8 Ball Pool icon
by Miniclip.com
Free
Tested virus-free
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8 Ball Pool is a pool game for your Android phone. As the name implies, it's a pool game. However, it comes with a variety of upgrades - upgrades that are made all the more impressive by the fact that the game is free to use.

The controls in this pool game are easy to use and intuitive - just use your fingers in order to control the strength and direction of where you hit the cue ball. It also comes with a variety of options. For example, you can play 1 vs. 1 against the computer, or in a tournament. The game gives you achievements and trophies as you win, creating a nice incentive for you to keep playing and do better.

Some users did express concerns about the physics of the game, noting that they felt different than other, similar games. However, one you get the hang of it, it should work out fine. There are also periodic reports of technical difficulties, but these issues haven't marred the games overall rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars. It's also worth noting that the game has been installed a massive 500,000,000 times. 

You can also play against your real-world friends, and many users noted that this is a nice way to have fun. You do need an internet connection, of course, and the game can chew through your data plan quickly if you aren't hooked into a WiFi connection, so be aware of that before you play.

Pros:

  • A fun, free game that comes with a variety of modes. 
  • Allows you to play tournaments or against your friends.

Cons:

  • The game does contain ads and in-app purchases. 
  • In-App purchases are requires for a variety of useful and bonus items.