Garena Free Fire represents one of the most popular mobile battle royale games out there. Designed to bring the battle royale to low- and mid-range smartphones, Garena Free Fire is more than that, as it surpassed PUBG Mobile as the most downloaded mobile battle royale game.
Free Fire comes with acceptable graphics, lower than PUBG Mobile, but this thing guaranteed it a much broader adoption on Android devices for users who couldn’t play PUBG Mobile. In reality, Garena Free Fire is similar to PUBG, practically copying some elements from the most-awarded battle royale game on mobiles, PUBG Mobile.
But, Garena Free Fire comes with some particular elements that attracted the players. To be more precise, Free Fire brings a unique guild system and story arcs for the primary characters. That ensured the game more than 450 million downloads as of May 2019. Also, there are over 50 million daily players who enjoy Garena Free Fire.
Garena Free Fire Is The Most Downloaded Mobile Battle Royale Game, Surpassing PUBG Mobile
In May 2019, Garena Free Fire was the third most downloaded game on the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store. Besides, Free Fire was the most downloaded mobile battle royale game on both of the before-mentioned platforms.
Also noteworthy is the fact that Garena Free Fire had the most active battle royale community in May of this year. About 270,000 players attended to the Garena World 2019’s Free Fire World Cup. That besides the over 27 million views that the before-mentioned event gathered.
Moreover, the recent Free Fire Pro League Brazil 2019 gathered more than 13 million views on YouTube. Accordingly, Garena Free Fire becomes a fierce competitor for PUBG Mobile, even though it is not sporting the same gameplay or graphics. In the end, this is all about the battle for the best mobile battle royale game, so some competition is always welcomed.
Daniel Kiss is the senior editor for News Lair. Daniel was working as a writer since he finished high-school, first for local papers then he started online, nowadays he likes to write about the latest games and tech innovations.