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Uptodown in 2019: life beyond Google Play:

For yet another year, Uptodown has been solidified has one of the main alternative app stores worldwide. With 17 years behind us, we’ve become one of the most used app marketplaces in the world, as proven by the more than one billion individual users and 5 billion page visits we’ve received this year alone.

Throughout the year, the platform has been established as an alternative both for users, as well as developers and manufacturers. Proof of this is the presence of Uptodown on televisions (NPG), Media Centers (E-Box), and projectors (PuppyCube), along with its integration in software like Android emulators (NOX App Player). We’re an open platform for manufacturers and we’re constantly collaborating on more and more external projects.

The main traffic on our site has come from Brazil (10.87%), followed by Mexico (8.06%), India (7.06%), and Indonesia (6.50%). This easily demonstrates the internationalization of the platform for all sorts of markets, with special emphasis on those with growing technology, where Google doesn’t yet hold the monopoly and users demand a trustworthy service that’s adapted for lower-end hardware.

Uptodown Marketplace en Android TV
Uptodown Marketplace on Android TV

The most downloaded on Uptodown

The data presented is formulated from the 500 most downloaded apps in the Uptodown catalog which altogether add up to 3.4 billion downloads. In terms of games, the three categories with the most downloads belong the genres action, strategy, and casual, while in apps, the most in-demand sections are video downloads, general purpose, and social.

24% of the top 500 are videogames, with some of the games being the same stars we’ve seen at the top in previous years as well. That said, the ‘battle royale’ genre has taken over and only the games from Supercell and Subway Surfers from Kiloo are still in the top 10. Special mention goes to the ‘battle royale’ Free Fire and its nearly 65 million downloads, a total sensation with a massive following in Latin America.

Free fire para Android
Free fire for Android

Call of Duty Mobile breaks all the records

The mobile adaptation of the Call of Duty saga has become one of the highlights of the year. Uptodown has collaborated with Tencent (owner of TiMi, the game’s developer) to distribute Call of Duty Mobile officially. On October 1st, it beat a record during the first 24 hours after the game’s international release, racking up 430,000 downloads in this time period and reaching 17 million downloads since then.

Call of Duty Mobile: record-breaking number of downloads on Uptodown

Plus, Tencent has also released Gameloop, its own official emulator for playing its videogames on PC, including Call of Duty Mobile. This fact confirms the trend that the current Free to Play experiences are becoming more and more indistinguishable between mobile games and ones for consoles/PC. Gameloop has reached 6 million downloads on Uptodown and is continuing to grow alongside other alternatives like Nox Player, which began a collaboration back in April to integrate the official Uptodown store in its app.

The popular virtualization tool NOX joins forces with Uptodown

TOP Games 2019 (downloads this year)

  1. PUBG Mobile (68,996,380)
  2. Free Fire (64,464,576)
  3. Clash of Clans (64,464,576)
  4. PUBG Mobile Lite (64,464,576)
  5. Fortnite (64,464,576)
  6. Subway Surfers (21,504,363)
  7. Call of Duty Mobile (16,713,105)
  8. PUBG Mobile (Corea) (14,859,568)
  9. Clash Royale (12,465,179)
  10. Brawl Stars (11,628,377)

TOP APPS 2019 (downloads this year)

  1. Snaptube (461,013,611)
  2. WhatsApp (143,073,987)
  3. VidMate (115,713,589)
  4. TubeMate (100,354,139)
  5. Snapchat (89,399,710)
  6. Facebook Messenger (88,118,898)
  7. TubeMate 3 (83,248,302)
  8. Facebook (73,937,953)
  9. Instagram (73,828,291)
  10. Uptodown App Store (61,941,385)

The gap that others can’t fill

One of our main hallmarks has always been that we always focus on usability and accessibility over other product improvements. Since there’s no registration requirement to use the platform or any geographic restrictions to the catalog beyond what the individual apps impose, Uptodown is the best way to access software that’s not available otherwise. Many apps that are no longer available on Google Play (ES File Explorer), were unfairly deleted from the platform (LibreTorrent), or are distributed as independent APKs (PUBG Mobile Beta), are available on Uptodown with their authors’ approval.

