Pretty much on the expected line, Apple has picked out the best apps and games of 2018 for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. Except for a few surprises, most of the award-winning apps are big names.
The tech giant has also announced the top music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, and artist. Jump over to take a peek at Apple’s best of 2018 charts!
Best of the App Store – 2018: Top Apps, Games, TV Shows, Movies, Music, Podcasts and more.
- Best App Store Apps and Games for iPhone/iPad of 2018
- Best Apps and Games for Apple TV of 2018
- Best Apps and Games for Mac of 2018
- Most Popular Apple Watch Apps of 2018
- Most Downloaded App Store Apps of 2018
- Most Downloaded App Store Games of 2018
- Best Music, Artist, TV Show, Movie and Podcast of The Year
- Top Apple Books of 2018
Best App Store Apps and Games for iPhone/iPad of 2018
Procreate Pocket has been crowned as the best iPhone app of 2018. It’s a nice drawing app with a good many impressive tools to let users draw and sketch their ideas with aplomb.
As for the best iPhone game of 2018, Donut Country has taken home the prize. It’s an intriguing puzzle game based on physics.
Regarding the best iPad app of this year, Froggipedia has been adjudged as the winner. It’s a top-notch AR app wherein you have to dissect a frog.
Talking about the best iPad game of the year, Gorogoa is at the top of the ladder. It’s a fun-loving puzzle game.
Best Apple TV Apps and Games of 2018
Sweat has been ranked as the best Apple TV app of 2018. For those unfamiliar, it’s a pretty useful fitness app. As for the Apple TV game of this year, Alto’s Odyssey has got the award.
Best Mac Apps and Games of 2018
Talking about the Mac app of the year, Pixelmator Pro has been crowned to lead the pack. As far as the top Mac game of 2018 is concerned, The Gardens Between has been declared as the most loved game on macOS.
Most Popular Apple Watch Apps of 2018
As for the best Apple Watch apps 2018, the tech giant has mentioned some of the favorite apps like Carrot Weather, Overcast, and Lifesum.
Most Downloaded App Store Apps of 2018
YouTube and Instagram have been the most downloaded iPhone and iPad apps of this year.
- Google Maps
- Cash App
- Google Photos
- Google Chrome
Most Downloaded App Store Games of 2018
Talking about the most downloaded App Store games of the year, Fortnite and Helix Jump have been adjudged as the leaders.
- Helix Jump
- Rise Up
- PUBG Mobile
- Love Balls
- Snake VS Block
- Rules of Survival
- Subway Surfers
- Episode – Choose Your Story
- Word Link
- Toon Blast
- Color Road!
- HQ Trivia
- Twisty Road!
- 8 Ball Pool
- Kick the Buddy
- Sniper 3D Assassin: Gun Games
Best Music, Artist, TV Show, Movie and Podcast of The Year
Apple has also picked out the best music of this year. “I Like It” by Cardi B feat has won the award of the best song of the year, while Drake has been chosen as the artist of 2018. “Golden Hour” (by Kacey Musgraves) is the album of the year.
As far as Apple’s best podcasts are concerned, In The Dark, Slow Burn, The Daily, Serial, This American Life have toppled all others to be victorious.
Regarding the best movies, Black Panther, A Star is Born, Crazy Rich Asians are the top picks.
Apple’s Best TV shows consist of The Good Place, The Americans, The Good Fight. Jump over here to check out the complete list.
Before wrapping up this roundup, have a glance at the top picks that are rocking Apple Books Platform:
- Book of the Year: American Marriage
- Best Nonfiction: The Library Book
- Best Mystery: The Witch Elm
- Best Thriller: Light It Up
- Best Bio/Memoir: Educated
- Best Romance: Too Wilde to Wed
- Best Science Fiction/Fantasy: Spinning Silver
- Best Feel-Good Fiction: When Life Gives You Lululemons
- Best Literary Fiction: There There
- Best Young Reader Book: Harbor Me
That’s pretty much it! So, these are Apple’s most popular picks for this year.
As mentioned above, barring a few wildcards, most of the top picks have long been crowd’s favorites. So, I don’t think many of you would be surprised to see the best. Let me know your thoughts about them.
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