The game which totally got us hooked in this lockdown period deserved to get this title of being the most downloaded game in the year 2020. 'Among Us' has been titled the most downloaded mobile game on both Android and iOS app stores for 2020, crushing out games such as PUBG Mobile and Roblox.
According to recent data released by Apptopia(provides app publishers & developers access to app intelligence worldwide), 'Among Us' garnered 264 million downloads globally and 41 million in the US itself. PUBG ( which is banned in India) gathered 175 million downloads and was in the fourth position while the legendary Subway Surfers was second with 227 million downloads and the PUBG alternative Garena Free Fire was downloaded 218 million times, was at number three spot in the top 10 games of the year.
Among Us' was the most downloaded mobile game globally in November 2020, according to data from Sensor Tower(intelligence products for vital data-driven competitive insights and understanding of the global app economy). The game has become very popular amongst the kids in India and saw a surge in popularity during Covid-19 lockdowns.
Due to this huge popularity and acceptance worldwide a release of the game is also planned for Xbox One, Xbox Series S, and Xbox Series X.
Microsoft has already confirmed that 'Among Us' will be developed and launched for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S consoles in 2021. The free streaming platform Twitch is being considered of playing a key role in boosting the popularity of the game.