Apple announced best App Store games in 2020. This year, the company chose the titles notable for their positive cultural impact, helpfulness, and importance.
“Vast fantasy worlds in games like Genshin Impact, Legends of Runeterra, Disco Elysium, Dandara Trials of Fear, and Apple Arcade’s Sneaky Sasquatch delivered a great escape,” Apple blog reads.
Best Games of 2020
iPhone Game of the Year
Genshin Impact a free-to-play action role-playing game developed by miHoYo.
The title has also been named the game of the year by Google. Since its release on September 28, the title has generated $393 million in revenue across the App Store and Google Play. On average, the title is bringing in $6 million a day on mobile. This is exluding China’s third-party Android stores.
iPad Game of the Year
Legends of Runeterra is a free-to-play digital collectible card game developed and published by Riot Games.
Legends of Runeterra
Mac Game of the Year
Disco Elysium is a role-playing video game developed and published by ZA/UM. Players taking the role of an amnesic detective who has been charged with solving a murder mystery.
Apple TV Game of the Year
Dandara Trials of Fear is a 2D platformer and Metroidvania game developed by Brazilian studio Long Hat House and published by Raw Fury.
Dandara Trials of Fear
Apple Arcade Game of the Year
Sneaky Sasquatch is a game about a Sasquatch sneaking around campsites developed by Canadian studio RAC7.
Gaming Trend of 2020
Separately, Pokémon GO was recognized for the way it reinvented their popular outdoor gameplay with at-home experiences.