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Best Sports games for Android

There was a time when sports games on Android were very dull and boring. As time passed, the quality of these has improved dramatically. Mobile gaming now rivals consoles and PC. There are a plethora of sports games on Android. Each of them is brilliant in their own right. But we are here to talk about the best sports games for Android. We have compiled a list of 21 games in the sports genre that we think are the best. We have ranked them based on graphics, gameplay, and mechanics. Most of you will probably agree with the list, if you don’t, well everyone is entitled to their opinions.


Best Sports Games For Android Are Listed Below

21. Score! Hero

best sports games for android

Playstore Rating – 4.3

Free

Most of the football fans would be familiar with this game. This game works on the least capable devices and is one of the most popular because of this reason. Score Hero is not like your traditional soccer games. The game lets you control 1 player and that too only during key plays during a match. You can score directly from corners very easily. If you are not familiar with the gameplay, I suggest that you install the game and check out for yourself. Full Article on Score! Hero

20. EA Sports UFC

ufc

Playstore rating – 4.4

free

If you are more into combat sports, then this one’s for you. EA Sports is a reputed name in the gaming industry, and their UFC game for consoles and PC is fantastic. This game lives up to the standard of its counterparts on other platforms. The game features over 70 fighters, you are free to choose and train any of them. You can instruct your player to level up and rise through the ranks of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. This game has a few in-game purchases, but the overall playing experience is outstanding.

19. Stick Sports Games

best sports games for android cricket

Playstore Rating – 3.7 to 4.5

Free

Stick Sports offers a multitude of games ranging from Cricket to football to tennis. It would be unfair to the other games from Stick if we picked only one of them. So we have decided to club all the games together and add them to this list. Of all their games, Stick Cricket Super League is the most popular one. They offer a total of 9 games out of which 5 are Cricket based. Apart from Cricket, Stick Sports also offers 2 Tennis games and 1 football game. You should check them out. Stick is a newcomer when compared to the giants like EA. It can definitely give them a run for their money when it comes to the best sports games for android. Read our full view on this game.

18. Skateboard Party And Snowboard Party

best sports games for android

Playstore Rating – Both 4.5

Free

These two franchises are developed by Maple Media LLC and are both very similar to each other. As the names suggest, the games involve skateboarding and snowboarding. Both these games come with customisable controls, multiplayer mode, customisable outfits and many other features. You will unlock new maps and upgrades along your journey in the game. Apart from the gameplay and graphics, the fans enjoyed the background music a lot.

17. Badminton 3D

best sports games for android badminton

Playstore Rating – 4.3

Free

It’s not every day that you come across a Badminton game. There are 3 different modes that you can choose from, the career mode, Badminton League, and Tournament mode. Published by Giraffe Games, Badminton 3D is very popular, having over 10 million downloads. Fans loved the gameplay, but many were disappointed in the lack of upgrades that are offered. Overall Badminton 3D has a lot of potential and could be made better.

16. Virtua Tennis Challenge

virtua tennis

Playstore Rating – 3.4

Free

Virtua Tennis Challenge is a tennis game developed by SEGA games. It is one of the oldest games that are still currently active. It was launched in 2012. The fact that it is old is a disadvantage too. It lags behind when compared to newer games. On the plus side, Virtua Tennis Challenge features more than 50 players and 18 stadiums all over the world. Several modes are available like exhibition, multiplayer, and quick match. Know More

15. MLB Homerun Derby 19

mlb

Playstore Rating – 4.0

Free

This one is a baseball game as you would’ve probably guessed from the name. I know baseball is pretty much an alien sport to not just us Indians but everyone else except the Americans. Still, this is an excellent game and deserves to be on this list. The overall response for the game has been positive, but few fans were disappointed by the bugs and glitches. Also, there have been complaints about the in-game purchases. Full Article

14. Super Hit Baseball

best sports games for android baseball

Playstore Rating – 4.3

Free

Another Baseball game in the list, but this one deserves to be here too. Super Hit Baseball has been developed by Hothead games. The controls are better in Super Hit baseball, and a lot of features are also present. You can play with your friends or any other player around the world. League Mode and events like Homerun Derby and Eliminator are also available. This game might get hard as you play if you don’t upgrade your player.

13. 8 Ball Pool

8 ball pool

Playstore rating – 4.5

Free

This one needs no introduction. It is one of the most popular, if not the most popular game in the sports genre. Not only in sports, 8 ball pool is a big player in gaming in general. It is available on multiple platforms other than Android. Developed by the legendary Miniclip games, 8 ball pool is also a legend in itself. You can play with your friends or random players online and level up as you play more. If you haven’t played this yet, you need to install it now. Read More

12. Badminton League

badminton league

Playstore rating – 4.2

Free

The 2nd badminton game in the list. This one is from Redfish games and is different from the previously mentioned Badminton 3D. This game is played from the sideways perspective in contrast to the overhead view of the earlier one. The graphics are a little better too. The game also offers a simple UI, multiple game modes easy controls. The exciting feature of this game is the cool stunts that you can do while smashing and whatnot.

