As we prepare for the 2024 Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple today announced its finalists for the Apple Design Awards. Apple chooses the best apps and games annually, announcing the winners at WWDC.


The Apple Design Awards are meant to highlight apps with outstanding design, innovation, ingenuity, and technical achievement. Apps have been selected in the following categories: Delight and Fun, Inclusivity, Innovation, Interaction, Social Impact, Visuals and Graphics, and Spatial Computing. The last category is a new addition this year that’s focused on Vision Pro apps.

Delight and Fun

  • Dudel Draw
  • Bears Gratitude
  • Rooms
  • WHAT THE CAR?
  • NYT Games
  • Hello Kitty Island Adventure

Inclusivity

  • Oko
  • Complete Anatomy 2024
  • Tiimo
  • Unpacking
  • Quadline
  • Crayola Adventures

Innovation

  • Copilot Money
  • SmartGym
  • Procreate Dreams
  • Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile
  • Lost in Play
  • Wavelength

Interaction

  • Procreate Dreams
  • Arc Search
  • Crouton
  • Little Nightmares
  • Rytmos
  • finity.

Social Impact

  • How We Feel
  • Ahead: Emotions Coach
  • Gentler Streak Fitness Tracker
  • The Wreck
  • Cityscapes: Sim Builder
  • The Bear

Visuals and Graphics

  • Sunlitt
  • Meditate
  • Rooms
  • Death Stranding Director’s Cut
  • Lies of P
  • Honkai: Star Rail
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Spatial Computing

  • Sky Guide
  • NBA
  • djay
  • Synth Riders
  • Blackbox
  • Loona: Cozy Puzzle Games

One app and one game will be chosen in each category, with Apple to announce winners during the 2024 Worldwide Developers Conference. Winners will receive a physical award and hardware to help them continue to create apps and games.

Links to all of the apps that are nominated can be found on Apple’s website.

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