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Apple App Store Top Apps and Mobile Games of 2021 Unveiled

Apple App Store Top Apps and Mobile Games of 2021 Unveiled

by Aiman MaulanaDecember 6, 2021
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Ever wondered what are the most popular apps and mobile games on the Apple App Store in 2021. We have the list right here, and some of them might surprise. Here’s what you need to know.

Apple App Store Top Apps and Mobile Games of 2021

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Every year, Apple recaps their best mobile games and apps on the App Store. Now we have the list for 2021, and keep in mind that this includes iPhone (iOS), iPad (iPadOS), Mac (MacOS) and Apple Watch (watchOS).

The iPhone app of the year belongs to Toca Life World, a group of apps by Toca Boca to encourage children’s creativity. Next up, we have video editing app LumaFusion for iPad app of the year. Then for Mac app of the year, we have Craft for office application use such as word processing. Lastly, we have CARROT Weather for Apple Watch app of the year.

As for top games of the year, we have League of Legends: Wild Rift for iPhone, MARVEL Future Revolution for iPad, and Myst for Mac. There are honorable mentions as well, including dating app Bumble, EatOkra, TikTok, and traitor game Among Us which was a huge hit for the gaming community.

For the full list of best mobile games and apps on the Apple App Store for 2021, check it out right below here:

Top Free iPhone Apps

  1. TikTok
  2. YouTube
  3. Instagram
  4. Snapchat
  5. Facebook
  6. Messenger
  7. Google Maps
  8. Gmail – Email by Google
  9. ZOOM Cloud Meetings
  10. Amazon Shopping

Top Paid iPhone Apps

  1. Procreate Pocket
  2. HotSchedules
  3. The Wonder Weeks
  4. TouchRetouch
  5. Facetune
  6. Shadowrocket
  7. 75 Hard
  8. Dark Sky Weather
  9. Autosleep Track Sleep on Watch
  10. SkyView®

Top Free iPhone Games

  1. Among Us!
  2. Roblox
  3. Project Makeover
  4. Call of Duty®: Mobile
  5. Subway Surfers
  6. High Heels!
  7. Magic Tiles 3: Piano Game
  8. Water Sort Puzzle
  9. Shortcut Run
  10. Bridge Race

Top Paid iPhone Games

  1. Minecraft
  2. Heads Up!
  3. Bloons TD 6
  4. Monopoly
  5. Geometry Dash
  6. My Child Lebensborn
  7. Plague Inc.
  8. True Skate
  9. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  10. Incredibox

Top Free iPad Apps

  1. YouTube
  2. ZOOM
  3. Disney+
  4. Netflix
  5. TikTok
  6. Google Chrome
  7. HBO Max
  8. Hulu
  9. Amazon Prime Video
  10.  Gmail

Top Paid iPad Apps

  1. Procreate
  2. GoodNotes 5
  3. Notability
  4. Duet Display
  5. Toca Kitchen 2
  6. Toca Life: Hospital
  7. LumaFusion
  8. Shadowrocket
  9. Affinity Designer
  10. Toca Life: Vacation

Despite all the changes and challenges, it seems that mobile games are still doing well on the Apple App Store. It’s worth noting that this year’s best award winners will receive a 100% recycled aluminum App Store logo with their respective names engraves on the side.


Pokdepinion: I’m personally surprised because a lot of these apps I don’t use as I’ve never heard of them. Of course, I won’t count the ones that might not be supported here in Malaysia for obvious reasons. Now to try more new apps and games.

About The Author
Aiman Maulana
Jack of all trades, master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one. YouTuber, video editor, tech head, and a wizard of gaming. What's up? :)

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