Free Fire is another popular battle royale title like PUBG Mobile which has grabbed the attention of many gamers in India. The game is heavily inspired by PUBG Mobile with a similar concept. 50 players are dropped onto an island where you have to survive against 49 players.
Here are the Unknown Facts About Free Fire that Only Few Knows.
Free Fire released before PUBG Mobile
Garena Free Fire was released before the most popular Battle Royale game before PUBG made their way into mobile devices. Yeah, it was PUBG mobile who set the trend of battle royale mobile games. But, Garena Free Fire was released before PUBG Mobile. Free Fire released on September 30, 2017 while, PUBG Mobile released on February 9, 2018.
Free Fire was not developed by Garena
The Popularly known battle-royale Garena Free Fire is not developed by Garena. A lot of Free Fire players still doesn’t know about it. The developers of Free Fire was a Vietnamese studio called 111Dots and the project was funded by Garena. Garena is the published not developer of Free Fire.
Free Fire use Unity Engine
Unity Engine is used by many popular Battle-royale titles like COD Mobile, Mobius Final Fantasy, and League of Legends: Wild Rift, etc. Unity engine is the prime reason why Free Fire can run on low-end devices. Meanwhile, PUBG Mobile uses Unreal Engine which delivers more detailed, better and realistic graphics.
Free Fire is Popular in Brazil and Russia
Garena Free Fire is also more popular in countries like Brazil and Russia despite the game being developed in Asia. Even Brazilian football organizations even have their own Free Fire esports teams for tournaments. Did you know it?
Free Fire has 100M active players
Free Fire has constantly been attracting a lot of players since the release. However, the popularity of Free Fire was not close to PUBG mobile. But, the game achieved a huge milestone in 2020.
Free Fire recorded 100M active players in August 2020 as Covid-19 caused many people to stay home and play more games.