The 17 best Android games to play with a gamepad or Bluetooth controller

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The world of mobile video games is expanding. A market-led by titles such as Pokémon GO, Candy Crush, or Fortnite recently incorporated compatibility with controls through Bluetooth for the version of mobile devices, both iOS and Android, thanks to its V.7.30 content update.

Users of Epic Games’ flagship work can now seek the victory royale in a whole new way, although many Android games already supported Bluetooth controllers.

Many users do not tolerate using touch controls, so they turn to a gamepad to enjoy their favorite titles better on their smartphones. That is why we have decided to collect the best games for Android compatible with Bluetooth controllers.

These are the best Android games to enjoy with a gamepad

Call of Duty Mobile

Call of Duty Mobile is one of the most popular games for Android, and yes, you can also play it with the PS4 or Xbox One controller on your mobile.

Lovers of the classic Call of Duty can be happy with this mobile adaptation, as it offers a game experience similar to that of other versions of the title.

In Call of Duty Mobile, you must prove that you are made for battle, either alone or with other players. You can choose between the combat modes or the Battle Royale mode, in which you will have to survive a 100-player fight.

If you do not adapt to the controls on your mobile screen, you already know that you can connect your Bluetooth controller to play Call of Duty Mobile for Android.

NBA 2K20

NBA 2K20

Basketball fans will be well acquainted with the NBA 2K game series, focused on America’s professional basketball league.

Although the app controls are well worked, you may prefer to control the players with a Bluetooth controller. Fortunately, NBA 2K20 is compatible with external controllers, which opens up the possibility of a new gaming experience.

In this way, you have to connect your controller and enjoy the incredible graphics and game modes. You can play individually, in multiplayer mode, and even develop your career on the court.

You can get NBA 2K20 on Google Play in exchange for 6.49 euros.

GRID Autosport

If car racing is your thing, the game you are looking for is GRID Autosport, with a steering wheel and tactile arrows and tilt that you can customize to your liking.

If you are still unconvinced by the game’s on-screen controls despite these customization options, you should know that you can connect your Bluetooth controller to your mobile and use it to direct the cars during races.

Yes, GRID Autosport has support for Bluetooth controllers, which can make it much easier for you to control vehicles if you don’t adapt to touch controls.

Start from 0 in GRID Autosport and keep improving to get the best and circuits. You can also choose between different game modes, such as tuning, resistance, or urban.

Before downloading it on Google Play, you should know that this game costs 10.99 euros.

Modern Combat 5: eSports FPS

More than 100 million downloads already accumulate in the Play Store Modern Combat 5, an FPS (first-person shooter) game that will take you fully into a battlefield where you can play with your friends and against players from all over the world.

Modern Combat 5 allows you to customize the controls to suit your play style, but you may not even get along quite well with the on-screen commands.

That is not enough reason not to play this title since it has support for Bluetooth controllers; that is, you can connect your controller to play Modern Combat 5 with it.

After connecting, you can now enjoy the graphics, music, and other elements that make up this great game with ease. By the way, you can download it for free from the Google Play Store.

BombSquad

BombSquad is a fun multiplayer title in which you can find several minigames to play with your friends.

It is a game with simple controls in which you also can connect your Bluetooth controller. Also, if your friends download the app BombSquad Remote, they can use their phones as controllers to play in a group.

If you don’t know how to have a fun time when you get together with your group of friends, don’t hesitate to give BombSquad a try.

UNKILLED

We return to the first-person shooter games to tell you about UNKILLED, a game in which you will have to kill all the zombies that are trying to dominate New York City.

You will have to enter the sewers, subway lines, and other corners of the Big Apple to eliminate the undead that you come across. Of course, with the help of some colleagues and equipped with the best weapons.

In addition to playing with the touch controls on the screen of your Android mobile, you can connect a Bluetooth controller to perform even better in the battle against the zombies.

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Castlevania Symphony of the Night

Another Android game that you can play with a Bluetooth controller or gamepad is Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, which we already analyzed after its launch.

The protagonist of the story, Alucard, must return to his father’s castle, which has appeared out of nowhere without anyone having an explanation for it.

In addition to discovering the reason for the mysterious appearance of the building, Alucard must destroy all the enemies he encounters during his journeys, such as the undead, demons, and even inanimate objects such as paintings or tables that move.

