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Apple Announces List of Most Downloaded Apps and Games of 2021

After reading this, you will feel powerful! I betcha!

On a fine Thursday, 2nd December 2021, Apple gave us the names of ”Most Downloaded” Apps and Games of 2021.

Can’t say we weren’t waiting for it but yeah, the list is finally here. All apps spread through all Apple devices which includes Mac, Apple Watch, iPad, iPhone, etc.

Also, you won’t be shocked if you know the name of the most popular free iPhone application in the US. A big round of applause for TikTok, which takes home the trophy for being categorized in 2021.

On the contrary, coming to ”paid” apps, Procreate, made it to the top spot. Well, I kinda knew it but hey, I don’t want credits. 

AND OH MY GOD would you want to guess our top ranker? I sorta knew this too.

Among Us, ladies, and gentlemen and then coming to ”paid’ games, it was Minecraft!

You aren’t tired, are you? Let’s roll then.

Best Games and Apps of 2021 – Apple’s Announcement!

Moreover, the App Store Award winners’ names were also out.

Toca Life World, from Toca Boca, won iPhone App of the Year. and League of Legends: Wild Rift, from Riot Games bagged the iPhone Game of the Year award.

If you look at the winners, they are all new entries in the Apple App world. However, they have showcased their excellence in presenting the apps most creatively.

Things were different for ”Toca Life World” though. Toca Boca, the developer of the applications in March celebrated its tenth anniversary. The game now reaches out to 40 kids.

Apple has also praised the application stating “masterfully iterating on the art of play and self-expression for kids.”

Let’s rush to the full list of Apple’s Apps and Games for 2021

Best iPhone Apps 2021

Divided gracefully into categories, here we go.

Top Free iPhone Apps

Here are the top 10.

  1. TikTok
  2. YouTube: Watch, Listen, Stream
  3. Instagram
  4. Snapchat
  5. Facebook
  6. Messenger
  7. Google Maps
  8. Gmail – Email by Google
  9. ZOOM Cloud Meetings
  10. Amazon Shopping

Top Paid iPhone Apps

Below are the top 10.

  1. Procreate Pocket
  2. HotSchedules
  3. The Wonder Weeks
  4. TouchRetouch
  5. Facetune
  6. Shadowrocket
  7. 75 Hard
  8. Dark Sky Weather
  9. Autosleep Track Sleep on Watch
  10. SkyView®

Best iPhone Games 2021

Divided into free and paid games.

Top Free iPhone Games

Here you go!

  1. Among Us!
  2. Roblox
  3. Project Makeover
  4. Call of Duty®: Mobile
  5. Subway Surfers
  6. High Heels!
  7. Magic Tiles 3: Piano Game
  8. Water Sort Puzzle
  9. Shortcut Run
  10. Bridge Race

Top Paid iPhone Games

Here you go!

  1. Minecraft
  2. Heads Up!
  3. Bloons TD 6
  4. Monopoly
  5. Geometry Dash
  6. My Child Lebensborn
  7. Plague Inc.
  8. True Skate
  9. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  10. Incredibox

Best iPad Apps 2021

Top Free iPhone Apps

Here you go!

  1. YouTube: Watch, Listen, Stream
  2. ZOOM Cloud Meetings
  3. Disney+
  4. Netflix
  5. TikTok
  6. Google Chrome
  7. HBO Max: Stream TV & Movies
  8. Hulu: Watch TV series & movies
  9. Amazon Prime Video
  10. Gmail — Email by Google

Top Paid iPhone Apps

Here you go!

  1. Procreate
  2. GoodNotes 5
  3. Notability
  4. Duet Display
  5. Toca Kitchen 2
  6. Toca Life: Hospital
  7. LumaFusion
  8. Shadowrocket
  9. Affinity Designer
  10. Toca Life: Vacation

Best iPad Games 2021

Top Free iPad Games

Here you go!

  1. Among Us!
  2. Roblox
  3. Project Makeover
  4. Phone Case DIY
  5. Subway Surfers
  6. Hair Challenge
  7. Magic Tiles 3: Piano Game
  8. Tiles Hop – EDM Rush
  9. Blob Runner 3D
  10. Bridge Race

Top Paid iPad Games

Here you go!

  1. Minecraft
  2. Bloons TD 6
  3. Geometry Dash
  4. Monopoly
  5. Five Nights at Freddy’s
  6. Stardew Valley
  7. Plague Inc.
  8. Human: Fall Flat
  9. Ultimate Custom Night
  10. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Top Apple Arcade Games

Here are the top 10.

  1. The Oregon Trail
  2. NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition
  3. Sneaky Sasquatch
  4. Sonic Racing
  5. SpongeBob: Patty Pursuit
  6. Skate City
  7. PAC-MAN Party Royale
  8. Cut the Rope Remastered
  9. Hot Lava
  10. Angry Birds Reloaded

There you go! Do let us know what you think about the list.

Arpita Roy
Arpita Roy is an Engineer, Bibliophile, and Writer by heart with 5+ Years of experience in the content writing industry. Over her tenure, she has written 2000+ blogs, even more. She also claims to be a lifelong learner and uses her curiosity to blend and express in her writing. You can get her on Twitter @royarpita09.


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