Nowadays everyone has a smartphone in their hand and India is the second largest mobile phone user in the world with 1,162,470,432 users. Also Android dominates with 82.18% market share in the mobile operating platform. These kinds of numbers open the gate for many developers to create something great. As with the growth of smartphone, the mobile gaming industry is also growing very fast with 40.6 Billion revenue worldwide in 2017. Also if you have a better mobile hardware then why not use it. Right! There are a lot of great games coming from the great title developers like Ubisoft, Telltale Games, and Niantic Labs. We have shortlisted some of the most interesting ones from all the upcoming Android games. Let’s check out our Top 10 list of upcoming android games in 2018.
10. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: Battlefield
After becoming a massive hit on gaming console PS4 and Xbox One PPlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is all set to launch its popular game called PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: Battlefield. Games concept somewhat a little similar to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: Army Attack which is also developed by same Tencent Timi. But this is bigger and advance. The adoption from console to the mobile platform is quite amazing and the touch controls are also nicely present to users. It is a Player Versus Player(PvP) game in which 100 players drop into a sprawling map where player flights in a battle royal.
You need to jump out of the airplane and open your parachute as per your desired location in which area you want to land. Survival is the key. There is no gear provided at the starting of the game. Once you land, you need to search for buildings and other sites to look for weapons, vehicles, armor and other equipment. You can also acquire gears for other players who are killed.
As you proceed in the game, the playable will get shrink down towards random location. If you are outside the safe area you will face consequences of that and eliminated from the game. Players will get notified few minutes so that they can relocate to the safer area. The player or team remains in the last wins the match. You’ll also get rewarded by game-currency depends on how many players you have killed. You can purchase crates which help to customize your character.
9. Black Desert Mobile
Black Desert is a role-playing action game developed by Pearls Abyss Korean. It becomes very popular when it hits the market. Initially, it was available for the gaming consoles only and now they are all set to launch their mobile version. As expected from these kinds of ancient games graphics are very unique and the gameplay doesn’t let you go to do any other work, in short, it’s addictive and gameplay becomes more interesting as you grow in the game.
Storyline of revolves around two rival nations the Republic of Calpheon and the Kingdom of Valencia. Both the nations are very different from each other. Calpheon is very materialistic on the other hand Valencia is very spiritual. All the scene starts when Valencia merchants start to spread to the black plague which results in the death of many peoples and one who doesn’t die got expelled due to paranoia.
Then the other three regions alliance and starts for war. During this war, Mediah was making a profit by harvesting black stone and trades with everyone. After sometime everyone realizes the worth of the black stone and starts looking for that. There were many quests and number of enemies to fight with as the game progress. There are 5 characters, 7 battle modes and various lifestyle activities in the game.
8. Tom Clancy’s ShadowBreak
If you are a person who likes shooting games more especially sniper shooter then this game is made for you. Tom Clancy an American author who developed many video games under by publishing of Ubisoft brings Tom Clancy’s ShadowBreak for the mobile platform. Looking at the previous games from Tom. You can say this is next level by looking at the graphics and gameplay.
You are going to be a tactical commander and assemble for a specialist team to take down all the enemies and destroy their base. This is a Player versus Player game that means you’ll be going to join other players around the globe. Before getting into the missions there is training mode in the beginning. You need to choose your country region, your gender, and your character. The training center is located at Fort Storm, ShadowBreaks base operations in the North Sea, off the coast of Scotland.
And the main thing is your squad is your strongest weapon and made up of units which you unlock and collect throughout the game in form of cards. Developers worked very hard to make graphics to look more realistic in which real-world armory like SVDM, M24, P308, M10, and more are used.
7. DC Unchained
DC Unchained is mainly developed for the DC fans developed by 4:33 Creative Lab South Korean in partnership with Warner Bros. As we all know DC and Marvel’s rivalry. This game is going to stand against Marvel Future Fight. The game is based on free-to-play business. There is app-in purchase is also available to upgrade your characters and their weapons through cards. Games graphics are also very decent from its 2D illustration to the 3D characters and the environments. Being a server-based game (yes you can connect to online to play this game) it runs very fast despite few frame rate drops.
There is the number of game modes and the most interesting one is story mode where you play the game through the life of the characters. You can choose from various justice league characters like Superman, Batman, Wonder women and others. You’ll visit various fictional locations of DC comics like Gotham City and Metropolis where you find your opponents and fight to take them down. In story mode, you’ll also find super villains like Joker, Harley Quinn, Catwoman, or Lex Luthor. As this a PvP game, you can create your own dream team to fight with others online.
If you are a fan of the classic fighting game then you must have heard of most successful fighting game franchise Tekken. Originally it was developed and published by Namco in December 1994 and later by Bandai Namco Entertainment. Tekken was the first fighting game to have 3D animations. There are several sequels released of Tekken series. And also 3 movies and other media also adopted the storyline of Tekken. After becoming the massive hit on gaming consoles now they launched the mobile version of the game. But to play this game on your smartphone you need some minimum specifications like Exynos 8890/Snapdragon 820 chipsets or higher and minimum 2 GB of Ram.
