November 28, 2022
The App Store Awards celebrate the best apps and games of 2022
Cupertino, California Apple today announced the 2022 App Store Awards winners, highlighting 16 apps and games that have inspired users to engage more deeply with the world, expand their imaginations, and stay connected with friends and loved ones. This year’s winners represent a diverse community of developers from around the world whose apps and games have been selected by Apple’s global App Store editorial team to deliver exceptional experiences and make a profound cultural impact.
“This year’s App Store award winners reimagined our experiences with apps that offered fresh, thoughtful, and real perspectives,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook. “From solo, self-taught creators to international teams spread across the globe, these entrepreneurs are making a meaningful impact, exemplifying the ways apps and games impact our communities and lives.”
This year’s winners represent the abundant possibilities across the App Store and Apple’s device ecosystem. Innovative social application be realistic It gives users an authentic look into the lives of their family and friends and a fitness tracker Gentle Streak Helps users balance fitness and rest to maintain a healthy lifestyle. good reviews 5 Takes digital note-taking to the next level with best-in-class Apple Pencil support. MacFamilyTree 10 Explore genealogy through stunning visual family trees and collaborate with loved ones around the world, while the creators are behind the scenes ViX Elevating stories in Spanish to the forefront of entertainment.
Apex Legends Mobile Brings fast-paced battle royale action to iPhone. Moncage Unforgettable puzzles masterfully played with immersive perspective and card combat encryption Engage players in experimental storytelling. Son, A Wild West tale, it’s a cleverly designed stealth game that looks exceptional on the big screen with Apple TV. The unique life sim in Apple Arcade Wild Flowers He invites players into his enchanting world of diverse characters and magic spells, and League of Legends Esports Manager It allows players to run the most influential esports tournament in the world.
2022 App Store Award Winners
iPhone App of the Year: BeReal, from BeReal.
iPad App of the Year: GoodNotes 5, from Time Base Technology Limited.
Mac App of the Year: MacFamilyTree 10, from Synium Software GmbH.
Apple TV App of the Year: ViX, from TelevisaUnivision Interactive, Inc.
Apple Watch App of the Year: Gentle Streak, from Gentler Stories LLC.
iPhone Game of the Year: Apex Legends Mobile, from Electronic Arts.
iPad game of the year: Moncage, from XD Network Inc.
Mac Game of the Year: Inscryption, from Devolver.
Apple TV Game of the Year: Jr. from HandyGames.
Apple Arcade Game of the Year: Wild Flowers, by Studio Drydock Pty Ltd.
China Game of the Year: League of Legends esports manager, from Shenzhen Tencent Tianyou Technology Ltd.
Cultural Impact Winners
In addition to recognizing the best apps and games on Apple devices, Apple’s App Store editors have named five Cultural Impact winners who have had a lasting impact on people’s lives and culture. This year’s winners encourage users to engage more deeply with their feelings, connect authentically with others, and honor their heritage and the generations before them while envisioning how to create a better world today.
How do we feel From How We Feel Project, Inc.
By prompting users to take advantage of their emotional health with the ease of daily check-ins, How do we feel It helps users put difficult feelings into words and offers strategies for dealing with those feelings in the moment.
Dot house From the Rise-Home Stories project
Dot’s Home illuminates systemic housing injustices and the aftereffect within communities of color through a compelling and thoughtful time travel story.
locket widget From Locket Labs, Inc.
allowing users to send photos directly to the home screen to family and friends, locket widget Leading intimate connection between loved ones, away from the pressures of traditional social media.
Waterllama from Vitalii Mogylevets
With its colorful design gentle guidance, Waterlama Makes achieving hydration goals fun, using creative challenges, reminders, and likable characters to keep users on track.
Inua – A story set in ice and time From the ARTE experience
Inua – A Story in Ice and Time provides a mysterious and engaging adventure for users to explore historical events that weave elements of Inuit traditions, folklore and amazing tales.
For more than a decade, Apple has honored the best apps and games at the end of every year. To acknowledge the impact of the winning developer teams, each winner will receive a physical award inspired by a distinctive blue App Store icon. Developed with meticulous craftsmanship, the award includes the App Store logo set in the 100 percent recycled aluminum used to make Apple products, with the winner’s name engraved on the reverse.
The App Store, launched in 2008, is the world’s most secure and vibrant app marketplace. Currently home to 1.8 million apps and visited by over half a billion people each week across 175 regions, it is an engine of global economic growth, facilitating $643 billion in billings and sales during 2020 alone. The App Store helps innovators, dreamers, and learners of all ages and backgrounds connect with the tools and information they need to build a brighter future and a better world.
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