It also picked the best games for tablets with Tower of Fantasy and for Chromebook, with Roblox.
The full list of winners is below.
Best overall app and game
- Best App: Dream by WOMBO
- Best Game: Apex Legends Mobile
- App: BeReal
- Game: Apex Legends Mobile
Best apps of 2022
- Best for Fun: PetStar (Honorable mentions: DanceFitMe, NoteIt Widget)
- Best for Personal Growth: Breathwrk (Honorable mentions: Duolingo ABC, Gym Log & Workouts, Ukulele by Yousician)
- Best Everyday Essentials: Plant Parent (Honorable mentions: Book Morning Routine Waking Up, Daily Diary, Sleep Tracker)
- Best Hidden Gems: Recover Athletics (Honorable mentions: Linktree, Little Lunches, Wamble)
- Best Apps for Good: The Stigma App (Honorable mentions: Sleep Fruits, Zario)
- Best for Wear: Todoist
- Best for Tablets: Pocket
- Best for Chromebooks (new category): BandLab
Best games of 2022
- Best Multiplayer: Dislyte (Honorable mentions: Apex Legends Mobile, Catalyst Black, Diablo Immortal, Rocket League Sideswipe)
- Best Pick Up & Play: Angry Birds Journey (Honorable mentions: Gun & Dungeons, Hook 2, Hyde and Seek, Quadline)
- Best Indies: Dicey Dungeons (Honorable mentions: Dungeons of Dreadrock, Knotwords, One Hand Clapping, Phobies)
- Best Story (new category): Papers, Please (Honorable mentions: Deemo II, Inua – A Story in Ice and Time, The Secret of Cat Island, Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion)
- Best Ongoing (new category): Genshin Impact (Honorable mentions: Candy Crush Saga, Garena Free Fire, Pokémon GO, Roblox)
- Best on Play Pass (new category): Very Little Nightmares (Honorable mentions: Bridge Constructor, Final Fantasy VII, Linelight, Path of Giants)
- Best for Tablets: Tower of Fantasy (Honorable mentions: Angry Birds Journey, Catalyst Black, Diablo Immortal, Papers, Please)
- Best Game for Chromebooks (new category): Roblox
Elsewhere on Google Play, the company highlighted the best-selling books and audiobooks.
Users can find their country’s winners for all the “best of” lists in the new Best of 2022 section of the Play Store.