Although it only takes a few minutes to get used to the touch controls in Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, you can play with your Bluetooth controller if you connect it to your Android mobile.

To download this game through the Play Store, you must pay 3.49 euros.

Fortnite

Fortnite can already be enjoyed on many Android devices, a list that Epic Games will expand over time. The Battle Royale title is not available to download from Google Play, so you must go to its official page.

In the Epic Games play, players will jump onto a battlefield to fight for survival against 99 other players. The objective is none other than to be the last man standing, and for this, you have to use weapons, vehicles, and construction, a key piece in the games of this Battle Royale.

Evoland 2

Evoland 2, which can be purchased on Google Play for 4.99 euros, was nominated as one of the best Android games of 2018. Players embark on an epic 20+ hour role-playing adventure through video game history filled with a ton of fun classic game references.

From 2D RPGs to 3D fighting games to the shooter, card games, and much more. In addition, it will also allow users to travel through time to discover different styles of video game art and technology.

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Grand Theft Auto San Andreas

The saga Grand Theft Auto is one of the most popular in video games, and its installment San Andreas is one of the most loved by users. The game is available on Google Play for 7.99 euros and is one of the essential titles for GTA lovers.

In this edition of the saga, players step into the shoes of Carl Johnson, who returns to the city of San Andreas for a journey that will take him across the entire town to towns. Save his family and take control of the streets. As expected in a game in this franchise, violence, drugs, and many adult contents cannot be absent.

PUBG Mobile

PUBG Mobile is one of the games for mobile devices with the most users. The Battle Royale title, which recently added a zombie mode to mark the launch of Resident Evil 2 Remake, pits 100 players on a remote 8×8 kilometer island in a fight for survival.

To achieve this goal, users have to locate, collect their weapons, vehicles, and supplies, and defeat each player on the battlefield. The last one standing wins the game. A title that triumphs on PC and that reaps good numbers on mobile devices.

Oceanhorn

Oceanhorn is a free title reminiscent of the saga, The Legend of Zelda of Nintendo’s. A game that combines a captivating story with 3D graphics in which users will have to live an exciting account.

The title invites you to explore the islands of the unexplored Seas, a world full of dangers, secrets, and puzzles. During this adventure, users will face monsters, learn to use magic, and discover ancient treasures. A game that is even more enjoyable using a Bluetooth controller.

Minecraft

Minecraft is one of the most successful video games in history. Mojang’s work, which has the title of the best-selling video game in history and came to Android seven years ago, has a trial version, although the entire game can be purchased for 6.99 euros.

The game invites you to explore infinite worlds and build all kinds of buildings, from a house to a grand castle. In addition to solo play, it has a creative mode with unlimited resources and a survival mode to create weapons and armor that defend you from dangerous creatures.

Implosion

A game that brings an AAA console gaming experience to all mobile devices. Implosion is a free action game that takes users to face a mysterious life form known as XADA, preparing to fight against humanity’s last weapon: the Warmech series III combat suits.

The title features high-quality graphics and a vast arsenal of high-tech weapons. In addition, the music is provided by John Kurlander, Grammy winner and engineer of the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy.

Asphalt Xtreme: Rally Racing

Asphalt Xtreme: Rally Racing is a free racing game where users have to prove their driving skills. The title features the most influential brands in the world of motorsport, such as Mercedes-Benz or Jeep, multiplayer in real-time, and five game modes, in addition to 300 events from the story mode.

Players can also customize their vehicle and exclusive limited-time events, daily missions, and special projects, among many more options—a game best enjoyed with a Bluetooth controller.

Portal Knights

Portal Knights, the famous game for consoles, has a version for Android devices, which can be purchased for 5.49 euros on Google Play. The title invites users to create their adventure and their hero, who must become the ultimate guardian.

This is a 3D sandbox-type cooperative action-role-playing game, so you can level up the character and craft powerful objects to defeat enemies in real-time tactical combat, as well as explore a large number of islands.

SEGA Forever Games

SEGA Forever is an extensive collection of classic company titles available for Android devices for free. The games, each downloaded separately, cover great works such as Sonic the Hedgehog, Golden Ax, Crazy Taxi, or Virtua Tennis Challenge.

An excellent opportunity to go back to childhood and relive great classics from the world of video games on your smartphone and using a controller instead of the sometimes annoying touch controls.