available on Crazy games and supports multiplayer mode.
Township is a city building game developed and published by Playrix. Last year it became a billion dollar game and dominated the genre of casual mobile games. Other popular games from Playrix include Homescapes, Gardenscapes, Fishdom, Wildscapes, and Manor Matters. Townships offer players an online space to build their dream city by harvesting crops, turning them into factories, and finally selling them to customers to develop the city.
7. Garena Free Fire
Garena Free Fire is a 10 minute survival shooter game on a remote island. In this survival game, the player has to fight against 49 other players to survive. Garena Free Fire has become so popular that it has even surpassed the popularity of PUBG.
8. Candy Crush Saga
Candy Crush Saga is a casual puzzle game with millions of loyal players around the world. The objective of the player in Candy Crush Saga is simple; they have to change and match the candies to clear them from the board with quick thinking and smart moves as the number of moves available in each level is limited.
9. Subway surfer
Subway Surfer is endless racing game and has now become classic endless racing game. Even after the stiff competition from Temple Run, it has managed to become one of the most beloved arcade games. Subway Surfer can be played in Poki to enjoy vivid and colorful HD graphics right on your computer.
10. Pokémon Go
After the success of Pokemon, it was quite easy for Pokemon Go to be successful. However, its success must also be attributed to the innovative gameplay which requires the player to go out of their house to catch Pokémon in their surroundings. The game has become a global sensation with over a billion players from all over the world.