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The country has been led to a lockdown situation for 21 days due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. As a result, people are advised to stay at home and only move out for important tasks such as getting essential survival items. That being said, staying at home could breed boredom in our daily lives, and one cannot just follow the ‘Eat. Sleep. Repeat’ command every day. This could possibly become a monotonous and tedious thing to do, but thanks to our smartphones that have become a great tool for entertainment. To ignite this leisure mode, we have put together a list of the most popular online multiplayer games available on mobile devices that you can play with your friends and family in a virtual universe.
List of Top 7 Online Multiplayer Games To Play With Friends
1. PUBG Mobile – Available on Android and iOS for free
The immensely popular multiplayer game, PUBG Mobile tops our list and is among the best games to try if you want to spend some digital time with your friends and family. The online game offers several game modes including Battle Royale, Team Deathmatch, Payload mode etc. PUBG Mobile also brings an in-game chat feature allowing players to interact with teammates during gameplay.
Though the game requires high-end hardware specifications, there’s a Lite version of the game also available on the Google Play Store which is specifically designed for low-end devices.
2. Call of Duty: Mobile – Available on Android and iOS for free
One of the most popular games from Activision Studio, Call of Duty: Mobile offers different game modes and maps to choose from. The game has been co-developed by Tencent Games, which is also a developer of PUBG Mobile. Call of Duty Mobile also features similar game dynamics and responsive controls as PUBG, including the in-game chat feature to communicate with teammates.
Fortnite is initially the first mobile game to bring the concept of battle royale amongst the masses. The best part of the Epic Games’ creation is that the game supports cross-platform gameplay allowing players from mobile, console, and PC to join in a single team to play together. Fortnite, too, is a high-end game offering alluring graphics and touch-optimized controls.
4. Clash of Clans
Clash of Clans is one of the most popular strategy games available on the app stores. The game offers a third-person perspective in which players come together to create or join a clan and play. The concept of the game revolves around building village, raising a clan, and fight to defend the village. The recent update on Clash of Clans brings to the game a bunch of new features like Town Hall 13, heroes and more.
5. Ludo King
The traditional board game was nominated as one of the best games of 2019 but lost the title to Call of Duty Mobile. Not to mention, Ludo King still holds its popularity intact with more than 300 million downloads on the Google Play Store. The game is available across platforms such as Android, iOS, and PC as it supports cross-platform multiplayer gaming.
6. 8 Ball Pool
Rated as the number 1 free-to-play multiplayer pool game on mobile devices, 8 Ball Pool supports 1-on-1 multiplayer game mode and offers easy-to-use touch controls. You can use earned coins to unlock attractive cues, tables and more. The game offers different modes such as 9 Ball, Minigames, and more.
7. Word With Friends 2
This fun-to-play game challenges your brain and boosts your word skills with personal challenges as well as exciting social play. Words with Friends 2 is one of the best word puzzle multiplayer games available on mobiles devices. The game offers a plethora of attractive themes and fictional characters to challenge in a solo strategy if you’re not playing the multiplayer mode.
So, that’s our list of the best online multiplayer games that can relieve you of your boredom and help you connect more with friends and family in a virtual gaming world. Do tell us which of the above games is your favourite one!
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