Apple just revealed its best apps and games on the App Store for the year 2020. Top winners include Disney Plus, ZOOM, and Wakeout!
According to 9to5Mac, the California tech giant announced its traditional App Store Best awards for 2020. At every year’s end, it recognizes top-rated apps and games for iPad, Apple TV, Mac, Apple Watch, and of course, the iPhone series.
This time, there were many contenders when it comes to quality, entertainment value, and usefulness. However, some of them actually turned into the most used apps in the last five to eight months.
2020 App Store Best award winners
Talking about the final results, then Disney Plus, Wakeout!, ZOOM, and Fantastical were among the highlighted ones. However, many other apps shined this year. And the company even acknowledged them in various important sections during the awards’ announcement.
Best apps of 2020
In a year unlike any other, developers have amazed us with new ways to keep us connected, entertained, active and healthy. Congratulations to the incredible app and game creators behind the @AppStore Best of 2020! https://t.co/duY64VGtmw pic.twitter.com/b98OkoGYXa
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) December 2, 2020
Apple declared Wakeout! as the iPhone app of the year, which is developed by Andres Canella. It works towards making the users more active, suggesting a lot of fast and light exercises.
On the other hand, Zoom was declared the iPad app of 2020. And that was obvious as well since it allows a lot of important meetings across the globe. Especially amid a pandemic, it really helped the students to take online classes in many countries.
Fantastical, developed by Flexibits, won the Mac app of the year award, available on the App Store. It’s basically an alternative for Calendar for those who use Mac computers.
Best games of 2020
Genshin Impact won the iPhone game of the year award. And Legends of Runeterra (Riot Games) took home the title of best iPad game.
Disco Elysium won the award for best game of the year for Mac. It was chosen based on the apps only available for the Mac App Store. And Dandara Trials of Fear was declared the best game for Apple TV in 2020. A Brazilian studio develops the 2D title.
Interestingly, the company also announced the best game for its subscription-based service, Apple Arcade. Sneaky Sasquatch won the award in this category.
All the winning developers of the above-mentioned apps and games will be given an aluminum App Store icon. Their names will be engraved on the other side of it.
After all these announcements, the California tech giant shared some great new apps available on the App Store. These include Shine, Explain Everything Whiteboard, Caribu, Pokémon GO, and ShareTheMeal.
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