Free Fire racks up over 100 billion lifetime views on YouTube
Popular mobile battle royale game Free Fire has crossed over 100 billion lifetime views on YouTube. Developed by 111 Dots Studio and published by Garena, Free Fire was first released back in 2017 and since then, the game has only witnessed steady growth in player base and popularity as well.
Ryan Wyatt, Head of Gaming at YouTube, spoke about the rise of mobile gaming and especially Free Fire. He also explained that maximum number of views for the game are coming from India, Brazil, and Indonesia.
Ever growing popularity
Ryan says that, “Since its release in 2017, Free Fire has consistently increased in viewership on YouTube; Free Fire has racked up over 100B lifetime views. Free Fire has a great hold on YouTube in various countries when it comes to Mobile Gaming.”
One of the biggest contributing factors to the popularity of this game is how easily it is available. With dynamic battle royale gameplay, appealing graphics, and an assortment of weapons to choose from, this game has made it’s mark in the heart of over a million gamers and offers high entertainment value.
Competitive scene for Free Fire has also changed from how it was in the past and is now larger than ever. Frequent tournaments are being organized featuring hundreds of teams and massive prize pools. Another contributor to the popularity of this game is the number of streamers who use some of the best smartphones and other necessary equipment and put in the hours in grinding Free Fire in front of thousands of viewers.