These are Google Play's best apps, games, and more for 2018

PUBG Mobile
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Every year, Google recognizes the top apps, games, movies, ebooks, and more in the Play Store with a "Best Of" award. The results for 2018's Best Of Google Play are in, and we've got all the winners listed below. In addition to Google's own selections, it also did something new by letting fans vote for their own favorites.

When it comes to the Best App of 2018, Google gave this title to Drops: Learn 31 new languages while the Fan Favorite award went to YouTube TV. When it comes to games, PUBG Mobile was chosen by Google and fans alike.

The Fan Favorite Movie of 2018 goes to Avengers: Infinity War, whereas Google's top five picks include Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, Thor: Ragnarok, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, and Deadpool 2. Moving over to TV shows, the top five spots went to The Walking Dead, Riverdale, The Big Bang Theory, The Flash, and PAW Patrol.

Books more your thing? 2018's top five ebooks go to:

  • Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff
  • The Outsider by Stephen King
  • Fear by Bob Woodward
  • 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson
  • Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

All of the above titles were also the top five audiobooks of the year, minus Fire and Fury whose spot was taken by Michelle Obama's Becoming.

What are your favorite apps/games/shows/books for 2018?

Joe Maring

Joe Maring was a Senior Editor for Android Central between 2017 and 2021. You can reach him on Twitter at @JoeMaring1.