If you are reading this article, you must have spent hundreds of hours on this game and are pretty good at it. But still, I am sure that you don't know about these 5 interesting Free Fire facts and so do many other players.

Are you ready? Let's head down and see if you know about your favorite game as well as you think.

1. Free Fire was not developed by Garena

Free Fire is commonly known as Garena Free Fire and we often see that Garena is the one who updates all the news about the game as well as running everything in the game. However, they are not the developer of Free Fire, and many players have mistaken about this fact.

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The true developer of Free Fire was a Vietnamese studio called 111Dots. While they were developing Free Fire, the project was funded by Garena. Garena is only the publisher of Free Fire.

2. Free Fire was released before PUBG Mobile

While PUBG was the battle royale game that brings the genre to the mainstream and created a battle royale fever, PUBG Mobile was actually released after Free Fire. Free Fire was released on September 30, 2017, and the beta phase of the game started even earlier than that. That is why Free Fire anniversaries events always start early.

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Meanwhile, PUBG Mobile was released on February 9, 2018, half of a year later than Free Fire.

3. Free Fire use Unity Engine

Free Fire was developed by Unity Engine, a very well-known engine that was used by many popular games such COD Mobile, Mobius Final Fantasy, and League of Legends: Wild Rift. This is why Free Fire can run on low-end devices, unlike PUBG Mobile, which used Unreal Engine. But of course, PUBG Mobile graphics definitely looks betters and more detailed than Free Fire.

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Free Fire graphics don't look very good but the game has a very good frame rate but not very detailed graphics

Garena is also planning to release Free Fire MAX, a version with better graphics, in the future.

4. Free Fire is popular in Brazil and Russia

It is no doubt that Free Fire is really popular in Aisa countries because it was published by Garena. But it is surprising that the game is also very popular in Brazil and Russia. In fact, many Brazilian football organizations even have their own Free Fire esports teams to compete in tournaments.

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It is surprising that the game is also very popular in Brazil and Russia

5. Free Fire recorded 100 million peak daily active players in August 2020

Free Fire has been attracting a lot of players worldwide ever since it was released in 2017. Garena was right to target the low-end device market. Free Fire was the most downloaded game on Google Play Store in 2019 and received many titles.

As of August 2020, Free Fire reached an important milestone of 100 million active players in a day. One reason was because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused many people to stay home and play more games.

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