Garena Free Fire is one of the most popular games in the mobile battle royale genre. The title has some crazy records under its name as they recently achieved the peak live watching milestone of any live esports event with 5.4 million peak viewers during their Free Fire World Series.
This itself speaks of the popularity gained by the title is not a bluff and to prove it again, we will discuss how Free Fire becomes the 5th most downloaded game on the google play store in May 2021.
Free Fire Becomes 5th Most Downloaded Game On Google Play Store
The popular data analytics site, Sensor Tower has released its report for May 2021 about the most downloaded games worldwide, bringing some huge news for Free Fire. Sensor Tower reports that Free Fire by Garena has slipped two places to fifth place in the list of the most downloaded mobile games of the month.
The number one spot is taken by Zynga’s newly launched game, Hair Challenge, which accumulated around 36.5 million downloads.
India leads the downloads with more than 22 percent of the total number, followed by Brazil at 7.5 percent. Hair Challenge is not the only game from the fashion genre, as High Heels and Makeover Run, from different publishers, are also in the top 10. Together, these three comprise around 65 million installs in May.
Bridge Race by Supersonic, the most downloaded game of the previous month, slipped to second place. The game accrued 32.3 million installs, a 15 percent increase as compared to the last month.
India’s share of the downloads increased to 18.5 percent, while Brazil took second place with 8 percent of the total downloads. Supersonic Studios is still dominating the list as it saw two titles (Bridge Road and Going Balls) in the top 10 most downloaded games list.
PUBG Mobile by Tencent, which was the second highest-earning game of the month, is in fifth place in Apple’s App Store downloads. Call of Duty: Mobile by Activision barely made this top 10 list.