Plus, the model is becoming wider in terms of the different distribution channels that currently exist. 32 of the 100 most downloaded apps on Uptodown are not available on Google Play, including games like Dragon Ball Strongest Warrior, that for now has only been released by Tencent in Asian countries and that, on Uptodown has over half a million downloads. Users are demanding more and more globalization of published content.

In addition to the possibility to download previous versions of each app, Uptodown doesn’t take down old apps even if there are more recent versions. In fact, the FIFA saga had 4.6 million downloads in 2019 of only the editions 14, 15, and 16, a clear example that there’s a high demand coming from users with lower-range devices.

User habits

Samsung is the leading manufacturer among Uptodown visitors. 40% of users access the platform using devices from this brand. This is followed by Huawei (10.7%), Xiaomi (5.37%), and Motorola (4.9%).

In terms of the version of Android most users use, there’s a huge segmentation on the platform, which is why Uptodown tries to maintain complete compatibility with leading devices. The web version has no restrictions whatsoever, while the official app requires Android 5.0 or higher to run.

  1. Android 8.1.0 (14.30 %)
  2. Android 9 (12.00 %)
  3. Android 6.0.1 (11.27 %)
  4. Android 7.0 (9.72 %)
  5. Android 8.0.0 (8.20 %)

In terms of the browser used, Google Chrome prevails since it comes pre-installed on most devices. In fact, this is the main reason why the default Samsung browser is found in second place in light of the brand’s numbers.

  1. Google Chrome (67.90 %)
  2. Samsung Internet (8.18 %)
  3. Android Webview (5.25 %)
  4. Android Browser (2.81 %)
  5. UC Browser (2.80 %)

Uptodown, with its 17 years of experience, is an independent alternative that attempts to democratize access to apps to make them accessible from anywhere and on any device, providing a level playing field to developers. Uptodown is currently available in 15 languages and is one of the biggest websites of Spanish origen with the most traffic in the world.

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Ablo is an app that lets you meet people from all around the world:

Within the Android app catalog, there are tons of apps for meeting people from all over the world. However, from time to time, we come across apps that aim to help you converse with people in a unique and dynamic way. This is exactly what Ablo is: a unique tool that lets you virtually travel to all different countries while chatting with their citizens. Plus, it takes you to all different countries randomly, so you’ll always be surprised by your new destination. Google Play took this all into account when it recognized Ablo as the Best App of 2019.

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A question to break the ice

Once you’ve filled in your basic information, you’ll be ready to start traveling. If you tap on the tab with the globe on it, your journey around the world will begin. In just a few seconds, you’ll be matched up with another member of the community to start exchanging messages.

ablo-app-conversation

One of the hardest parts about talking to someone new for the first time is striking up a conversation. To help more introverted users, Ablo provides you with a question that you have to answer in order to break the ice. Without a doubt, this makes starting the conversation a much more relaxed experience. Another interesting feature is that it tells you the time and weather of the other country. Talking about the weather isn’t only for awkward silences in elevators.

Ablo breaks down language barriers

Another interesting aspect of Ablo is that the tool instantly translates each message you write. This way, if you choose to communicate via text, you won’t have any problem understanding each of the replies you get from your new friend. That said, you can also make video calls. In that case, you’ll have to rely on your foreign language skills to communicate as best you can. In any case, you can always depend on the universality of the gifs and emojis the app offers. The more time you spend talking, the more points you’ll get after each connection.

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Fun facts about your destinations

With Ablo, you won’t only meet tons of people from different corners of the globe. The app also gives you some culture as it shows you interesting facts while you make your virtual voyage. Each one of these short blurbs is related to the countries you’re going to visit. In fact, the information can also serve as conversation starters with the person you end up talking to.

ablo-app-phrases

To sum it up, Ablo is a really interesting app if you want to meet people from different cultures and countries. Since it randomly takes you all over the world, the experience is packed with surprises and users to visit through your Android device. Traveling hundreds of miles without ever leaving your home is now a possibility thanks to Ablo.

