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Announcing the Winners of the 2020 Best of Galaxy Store Awards

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Lori Fraleigh

Senior Director, Developer Relations

Yesterday, we announced the winners of the 2020 Best of Galaxy Store Awards. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the awards show was broadcast live on YouTube (link).

The Best of Galaxy Store Awards recognize the top games, apps, themes, watch faces, and new this year, Bixby capsules. This year's 22 winners come from 14 countries and represent the global nature of the Samsung Developers ecosystem. The links below will take you to the content in Galaxy Store itself (where available) and are best viewed on a Samsung device.

Games

  • Best Game Graphics: Turn 10 Studios, a Microsoft first-party studio, takes the checkered flag with Forza Street
  • Best Simulation Game: Utilizing strong visuals, State of Survival stands out among Galaxy Store games
  • Best Action Game: Garena Free Fire is a fast-paced battle royale that delights players
  • Best Casual Game: Uno!, a popular family card game, is now on mobile
  • Best Indie Game: Clawee brings the excitement and skill of the arcade machine to mobile devices
  • Best Role Playing Game: LEGO™ Legacy: Heroes Unboxed is a fan favorite for all ages
  • Best Arcade Game: WGT Golf brings the excitement of the premium desktop golf franchise to mobile players
  • Game of the Year: Fortnite was a standout favorite among Galaxy Store audiences

Watch

  • Best New Watch Face Designer: HIGH Watch Faces is an exciting new designer from Uruguay
  • Best Innovative Watch Face: The Persona-Smart watch face highlights the extensibility of the Galaxy Watch platform
  • Best Watch Face Design: The Golden Floral Digital Watch face is a beautiful example of Tatyana Galkinar's work
  • Best Watch Face Collection: Urarity brings style to his tech-driven ideas
  • Best Watch App: Talk to Alexa enables communication with the digital assistant with only your Galaxy Watch

Themes

  • Best New Themes Designer: Marigold emphasizes style and peaceful interactions with nature
  • Best Innovative Theme: Dark Warrior has a visually stunning effect
  • Best Theme Design: [Bear] Pink clouds of stars uses pleasant colors and emotional elements for a winning design
  • Best Themes Collection: Working with some of the best-known global brands, this collection of designs from butterfly-effected GmbH demonstrates success
  • Best Icon Pack: [Alex-]Fantasy Icon Pack uses strong colors and bold symbolism

Apps

Bixby

  • Capsule of the Year: Spotify plays artists and playlists using only voice commands
  • Bixby Developer of the Year: Steven Arkonovich, the creator of Big Sky Weather

Want to learn more about this year's winners? Watch the playback of the 2020 Best of Galaxy Store Awards show and hear what they have to say.