Google Play names its favorite apps of 2022
Apple and Google's app stores list their favorite apps every year.
Google Play, the official app store for devices running the Android operating system, unveiled its favorite apps and games of the past year on Thursday.
It is the Dream application, from the developer WOMBO, which has obtained the favors of Google. It is an artificial intelligence image generator, a bit like the DALL-E software that has been talked about a lot in the technology media. In the case of Dream, you get an image with a neat aesthetic by entering a simple sentence and choosing a style.
On the video game side, Apex Legends Mobile , of the American giant Electronic Arts, wins the prize. The famous battle royale type game (battle royale) is a competitor of the no less famous Fortnite. Apple's App Store, the equivalent of Google Play on iOS, also awarded it the title of best mobile game of 2022.
In a blog post published on Thursday, Google Play also announces the users' choice for an application and a game. The winners are, for the game, Apex Legends Mobile once again, and for the application, BeReal. The French photo-sharing application is a response to Instagram and its ultra-formatted images.
Google Play has also compiled a list of the best applications in several categories, and the best games of several types.