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The top 10 Android games of the month [December 2019]:

This month of December is a bit more special than other years. Not only does it represent the end of 2019, but also the end of a decade. In this span of 31 days, we don’t usually find the juiciest releases of the month, but we’ve dug deep to bring you the best of the best. Plenty of delicious role-playing and a surprise or two await you on our last monthly selection of the decade. Enjoy!

best android games december

Tactical Three Kingdoms

We don’t have enough fingers to count all the games based on Romance of the Three Kingdoms that show up year after year. Luckily, the gameplay is way different from one to another and in this Tactical Three Kingdoms, you’ll enjoy tactical combats with a whole lot of substance. But the best thing about this game isn’t its gameplay — it’s the artistic style that brings this ancestral story to the world of comics. [Download]

Tactical Three Kingdoms

Iron Saga

RPGs and derivatives of the genre have turned character collection gameplay into its own separate genre. Gacha RPGs don’t stop showing up on mobile devices, and Iron Saga follows the manual to a tee: tons of characters to discover, semi-automatic combats, and plenty of attention to emphasis on feminine proportions. By the way, this last characteristic is getting to be a big problem for most Asian games that land on Android. The game is nice, but the constant fanservice gets a little old. [Download]

Iron Saga

Mob Psycho 100: Psychic Battle

One has become one of the most celebrated mangakas in recent times thanks to his work on One-Punch Man and Mob Psycho 100. The anime series from his latest project has become a huge success that’s already made it’s way around the world and has it’s own videogame: and eye-catching turn-based RPG that has all the charisma of Mob, Reigen, and the rest of the characters from the series. It’s impossible not to want to play with a cast of characters like this. [Download]

Mob Psycho 100: Psychic Battle

EXILE Survival

Clones of Last Day on Earth keep popping up on the mobile ecosystem with higher and higher levels of quality. At first glance, EXILE Survival will grab your attention thanks to its eye-catching graphics, but it won’t be long before you’re wrapped up in the typical gameplay from the genre: collecting materials and building objects. The wacky setting that’s half-way between prehistoric and medieval fantasy also makes us love it even more. [Download]

EXILE Survival

Phoenix Rangers

The company behind the legendary Angry Birds franchise keeps tying to develop new projects. This time, they’ve surprised us with Phoenix Rangers, a puzzle RPG with bit of Pokémon essence. The title follows the typical guidelines of the genre, but the introduction of the creatures to collect is really nice. In general, the entire artistic design is great thanks to the colors used. Not everything is about generic swords and witchcraft. [Download]

Phoenix Rangers

EVE Echoes

EVE is one of the titans of the world of videogames. It’s a title where the community of players has raised the bar beyond expectations. This approach to the outer space universe that’s arrived on mobile devices isn’t bad at all, but time will tell how players react to it. If things go well, EVE Echoes could be around for years and years. [Download]

EVE Echoes

Dumb Ways to Dash!

The simplicity of Dumb Ways to Dash! won us over right away. The concept is nothing new, but it works perfectly here: wacky races against other players. The best thing about it is the cute design of the characters from this franchise for mobile devices. Between races, you’ll come across an ad or two, but it’s not as excessive as what you’d find in games from VOODOOO and the like. [Download]

Dumb Ways to Dash!

Lineage 2M

It’s been a big month for MMORPGs, especially when we’re faced with a heavyweight like Lineage 2. This overhaul for mobile devices offers graphics that are even better than the original for PC. In fact, it’s one of the most impressive games we’ve seen on Android. We haven’t heard anything about a western version yet, so the experience won’t be quite as good for non-Korean-speaking players. Even so, it’s worth giving it a shot. Just take a look at our gameplay video if you need some convincing. [Download]

Lineage 2M

RAGNANIA

Another month, another Action RPG with anime style. The formula presented by Honkai Impact 3rd may be getting used and abused nowadays, but we just can’t stop recommending these types of games: they have incredible visuals and are super fun. In this case, the gameplay in RAGNANIA brings us the best from Devil May Cry or Bayonetta, in closed settings where you can put your expertise to the test against endless enemies. [Download]

