Android gaming has been on the rise, with devices featuring heavy-duty processors and great GPUs. While single-player campaign modes are a lot of fun, what’s truly amazing is multiplayer gaming on Android smartphones. Be it with your friends or against the world, multiplayer gaming gives you a much better experience of gaming. But with so many options to choose from, which game should you pick? Well, fret not, as we are here to help. We have the best selection of online multiplayer games for Android in 2021. So on that note, let’s go ahead and discover the 38 best multiplayer games for Android.
Top Multiplayer Games for Android are
- Among Us
After the release of Among Us, it seems the golden period of Android gaming has truly arrived. One of the highest played games this quarter, it has surpassed Fall Guys and is topping charts across the world. It’s an online multiplayer game with a unique social deduction theme. By the way, the game can also be played over local WiFi with 4 to 10 players.
Coming to the gaming theme, here you prepare your spaceship for departure along with other teammates, but bear in mind, there is an impostor in your team who wants to kill everyone. The impostor blends in with the rest of the crewmates to build trust, but soon chaos ensues as you find dead bodies of one of your teammates.
2. Asphalt 9: Legends
Asphalt 9: Legends is the latest game in Gameloft’s popular arcade racing franchise. It plays very much like older iterations. You unlock various cars, race against AI or human players, and compete in various types of events. The online multiplayer is above average. Matches are generally quick and you can race with any of your vehicles. The non-PvP content is vast. You can spend a lot of time playing this game before you reach the end. Plus, the graphics are actually pretty good and the mechanics are simple. Some complain that the mechanics are a little too simple, but this is an arcade game. Asphalt 8: Airborne and Asphalt Xtreme are also excellent arcade racing choices from Gameloft.
3. PUBG Mobile
PUBG Mobile is undoubtedly one of the best online multiplayer Android games. Despite its ban in India, the game remains popular in various regions around the world. As for Indian users, you can find the best PUBG alternatives from our list.
Coming to the game, it’s a battle royale game where 100 players drop down on an island to gather weapons, and fight to become the last man (or squad) standing.
4. Crossy Road
Crossy Road is an arcade platformer. Your goal is to cross various roads and streams without dying. Your goal is to make it as long as possible. It features a variety of playable characters and a local multiplayer mode. You and your friends can connect to a WiFi network and then play together in a created game. It supports two to four players. It’s not the most robust multiplayer ever. However, it is family friendly and a fun way to kill some time. It’s definitely one of the better local multiplayer games.
5. Legends of Runeterra
Legends of Runeterra is one of the newer Android multiplayer games. It’s a PvP style game with elements of dueling, card collecting, and auto battling. Players unlock cards, build decks, assign champions, and duke it out between one another. There are 24 champions and a bunch of cards. Additionally, the challenging but fun game play gives you ample opportunity to outwit your opponents. It’s F2P (free to play) friendly so you don’t have to spend money to have a good time. This game replaced Hearthstone on this list, but Hearthstone is still an excellent choice in this genre as well.