Top 10 Upcoming Android Games To Launch This Year

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We witnessed great games past year like Stranger Things, N.O.V.A: Legacy, Monument Valley 2, Injustice 2. So, this year we are expecting something better. I guess 2018 is going to be a huge year for Android gamers because many great games from big developers like Niantic Labs, Ubisoft, Square Enix, Epic games are lined up.

While the list of upcoming games is long, I have selected the best 10 from that. Here’s our Top 10 list of upcoming android games in 2018 that we are waiting to play.

Upcoming Android Games To Launch in 2018

Below is the list of upcoming Android games that will launch in the year 2018. If you are a gamer, I am sure you will be happy to read this list of upcoming android games.

1. Fortnite

Battle Royale

Back in July 2017 when Epic Games launched their “Zombie-apocalypse building/ survival game ” and later when they introduced a battle Royale mode then it quickly got the spotlight. It gave a tough competition to PUBG. Fortnite has a unique game play and fun that makes it different that PUBG.

After it’s huge success on consoles and PC, Epic Games is now set to launch this game to smartphones as well.

It is a crossplay game that allows the player to compete against each other regardless of their platform. This game brings the joy of others Minecraft and PUBG. It has free 100-player Player Vs Player (PvP) Battle Royale game mode. The ultimate goal is to be the last man standing.

The game is not yet available but you can get invitations and later download links if you register yourself on their site. They will be rolling out the game for Android in coming months. We have no confirmation of the date, so I cannot say how much you will have to wait.

2. Life is Strange

Life is Strange

This game was launched in January 2015 for Consoles and PC. Now the company is set to launch this phone for Android devices. Even if they promised to launch the game in early 2018, but there are no signs of release till now. It is already available for iOS since 12 Dec 2017.

This game’s protagonist got a special ability to rewind time. The game is for those who love to explore an emotional story. Sorry action lovers, you will find it boring.

3. Harry Potter : Hogwarts Mystery

Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery

Who doesn’t know about Harry Potter? Everyone’s favorite right?

If you are the fan ofHarry potter, I got a good news for you. In this spring a new title “Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Mystery” will be coming under Warner Bros game label.

In the game, players could create their own characters and will play a role of Hogwart’s Student. They will be able to attend classes, form rivalries, and friendship among others and gather their friends to win.

It’s been listed on Google Play and is available in some Asian countries. You can pre-register to get a notification when it becomes available in your country.

4. Grid: Autosport

Grid: Autosport

Any virtual racers out there? If yes then I got a good news for you. A cool racing game is about to launch in the first half of 2018. Grid Autosport is racing game with console level of graphics and has over 100 of cars and circuits. It has two control options i.e touch or tilt. When it comes to difficulty level, it has levels from super-easy to some realistic racing heat, depending on your skills.

It has a career mode that allows you to get new members and to find some new sponsors to the board. The game had already been launched on iOS and soon it will be on Android too.

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5. The Walking Dead : Final season

The Walking Dead - Final season

It’s the 4th and final season of the everyone’s favorite The Walking Dead series. It will be released in the summer this year.

Developer Telltale has not shared many details of it but confirmed, Clementine will be in the lead role. As per developers, players will be able to shape Clementine’s future by making decisions about who she wants to be, who she wants to be with etc. There is no word on when exactly the game will be released.

6. Tom Clancy’s : ShadowBreak

Tom Clancy's : ShadowBreak

Tom Clancy’s Marvellous games including Ghost Recon wildlands, The Division, Rainbow six siege are only available for PC and consoles. Mobile games were waiting for the game. So, this year they will come with their new title “ShadowBreak” for Android.

This game allows you to play a role of commander in the Shadowbreak and your squad is composed of military specialists who are from all around the world. Your end task is to take down enemies by making strategies.

This game allows you to engage in real time PvP battles, deploy your units on enemy bases and get an overwatch. It also has features which will help you to make tough challenges child’s play.

There are numbers of guns and upgrades to use. The game is free to play with in-app purchase options. This game is being enjoyed at only handful of countries but most of the countries are still waiting for it.

7. Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition


Square Enix is set to release its adventure game “Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition” for Android. They describe the game as game as “an all-new adventure that retells the beloved story of Final Fantasy XV.”  In the game, you play the role of the prince who sets off for his wedding. TO get there, you have to overcome many dangerous challenges.

It is already been listed on Google Play, we can pre-register it. It has total 10 chapters and only 1st chapter is free and for rest 9 you have to pay some bucks. The official release date is not yet known.

Square Enix has also confirmed the launch of Dragon Quest 11 in West.

8. PayDay: Crime War

PayDay: Crime War

After it’s success on PC and Consoles, Paymultiplayer coming to Android. It is a multilayer first person shooter game where 2 teams do a head to head fight. In the game, the goal of one team to perform robbery and another’s is to stop the robbery .

Up to 8 player can enjoy this game by joining any of the team. It could take place in various beautiful sights. Progress in game will award you new weapons and abilities to improve your game.

Overkill software, developer, has already set up a website for their new title, saying it’s “coming soon to mobile ” No, particular time interval is been shared for the release of the game.

9. Dragon Ball Legends

Dragon Ball Legends

Bandai Namco has already announced its new game “Dragon Ball Legends ” for Android and iOS. This new mobile game will be a card based game where cards will have their own special tricks. It allows players to battle in real time with other enemies around the world .

Dragon Ball Legends will also feature a brand new character designed by manga legend Akira Toriyama. It’s not launched yet but, it’s up for pre-registration on play store. We have no idea when the game will be launched.

10. Harry Potter : Wizards Unite

Harry Potter : Wizards Unite

Niantic Labs, the developer of Pokémon go, with the partnership with Warner Bros  is working on a the new game named “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite”. The game will allow players learn spells to explore their real world neighbourhood and cities to discover and fight legendary beasts and team up with others to take them down.

Nothing much is yet known to us and it’s official release date hasn’t been revealed yet. The company has started taking signup from its official website. If you are interested, you can sign up to receive updates of the game.

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These are 10 best upcoming Android games that will launch in 2018. Do share with us if you know about any other best android game that will launch in the year 2018.

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