RAGNANIA

Countersnipe

Online team-based battles are the bread and butter of Android games and this Countersnipe attempts to innovate in the competitive games: sniper battles with the goal being to hunt before being hunted. The premise is original and works perfectly. The only downside is that it’s lacking a huge base of players so that you’re not stuck in battles against only bots. But the game really has a lot of promise. We hope that the community backs it up so that more fresh new ideas like this one keep showing up. [Download]

Countersnipe

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The best Android emulators for the first PlayStation:

The first PlayStation turns 25! There’s a whole generation of players who were introduced to the world of videogames by their PSX, which stayed in circulation for no less than 12 years, one less than its predecessor. The truth is that current technology, like Android devices are more than capable of emulating the games from the console. Just like we already did with Super Nintendo and Mega Drive, it’s time to list some of the best PlayStation emulators for Android. 

PlayStation Classic uses an Open Source emulator!

One of the many controversies that the release of the miniature Sony console caused was the fact that it uses an open source emulator. At Kotaku, they’ve already had a chance to try out the console. They confirm that you can access a list of third-party software used from the game loading menu. There, you’ll find PCSX ReArmed, a fork of PCSX Reloaded, based on one of the best emulators of the first PlayStation for PC (interestingly enough, created by the same guy who later developed the great PCSX2).

This is far from surprising, considering that many renown studios use third-party emulators to relaunch their products on current platforms. In fact, SEGA has used this tactic a few times, using an open source emulator and contracting its creator to launch a collection of classic titles. This wouldn’t be a problem if the original creators were always given credit or were given some sort of compensation for using their work, but this doesn’t tend to happen. If there are good reasons to believe that Nintendo has commercialized ROMs from games found online in its Virtual Console, who knows what else we could find.

Retroarch 64 (Beetle PSX)

Recently, the well-known modular emulator container, Retroarch released a new version for 64-bit devices that made better use of device hardware, especially when it comes to  emulating systems with 3D graphics. The core of the emulator Beetle PSX (port of the Mednafen core) has improved substantially and now runs great on any medium range device. Plus, given the unified configuration system and the extremely simplified Retroarch interface, it’s one of the best alternatives for novices.

Another thing to keep in mind is that within Retroarch, you have multiple different cores. Most users prefer Pcsx ReArmed Enhanced to the one mentioned above since it offers more precise emulation, although Mednafen also gives good results at the expense of higher hardware requirements. [Download]

ePSXe

A total classic back in the day became the best alternative for emulating PlayStation on PC. It’s one of the few original projects that aren’t based on a third-party Open Source code, which is why it makes sense that it’s a paid app that’s only available via Google Play. Among other unique features, it includes a mode for two players on the same device using two touch screen controls simultaneously on the screen. Plus it allows for the connection and detection of almost any physical controller.

Classicboy

Another multi-system emulator that includes PlayStation among its ranks. In this case, it also uses the core from the open emulator Mednafen. Although it gives some really good results, a lot of the best features are reserved for the paid version, like the auto-save and the possibility to map the controls through touch gestures. [Download]

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How to connect an Xbox or PS4 Bluetooth controller to an Android device:

We’re constantly seeing more and more games that offer the possibility to connect external controllers. Games like Fortnite and PUBG Mobile are completely compatible with these controllers and others like Call of Duty Mobile will soon add this feature as well. This means you can use the same gamepad that you use for playing on your PC or gaming console for playing your mobile games. Thanks to the fact that consoles like Xbox One and PS4 have established their control systems as universal, you can connect them via Bluetooth to your Android device if it offers this type of connection. Read on to discover how to connect them.

If you have an Xbox gamepad, the first thing you have to figure out is if it’s a Bluetooth controller or if it’s an older version that uses USB dongles. There’s an easy way to figure this out. If the X button in the middle is made with a material similar to the controller itself, it’s bluetooth. If the button is a completely separate piece and a different color, then it’s not. Once you figure that out, you can start the pairing process.

