Apex Legends Mobile received the Apple game award.
Apex Legends Mobile wins iPhone Game of the Year award. The awards include several game categories, including the best game on each platform. Apple said the award honors 16 apps and games that inspire users with the world, expand their imaginations, and stay connected with friends. Apple evaluates games and awards awards based on technological innovation, user experience, and design.
Myke Hoff, senior product manager at Respawn Entertainment, said: “The game takes a lot of inspiration from the console and PC versions, but it’s a completely different product. Our goal was to create something that was receptive and played with the utmost comfort.” The idea to make Apex Legends Mobile game came from a design team who wanted to add a variety of storylines of characters in the Apex Legends universe. The game still has 60 players in a match with a vibrant competitive nature. Respawn built the game with Tencent’s help and tweaked things as needed during the game’s making.
Winning products like this year’s Apex Legends Mobile represent a diverse community of developers, from single developers to major global companies whose apps and games are curated by the App editorial team. Global Store, choosing to deliver exciting experiences and create profound cultural impact.
Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, said in a statement: “This year’s App Store Award winners and winners offer new, immersive experiences, perspectives and experiences. The authors are self-taught independent creators or international groups around the globe, entrepreneurs who create meaningful work and influence our communities.”
Puzzle game Moncage from XD Network was named iPad Game of the Year, while Daniel Mullins’ Inscryption was named Mac Game of the Year. Apple TV Game of the Year award went to HandyGames’ El Hijo, while Studio Drydock’s Wylde Flowers won Apple Video Game of the Year. League of Legends Esports Manager, Riot’s MOBA management spin-off, won Game of the Year in China.
Apple also announced several winners in a category like Cultural Impact (Dot’s Home, a game designed to address housing injustices in communities of color). Inua – A Story in Ice and Time, produced by ARTE Experience, also received a Cultural Impact award for its Inuit history.
For non-gaming apps, Apple says the social app BeReal gives users a glimpse into the lives of family and friends, and the fitness app Gentler Streak helps users balance work. Exercise and rest to maintain a healthy lifestyle.