Dead Effect 2 best FPS games for Android
FPS games (first person shooters) are among the most exciting game genres out there. It is one of the most popular genres ever. Additionally, a variety of high-value games have come from it, including Halo, Call of Duty, Battlefield, Destiny, and many others. Believe it or not, there is actually a healthy supply of FPS games on Android that you can dig into. If you’ve got your trigger finger ready, here are the best FPS games on Android right now. Most of these require at least a semi-decent device to play. They tend to have heavy graphics, high demand on Internet usage, and are generally just high resource consuming games. Fortnite is another excellent FPS game on Android, but it’s not in the Play Store so we didn’t list it here. You can click here for installation instructions in case you want to try that one!

Critical Ops

Price: Free to play

Critical Ops is one of the newer FPS games. It’s technically still in public beta without a full release yet. In this one, you can choose to be part of an anti-terrorism unit and stop destruction or play as a terrorist and cause destruction. It features online multiplayer modes, leaderboards, and decent graphics to create a pretty complete overall experience. The game has evolved substantially from its early days and manages to be one of the truly great FPS games on Android not named PUBG Mobile or Fortnite.

Dead Effect 2

Price: Free to play

Dead Effect 2 is a sci-fi FPS game with elements of horror, survival, and RPG. You’ll play as the main character and you can choose one of three protagonists. Additionally, you’ll have tons of gear, weapons, and body implants to find and level up over the course of the game. It features more than 20 hours of campaign, and tons of options for upgrading. Of course, you’ll be leveling up your character as well. It has fantastic graphics as well. This is one of the better FPS games for players who enjoy story and campaign more than competitive matchmaking.

Hitman Sniper

Price: $4.99 with in-app purchases

Hitman: Sniper is one of the more unique FPS games. Your character is perched outside of a building, looking in with a sniper rifle. Your job is to take out the various targets without anyone getting suspicious about your location. The game contains over 150 missions, various sniper rifles to unlock, leaderboards, and it also has some strategy elements. It’s relatively inexpensive and can be a lot of fun if you prefer a bit more strategy rather than raw, super fast action.

Infinity Ops

Price: Free to play

Infinity Ops is one of the newer FPS games on mobile at the time of this writing. It launched under a different name and re-branded shortly afterward. It boasts a multiplayer online competitive experience in a sci-fi setting. The game features above average social features, clans, various in-game weapons, jet packs, and a variety of game modes. The graphics and mechanics are also quite good compared to most average FPS games. Most of the game’s feedback is surprisingly positive with the exception of those who run into bugs.

Into the Dead 2

Price: Free to play

Into the Dead 2 is one of the newer FPS games. It features a lot of the same mechanics from the first. You run through fields of zombies to survive. The player gets a ton of weapons to unlock and upgrade. This variant also includes some strategy elements and dog companions as well. The graphics are above average. It also plays well for being a mobile game and contains multiple endings. The game has a surprising amount of depth for being a mobile game. It’s a freemium game and that’s never ideal. However, it’s still an excellent FPS game.


Price: Free to play / Varies

MADFINGER Games develops several FPS games. They are all among the best on mobile. Their titles include Dead Trigger 1 and 2, UNKILLED, and the Shadowgun series. Each game has its own set of mechanics, graphics, and rules. UNKILLED and Dead Trigger are zombie shooters with missions, unlockable weapons, online play, and decent graphics. The Shadowgun series is also quite good. In fact, Shadowgun Legends came out not long before this article was updated. It’s a rock solid sci-fi shooter with a more traditional feel to it. They all have various costs, but most of them are freemium. Hit the button to see the whole collection. They are all extremely excellent FPS games.

Modern Combat 5: eSports

Price: Free to play

Modern Combat 5 is among the most popular and mainstream FPS games on mobile. The game comes with some decent graphics, tons of content, online multiplayer, and more. Its popularity virtually guarantees that there is always someone online to play with or against. It also comes with a campaign mode, six different character classes that you can level up and customize, and support for hardware controllers. It all adds up to a very solid experience. These days, the game is even promoting itself as an eSport.


Price: Free / Up to $4.99

Morphite is one of the newer FPS games and one of our picks for the best games of 2017. It’s kind of like a mobile No Man Sky. You explore randomly generated planets with various landscapes and creatures. There is also a story line. The free version lets you explore as many planets as you want. However, you only get a few of the story missions. The full version is a single $4.99 in-app purchase. It’s not the most stable shooter, but a pay-once experience as big as this one is hard to come by. If you can get by the bugs, it’s a good overall experience.

NOVA Legacy

Price: Free to play

NOVA Legacy is the latest title in a franchise of popular FPS games. It’s a sci-fi shooter that comes with a full campaign mode, decent graphics, several game modes, online multiplayer mode, and more. You can even craft and upgrade your weapons. Some of its tertiary features include leaderboards, character customizations, and death cam replays in multiplayer mode. It’s a freemium game. That makes it feel and play differently than its predecessors. Still, it’s among the best. Don’t believe its 20MB claim, though. it is much larger than that.

PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite

Price: Free to play

PUBG Mobile is the mobile port of the very popular FPS game on console and PC. This game drops you onto an island with 100 total players. The goal is to be the last one left standing. There is gear, weapons, and vehicles strewn about the map as well. It plays surprisingly well for how new it is. Additionally, the mechanics are above average, even for a mobile FPS game. Fortnite is another excellent option in the same FPS sub-genre as PUBG Mobile. There are also some decent PUBG Mobile clones as well.

If we missed any of the best FPS games for Android, tell us about them in the comments!

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