Top Free Game Apps for Android and iPhone in 2023

Free game apps, anyone? We’ve listed the games on Android and iPhone that we’re addicted to. All games listed, in no particular order, are free, but most have in-app purchases available.

Free Game Apps for Android

Monopoly GO!

Nearly 100 years after everyone’s favorite board game was first released to the public, Monopoly is making its way to the small screen: Your Android device. Monopoly GO! is a fun take on the classic Monopoly board game — it’s got everything you remember from the original game, with a sleek 21st century design that you’re sure to enjoy. Play on the OG Atlantic City, New Jersey board or check out one of the other boards available on the app.

Rated 4.8 in the Google Play Store and 4.9 in the Apple App Store.

Fallout Shelter

The game has the player creating their own world within Shelters, called Vaults, with rescue citizens called Dwellers. The challenge is to keep the dwellers happy by providing food, water, and power while defeating bad guys and obstacles like fires. The Dwellers generate different resources and increase the population. The player can wait for new dwellers to come along or produce baby dwellers.

Rated 4.5 in Google Play and 4.1 in iTunes.

Clash Royale

A strategy game designed for multiple players who are ranked by level and trophies. At the beginning of each game, each player gets four cards that can be used in battle to defend or attack. Played cards are replaced by new ones from the deck. Battles are won by destroying more towers than the opponent or destroying the  “King’s Tower.”

Rated 4.5 in Google Play and 4.3 in iTunes.


Multiplayer game similar to League of Legends and Dota 2 but designed for phones and tablets. Choose one out of 30 characters and fight other players or robots. The goal is to destroy Vain Crystal” in the other team’s base.

Rated 4.3 in Google Play and 4.1 in iTunes.

Smash Hit

Great looking game where you start of with 25 metal balls, which you aim and shoot through the different levels of the game. The trick is to not run out of the balls by smashing obstacles, which will otherwise cost you 10 balls.  The game is very calming with new music at every level and doesn’t require a lot of brainwork.

Rated 4.4 in Google Play.

Free Game Apps for iPhone

Subway Surfer

First released in 2012, this free game app is having a bit of a renaissance these days. Grab as many coins as you can as you race down the subway tracks — just be careful not to get hit by one of the trains speeding in the opposite direction!

Rated 4.7 on the Apple App Store and 4.6 on Google Play.

Asphalt 8: Airborne

Racing game where you have to finish first but also complete a bunch of stunts during the race. If you’re awesome at flat spinning your car high up in the air you might come out ahead of the winner of the racce. This free game app is filled with ramps which will help you earn nitro boost – the longer the airtime, the more boost you earn.

Rated 4.5 in Google Play and 4.5 in iTunes.

Crossy Road

An arcade game that is exactly what the name implies, a game where the player needs to cross the road without being killed. You play with a mascot, which is some kind of animal, and try to avoid obstacles like rivers, cars, and trains. It’s a simple game but addictive.

Rated 4.5 in Google Play and 4.5 in iTunes.

Bejeweled Blitz

A puzzle game that you might recognize from Facebook. It was originally a Facebook app, and by connecting with Facebook, you can compete against others with the game result showing on a leader board. The game’s goal is to match gems and multipliers to get the highest score possible in one minute.

Rated 4.7 in Google Play and 3.7 in iTunes.

The Battle of Polytopia

A strategic adventure game where you lead a tribe to conquer cities. The more cities the more resources you’ll earn, which will buy you technology. However, the more cities you capture, the more expensive the technology will get. You win this game either by destroying all tribes (10 including your own) or getting the highest score in 30 turns.

Rated 4.5 in Google Play and 4.5 in iTunes.

Pokemon Go

A game that needs no introduction and is, according to PC Mag, cheapest to play on US Mobile 😉 Are you curious about how long it will take you to reach level 40 in Pokemon Go? We’re talking years though.

Rated 4 in Google Play and 3 in iTunes.

We hope you’ll enjoy these free game apps as much as we do. We love to hear what you think about them, and let us know if we’ve forgotten your favorite!