With peak of more than 100 million active players, year consolidated popularity of Garena's Battle Royale
FREE FIRE WAS THE MOST DOWNLOADED GAME IN THE WORLD IN 2020 AND PEAKED AT OVER 100 MILLION PLAYERS
For the second consecutive year, Free Fire , a game developed and produced by Garena, was the most downloaded mobile game worldwide in 2020 . The information was disclosed in an App Annie report and includes downloads from the App Store and Google Play Store.
Last year Garena's Battle Royale peaked at over 100 million simultaneous players , in addition to being one of the top games on YouTube worldwide.
In this sense, the popularity of Free Fire was driven by special campaigns by Garena that brought various content and partnerships to the game. Only in 2020, the game hosted thematic events of La Casa de Papel, DJ KSHMR and, more recently, Chrono, character of the athlete Cristiano Ronaldo.
Finally, the year 2020 also consolidates the success of Free Fire in eSports: according to Esports Charts, the Free Fire Continental Series (FFCS) championship peaked at 2.5 million simultaneous viewers, making it a landmark for competitions of the modality.