Quarantine blues? Here are 6 free game apps to fight it off

Stay home and stay safe. But what to do? As real-life is engulfed by a deadly pandemic that looks like a sci-fi game, we propose to you something to kill time on your phone. Because let’s face it - baking looks good on Instagram (for some), but it gets boring very quickly.

We have listed for you 6 mobile games you can play for FREE which support multiplayer mode, which means you can add your friends and play together whilst staying at home and still getting in touch with them. 

Clash Royale

Developed by Supercell, Clash Royale is a massively popular multiplayer online battle arena. Collect cards, create your deck and upgrade it and get ready to knock the opponent’s tower before he crashes yours. Earn trophies, climb the ladder and get ready for weekly challenges.

If you're new to the world of Clash Royale, it can be a little intimidating at the start but it is pretty easy once you get used to it. With its features 1 vs 1 or 2 vs 2 you can play simultaneously with or against a friend or you could team up with one and play against another two. 

  • Number of players: 2-4
  • Total size: 1.2 GB storage
  • Playtime: 3 minutes average
Floriana FC Michael Owen Mizu Micallef at Match Day 2
Clash Royale Gameplay

Mario Kart Tour

Mario Kart needs no introduction. All your favorite childhood classic Nintendo pals are back in action. Crossing over to mobile, the game lets you unite with friends and race through the mountains or underwater making it a fun activity to enjoy with some swipe and taps on the screen.

A free Nintendo account is all that is needed and competing in 1 cup will unlock multiplayer mode. 

  • Number of players: 2-8
  • Total size: 370 MB storage
  • Playtime: 5 minutes average
Floriana FC Michael Owen Mizu Micallef at Match Day 2
Mario Kart Tour Gameplay


PUBG or PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds mobile version of the game is called PUBG Mobile, which gained popularity as soon as it was launched. The battle royale game consists of 100 people on a map and the last man or team standing wins. The game has a number of modes and maps to keep the users engaged. Adding a battle pass adds more challenges for the player. 

PUBG Mobile Lite is also available for those whose mobile does not meet the minimum requirements of the game.

  • Number of players: 1-100
  • Total size: 2.3 GB storage
  • Playtime: 15 minutes average
Floriana FC Michael Owen Mizu Micallef at Match Day 2
PUBG:Mobile Gameplay

Call of Duty Mobile

Call of Duty: Mobile is another popular game for those Call of Duty fans but also a challenge to PUBG Mobile when it comes to the battle royale genre. COD: Mobile has different modes like Battle Royale, Team Deathmatch and many more. 

COD:Mobile lets you play with up to 6 friends at once with the classic team deathmatch you can do a 3 vs 3 or else play as a team in the 100-player battle royale mode.

  • Number of players: 1-6
  • Total size: 2 GB storage
  • Playtime: 15 minutes average
Floriana FC Michael Owen Mizu Micallef at Match Day 2
Call of Duty Mobile Gameplay

Quiz Up

QuizUp, a social trivia game by Plain Vanilla Games with over 100 million users that ventures as deep into more than 1,200 topics such as films, music, games containing more than 600,000 questions. 

The game offers the chance to play head-to-head battles against friends or start tournaments against people and challenge them on everything from general knowledge to basic maths problems.

  • Number of players: 2
  • Total size: 120 MB storage
  • Playtime: 1-minute average
Floriana FC Michael Owen Mizu Micallef at Match Day 2
Quiz Up Gameplay


From its release on mobile Hearthstone has been one of those card games to play on mobile. The game is easy to learn and tough to master. Weekly Tavern Brawls and solo game modes are what keeps the game exciting which for sure Blizzard know how to spice up things.

After a day or two of playing the game and mastering that faction or two, you can easily battle a friend who just started the game for some and well spent time.

  • Number of players: 1-2
  • Total size: 1.5 GB storage
  • Playtime: 5 minutes average
Floriana FC Michael Owen Mizu Micallef at Match Day 2
Hearthstone Gameplay

Posted by Kurt Aquilina on 11th April 2020, 11:39


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