We are addicted to technology and the advancements it has made when it comes to multiplayer games on mobile devices. The variables that mobile developers can’t control, yet still manage to achieve, including what connection is used, where a player is, and so on makes multiplayer game development a truly remarkable technical feat. We, therefore, decided to showcase the technological achievements in multiplayer mobile games by providing the best of the best in our list for 2018.
Best Multiplayer Online Battle Arena Game – Vain Glory
VainGlory, voted as one of the best mobile multiplayer experiences by IGN, is a phenomenal strategy game allowing players to enjoy various battles against other players using a mix of technology and magic. Players can indulge in 3c3 matches to eventually destroy the Vain Crystal and get awarded with their ability and fighting skills to work together as a team. Vain Glory has also managed to become a popular eSports tournament called VainGlory League.
Best MMORPG Mobile Game – Arcane Legend
This game can be considered the introduction game to the MMORPG world. Specifically designed for young players and newcomers, the game offers a simplistic levelling system which means gamers won’t be required to map out a certain class with their game characters. Players can choose from three classes, including sorcerer, rogue, or warrior. Players will also receive their own unique pets that assist with additional perks and keeping you happy.
Best Multiplayer Racing Game – Riptide GP
Riptide GP offers amazing settings, gorgeous graphics, realistic animations, and a wide range of different vehicle customization options and race courses. Combine this with four players local and 8 player online multiplayer modes and you’ve got yourself a truly competitive and extraordinary racing game that is free to play on both iOS and Android devices.
Best Card/Turn Based Mobile Multiplayer Game – Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Hearthstone is essentially a world-renowned online card duelling game where players will be required to build a deck of fearsome monsters and utilize them to fight against the clock and other online players. Developed by Blizzard, the only development company boasted that Hearthstone reached more than 50 million players in 2016, making it one of the most incredible card duelling games in the world.
Best Mobile RPG Multiplayer Game – Monster Hunter Freedom Unite
Developed by Capcom, the Monster Hunter franchise is a series of role-playing, fantasy-themed video games that began on the PlayStation 2 platform with the original Monster Hunter video game. As the name suggests, players become a hunter in a massive fantasy world and will need to complete various tasks and quests by hunting down specific monsters to either capture or kill. The series managed to branch out into portable PlayStation games and a popular online game in the RPG genre.
Freedom Unite was initially released in 2008 but also surfaced on the Apple App Store in 2014. Featuring more than 700 hours of intense gameplay, gamers can join up to 4 other players to enjoy a vast selection of quests together.