Google Play announces Best Of Play 2021 winners, while Pokemon Unite wins Best Game
Google Play has revealed the Best of Play 2021 winners – chosen by the Google Play editorial team with a few user-chosen winners selected by fans – with Pokemon Unite and more games taking top honors.
The new Pokemon MOBA was named Game of the Year 2021, and grabbed its first grand prize in the 2021 year-end awards season. Garena Free Fire – one of the world’s largest with over 150 million daily users as of August – has been selected – As the users’ choice game of the year 2021.
Masaaki Hoshino, Producer at Pokemon Unite, commented on the distinction, “We’ve tried to extract the best parts of the MOBA genre to create a new kind of game, but I must admit that I wasn’t sure if it would be well received by players from all over the world.” This award shows that our game has been positively received by fans and the media, and while this is a huge relief, at the same time it confirms our determination to continue to do our best to make Pokémon UNITE the most exciting experience that meets the expectations of our players.”
Other selected games include League of Legends: Wild Rift and Marvel: Future Revolution in the Best Competitive Games list, Donut County and My Friend Pedro in the Best Indies list, and Crash Bandicoot: On The Run on the Best Pick Up And Play list.
Non-game apps that have won awards include Balance as Best App, Disney+ in the Popular list on Google TV, and Paramount+ as the users’ choice app. The full list of winners is below.
Google Play Best Of Play 2021 Winners
2021 users choice
Best Of Play 2021 Winners
The best game changers
The best of the Indies
Best capture and playback
Best for tablets
Best of Play 2021 winners
Best apps for good
The best everyday essentials
Best for fun
Best hidden gems
Best for personal growth
Best for tablets
Best to wear
Popular on Google TV
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