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Five gaming apps to play with other people

Fun apps to pass the time | Photo by Soham Parikh | The Wright State Guardian

Fun apps to pass the time | Photo by Soham Parikh | The Wright State Guardian


Going into the third week of quarantine, it’s understandable to go be going a little stir crazy not being able to interact with people and missing friends. Luckily, we have the technology to help us get through a time that might be difficult dealing with alone.

Here are five of the best multiplayer apps to quench your thirst of interactions with others.

Plato

With a total of 40 games, including uno, monopoly, battleship, connect four, cup pong, card games and plenty more, Plato is a great way interact with people globally while having a blast playing games. Jump into a chat room where you can join or create a game to play with a group or one-on-one.

QwikMatch

Having 28 games, QwikMatch is much like Plato, only focused more on the one-on-one style type of games; this is best for playing with a real-life friend.

With addictive games that will have you laughing nonstop and the ability to call friends while in the app, QwikMatch is the best way to spend time with a friend and make unforgettable memories in the process.

Have a friendly competition or an exciting battle; you decide.

PUBG Mobile

If you are into a multiplayer survival shooter, PUBG Mobile is for you.

With good quality and controls that aren’t as bad as you would think for a mobile game, this pocket edition of a popular battle royale is a great alternative for those that don’t own gaming systems like a PlaySation or Xbox.

The ability to talk to your squad while you’re right in the middle of the action makes you feel like they’re right there with you, fighting side by side.

Kahoot

Everyone gets excited when a professor sets up a game of Kahoot, but this game doesn’t have to be designated only for in-class fun.

Whether you create your own game or choose from the trivia provided, Kahoot is a great way to get people together. Grab a bunch of friends, put everyone on a call and test their knowledge on the topic of your choice.

It’s like a gameshow in the comfort of your own home.

Mario Kart

As a fan favorite, the game was changed when Mario Kart lovers were given the ability to play anytime, anywhere.

Invite friends to play privately or hop onto multiplayer and join the worldwide race for first place.