Google Inc logo
[Representational Image] Google’s annual top 5 search-list for 2016 out; Here’s most trending games and apps on Play store this year. In Picture: Google Inc logoREUTERS

Search engine giant Google on Friday released Google Play's globally most popular apps, games, music, movies, TV shows and books in 2016.

There's no price for guessing who took the top spot in the gaming segment; Nintendo's Pokemon Go launched in early July is the most downloaded game of the year. Within days after the launch of Pokemon Go in select regions, it managed to clock more than 500 million downloads.

However, In India, Train Simulator took the top slot, as the Pokemon Go is yet to be released in the country.

In the mobile application department, Face Changer 2, a face-swapping photography app has topped the Google Play app store's global list. In India too, another photography oriented app BeautyPlus Me-Perfect Camera has taken the top slot.

Here's a breakdown of top trending games and apps in international regions and India:

Top trending games of 2016

1. Pokémon GO

2. Clash Royale

3. Traffic Rider

4. slither.io

5. Dream League Soccer

Top Trending Apps of 2016

1. Face Changer 2

2. Lumyer - Photo & Selfie Editor

3. Castbox - Podcast Radio Music

4. Emoji Keyboard Pro

5. MSQRD

Top trending games of 2016 specific to India

1. Train Simulator 2016

2. Sultan: The Game

3. Traffic Rider

4. Talking Tom Gold Run

5. Grand Gangsters 3D

Top trending apps of 2016 specific to India

1. BeautyPlus Me – Perfect Camera

2. Voot TV Shows Movies Cartoons

3. Google Duo

4. Mr Voonik

5. Tap Emoji Keyboard

Also read