Apple App Store Awards Announces the Best Apps and Games of 2021

Apple App Store Awards Best Apps and Games of 2021, Image/Apple

Apple App Store Awards Best Apps and Games of 2021, Image/Apple

It’s that time of the year again, when Google Play and the App Store determine which apps have been met the criteria for the year’s best apps.

Apple App Store Awards Honor the Best Apps and Games of 2021:

“The developers who won App Store Awards in 2021 harnessed their own drive and vision to deliver the best apps and games of the year — sparking the creativity and passion of millions of users around the world,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “From self-taught indie coders to inspiring leaders building global businesses, these standout developers innovated with Apple technology, with many helping to foster the profound sense of togetherness we needed this year.”

iPad App of the Year: LumaFusion, from LumaTouch, Image/Apple

iPad App of the Year: LumaFusion, from LumaTouch, Image/Apple

The 2021 App Store Award winners, recognizes the 15 best apps and games that helped users discover personal passions, creative outlets, connecting with new people and experiences, and to have fun. Apps and games are selected by Apple’s global App Store editorial team for delivering exceptional quality, innovative technology, creative design, and positive cultural impact.

2021 App Store Award Winners


iPhone App of the Year: Toca Life World, from Toca Boca

iPad App of the Year: LumaFusion, from LumaTouch

Mac App of the Year: Craft, from Luki Labs Limited

Apple TV App of the Year: DAZN, from DAZN Group

Apple Watch App of the Year: Carrot Weather, from Grailr


iPhone Game of the Year: “League of Legends: Wild Rift,” from Riot Games

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iPad Game of the Year: “MARVEL Future Revolution,” from Netmarble Corporation

Mac Game of the Year: “Myst,” from Cyan

Apple TV Game of the Year: “Space Marshals 3,” from Pixelbite

Apple Arcade Game of the Year: “Fantasian,” from Mistwalker

Besides awarding apps and games, Apple’s global App Store editors name a Trend of the Year:

“The goal is to identify a movement that had lasting impact on people’s lives, and to recognize the standout apps and games that met that moment. The top trend of 2021 is “Connection.'”

 Trend of the Year Awards

“Among Us!” From Innersloth

Bumble, from Bumble Inc.

Canva, from Canva

EatOkra, from Anthony Edwards Jr. and Janique Edwards

Peanut, from Peanut App Limited