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AppLovin’s Global Awards Roundup 2020

Dec 23, 2020

There are so many reasons 2020 will go down in history as a year to remember. We’ve experienced hardship, challenges, and transitions. Despite changes in the workplace and being at home, the innovative spirit of the AppLovin team remains strong. 

As the year comes to a close, we want to recognize the hard work our team has put forth. We’re grateful and proud of our achievements in 2020. Winning these awards exemplifies innovation and agility but also resilience and outstanding output in uncertain times. 

Thank you to everyone on the AppLovin team.

Best Places to Work by San Francisco Business Journal

Working collaboratively while also having a sense of ownership are important factors in employee success and happiness. For a second time, AppLovin was named a Best Place to Work. The award is based on employee satisfaction, workplace benefits, and perks. 

Top 50 Mobile Game Makers by

For the first time, AppLovin made the list on’s Top 50 Mobile Game Makers, which is an award that celebrates the best game makers in the industry. The award also recognizes impressive business growth and success in the market.

Lion Studios: Korea Consumer Association Best Brand of the Year

AppLovin’s game publishing studio Lion Studios was named Best Brand of the Year at the 2020 Korea Consumer Awards hosted by the Korea Consumer Association. The award is given to brands with high consumer satisfaction.

Top 10 Overseas Marketing Service Platform of the Year by Baijingapp

Jingming award is organized by Baijingapp, one of the leading mobile gaming media focuses on going global. Jingming recognizes companies that expand their creative reach overseas and achieve outstanding results and contributions in their field.

Lion Studios Named Top 10 Overseas Game Publishers of the Year by Baijingapp

Lion Studios was recognized for excellence in publishing chart-topping games, specifically through working with domestic game developers and helping them succeed in an overseas market.

Top 10 Global Mobile Marketing Platform by Morketing

The Morketing Awards is a prestigious award that acknowledges leaders in marketing, brand, and mobile games. The award recognizes top brands in China that offer outstanding quality of serving global advertisers and providing customers with platform-based marketing services.

Lion Studios Named Top 10 Most Influential Mobile Gaming Service Provider by Morketing

Lion Studios was given this accolade from Morketing for excellence in content cultivation in technology. The award recognizes organizations with standout performance in domestic mobile game publishing and marketing services in China.

Golden Tea Award names AppLovin Best Overseas Game Company

AppLovin took home the award for Best Overseas Game Company and was acknowledged for being a leader in mobile marketing technology and support for China’s mobile apps to launch successfully overseas. The Golden Tea Awards recognizes game companies and outstanding products both in China and worldwide.

Lion Studios was given Golden Tea Award for Best Casual Game of the Year

Since Lion Studios’ establishment in 2018, an impressive 90 percent of their casual games have landed in the top 10 lists for both the Apple Store and Google Play Store. One of these hit games is Save the Girl, which won the Golden Tea Award for Best Casual Game of the Year in China. Save the Girl has 160 million downloads and counting!

Project Makeover Wins The Most Innovative Game of the Year 2020 by GameLook

At the forefront of creatively integrating beauty, home renovation, and match-three gameplay is Project Makeover, which won The Most Innovative Game of the Year by GameLook. The popular game became a global phenomenon after it was first released in 2020 and was awarded for its original concept. GameLook is a major media in the Chinese gaming industry.

Cheers to a bright new year in 2021

We’re incredibly thankful and honored for the recognition of our hard work. None of this would be possible without AppLovin’s team, who embody our company’s vision and core values. 2021 means another year of collaboration, innovation, and building a strong culture

If you’re interested in joining our award-winning team, check out our openings: or visit our press page to see AppLovin in the news.

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