The mobile games market is huge, with over 2.6 billion people playing mobile games. This is due to the growing popularity of social gaming, which is pushing game developers to “create socially-minded ecosystems” in the mobile gaming world. With that in mind, we’ve compiled five social gaming apps for you and your friends to try. Not only are these games a great way to bond with your friends, but they can also have additional benefits. A study on the use of social media apps published in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology found that spending time on social media platforms like Facebook, where many games are now hosted, is good for your well-being . That being said, here are 5 awesome social gaming apps to try out with your friends.
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In 2018, The Verge hailed fortnite most important social network of this year. It has evolved from a simple third-person shooter to a “cultural omnibus”. It brought together millions of people. It even transitioned into the world of mobile gaming via the Fortnite: Battle Royale app with gameplay adapted to smartphones and tablets. This move to mobile makes this beloved classic even more accessible, meaning you and your friends can play this game whenever you want.
Bounden is a true social game, as it is specifically designed to be played with a partner. Plus, it’s part of a Tom’s Guide list of the best party games for smartphones and tablets. Bounden uses your smartphone’s motion sensors to get you dancing, making it the perfect game for parties, team building sessions, or any setting where you and your friends hang out and have a good time. The apps include seven dances that users can try out.
The idea of online poker can be daunting, with people often thinking that there are always high stakes at stake. But it’s not always the case. There is now a drive to focus on the social aspect of gaming by using in-game virtual money. Yahoo highlights how the PPPoker app allows players to create their own private digital rooms where they can decide who joined. This allows players to play poker with their friends without betting money and just enjoy the competitive nature of the game. Additionally, online poker games like this also eliminate factors such as skill levels inconsistent and security issues that have plagued other poker apps in the past. The app also has an active social media presence which allows players to meet and share tips.
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
Whatever your affinity for Harry Potter franchise, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is a game that you and your friends can enjoy. This is an augmented reality game where you and your friends can battle mythical creatures from both Harry Potter and fantastic beasts franchisees. It requires a lot of moving around, which only makes the game even more fun and enjoyable. Additionally, Ninantic seems determined to improve the game. They just added gifts, which means you and your friends can send rewards to each other.
clash of kings
clash of kings has been one of the most popular games on iOS and Android. It is a massive online multiplayer strategy game set in a medieval fantasy world. You and your friends assume the digital role of a king and build your own empire with the goal of expanding it. This is where all the fun begins, as you get to conquer each other’s realms. It is an app that will bring out the competitive nature in you and your friends.
Author: Thomas L. Winkler
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