Returning to the Microsoft controls, these are USUALLY compatible with modern Android devices, but the only brand that they have an official agreement with is Samsung. So Xbox controllers sync perfectly with devices from this brand.

How to pair the Xbox One gamepad

  • Press the middle Xbox button on the controller to turn it on.
  • Press the sync button found in the upper part of the controller. Hold it down for a few seconds until the middle button starts blinking.
  • Select the option to search for nearby devices until the Xbox controller shows up (Normally called “wireless controller”).
  • Select it to connect, and in a few seconds you’ll have it all set up.

How to pair the PS4 gamepad

  • Press the PS button and Share at the same time until the light starts blinking.
  • On Android, look for the Bluetooth options menu (this will vary according to device). Also, you have to make sure the Bluetooth connection option is turned on.
  • Mark the option to look for nearby devices until you see the PS4 controller (normally called “Wireless controller”). Select it to connect and in a few seconds, you’ll have it paired.
  • If there’s a problem with the reply time, you can use an app that automatically connects the device. Bluetooth Auto Connect offers this feature. You have to go into the app and go to Advanced Options > Debug. Then, you can select the PS4 controller from the list of connected devices, and this should improve the input lag.

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The top 10 Android games of the month [November 2019]:

It’s that time again — time to sum up the most relevant games that have made their debut on Android throughout the month. This time, a lot of the titles are of Asian origen: from sagas like The King of Fighters, to the highly-anticipated Black Desert Mobile; not to mention the new title from Epic Games and new installments in the Final Fantasy saga.

ANIMA ARPG

No one can say no to a good Dungeon Crawler, especially when we’re suffering in agony, waiting for news of the possible release of Diablo Immortal on Android. This is why Anima ARPG brings us hope as it brings us the dark Gothic settings of the first installments from the Blizzard saga. Alright, so it may not be as polished as an AAA production, but we think that’s part of what makes it great! [Download]

AnimA ARPG

War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

The Final Fantasy saga has been divided, twisted, and combined in all possible ways with the enormous number of games that Square Enix has released for mobile devices. In this case, it brings back the formula from the long-awaited sub-saga Tactics to integrate it in the Brave Exvius universe. The result? A fantastic SRPG that hasn’t yet reached the west, but can already be enjoyed internationally as long as the language barrier doesn’t bother you. [Download]

Final Fantasy War of the Visions

Skylore

With so many serious, spectacular, and epic MMORPGs, we forget that one of the great things about spending hundreds of hours in a virtual world is feeling comfortable. Skylore brings back the 2D sprites and isometric perspective of yore to bring us a “friendly” MMO with adorable graphics and endless tasks to complete, typical of the genre. [Download]

Skylore screenshot

Battle Breakers

Epic Games has enough pull to be able to create licenses from nothing and manages to find its place in an industry that’s saturated on all levels. Although Battle Breakers has been around for a couple years, it wasn’t until now that it was released officially as one of the first titles for mobile devices that will make up part of their own marketplace. Here you get puzzles and colored gems, with combats between creatures with different powers. [Download]

Battle Prime

Yes, not a day goes by without half a dozen new multiplayer online shooters showing up on Android, but Battle Prime has enough positives to be considered one of the biggest releases of the month. In this case, we’re talking about a third-person action game where you get to fight against the rival team of androids in battle. And each class has a series of special skills that you have to master. Plus, it’s actually really nice looking. [Download]

Battle Prime Screenshot

Deeprealm Odyssey

A game that adapts part of its gameplay from an awesome game like Downwell deserves our respect. You have to descend through various vertical settings collecting gems and defeating enemies that get in your way. It’s a simple formula, but just like in the indie title this one is based on, it’ll have you hooked to no end. [Download]

Deeprealm Odyssey screenshot

Night Agent

In recent times, we’ve been seeing a type of third-person action game with anime appearance, in the shadows of greats like Honkai Impact 3rd and Hundred Soul. Night Agent doesn’t rely on a successful license, nor does it need to. Its spectacular graphics along with a Hack and Slash gameplay make it a title worth checking out this month. [Download]

