Best Apple Watch Games in 2020

While there are countless free and paid games to play on your iPhone, there’s plenty of variety for your Apple Watch too! However, given the small screen of your watch, games need to have a minimalist interface and simplistic controls. Of course, they should simultaneously be enjoyable yet challenging enough! So, if you want a quick burst of fun whenever and wherever you need it, check out these best Apple Watch games.

  1. Trivia Crack
  2. Elevate – Brain Training
  3. Chess – Play and Learn
  4. Seekers Notes: Hidden Mystery
  5. Arcadia – Arcade Watch Games
  6. Battle Camp – Catch Monsters
  7. Fantastic Chefs: Match ‘n Cook
  8. Square Bird Watch – Block Jump
  9. Kepler Attack
  10. Air Hockey Wear – Watch Game
  11. Cylinders
  12. Touch Round – Watch game
  13. pong for Apple Watch
  14. Tiny Armies
  15. Soccer Dribble Cup: high score

1. Trivia Crack

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Test and grow your knowledge across six different categories, namely Science, Sports, Geography, Entertainment, History, and Art. Challenge your friends or online opponents to a battle of the smarts.

It supports over 20 languages and is one of the best trivia games for iPhone and iPad too. It keeps you engaged with the cute characters, heaps of unlockable achievements, and an impressive variety of questions.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $0.99)

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2. Elevate – Brain Training

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This one is more of an education app than a game, but it’s so much fun that we had to include it in this list. It helps you become more focused, sharpens your mind, and improve your speaking skills.

It features over 35 games designed to bolster many cognitive skills, including memory, focus, math, comprehension, etc. Engage in personalized daily mental workouts and track your performance over time.

Price: Free (Elevate Subscription – $3.99)

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3. Chess – Play and Learn

chess - play and learn apple watch game screenshot

Here’s another Apple Watch game to challenge your mind while having fun. Play with millions of players around the world or an intelligent computer opponent and improve your chess skills.

You can adjust the difficulty level as you like and analyze your games to know where you went wrong. It’s packed full of tactics, puzzles, interactive lessons, and videos that make it one of the best chess apps for your iPhone and iPad too.

Price: Free (Gold Membership – $4.99)

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4. Seekers Notes: Hidden Mystery

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In this game, your task is to save a city called Darkwood from evil forces. Crack spellbinding puzzles and lose yourself in exciting storylines with unexpected twists and turns.

It offers over 6,500 exciting quests, and you get a chance to collect more than 830 unique items. Moreover, you can also craft special items and even trade them with others.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $0.99)

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5. Arcadia – Arcade Watch Games

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This handy app brings 15 fun arcade games to your Apple Watch. Collect fruits in Fruity Snake, grab treasures with The Claw, go crazy racing in Indian GP, clear bubbles in Bubble Mania, destroy enemy spaceships in Galaxy Invaders, and more!

There are daily, weekly, and All Time leaderboards to keep your competitive spirits high. It’s the perfect game to kill some time whenever you’re bored, waiting at the doctor’s office, or stuck on a long commute.

Price: $1.99

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6. Battle Camp – Catch Monsters

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It’s time for the survival of the fittest in this monster hunting game. Get ready to catch, train, and evolve over 1200 monsters in this incredible virtual world. Your mission is to form troops and battle your enemies.

You can also forge alliances with other players and expand your collection of monsters. Play online with friends or strangers and wage war and mayhem to rise to the top of the leaderboard!

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $0.99)

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7. Fantastic Chefs: Match ‘n Cook 

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If you love playing match-three puzzle games on your iPhone or iPad, this game will give you the same experience on your Apple Watch. Match the ingredients to cook up yummy treats and become a Fantastic Chef!

There are over 560 levels, and along the way, you’ll encounter obstacles, oil, and even an obnoxious rat. Further, there are adorable characters to unlock as you travel the globe on culinary adventures, all from your wrist.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $0.99)

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8. Square Bird Watch – Block Jump

square bird watch - block jump apple watch game screenshot

This game might seem simplistic at first, but it’s quite challenging and addictive once you begin. It involves rolling the bird to avoid the color splashes, and there are hundreds of levels to keep you entertained.

Moreover, the levels have different settings, and you can unlock various characters to add to the fun. The colorful graphics are a treat to the eye and make it a perfect choice to just while away some time.

Price: Free (Remove ads + unlimited life – $0.99)

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9. Kepler Attack

kepler attack apple watch game screenshot

Check out this arcade game where you have to fly through space and destroy waves of alien space invaders. It has been featured in Apple’s “Great on watchOS 6” and “Our Favourite Apple Watch Apps” collections.

The short-burst gameplay is perfect for your watch, and the fast-paced alien attacks are thrilling. At the same time, it makes use of intuitive controls using the Digital Crown.

Price: $1.99

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10. Air Hockey Wear – Watch Game

air hockey wear apple watch game screenshot

Enjoy the old classic Air Hockey on your wrist with this simple yet beautifully designed game. Use the “Digital Crown” to move horizontally and tap the screen to attack. Score 7 goals to win.

The graphics are minimal, but the gameplay still manages to be engaging and challenging. Moreover, the minimalist approach helps to optimize energy consumption and also supports dark mode.

Price: Free

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11. Cylinders

cylinders apple watch game app screenshot

This vibrant and colorful watchOS game is suitable for kids and adults alike. The aim is to stack up the cylinders as high as possible. It’s oddly satisfying and relaxing, so ideal for those moments when you need a break.

Although it might seem too simplistic, it’ll challenge you to reach the highest score and keep reaching for more. The clean interface and straight-forward gameplay make it a breeze to play from your wrist.

Price: Free

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12. Touch Round – Watch game

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Move the Digital Crown on your Apple Watch to try to make the fastest lap of the circuit in this exciting racing adventure. You can choose from 5 circuits and 20 cars, each with different characteristics.

It’s among the only racing games designed for the Apple Watch, and you can even submit your scores to the leaderboard. Compete with friends to see who is the fastest driver and never get bored.

Price: Free

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13. pong for Apple Watch

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Enjoy the classic game of Pong on your Apple Watch and play on-the-go. You can choose from three difficulty levels and also customize it with your preferred colors.

The design is minimal yet beautiful. It gets addictive in no time. Of course, practice is vital if you want to advance in the levels and master the movements—a great choice for when you have nothing to do or need a break from work.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $0.99)

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14. Tiny Armies

tiny armies apple watch game screenshot

Say hello to this tiny yet fast-paced game of conquest. You’ve got to swipe your units to defeat the enemy and strategize as you encounter mountains, lakes, and forests along the way.

You can play solo or battle with friends, and the quick bursts of gameplay are ideal to engage in from your wrist. It’s a minimalist masterpiece that captures the spirit of both turn-based strategy games and board games.

Price: $0.99

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15. Soccer Dribble Cup: high score 

soccer dribble cup apple watch game screenshot

This nifty little sporty game has just three rules -dribble through the defenders, reach the opponent’s goal, and of course, score! Perfect for all of your soccer enthusiasts out there.

The graphics are cute, and it’s easy to play even on your watch’s small screen. This makes it useful to have at hand when you feel bored or are feeling competitive.

Price: Free (Unlock all – $0.99)

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Summing Up 

Which Apple Watch games are your favorites, and why? Share your experiences with us in the comments below. And don’t forget to check out the best apps for your watch too.

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.