Free Fire has become the most popular mobile Battle Royale in India after PUBG Mobile's removal... and the story behind its success is actually much deeper and more expansive than you would believe. In this article, we would list out the top 5 facts about Free Fire you might want to know.

1 - Who made Free Fire?

Free Fire is published by Garena, a Singaporean based company... and developed by 111 Dots, a Vietnamese Studio. Forrest Li, Garena's founder, currently has a net worth of 6.8 billion dollars, more than PUBG's founder Brendan Greene.

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2 - When was Free Fire released?

Officially, Free Fire was released on Sep 30, 2017. However, as the beta phase of the game has been running for a while before that, Garena took August 23 as the game's official birthday.

3 - How Popular is Garena Free Fire?

As of November 2020, Free Fire has grossed over one billion dollars worldwide, with over 100 million daily active players globally. It has earned the award for the best mobile Esports in 2020. Overall, India is in the 2nd position for the most popular Free Fire countries, after Brazil. Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and Mexico make up the rest of the top 6.

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4 - Which engine was Garena Free Fire based on?

The game was made using the Unity Engine, a pretty popular tool amongst developers. Due to the fact that it is a low tier engine, Free Fire looks pretty ugly comparing to the usual mobile games... but performs much better.

Free Fire is trying to grow out of Unity's limit, of course, with a Max version in development. Free Fire Max is going to have much better graphics than the normal Free Fire.

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5 - Which countries have earned the most from Free Fire Esports?

Currently, Thailand is on the top with over $507k. The number 2 is Brazil with $262k. India lags behind by a lot, with only $30k.

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