The King of Fighters ALLSTAR

SNK took the floor in the ’90s thanks to the number of licenses that were created for Nego-Geo/AES. One of the most important ones was, specifically, a combination of various sagas in a single annual title. The King of Fighters never completely disappeared thanks to the constant re-editions and new concepts that the renewed SNK Playmore is developing on Android. So a new quality beat’em up featuring Terry Bogard, Iori Yagami, Kyo Kusanagi, and the rest of the crew is definitely worth celebrating. [Download]

Naruto: Slugfest

People are so excited to play the global version of this new game based on the work of Masami Kishimoto that after just a week-long tester phase, Slugfest has become one of the most resounding titles of the month. In this MMORPG, you play a ninja from the village who will become wrapped up in the typical problems of Naruto, Kakashi, and company. It’s a real treat for fans that, soon or later, will show up officially in the west. [Download]

Naruto Slugfest Screenshot

Black Desert Mobile

We can’t tell you much you don’t already know about what is probably the MMORPG of the year on Android. After over a year-long wait, we finally have the final version of this mobile adaptation of the PC game. Although it won’t come out officially until December, you can already play right now without any geographic restrictions, as long as you use a VPN. [Download]

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The saga Five Nights at Freddy’s is back in the form of an AR game:

In 2014, the independent developer Scott Cawthon could never have imagined what he had on his hands. The release of Five Nights at Freddy’s went ridiculously viral thanks to videos posted by people like PewDiePie and ElRubius. As a result, these bloodthirsty animatronic dolls were brought to the forefront of pre-teen internet pop culture, sharing a podium with other terrifying creatures like Slenderman and Herobrine. Five years later, though with slightly less force now, FNaF is still around, as we can see with the release of this videogame for Android: Five Nights at Freddy’s AR: Special Delivery.

Although the premise and gameplay are somewhat different, the formula is still the same: you have to survive the threat of these creatures with quite a few scares along the way. However this time, geolocation and augmented reality are added into the mix, bringing this subgenre even closer to home. Every once in a while, you’ll get a view of animatronics in your location, participating in a short minigame where you’ll have to use your device’s camera to find the hidden monster. With the help of your flashlight and a stun gun, you have to stop them in their tracks, while also dismantling them to create your own mechanical monstrosities for scaring other players.

Here comes the new wave of geolocation and augmented reality games

This obviously isn’t Pokemon GO, but it doesn’t try to be, either. The coolest part of the experience are the attacks from the animatronic creatures represented using augmented reality, since you’ll have to turn around 360º in order to find out where they’re going to attack you from. If you scare easy, then this can definitely make you jump if you don’t pay close enough attention.

The game requires Android 7.0, although in this case, it doesn’t require ARCore technology, since the augmented reality elements vary according to the distance you are away from them.

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PUBG Mobile 0.16 Beta adds snow to Erangel and new game modes:

As you probably already know, there are various versions of PUBG Mobile according to the geographic region and the stage of development. In the beta channel, you can try out some of the features that will reach the stable version in the future. Recently, it was updated to the version 0.16 with various additions that will gradually be unlocked from today until January 1, 2020. And best of all, you can have both versions installed on the same device without your progress being affected in either one, plus it doesn’t have a watermark, unlike previous updates.

One of the main lures of this update is the visual change made to Erangel. In each round, different parts of the map will appear covered in snow. That said, it’s not only a superficial change — among other things, you can use a snowboard to descend down snowy hills and find special loot boxes in each one of these areas.

Another interesting addition is the possibility to change the first-person mode to third-person during the game. Until now, you had to select one of the view modes before entering the map in question. Now you can alternate between both views at any time. Another notable change on a gameplay level is that now you can move around while being healed, although your speed will be even slower than when walking. Just enough to keep you safe from enemy fire.

More new features are on their way, although they’re not available yet, we’re assuming they’ll be unlocked throughout the following days. One of these that we’ve already seen in past tester phases is called “Death Race” mode. As its name implies, you’ll compete against other players riding in vehicles who will compete on an enormous closed track where you’ll pick up items scattered around to attack rivals.

