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Garena Free Fire Max beats BGMI! Bags Google Play users' choice India award

Garena Free Fire Max wins the Google Play Game of 2021 Users' Choice award, while BGMI impresses critics as the best game on Android in India in 2021. 

By: AMRITANSHU MUKHERJEE
Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 22:17 IST
Best of Google Play 2021 awards: Along with Battlegrounds Mobile India, Google also picked up MARVEL Future Revolution, Pokemon Unite, Summoners War: Lost Centuria, and Suspects Mystery mansion.
Best of Google Play 2021 awards: Along with Battlegrounds Mobile India, Google also picked up MARVEL Future Revolution, Pokemon Unite, Summoners War: Lost Centuria, and Suspects Mystery mansion.

Garena Free Fire Max beats BGMI! The Google Play's Best of 2021 winners have been announced and under the gaming section, it is Garena Free Fire Max that takes away the trophy for the Users' Choice award. Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), on the other hand, is woos critics and wins the Best Game of 2021 India. 

Along with games, Google has also revealed the awards and top selections in other categories. Clubhouse won the Users' choice app of 2020 in India whereas “BitClass: Learn Anything. Live. Together!” wins the critics award for the best app of 2021 in India.

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Best of Google Play winners and top options revealed

Google has also highlighted a couple of top competitive games that we saw in 2021. Along with Battlegrounds Mobile India, Google also picked up MARVEL Future Revolution, Pokemon Unite, Summoners War: Lost Centuria, and Suspects Mystery mansion. 

NieR Reincarnation was among the top game changer titles in Google Play while Crash Bandicoot: On The Run! was among the Best pickup and play titles. Top Indie Games from this year included DeLight: The Journey Home, Huntdown, My Friend Pedro, Ronin: The Last Samurai, and Bird Alone.

On the app side, Google's top picks for Best Apps for Fun included:

- FrontRow: Learn Singing, Music, Rap, Comedy & More

- Clubhouse: The Social Audio App

- Hotstep

The Best Apps for Everyday Essentials include

- Sortizy - Recipes, Meal Planner & Grocery Lists

- SARVA - Yoga & Meditation

- Guardians from Truecaller

Google also selected these apps as Best Apps for Personal Growth.

- Bitclass: Learn Anything. Live. Together!

- EMBIBE: Learning Outcomes App

- Evolve Mental Health: Meditations, Self-Care & CBT

The Best Hidden Gems category includes

- Jumping Minds - Talk & Feel Better

- Learn Product Management & Marketing Skills @ FWD

- Moonbeam I Podcast Discovery

Finally, the category for Best Apps for Good includes 

- Evergreen Club - Health, Fitness, Fun & Learning

- being: your mental health friend

- Speechify - text to speech tts

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