Looking for latest trending Android games this month January, 2022? Here we have picked the hottest apk games for Android users worldwide covering action games, strategy games, football games, card games, board games, adventure games, role playing games, arcade and battle royal games.
Here are the trending Android games this month
1. Call of Duty Mobile
The Call of Duty phenomenon hit cell phones breaking all possible records. Call of Duty Mobile popularly known as “COD” is one of the trending Android games this year. It managed to translate very well the multiplayer experience from PC and console to its mobile version. Here, you have access to various modes of battle against other players, especially the highly acclaimed Battle Royale mode. If you want to play alone, the game also has an extremely fun zombie mode.
The game undergoes constant updates of content and events, keeping the experience very fresh. Definitely a must-have game for FPS fans.
2. PUBG Mobile
The mobile version of the famous PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a big challenge. Using virtually the same maps, weapons and game mechanics as your PC version, in PUBG Mobile you’ll participate in epic 100-player battles with different modes.
3. Free Fire Battlegrounds
The most popular Battle Royale for mobile devices is a good multiplayer challenge. Jump on an island with 50 players. Alone, in duo or in a team of 4 people, try to win each battle, surviving until the end. Use cool weapons like sniper rifles, automatic shotguns, vehicles and more while communicating in real time with your team. Show you are a warrior.
Minecraft is a hit even on cell phones. The phenomenon inspired the creation of numerous similar titles, becoming almost a new genre of games. In its Pocket version, Minecraft basically maintains all the features of the original version, with only a smaller world and a smaller amount of resources.
Minecraft Pocket Edition is a game for all audiences, appealing to younger players with its similarities to LEGO, as well as older players who want to create complex worlds.
5. Among Us
Even though it was released in 2018, Among Us exploded in 2020 and its success and popularity continues with everything in 2021. The game has very simple graphics and mechanics and focuses 100% on the social aspect, requiring players to interact with each other. For those who don’t know, in Among Us, 10 players gather as crew of a spaceship with the objective of carrying out repairs in several areas. However, one of the players is an imposter in charge of killing all the others undetected. This is where all the fun of the game is, as it’s up to players to defend themselves or accuse other players not to be expelled from the ship.
6. Pokemon GO
Another trending game is Pokémon GO. It is a revolutionary game that uses GPS and augmented reality to offer extremely original gameplay. Most of the game’s activities require you to leave the house and interact with other players, from catching Pokemon, battling in gyms, raids and even against Team Rocket! So far the game has more than 600 creatures for you to collect, evolve and strengthen, as well as numerous achievements, events, PvP battles and constant content updates.
7. League of Legends: Wild Rift
After so much waiting, Wild Rift arrived offering everything he promised. The mobile version of League of Legends has the same addictive factor that only Riot knows how to do and is very faithful to the original game while making perfect adaptations for mobile gameplay. Considering Riot’s ability to keep its games fresh, there’s no doubt that Wild Rift will dominate the mobile MOBA scene.
8. Saint Seiya Awakening: Knights of the Zodiac
Saint Seiya Awakening is a turn-based action strategy game based on the famous Knights of the Zodiac series. The game faithfully follows the story of several arcs in the cartoon and is perfect for anyone who is an anime fan. Here you have access to dozens and dozens of playable characters, each with their own characteristics that help make your team the way you want.
In addition to action and strategy, the game is extremely attractive for those who enjoy collecting games, as you will undoubtedly want to unlock all your favorite knights.
Gardenscapes is a game of the classic match 3 genre (in which you have to join three of the same pieces to destroy them) combined with simulator elements. Here, each puzzle game offers resources for you to manage your garden, whether repairing, decorating or improving every part of it. Eventually, an extra minigame appears between levels for you to complete and gain extra resources.
The game is very reminiscent of the Candy Crush phenomenon and has gained more and more fans with its simple and addictive gameplay, and has already gained an equally successful sequel called Homescapes.
10. GTA: San Andreas
One of Rockstar’s greatest phenoms, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas continues to rank among the trending games for Android with everything in its mobile version. With great graphics and gameplay faithful to the PC and console versions, the game is a delight for fans of the franchise who want to keep the action in the palm of their hand.
11. Brawl Stars
Brawl Stars is a battle royale but very different from the others. The game has simple minimalist graphics and matches take place between a few players and end in a very few minutes. Brawl Stars has more than 20 characters but the game receives constant content and balance updates. Undoubtedly it is one of the best games today and runs even on weaker devices.
