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Top 5 thrilling FPS games for Android and iOS

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Smartphone gaming is on an all-time high. Previously racing games used to dominate smartphone gaming but with bigger screens and advancing hardware tech, other genres have been catching up lately.

FPS, in particular, has improved a lot as smartphones became more and more capable year after year. In this article, we bring you the top five FPS games to play on your phone.

PUBG Mobile

We’re all aware of this one, aren’t we? PUBG Mobile, or Player Unkown’s BattleGrounds, is a massively played multiplayer battle royale game. The player is dropped on an island with 100 other players and must fight their way to be the last man standing.

Your search for supplies begins as soon as you hit the ground and the adrenaline starts pumping. The game was the first released on Steam on PC. The mobile version of the game offers similar gameplay along with seamless controls and some pretty darn nice graphics.

While PUBG Mobile is not exclusively an FPS game, the game gives you the option to either play in FPP (First Person perspective) or TPP (Third person perspective). Matches area ranked accordingly so that there’s no undue advantage.

There’s also a lite version for people with older phones.

You can find PUBG Mobile here for Android

You can find PUBG Mobile here for iOS

Also read: Top 15 offline games for Android that you must try

Modern Combat 5

Modern Combat 5 is one of the most commonly played FPS games on mobile. The game offers realistic graphics and shooting mechanics. There’s a gripping storyline too if you’re looking for offline play.

The game really shines when it comes to multiplayer. There are various multiplayer game modes to choose from. The game features class-based gameplay which you can upgrade as you play through the multiplayer and single-player.

There’s also a lot of character customization too if you’re into that kind of stuff. The game also features cross-platform gameplay.

You can find Modern Combat 5 here for Android

You can find Modern Combat 5 here for Windows Phone/PC

You can find Modern Combat 5 here for iOS

Dead Trigger 2

Dead Trigger 2 is a first-person shooter game based in a zombie apocalyptic world. The players fight through hordes of zombies while completing missions that progress them through the story.

The progression system is also really well balanced and makes the game really fun to play.

There’s good variety in the types of missions you play, which makes the game feel less repetitive. There’s also an option to play co-op with your friends.

You can get Dead Trigger 2 here for Android

You can get Dead Trigger 2 here for iOS

Also read: Top 15 browser games for PC


Unkilled is a first-person shooter where the main goal is to hunt down zombies. The gist of the game is mission based with about 150 missions and growing.

Over the course of the game, the players collect weapons, upgrades and utilities to take down the various bosses.

The multiplayer is a new addition but still on par with most on-release multiplayer games. You get to fight other players traditional PvP matchmaking. There’s also a mode in which the player can build an army of zombies and attack the bases of other players.

The overall gameplay and graphics are well above average.

You can get Unkilled here for Android

You can get Unkilled here for iOS

Modern Strike Online: PRO FPS

Modern Strike Online: PRO FPS is an almost identical clone of CS: GO for Android and iOS with different things thrown here and there to make the game look and feel different and make it fun to play on a touchscreen.

The game features multiplayer game modes similar to that of CS: GO as well. Weapons have a skin system on them and the potential for customizability is very high.

The game has balanced mechanics and a well-designed firefight engagement system. The graphics and overall performance are also quite smooth.

You can get Modern Strike Online here for Andriod

You can get Modern Strike Online here for iOS

Also read: 15 best multiplayer mobile games

Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah is a Computer Science graduate who writes/edits/shoots/codes all things cybersecurity, gaming, and tech hardware. When he's not, he streams himself racing virtual cars. He's been writing and reporting on tech and cybersecurity with websites like Candid.Technology and MakeUseOf since 2018. You can contact him here:

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