After 26 Best / Must-Have apps for your new Windows 10 Mobile smartphone here we are with a list of essential games for your new device. We have categorized these essentials for easy referencing and it is all you need for a jump-start. Most of these games are free to play with in-apps purchases. Though we included few highly rated and liked titles which are paid and as we have noted “worth it”. We know that not everyone has similar apps and games need though, so you can explore our apps & games section after installing below mentioned gems. Here are few recommended links to explore apps once you are done with the games below.

26 Best (must have) apps for Windows 10 Mobile

Endless Runners / Action & adventure

Subway Surfers:

One of the best across all platforms

Subway Surfers
Subway Surfers
Developer: ‪Kiloo‬
Price: Code needed

Sonic Dash:

It is really a great endless runner game

Sonic Dash
Sonic Dash
Developer: ‪Sega of America, Inc‬
Price: Code needed

Temple Run 2:

Because it is awesome and free to play

Temple Run 2
Temple Run 2
Developer: ‪Imangi Studios LLC‬
Price: Code needed

Minion Rush:

Again it is awesome and free as well

Despicable Me: Minion Rush
Despicable Me: Minion Rush
Developer: ‪Gameloft SE‬
Price: Free+

Minecraft: Pocket Edition:

Paid and Worth it

Minecraft for Windows 10 Mobile
Minecraft for Windows 10 Mobile
Developer: ‪Microsoft Studios‬
Price: Code needed

Simulation

Dragon Mania Legends:

Dragon Mania is must have for those in love with Dragon simulation

Dragon Mania Legends
Dragon Mania Legends
Developer: ‪Gameloft SE‬
Price: Free+

Plague Inc.:

Paid and Worth it

Plague Inc.
Plague Inc.
Developer: ‪Ndemic Creations LTD‬
Price: $0.99+

Shooter

Phoenix Force:

A great fun shooter game. Free with in-app purchases

Phoenix Force
Phoenix Force
Developer: ‪Awoker Games‬
Price: Free+

Strategy

Township:

Build your township for lots of fun. Free with in-app purchases

Township
Township
Developer: ‪Playrix‬
Price: Free+

March of Empires:

Free with in-app purchases

March of Empires: War of Lords
March of Empires: War of Lords
Developer: ‪Gameloft SE‬
Price: Free+

Royal Revolt 2:

Free with in-app purchases

Royal Revolt 2: Tower Defense
Royal Revolt 2: Tower Defense
Developer: ‪flaregames GmbH‬
Price: Free+

Plants vs. Zombies:

Winner of many awards. A great strategy game. Paid & Worth it

Plants vs. Zombies
Plants vs. Zombies
Developer: ‪Electronic Arts‬
Price: Code needed

 

Platformer

Jetpack Joyride:

Highly addictive, be-aware

Jetpack Joyride
Jetpack Joyride
Developer: ‪Halfbrick Studios Pty Ltd‬
Price: Code needed

Geometry Dash:

Highly recommended. Paid but worth the price

Geometry Dash
Geometry Dash
Developer: ‪RobTop Games‬
Price: $1.99

Puzzle adventure

Candy Crush Saga:

Simply irresistible sweet Candy puzzle fun

Candy Crush Saga
Candy Crush Saga
Developer: ‪king.com‬
Price: Free+

Candy Crush Soda Saga:

Sodalicious puzzle game

Candy Crush Soda Saga
Candy Crush Soda Saga
Developer: ‪king.com‬
Price: Free+

Wordament:

Brain-teaser is your cup of tea, here is the best.

Microsoft Ultimate Word Games
Microsoft Ultimate Word Games
Developer: ‪Xbox Game Studios‬
Price: Free+

7 Little Words:

A highly rated Word game

7 Little Words
7 Little Words
Developer: ‪Blue Ox Family Games, Inc.‬
Price: Code needed

War-strategy game

World at Arms – Wage war for your nation!:

Great War-strategy game

World at Arms - Wage war for your nation!
World at Arms - Wage war for your nation!
Developer: ‪Gameloft SE‬
Price: Free+

Racing Fun

Traffic Rider:

The most popular game on Store now

Traffic Rider
Traffic Rider
Developer: ‪Soner Kara‬
Price: Free+

Asphalt 8 Airborne:

Best car racing game

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House of Fun™️: Free Slots & Casino Games
Developer: ‪Playtika Holdings Corp‬
Price: Free+