12. The Room
Considered one of the best point-and-click puzzles for mobile phones, The Room is a mystery game in which you have to solve several original and very high quality puzzles. The game is aimed at those who like to spend a lot of time solving puzzles and is known for being very engaging and immersive. In addition, The Room’s graphics stand out from the vast majority of games in the genre.
13. Shadow Fight 3
Shadow Fight 3 is a little known fighting game that has great gameplay and graphics, interesting visual identity and charismatic characters. Unlike most fighting games for mobile phones, Shadow Fight 3 has several command buttons that allow a good variety of strikes, dodges, defenses, combos, etc, which gives the game a depth well above average. Throughout the game you unlock equipment such as weapons, armor and helmets to equip around 30 playable characters. All these make the game trend almost every month.
14. Plants vs Zombies 2
Another popular game that is trending now. Plants vs Zombies 2 is a gem of the tower defense genre . Your objective here is to stop a zombie invasion using cards that summon plants on the board. Each unit has its own characteristics and needs to be positioned with a lot of strategy. Likewise, your zombie opponents also have the most varied types and abilities, requiring you to adapt a lot to complete the levels. Without a doubt one of the most fun and captivating mobile games.
15. Coin Master
Coin Master is a simple and very addictive game in which you earn coins and other resources on a slot machine in order to attack other players’ villages. The more you attack, the more resources you gain to build and fortify your own village. To make it even more addictive, the game has cards to collect, scenarios to unlock and much more!
16. Injustice 2
Injustice 2 is a fighting game that brings together several characters from the DC universe. In all, there are more than 30 playable characters like Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Joker, Flash, Bane and many other famous ones. The game’s graphics are console-worthy and the gameplay is not lacking. In addition to the versus mode, the game has a very interesting story and a well-crafted progress system in which you’ll spend some time to unlock all the characters and their upgrades. Undoubtedly a great game for both multiplayer and single-player.
17. Don’t Starve: Pocket Edition
Don’t Starve is one of the most popular survival games on the market. In it, you wake up on an island where you can interact with just about anything, and your goal is just one: to survive. The game is marked by its high degree of difficulty, especially since the map is automatically generated in each new game. That is, you will never find the same things in the same places. Also, the number of possible combinations and utilities for each item is very large, so you will die many (MANY) times before you learn the right method of survival.
18. Candy Crush Saga Series
Candy Crush Saga is the biggest hit of the match-3 genre ever and one of the most successful games in history. With its addictive visuals and sound effects, the game has thousands and thousands of levels distributed among the various titles in the series. While the early stages are easy, over time you will find yourself taking weeks to get past a single stage. Patience and attention are mandatory virtues in this series!
The 4 games in the Candy Crush series are:
19. Arena of Valor
Another one of the great MOBAs available for Android, Arena of Valor has everything you can expect from a game like this. Here, you have access to different heroes and skills and must use a lot of strategy, game knowledge and, above all, teamwork to win the matches. For anyone who is a fan of the genre, Arena of Valor is a must-have mobile game.
20. Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links is the best card game of the famous anime available for Android. The game offers the classic and complete Yu-Gi-Oh! with an unprecedented diversity, as it has hundreds and hundreds of cards available, allowing you to customize your deck in ways never seen before. The game also receives constant content updates as more and more cards are added.
21. Clash Royale
Detonate each enemy’s turrets in a game of strategy, cards and defense – in real time, against real players. They are extreme combats that last for three super intense minutes. It is essential to manage your deck well, using the right cards against the right enemies. Clash Royale also has a huge community of players, which makes matches even cooler. Cool trending game you should try out.
22. Shadowgun Legends
Shadowgun Legends is a shooting game with many RPG elements. Although the single-player mode is very good, the real fun is in the multiplayer, both in PvP (player vs player) and cooperative mode. In the first one, the game offers 6 different modes for you to test your skills against other players. In coop, the game has a raid system in which you need to team up with other players to defeat unbeatable enemies in other ways.
23. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang
Mobile Legends is one of the most popular MOBAs in the world, especially in Brazil. With simple gameplay and average graphics compared to some competitors, the game is more accessible for novice gamers and more modest devices alike. The game has many heroes, several game modes, achievement system, skins and much more.
24. FIFA Football
Definitely the most popular football game for Android. FIFA Mobile has excellent graphics, flawless gameplay, great artificial intelligence and more content than any other game of its kind. FIFA has offline campaign, online leagues, PvP (player vs player), more than 550 teams, multiple modes and much more. All these and many other features makes it gamers favorite. No wonder it trends week in week out. You can also check Dream League Soccer as it’s another trending football game at the moment.
