Windows Phone store is growing day by day and many developers are bringing their interesting apps and games to Microsoft’s mobile platform. The year 2015 was great for Windows Phone users as many developers released their popular apps and games. Today we gathered a list of top 5 apps and games which are downloaded the most by Windows Phone users.
Top 5 apps for Windows Phone:
Popular-cross messaging app, WhatsApp is one of the most popular app in Windows Phone Store. WhatsApp allows you to chat with your friends or family by using your phone’s Internet connection. WhatsApp also allow you to make call over phone’s internet connection by using very less mobile data. However the app still need lots of improvements for Windows Phone with new UI and faster opening.
The company is soon expected to release WhatsApp for Windows 10 Mobile with revamped UI and lots of improvements, along with new features.
Facebook is one the most used social media website and its app is available on almost every mobile operating system. Facebook’s app allows us to share updates, photos, and videos, and get notified when friends like and comment on your posts.
Facebook recently launched their app for Windows 10 Mobile. Facebook for Windows 10 Mobile comes with interactive notifications, new design, new animations, resigned setting page and much more.
As always Turecaller is still famous among Windows Phone users. The app helps you to identify unknown incoming calls, block calls you don’t want to receive through a community based spam list. Truecaller has more than 150 million users worldwide that contribute to this community.
Truecaller recently released their brand new Windows 10 Mobile app with lots of news features. Truecaller’s Windows 10 Mobile app comes with new interface matching other default of Windows 10 Mobile. Here are some key features of the app:
- See who is calling even if you don’t have their number in your phonebook
- Block unwanted calls from spam callers and telemarketers
- Search for any number in the world to see who it belongs to
- Get in touch with people via name search (Premium feature)
- Yelp! integration for faster business search results
- + more features to make your phone smarter
One of the most popular and advanced internet browser for Windows Phone devices. UC Browser comes with lots of cool features, which Microsoft’s new Edge Browser lacks when compared to UC Browser. The company claims that it is the most downloaded browser in Windows Store. The app includes User-friendly and elegant UI, and improved browsing speed, better than any other browser.
The company is expected to release their brand new Windows 10 Mobile universal app very soon. Windows 10 version of UC browser is expected to bring lots of new features as Microsoft has reduced lots of limitation on Windows 10 Mobile.
The messenger which made in India is slowly getting popular among Windows Phone users. It is a similar messaging app like WhatsApp, but it offers lots of cool Stickers of popular Indian actors, jokes etc. Hike also provides privacy features like you can hide any chats by setting up a new password.
The company recently released a major update for their Windows Phone app with lots of new features. The company is very near to release their rebrand Windows 10 Mobile app with new features like calling support which is already available on Android and iOS.
Top 5 games for Windows Phone:
Candy Crush Saga:
One of the most popular game available in Windows Phone Store is Candy Crush Saga. The game is widely downloaded and played on any operation system yet. Candy Crush Saga is sweet puzzle game with interesting interface and game rules.
Take on this deliciously sweet Saga alone or play with friends to see who can get the highest score!
The game available for free in Windows Phone Store. However, like many popular game, Candy Crush Saga does comes with in-app-purchases. The game offers number of interesting features, you can read it below:
● Collect sugar drops to advance along the sugar track for special suprises!
● Tasty candy graphics that will leave you hungry for more
● Unwrap delicious environments and meet the sweetest characters
● Helpful magical boosters to help with challenging levels
● Complete adventurous levels and unlock treats
● Easy and fun to play, challenging to master
● Hundreds of sweet levels in the Candy Kingdom – more added every 2 weeks!
● Leaderboards to watch your friends and competitors!
● Easily sync the game between devices and unlock full game features when connected to the Internet
Dream league soccer:
As the name suggests it is a football game and one of the 5-star rated game available in Windows Phone Store. Almost all users are happy with this excellent game’s graphics. One of the interesting thing about the game is, the total size of the game is just 106.82 MB even it have a 3D gameplay. The game is much better and faster when we compared to Fifa and other football games.
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Asphalt 8: Airborne:
The best arcade racing game series reaches a new turning point. Perform dynamic, high-speed aerial stunts in an intense driving experience powered by a brand-new physics engine. The game comes with an awesome graphics and 3D gameplay. Asphalt 8 Airborne works flawlessly on all of our Lumia devices. The game offers great features and it is available for desktop devices too.
- More than 95 high-performance cars!
- Top licensed manufacturers like Lamborghini & Ferrari
- Hit the ramps and take the race above
- Perform barrel rolls and wild 360º jumps
- Maneuver through the air, pulling stunts while racing
- Race in 13 different settings like Venice, Tokyo, the Nevada Desert & Dubai
- Discover plenty of hidden shortcuts
- 9 seasons & more than 300 events in Career mode
- A detailed damage system
- Check out the new Infected and Drift Gate game modes
- Newly recorded high-fidelity car motor sounds for realistic audio immersion
- Simultaneous multiplayer action for up to 12 opponents!
- Dare friends to asynchronous races
- New leaderboards
- A heart-thumping mix of amazing licensed music for your game
- Featuring real tracks from Bloc Party, Mutemath & The Crystal Method!
Temple Run 2:
Sequel to the most popular and unique endless runner game, Temple Run. It is one of the famous game among kids and older people’s. The game rules are pretty simple, though it becomes more harder when running !. In the game you have to run, jump, turn, slide and enjoy. The reason you have to run in the game is save and escape yourself with the dangerous, cursed idol.
The game runs smoothly on 512-MB devices and offers 3D graphics. The developers always support Windows Phone platform with monthly updates to the game with new exciting stuffs. The game comes with tons of features, you can read them below:
- Beautiful new graphics
- Gorgeous new organic environments
- New obstacles
- More powerups
- More achievements
- Special powers for each character
- Bigger monkey!!!
Hill Climb Racing:
We do play racing game with awesome graphics, but Hill Climb racing is a bit different and cool racing game. The game is based on Physics. In the game you are Newton Bill, the car driver and racer. The game comes with interesting levels and you can also upgrade your car.
In the game you will face the challenges of unique hill climbing environments with many different cars. You can also gain bonuses from daring tricks and collect coins to upgrade your car and reach even higher distances.
We expect year 2016 is going to be great for Microsoft and Windows Phone apps ecosystem. The company is preparing to releases Windows 10 update for all of their Lumias very soon. One of the most important part of Windows 10 is the universal app strategy which allows developers to create a universal apps and games, which works across desktop, tablet and even mobile running on Windows 10.
Microsoft has already started the development of next major, to be known as Windows Redstone. In this update Microsoft will introduce new APIs for the developers along with new features for user. We expect to see more developers bring their Android and iOS apps to our Windows platform.
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