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Pokemon GO: Top of the List for Bugs in 2024

In a recent study highlighting mobile gaming trends, Pokemon GO has taken an unexpected crown as the buggiest mobile game of the year. Despite its massive popularity and dedicated player base, Pokemon GO’s success has been tempered by persistent technical issues.

The Rise of Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO burst onto the scene, fulfilling the childhood dreams of millions by allowing them to become Pokemon trainers in the real world. Its active community eagerly awaits new content drops, events, and Pokemon releases.

Current Season: World of Wonders

The ongoing Pokemon GO season, titled World of Wonders, has introduced exciting events like Community Days and the global debut of Diancie, following last year’s successful GO Fest. However, this season hasn’t been immune to problems that have plagued the player experience.

Technical Woes and Glitches

Niantic, the developers behind Pokemon GO, work tirelessly to keep the game fresh and engaging. However, recent updates have introduced unintended issues. For instance, a controversial update caused bugs with Buddy Pokemon, while a mysterious glitch inadvertently provided players with unreleased items.

The Study’s Findings

According to the study, Pokemon GO tops the list of the buggiest mobile games in 2024. This conclusion is based on the sheer volume of bug mentions in reviews on the Google Play Store. The game’s instability is surprising given its prominence and the resources behind its development.

The Buggy Top 10: Mobile Games of 2024

The study also unveils the top 10 most bug-ridden mobile games of the year:

  1. Pokemon GO
  2. Call of Duty: Mobile
  3. Words With Friends 2
  4. Clash of Clans
  5. Roblox
  6. Brawl Stars
  7. Toca Life World
  8. Honkai: Star Rail
  10. Free Fire Battlegrounds

These games collectively have garnered between 80 and over 150 bug mentions in user reviews on the Google Play Store, highlighting ongoing challenges developers face in maintaining game stability.

The Flip Side: Least Buggy Games of 2024

In contrast, the study also identifies the least buggy mobile games of the year, celebrating their stability and smooth performance. The top three games with the fewest bug mentions are:

  1. Solitaire
  2. Royal Match
  3. Domino Dreams

Rounding out the list are:

  • Jiggsawescapes
  • Gin Runny
  • Block Puzzle: Block Smash Game
  • Spades
  • World Trip
  • Yatzy
  • Block Blast

These games stand out for their reliability and overall positive user experiences, highlighting the diversity of the mobile gaming landscape in 2024.