Following the ban of PUBG Mobile in India, Free Fire has become the most popular battle royale game. Free Fire managed to carve a niche in the battle-royale genre with fast-paced gameplay, graphics and new features.
The game is heavily inspired by PUBG Mobile with a similar concept. Free fire offers an incredible gameplay experience with less memory space on your devices. It also has large weaponry, maps and locations in-game.
In this article, we’ll talk about the top 5 Free Fire facts
Makers of Free Fire
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 Release Date
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 popularity
Free Fire is a globally popular game with millions of active player base, and grossed over one billion dollars. The game also earned the award for the best mobile Esports in 2020. Free Fire is widely popular in China, followed by India, U.S, Brazil, Indonesia, Vietnam and others.
Free Fire Game Engine
Free Fire uses 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 has 100M active players
Free Fire recorded 100M active players in August 2020 as Covid-19 caused many people to stay home and play more games. 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 finally in 2020.