Over the past few years, Free Fire has been gradually making its way to the top of the mobile Battle Royale genre. The "Mobile Game of the Year" (according to eSports Awards 2020) writes its name in the gaming Hall of Fame with staggering numbers. To understand more about Free Fire's popularity, just take a look at over 500 million downloads on the Google Play Store alone.

The publisher Garena released the new OB25 update yesterday to introduce several features in the game. Players can now enjoy new changes, including that of Vector Akimbo, a new character, and more. According to the patch note issued yesterday, 6th December, there is still much more that awaits players in the OB25 update.

Free Fire Partners to Receive Special In-game Badges

As mentioned earlier, users can now download and install the file for the OB25 update. In the patch notes, Garena disclosed that the Free Fire partners would receive an in-game badge. So, after the update, you can clearly tell who is a Free Fire partner by their unique badges.

Free Fire Operation Chrono
Operation Chrono is now live!

However, it did not reveal the exact appearance of the badge made by the developers. Along with the special badges, there are also a few more points that worth mentioning:

Clash Squad

The new ranked Clash Squad season will start on 8th December at 02:30 PM IST.

  • After reaching Gold III or higher, players will obtain a Golden P90
  • New interface update for Clash Squad
  • Improved matchmaking system
  • Adjustment is done in the Clash Squad store
  • Preformed squads will have higher chances of competing against other preformed squads.


Electric Surfboard

  • The electric board will unequip when players take damage.
  • Cooldowns for activating surfboard, speed boost, and jumping.
Free Fire Ronaldo
Tune in on December 19th for the big reveal

On top of that, players can receive 2x Diamond Royale and 2x Weapon Royale vouchers for downloading the update between 7-12th December. Follow the steps below to claim the rewards:

  • #1: Open Free Fire and find the "Calendar" icon on the right side of the lobby screen.
  • #2: Choose the "Operation Chrono" tab and click the "Update Patch on 7/12" tab.
  • #3: Click "Claim" to get your vouchers.