Google had selected the best apps and games on Google Play over the past year. The winners deliver wonderful experiences to users and have a positive impact in their communities. There are total 9 categories, including standout well-being app, Best social impact, Standout startup, and so on. Let’s see and congrats the winners of 2018 Google Play Awards!
Standout well-being app
Simple Habit by Simple Habit, Inc.
Apps empowering people to live the best version of their lives.
Best Accessibility Experience
Be My Eyes by Be My Eyes
Apps enabling device interaction that serves people with disabilities or special needs.
Best Social Impact
Khan Academy by Khan Academy
Apps which create a positive impact in communities around the world (focused on health, education, crisis response, refugees, financial health and fundraising functions).
Old Man’s Journey by Broken Rules Interactive Media GmbH
Games from indie developers that focus on artistic design, gameplay mechanics and overall polish.
Best Community Building Game
Episode by Pocket Gems
Games built to connect gamers, encouraging social interaction and community building.
Best AR or VR Experience
BBC Earth: Life in VR by BBC Worldwide (Ltd) :
Apps offering highly engaging and immersive experiences with optimal use of ARCore or Daydream UI.
Standout Build for Billions Experience
Flipkart by Flipkart
Apps or games with optimized performance, localization and culturalization for emerging markets.
Canva by Canva
Apps from new developers that offer a unique experience while achieving strong organic install growth.
Best Breakthrough Hit
Empires & Puzzles by Small Giant Games :
New apps or games with excellent overall design, user experience, engagement and retention, and strong organic install growth.