Mainly the strong moves around Mishima who was the king of iron fist tournament throws his son Kazuya Mishima from a cliff when he was five years old. King thought his son died but Kazuya survived. That fall nearly killed him but through the influence of the Devil Gene, he survived. He recovered slowly and prepared himself to take swore revenge on his father who is the king of the iron fist tournament.
Games go through various battles with their enemies through a map-based campaign. This is also a PvP, there is a Dojo Challenge in which you can create your own team. And fight with other communities online around the globe.
5. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
You must remember one of the most viral mobile game of last year which Pokemon Go. The developer of that game brings an exciting game based on the most popular Harry Potter series. As with the Pokemon Go, which is also going to be based on Augmented Reality. For that, they are working in partnership with Warner Bros, Interactive Entertainment. There is no launch date announced. But you can sign up to be first to get notified and it is excepted to become smash hit.
As everyone knows Harry Potter is all about magic. With this game move around the cities to find the various treasures and secrets. You also going to learn spells which are going to help you to fight with the various powerful enemies. You can also team up with your other friends online. There is no much details are released at this point.
4. GRID: Autosport
One of the most popular racing game maker TOCA brings its 9th game in the series called GRID Autosport developed and published by Codemasters. The game is already available for various gaming platforms like Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Linux, iOS, and macOS. And now they are launching its Android version. If you like playing racing games you are going to love this one. As this version of the GRID is more like authentic real racing experience, controls are more mature than before and the graphics of the game is top notch.
In this players act as a professional racer and build their own racing career. There are several game modes to choose from. The most interesting one is a single player career mode. In which player can build its own team and also get sponsors on board. The team will help to improve the performance of the car by updating, how parts are working and about the damages which are required to change. There are various racing discipline categories like Touring, Endurance, Open Wheel, Tuner, and Street which player can choose while starting in career mode.
Each event has different cars and race types. As you grow in the game many other events also get activated like standard races, time attack events, drift events, time trials, drag and point-to-point sprint races. There is a Custom Cup mode in which player can choose to participate in special event racers like a checkpoint, eliminator, and demolition derby. You can also earn experience points i.e, XP from which you can feature customize your car as per your need.
3. Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition Preview
You must have heard about one of the most popular game franchise Final Fantasy. Earlier they released their XV edition to the gaming consoles with the continuation of the previous version. Now they are also launching the same game on the mobile platform as Pocket Edition Preview. Square Enix who is a Japanese video game developer and publisher said this is all new adventure that retells the beloved story of Final Fantasy XV. New graphics design is adopted in the game this time which more into cuter and adorable side. They tried to give you so much of playing in console experience with same mechanics as like the console version with touch controls.
The story follows as the continuation of the previous version where there was a huge fight between two the nations i.e, Lucis and Niflheim. After years of fighting, they decide to settle to an agreement. As per the agreement and to establish the symbol for peace between two nations. They decide that the prince of Lucis will marry Lady Lunafreya of Tenebrae.
You were playing as the prince of Lucis who starts his journey with his friends to reach his wedding on the eve of the signing ceremony. The game follows with the whole journey and many hurdles like fighting with the various powerful enemies and more. The whole game is consist of 10 chapters. The first chapter is Departure where they brought the car of King Regis and starts their journey. All the chapters need to purchase if you want to play feature.
2. The Walking Dead: The Final Season
The extremely popular episodic adventure game The Walking Dead now coming in fourth and the final season developed and published by Telltale Games. The game is based on The Walking Dead comic book series and first released in April 2012. Games precious versions are available across all the gaming platforms. The whole series is focused on the character Clementine a young girl and Lee Everett who found her after the zombies destroyed the city. This fourth season the continuation of the series. Games whole storyline is based on how you interact with the other characters in the game and survive throughout that world full of zombies. This game series deserves to be in the list of upcoming Android games.
There are not many details released so far about the fourth season but it must be the continuation of the third season which was A New frontier where Clementine moves around the city, faces various difficulties to find Alvin Jr. a.k.a AJ. The story revolves around what she does when she finds out AJ. There are reports that this time developers are also giving options in which you can make your own decisions to shape Clementine’s future and in whom she wants to be with.
1. PayDay: Crime War
This is on top of our upcoming Android games. It is One of the most popular first-person shooting game in PC’s and consoles developed by Overkill Software are now going to release its Android version as well. It is a multiplayer, PvP team game. So, you can connect with your friends online to play against each other. Their mobile version of PayDay: Crime War is as good as console’s version from graphics to controllers everything.
It’s a very simple but it still a very interesting game to play. In this PayDay: Crime War the fight is against the robbers and the SWAT. You’ll form your team and choose the feature you want to play as robbers or SWAT. Robbery team tries to rob a bank and the SWAT will try to prevent the crime. You can select up to 8 players on your team which can take their position in different locations to take down others. You’ll find various new weapons and abilities as you progress in the game.
So, what do you think of these Upcoming Android Games? Are they exciting enough to wait for? Let’s now in the comment below. For now, these are the Top 10 Upcoming Android Games. And surely a lot of more games which are going update. So, stay tuned for the future articles. Let’s us know how you liked our article. Your feedback is valuable to us.
Also, read: Top 10 Best Selling Video Games Of All Time 2018