Mobile gaming is a phenomenon that everyone saw coming. While there’s an awful lot of junk posted on those digital storefronts, there’s also a lot of innovation to be had. And some of those titles manage to breakthough the chuff and earn their place in the annals of gaming history. Here’s the seven best free mobile games of 2020.

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The ease of access and the incredible size of the market has lead to some outstanding breakout titles. The seven titles listed below are the most successful in terms of earnings, according to Superdata.

GameRevenue (USD Billion)
Honor Of Kings2.45
Peacekeeper Elite2.32
Garena Free Fire2.13
Pokémon GO1.92
League Of Legends1.75
Candy Crush Saga1.66
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The likes of Roblox, Pokémon Go and League of Legends and roots in other gaming media. However, Candy Crush Saga and Honor of Kings have made the list based purely on their wide appeal.

Honor Of Kings and Peacekeeper Elite are both published by Chinese giant Tencent. These games earned a whopping $2.45 and $2.32 billion USD, respectively. They represent not only the most profitable free-to-play titles, but also the highest earning of all mobile games.

Surprisingly absent from the list is Epic Games’ Fortnite. It’s been suggested that the removal from the App Store has hurt the bottom line significantly. However, the ongoing lawsuit may change this soon enough.

Selecting the best free mobile games of 2020 shouldn’t simply be based on revenue, however. There are many groundbreaking and innovative titles that build strong audiences of their own. For example, despite high praise, Genshin Impact did not make the Top 10. This could however be due to the game launching in the last quarter of 2020.

Which are your favourites? Let us know in the comments section below!

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