Although we don’t yet know the exact date that the 0.16 update will reach the stable channel, we’re assuming it’ll happen sometime in the beginning of December if the past betas are any indication.

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The new closed beta for Marvel Super War is now available:

This past May, we were introduced to the first closed tester phase of Marvel Super War, the MOBA being developed by NetEase that’s based on the Marvel universe. Even though we don’t have a final release date yet, starting today, you can participate in the new closed beta, specifically from 12:00PM (GMT+8) on November 21, until 11:59PM on December 1.

Although all your progress will be deleted at the end of this beta phase, you can take advantage of some features before the “open” release. In fact, if you complete a certain number of combats during the event, you can unlock the character Quicksilver and the classic green skin will be available for you once its officially released. Beyond this, you can get crystals and coins through daily rewards during this period, although you can only cash them in for in-game objects offered during the trial period.

In terms of the game itself, it offers the classic concept of 5v5 combats (both online and against AI), in settings with team-based missions. You can choose from various characters from the Marvel universe, many of which were not available in the previous beta. The following are available:

  • Iron Man
  • Thor
  • Hulk
  • Loki
  • Quicksilver
  • Black Panther
  • Cloak & Dagger
  • Groot
  • Rocket Raccoon

The best Android games from the Marvel Universe

In addition to these, you’ll also find tons of other characters:

  • Captain Marvel
  • Scarlet Witch
  • Corvus Glaive
  • Proxima Midnight
  • Ebony Maw
  • Cull Obsidian
  • Heimdall
  • Lady Sif
  • The Executioner
  • Beast
  • Iceman
  • Angel
  • Storm
  • Magneto
  • Deadpool
  • StarLord
  • Mantis
  • Mister Fantastic
  • War Machine
  • Jubilee

The game is officially available in Indonesia, India, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. While it’s recommended to use a VPN to play, many users are managing to access the game through the social login. 

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How to easily create and edit stellar videos with Magisto:

We’re smack in the middle of 2019, and by now basically everybody we know has dipped a toe in the waters of video editing. Whether it’s to make photo slideshows or put together something more elaborate, the fact that there’s a ton of different programs for both PC and Android devices has led to a pretty thorough democratization of a medium that used to be out of reach for many users. All that said, things can still get heavy when it comes to learning to edit video, though luckily there are apps like Magisto: Magical Video Editor to let users of all levels create attractive videos.

Magisto: Magical Video Editor

Magisto is a great app for creating videos in the easiest possible way: two or three steps and you’ll have a video to knock ’em dead. All with no need to get bogged down in sequences, timelines, and that kind of mess: the app creates the video depending on which pictures and videos you want to include. That done, just pick one of the many visual styles to apply to it (indie, EDM, sports…), find a song to serve as your soundtrack, set how long you want the clip to last, and then wait a few minutes for Magisto to do its magic.

Magisto Android menu

Magisto does its work with a lot of flow, bringing your pictures and videos to life while meshing everything quite well — and all that with you having done exactly nothing besides select the material. The app gives you a festival of effects of all kinds: varied transitions, zooming in and out, panning out to give life to the static images… While you don’t have much control over the final result and it’s kind of down to luck what comes out, you’re not likely to be disappointed if you’re basically clueless about how to make a video like this.

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The cool thing about this app is that it delivers nice results in a very short time, which makes it simple to put together new clips if you’re not happy with the outcome: just pick a different kind of video style to get a very different result. According to its developers, Magisto uses an AI that analyzes and edits the video based on what it thinks are the best parts. Obviously that has to be taken with a grain of salt, but the truth is that the results tend to be quite good.

Magisto Android options

Magisto is an app that’s likely to surprise you with the results its delivers and it should help a lot of people who don’t want to worry their pretty heads about details of video editing. Besides generating media, the app has social features so you can check out other people’s videos, tap to Like them, and—well, that’s basically it. Still, don’t stress if you want your videos to stay private: they’re only posted publicly if you want them to be.

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