10 of the Best Android Asynchronous Multiplayer Games

Epic Little War Game

Epic Little War Game is a turn-based strategy game where players take turns trying to destroy their opponent’s military force. If you want to exercise your military might in this asynchronous multiplayer game it will cost you $0.99. Epic Little War Game does not contain any ads or in app purchases.

Get it on Google Play

Patchwork The Game

Patchwork may be a part of a crowded field of board games with asynchronous multiplayer, but it stands out. First and foremost are the cute-as-a-button visuals that make this an appealing game for gamers of all ages. Patchwork also has cross-platform mutliplayer, so it will not matter if your friends are on Android or iOS. So are you ready to compete against your friends to see who can make the best quilt? Patchwork is $2.99 with in app purchases that let you add some visual flare to the game (without impacting gameplay).

Get it on Google Play

Gladiabots

Gladiabots is one of the more unique games you will see on Android or anywhere else. It is billed as a tactical bot programming game, and that describes it perfectly. Players are tasked with programming the behavior AI of their robot army and then pit it against the armies of their friends (or enemies). There are ample tutorials to get you started on your programming adventure. Gladiabots features asynchronous cross-platform multiplayer, and is free with in app purchases.

Get it on Google Play

Eight-Minute Empire

Eight-Minute Empire is a quick empire building board game. The game is designed for quick sessions, hence the name, and can be played against 2-5 players (or AI, or a mix of the two). Players pick which cards to play as they attempt to balance resource collection and area control, both of which factor into the final score. Eight-Minute Empire features both traditional and asynchronous multiplayer game modes, so you and your friends can compete for world domination even if your schedules don’t quite line up. Eight-Minute Empire costs $4.87 and has in-app purchases to unlock an expansion and new maps.

Get it on Google Play

Worms 3

Team 17 Digital’s Worms 3 is the classic Worms experience, but on mobile and with asynchronous multiplayer. If you’re not familiar with Worms, it is a classic PC franchise that pits heavily armed worms against each other. Players take turns try to blow apart their opponent, or even blow away the ground on which they stand and send them to a watery grave. Unfortunately the game has not been updated in quite some time, and some users have had less than ideal experiences, so approach with caution. Worms 3 is $4.99 and has in app purchases.

Get it on Google Play

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