According to research by Mozillion, Minecraft: Pocket Edition tops the list as both the most wanted game and the one that players need help with and try to cheat the most.
Noting that mobile gaming has now overtaken PC and console, Mozillion’s study analyzed more than 130 of the most popular mobile games to determine which titles took the longest to complete, which were searched for the most on Google. and which players need the most help to play.
Mozillion findings reveal that Minecraft: Pocket Edition received almost 25 million searches on Google between January 2021 and January 2022.
The game is a lite version of Minecraft. The original launched in 2009 and has since become the best-selling video game of all time.
Additionally, Solitaire retains its longevity as the second most searched game with approx. 16,600,000 searches per month.
In third place is the battle royale style game Free Fire, with 13,600,000 searches. Free Fire was also the most downloaded game in the world in 2019, setting a record for global daily active users in August 2021 with 150 million.
Minecraft also ranks #1 because players need help and try to cheat the most. Mozillion reviewed Google searches for [game name] tips, [game name] cheat, and [game name] walkthroughs and found a combined average of 61,000 monthly searches worldwide from players looking to progress in their games.
However, 49,500 of them are only looking for “cheats”.
In second place is the augmented reality game Pokémon Go, with 30,560 searches per month by those looking for quick tips for the game. Mozillion notes that while the premise of the game may be simple, there are plenty of tricks and tips for becoming a Pokemon pro.
Stardew Valley ranks third, with players searching 24,600 times per month on average to advance their farming abilities on the game.
As for which games take the longest to complete, Mozillion says slasher-style horror game Dead by Daylight tops the charts when looking at the main story, taking around 635 hours in total. to complete, i.e. more than 26 full days.
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is the second longest game to complete, with a time of 401 hours, followed by Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds in third place, which takes 168 hours and 53 minutes to play from start to finish.
The classic card game Solitaire proves to be the fastest mobile game to complete, taking users only 5 minutes on average to play from start to finish.
Honor of Kings (also known as Arena of Valor) follows in second place, taking just 19 minutes, with Helix Jump closing the top three with a completion time of one hour.
“The mobile gaming industry has eclipsed the PC and console world, and this resounding success has in turn advanced smartphone technology by leaps and bounds,” said Len Leeson, founder of Mozillion.
“Some of the world’s most popular PC and console games are now available in mobile form, with graphics that are indistinguishable from the original, a testament to the advancement of mobile technology with each new phone release.
“Many handsets feature large, ultra-high definition displays, vast amounts of internal memory, and lightning-fast processing speeds that give owners a true gaming experience in the palm of their hands.
“Whether you prefer spending hours creating new worlds in Minecraft or slicing produce in Fruit Ninja to pass a few minutes, we are a long way from the days of Snake.
“As big fans of mobile gaming, I always suggest reviewing the tech specs of any phone before purchase, whether it’s a new phone or a refurbished phone, to ensure a great experience. enjoyable game.”
The 10 most searched mobile games are:
- Minecraft (24,900,000)
- Lonely (16,600,000)
- Free Shot (13,600,000)
- Among Us (11,100,000)
- Genshin Impact (7,480,000)
- PUBG Mobile (4,090,000)
- League of Legends (4,090,000)
- Brawl Stars (2,740,000)
- Subway surfers (2,240,000)
- Pokemon Go (1,500,000)
The top 10 most difficult games:
- Minecraft (61,000)
- Pokemon Go (30,560)
- Stardew Valley (24,600)
- Genshin Impact (17,900)
- Subway Surfers (15,020)
- 8 ball billiards (12,700)
- Housescapes (12,380)
- Terrariums (9,900)
- Clash of Clans (9,870)
- Among Us (9,140)
The 10 games that take the longest to complete:
- Dead by Daylight (635 hours, 3 minutes)
- Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (401 hours)
- Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (168 hours, 53 minutes)
- PUBG Mobile (124 hours)
- Hearthstone (Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft) (104 hours, 14 minutes)
- Granblue Fantasy (100 hours)
- Brawl Stars (94 hours, 25 minutes)
- Pokémon Go (93 hours, 32 minutes)
- Minecraft (89 hours, 7 mins)
- Yu Gi Oh! Duel Links (85 hours)
The 10 games that take the least time to complete:
- Solo (5 mins)
- Honor of Kings / Arena of Valor (19 minutes)
- Helix Jump (1 hour)
- Super Mario Run (2 hours)
- Clash Royale (2 hours)
- Love Live! School Idol Festival (2 hours)
- Mario Kart Tour (2 hours, 15 minutes)
- Fruit Ninja (2 hours, 30 minutes)
- Knights (3 hours)
- Flappy Bird (3 hours)