Top 13 Mobile Games Trending on iOS & Android in 2022
Mobile gaming industry is ever evolving and always improving for both Apple’s iOS and Google Android platforms. With the release of more and more games, it seems the year 2022 will be promising as we’re expecting to see some amazing titles being added to the list such as League of Legends: Wild Rift, Catalyst Black, Diablo Immortal, Castlevania: Moonlight Rhapsody, Warhammer: Odyssey, Pokémon, Witcher: Monster Slayer and many more. Without keeping you wait, let’s have a look at the coolest games to include in your must-play list for 2022.
1- Dragon Quest Tact
A strategy, role-playing-game (RPG) that lets you team up with monsters from the previous classic series, Dragon Quest Tact is among the leading mobile games. While playing, you can customize, expand and train your crew as you progress ahead. For absolute ‘Gacha’ fans and those who previously loved Dragon Quest, this is a must-play game in 2022.
2- Castlevania: Moonlight Rhapsody
The title speaks for itself; ever since its first release way back in 1986, Castlevania has come a long way in the gaming industry being everyone’s favourite. And with the brand-new mobile instalment known as Castlevania: Moonlight Rhapsody, the Gothic-adventure series takes a darker tone while raising excitement for everyone. Chinese market however released the app and the game is likely to move to the west soon so we’re quite excited to play it in 2022.
3- Catalyst Black
Following the huge success of MOBAs, the developer Super Evil Megacorp is all set to storm the mobile gaming industry once again with Catalyst Black; an all-new shooter game that has always been everyone’s favourite.
4- Crash Bandicoot: On the Run
A mobile version of the most cherished series with the feel of the 90s, Crash Bandicoot: On the Run is among the highly anticipated games of 2022. Enter the world of your favourite bandicoot; take the sliding, spinning and leaping challenges across familiar locations, taken from the long-remembered series. If you aren’t playing the classic Crash gameplay, try expanding Coco’s Base.
5- Diablo Immortal
The events in this particular game development bridges Diablo II and III with the visualisation matching closely to the third-version! Diablo Immortal is an exclusive and welcomed series in mobile gaming letting familiar players feel right at home. That said, the Diablo Immortal isn’t a rough-cut version of III but a complete role-playing game taking place in the online world. Bring new friends to join the adventure or make new ones easily as you play and progress.
6- Farlight 84
Adding to the vast category of battle royale mobile games is Farlight 84 which did its best to take things up a bit. Savvy gamers even regarded the game being highly influenced by Fortnite, playing the game will give you a detailed insight and complete control on the heroes with their unique abilities. Graphics, elements, weaponry, vehicles and almost everything in the game features a post-apocalyptic world so get ready to see some cool combination between Brawl Stars, Fortnite and Borderlands. Still, it’s an absolute must-have in mobile gaming for 2022.
7- League of Legends: Wild Rift
Although expected from quite a while, League of Legends: Wild Rift is finally ready to debut in 2022 for mobile exclusive gaming. Perhaps one of the best and most innovative steps taken by the developers is designing the game from ground-up just for the mobile touchscreens. Already available in selected countries, the worldwide release is expected soon which makes it yet another amazing addition to the mobile gaming.
8- NIER: Reincarnation
From the famous NIER series comes another exciting release titled as NIER: Reincarnation which let players explore the lead female character’s past memories in the world known as ‘Cage’. The player will progress by unlocking the memory mystery; defeat the foes by selecting from various weapons. The ‘Gacha’ game system further lets you unlock different characters to choose and play with.
9- Pokémon Unite
Ever since Pokémon’s first MOBA revelation back in June, there was a long hush until now! Adding a flair of creativity, fun, excitement and innovation, Pokémon Unite is sure to excite fans being a definite addition to their most preferred mobile games of 2022. For maximum convenience, the game offers cross-platform support between mobile and Nintendo: Switch whereas the theme is typically that of battle, win and progress.
10- The Witcher: Monster Slayer
Location-based, explore and conquer themed games are mostly considered old-school however, the AR tech in game development surely brought a remarkable change; adding more depth and reality. The Witcher: Monster Slayer taps into the typical combat system and emulated elements from the original game series. After the super exciting television season, fans are surely excited for the game release which is expected in 2022 whereas selected players in New Zealand even got a chance to try out the game.
11- Call of Duty: Mobile
Selected as one of the best mobile games for Android in 2019, Call of Duty’s newest addition “Call of Duty: Mobile” also became popular to the extreme while carrying a much higher rating which makes it a must-have in the list of 2022 mobile games. Available in both normal FPS online and PvP mode, the game takes excitement to the new level with a 100-player battle arena which closely matches the combat style and theme of yet another mega-hit game PUBG: Mobile. Then there’s also the regular critical ops/modern combat mission letting players do a whole lot of surprising stuff.
12- Genshin Impact
An action-packed, role playing game (RPG) carrying the typical ‘Gacha’ theme with remarkable visual graphics and gameplay; Genshin Impact feels more like Zelda: Breath of the Wild. As you move ahead in the game, the typical Gacha system lets you pick new characters but gameplay mechanics, visual elements and creative innovation opens up remarkable possibilities in the mobile game genre.
13- GRID Autosport
Since its launch in 2019, the GRID Autosport immediately won the title of best Android racing game following the likes of The Riptide GP and Asphalt. The game is available to purchase from Google Play Store for more or less $10, the premium version comes ad-free and without any in-app purchases. The excellent graphics, controls, hardware support and super amazing content, the user-experience; all received positive response from mass audience and gamers across the world which surely makes GRID Autosport as a must-have game in 2022.
The list of trending mobile games is endless and since we’ve only stepped in 2022, there’s more to come than meets the eye! But for now, download your favourite game from the given list and enjoy.