Apple App Store Awards 2021 HeroSource: Apple

"The developers who won App Store Awards in 2021 harnessed their own drive and vision to deliver the best apps and games of the year — sparking the creativity and passion of millions of users around the world" intro

What you need to know

  • Apple has announced the winners of the 2021 App Store Awards.
  • Toca Life World won iPhone app of the year.
  • 14 other apps picked up honors, as Apple sought to recognize 'Connection' as the trend of the year.

Apple has today announced the 15 overall winners of its 2021 App Store awards.

In a press release Apple stated:

Apple today revealed the 2021 App Store Award winners, recognizing the 15 best apps and games that helped users tap into personal passions, discover creative outlets, connect with new people and experiences, and simply have fun. This year's winners include developers from around the world whose apps and games were selected by Apple's global App Store editorial team for delivering exceptional quality, innovative technology, creative design, and positive cultural impact.

The winners are:

  • iPhone App of the Year: Toca Life World, from Toca Boca.
  • iPad App of the Year: LumaFusion, from LumaTouch.
  • Mac App of the Year: Craft, from Luki Labs Limited.
  • Apple TV App of the Year: DAZN, from DAZN Group.
  • Apple Watch App of the Year: Carrot Weather, from Grailr.
  • iPhone Game of the Year: "League of Legends: Wild Rift," from Riot Games.
  • iPad Game of the Year: "MARVEL Future Revolution," from Netmarble Corporation.
  • Mac Game of the Year: "Myst," from Cyan.
  • Apple TV Game of the Year: "Space Marshals 3," from Pixelbite.
  • Apple Arcade Game of the Year: "Fantasian," from Mistwalker.

Apple also recognized 'Connection' as the trend of the year, highlighting apps "brought people together in meaningful ways — while meeting social, personal, and professional needs for users around the world.

Those apps include Among US!, Bumble, Canva, EatOkra, and Peanut.

Award winners will receive a specially crafted recycled aluminum award, featuring the famous blue App Store icon and an engraving.

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