The best multiplayer games on your mobile for 2016

One of the perks of living in the present times is that you have almost everything you need in your pocket. The times when the phone was used just for conversations are long gone.

Now, the smartphone is a powerful device that provides us with news, useful digital tool, Internet connection and even entertainment.

However, the strength of entertainment is usually multiplied by the number of players, especially if they are our closest friends. So, today we will track down the most popular 10 best multiplayer Android games in 2016.

1 Pokemon GO

This list couldn’t have started without mentioning the latest viral game that seems to have conquered the entire world overnight. Besides the fact that it is a multiplayer platform, Pokemon GO has brought another fascinating addition to the mobile games, namely location-based augmented reality.

Pokemon GO
Pokemon GO

The GPS is scanning the surroundings in search for Pokemon. Once captured, the players can train the virtual creatures to become stronger and engage in battles against other players.

The game has already proven to have a strong social nature, as the players have to travel to the spot where a Pokemon appeared. The spot is the same for all the nearby players and having a similar mission opens the way to interactions and ultimately to relationships.

2 Exploding Kittens

The card game industry has been recreated with the funny and sarcastic side of the new generation in mind. Initially a Kickstarter project, the Exploding Kittens have received enough funding to step into the marketplace with funky illustrated cards and fun game rules.

Exploding Kittens for Android

The game can be played by up to five strangers or friends and recreates the edgy adrenaline created by the Russian Roulette. Every time you pick a card, you are most likely to stand on the edge of your seat, because any card can bring you the fatal death from the explosive kittens.

3 Mortal Combat X

Mortal Combat X has been released for Android users too, and it was just a matter of time before gaining supremacy in the mobile world too. This player vs. player mobile game has kept all the ingredients that made it famous, namely the jaw-dropping fatalities and x-rays, popular characters like Scorpion, Johnny Cage, Sonya, Sub-Zero, Kitana and many others.

Mortal Combat X for Android

The online competition has never looked better with stunning graphics and excruciating punch moves. Players can now find summon allies to help them in the battle who are also online game users.

4 Hearthstone Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone has assured such a great success for itself, that the game entered the esports industry. Players can win nearly $2 million in prizes in 2016, or they can just practice their strategies more on their Android phones.

Hearthstone Heroes of Warcraft for Android

Hearthstone Heroes of Warcraft is an online card game with hundreds of characters with special skills to win your victory. You can create your own deck with the collected cards, but with their random appearance in the game no one can predict the outcome of a battle. The Arena is the battlefield where players are dueling for victory and glory.

5 Modern Combat 5: Blackout

This first-person shooter game has taken the Android world by storm with more than 50 million downloads. Modern Combat 5: Blackout lets you create your own squad of friends and apply enthralling tactical skills against the enemy teams formed by worldwide online players.

Modern Combat 5: Blackout for Android

You can choose between seven classes of soldiers: Assault, Heavy, Recon, Sniper, Support, Bounty Hunter or Sapper and each of them has its own special powers. You can even activate the Spectator mode and watch other players battle for victory and learn a lot from their war strategies.

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Author Bio: Mike Jones is a professional writer, passionate about everything related to technology and pop culture. Since he was a kid, he loved video games and comic books. Mike is now a contributing editor for TheNextDigit.