Garena Free Fire was launched back in 2017 since then it has increased it’s userbase since then to millions of active accounts. It is one of the most popular title in the mobile battle royale genre. The game as recently reached the milestone of 100 million downloads in the first half of 2021.
Free Fire has broken many records and set new milestones in many areas. In the recently organised Free Fire World Series 2021 Singapore the title has set new world records in terms of peak live viewers. Its loyal community, exhilarating gameplay, and intense graphics are the primary reasons for the success. Here in this article we will take a look at the stats and how Free Fire got 100 million downloads in the first half of 2021.
Free Fire Has 100 Million Downloads In First Half Of 2021
In the latest report published by data analyst site Sensor Tower, Free Fire ranked second among the most downloaded games for the first half of this year. The game received over 100 million downloads, 101.6 million to be precise.
However, compared to last year, mobile game adoption saw a decline of 1.4 percent. The first half of 2021 saw 28.1 billion downloads as opposed to 28.5 billion in 2020.
Apple App Store saw a 22.8 percent decline in new game installs from 5.7 billion in the first half of last year to 4.4 billion in the first half of this year. However, Google’s Play Store saw a 3.9 percent increase in users, from 22.8 billion to 23.7 billion overall downloads.
The top spot in the overall download list was taken by Join Clash 3D from Supersonic Studios, which had 115.6 million downloads worldwide in the first half of the year.
Among Us by InnerSloth, the indie game that became popular in the summer last year, also made it to the list in fifth place. Even though PUBG Mobile did not make it to the overall list, it is the second most popular game on the App Store.
Most downloaded mobile games worldwide for the first half of 2021
- Join Clash 3D
- Garena Free Fire
- High Heels
- Bridge Race
- Among US
- Subway Surfers
- Phone Case DIY
- Ludo King
- Candy Crush Saga
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