Free Fire Beats BGMI, Becomes #1 Esports Game In India

Garena’s Free Fire Max has reportedly surpassed Krafton’s BGMI to become India’s most popular esports in terms of user base.

In November last year, Free Fire Max saw 28 Mn unique users against BGMI’s 21 Mn

Despite facing a temporary loss of the top spot to BGMI in June last year, Free Fire Max regained its position within three months.

It’s noteworthy that Ministry of Home Affairs banned Free Fire Max’s sister game Free Fire in India in Feb’22 due to security concerns. 

However, Garena continued its operations in India by providing a premium version of the game, Free Fire Max, which was not banned by the Centre.

It is also reported that Garena will be releasing Free Fire’s India version soon, read the full report here.