11. World Cricket Championship Lite

best sports games for android

Playstore rating – 4.1

Free

The next two entries are the different variants of the same game. This one is the lite version of World Cricket Championship, which is developed by Nextwave Multimedia. This lite version is made specifically for the players who have very basic devices. It will run on RAM as low as 512 MB. It comes in 9 languages of which 8 are native Indian. Multiple modes are available, including different types of tournaments and test matches. Read More

10. World Cricket Championship 2 – WCC 2

best sports games for android wcc

Playstore Rating – 4.4

Free

This one is the main version of the World Cricket Championship. It is the most popular cricket game on Android with over 50 million downloads. The game is a fan favourite and offers many features like player and banner customisation. Multiple game modes including test, ODI, ashes, blitz tournament are available in both single and multiplayer options. You can try out your favourite cricket shots including the Helicopter, the Dil-scoop and the Uper-Cut. You need to play this game if you call yourself a cricket fan. Read More

9. Archery Master 3D

best sports games for android archery

Playstore rating – 4.3

Free

There are not many archery fans around here, but this game contradicts that fact. Archery Master 3D has over 100 million downloads on Android. This game offers a realistic archery experience featuring stunning graphics, amazing animations and simple controls. There are picturesque locations including Deadly Desert, Pine Forest, Archery Field, and Rain Forest. More than 100 levels are available. You can also play in multiplayer using online mode.

8. OK Golf

best sports games for android ok golf

Playstore rating – 4.3

Paid -INR. 220

This is one of the simplest games that I’ve ever played. OK Golf has a slogan “It’s not real golf, but it’s OK!”, and it fits perfectly. You just need to aim, drag and release to shoot the ball. The only downside is that you’ll have to pay ₹220 to play this. After that everything else is paid for. But let me assure you that it’ll be worth every penny you spend. You play this anytime, anywhere when you are bored. It will be a fun experience for you. This is the only paid entry this list of best sports games for android. Read More

7. Real Racing 3

real racing

Playstore Rating – 4.5

Free

Finally a racing game, and the best one for that matter. Developed by EA, Real Racing is a legendary name when it comes to racing games on the mobile platform. This game lives up to the reputation of its predecessors. The most exciting part is that it features formula one too. Real Racing 3 has 40 circuits and more than 250 cars. This is one of the most popular games of all time, with over 500 million downloads. If popularity was the criteria, then Real Racing is the best sports game for Android.

6. NBA Live: Mobile Basketball

Playstore Rating – 4.3

Free

EA Sports is the biggest name when it comes to gaming, everyone knows that. This is another classic by EA. This is the most popular basketball game, with over 50 million downloads. You need an internet connection to play. The gaming experience is terrific, with brilliant graphics and gameplay. You can create your own squad or choose to compete in live events that are happening all over the world. Basketball is one of the most popular sports worldwide, especially in the US. Some fans have reported crash issues though. Read full about this games

5. Madden NFL Mobile Football

madden nfl

Playstore rating – 4.1

Free

Another one from EA sports. I know there are not many NFL fans in India, but there’s nothing wrong in trying out new stuff. There is a reason why this game is in our top 5, it is because it deserves to be here. You can play the season mode and take your team to the Super Bowl. There is an ultimate face-off with the NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes. You can also play as NFL legends and unlock the Madden Masters. Even if you are totally unfamiliar with the sport, this is an excellent chance for you to get acquainted with the rules.

4. Grand Mountain Adventure

best sports games for android

Playstore rating – 4.4

Free

This is one of the most unexpected entries in the list. Grand Mountain Adventure is a skiing game and a very underrated one for that matter. With only over a half a million downloads, more people definitely need to check this beauty out. Those who have played it absolutely adore this game. It has simple controls and an easy user interface. The graphics are not the best, but the game is so much fun that you won’t even notice. You can go on to explore 5 different mountains and ski-lifts are also present for transportation. Read More

3. FIFA Mobile

fifa

Playstore rating – 4.0

Free

This one is for the football fans out there. FIFA is one of the most popular games in the PC and consoles. And now it is gaining traction in the mobile gaming market. The gaming experience will obviously won’t be comparable to other platforms, but it does not disappoint. With the addition of the UEFA Champions League, things have become more attractive. You can build your ultimate team from players from any league. 1v1 mode is also available in case you want to play with a friend. It has been downloaded over 100 million times.

2. Tennis Clash

best sports games for android tennis

Playstore rating – 4.5

Free

Tennis Clash is the best Tennis game on the mobile platform. It is developed by Wildlife studios and has over 5 million downloads. You can play 1v1 multiplayer matches of 3 minutes. Career mode is also available. The game features 3D graphics that make the experience surreal. You can play in courts all over the world, including France, Great Britain, Australia and many more. You create your own character and customise his gear like rackets and shoes.

1. Super Stickman Golf 3

best sports games for android super stickman golf

Playstore rating – 4.0

Free

So this is the one we’ve all been waiting for. The best sports game for Android is Super Stickman Golf 3. Golf games are becoming increasingly popular on mobile platforms and this one also follows suit. Developed by Noodlecake Studios, SS Golf 3 is a bit different than the other golf games mentioned in the list. The game features more than 20 courses and 35 characters that you can choose from. This franchise is reputed in making golf games and SSG3 lives up to the reputation. Play it yourself, and you’ll understand why this game is at the top of the list. 

Coming to a conclusion. These are our picks for the best sports games for Android. Do you agree? If not, let us know in the comments what changes would you make.