25. Need For Speed: Most Wanted
One of the great titles in the classic Need for Speed series, Most Wanted leaves nothing to be desired in its Android version. The game maintains every style already known by fans of the franchise and has very high quality graphics. In addition to the very extensive content of its own, the game also supports the use of mods that allow you to further customize your vehicles and the game in general.
26. Last Day on Earth: Survival
Last Day on Earth: Survival is a survival game where you have to resist zombie invasions. To do this, you’ll need to farm resources and craft tools to help build buildings, obstacles, supplies and more. Even with a common premise, the game stands out in the genre for its difficulty, as it requires a lot of strategy both in combat and in setting up your shelter.
This classic card game also exists on Android devices. With hundreds of different cards, heroes and a mechanic that is easy to learn, but takes a while to master, Hearthstone is a very cerebral game, in which the strongest cards don’t always win. Face real players and try to win, controlling your deck well and keeping your opponent in check.
28. 8 Ball Pool
8 Ball Pool is a virtual pool game that may seem simple at first, but has complex physics that can be explored in depth to make the most spectacular moves possible. Its main attraction is the betting system where players need to invest their game money to compete. The bigger the bet, the bigger the profit…and the loss. Dangerously addictive!
29. Lords Mobile
Become a powerful military strategist by creating, training and winning dozens of battles with your armies. Increase your kingdoms, your influence and your money, attacking enemy castles and conquering many territories. You can even use other strategies like trade or alliances with other kingdoms. A real adventure game that is trending now.
30. Tomb of the Mask
An extremely addictive game, Tomb of the Mask is a kind of puzzle version of Pacman. In it you control a little creature that needs to collect coins and reach the end of the dozens of levels in the game. Although it sounds simple, finding the correct route to the end of each level is a real challenge that will keep the most persistent players stuck for a while.
31. Asphalt 9
Asphalt 9 is a racing game with very good graphics, lots of content and great mechanics. The game is exclusively online as it has numerous weekly and monthly events, as well as PvP (player vs player), which keeps the game very varied. To date, the game contains over 50 cars to unlock (and upgrade) and over 800 events to participate in.
32. Clash of Clans
Clash of Clans puts you in the role of building and managing a village. The objective is to improve it as much as possible to resist attacks from other players, as well as to prepare your own army to attack the opposing villages. For this, you will need to know very well the characteristics of all buildings, units, items and spells in the game to know exactly how to use them in the best way. Another extremely addictive game.
33. Pocket Mortys
Pocket Mortys is a kind of Pokémon game, but instead of being a trainer of cute creatures, you control Rick and your fights are small Mortys of the most varied types. Among the options are Morty Mudinha, Morty Malvestido, Morty without eyes and much more. Battles follow the same Pokémon turn system and each Morty has specific characteristics. In addition to the campaign, the game also has a PvP where you can test your Mortys’ abilities against other Ricks’ Mortys. IT’S…
34. Teamfight Tactics
Teamfight Tactics is a major PC phenomenon within the Auto Chess genre. For those unfamiliar, the game puts you on a board on which you need to place pieces that are actually League of Legends heroes. The matches take place between several players at the same time and the one who assembles the best builds and has the best position wins. It’s a kind of strategy battle royale. Very interesting!
35. Motorsport Manager Mobile 3
Manage your racing team in a very realistic game, full of details. Define the strategy and the best method to win in the pit, train your drivers and follow the races in real time or through a multi camera system. React quickly to accidents or weather changes to win championships on the best tracks in the world.
36. Marvel Future Fight
Fight against villains with powerful Marvel superheroes. In this action-packed RPG you can use the powers of Thor, Spider-Man, Black Widow, Captain America and more. Create your own superhero team and face other teams against real players while completing different missions and unlocking secret content.
37. Summoners War
Become a Summoner in this multiplayer strategy RPG with intense challenges. To protect the kingdom, you will need to use spells and other tactics to control monsters that will aid your quest. Participate in different battles against real players, invest and manage the training of your monsters and try to make your guild grow.
38. Hitman Sniper
Eliminate targets with sniper rifles and rifles of various other models, fulfilling risky missions around the world with the legendary Agent 47. It’s important to find out who is the right target, or you won’t complete the mission. There are over 150 missions in 10 different contracts. Compare your score with other players around the world.
Trapped in a hideous house, all you think about is escape. But can you? A minimum of sound and Granny comes running to catch you. Get ready to be scared with this fun and mysterious horror game.
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This is our list of top trending games for Android this month in the year 2022.
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