In PUBG Mobile India’s absence, Free Fire game by Garena has become a hit among the gamers. It’s currently rated as among the best games on Google Play Store and App Store, with 4.3 and 3.9 ratings out of 5 respectively. In addition to that, as per reports, the Free Fire game has been the most downloaded game globally for two consecutive years. If, like me, you also have been living under the rocks and not heard about the game just yet, here’s an article to get you started. Read on to find out Garena Free Fire gameplay, how to download the game on your device, including PC, and a step-by-step guide on how to redeem Free Fire game codes, among other things.
Garena is a Singaporean online game developer and publisher. The running CEO of the company is Forrest Li, who is also the founder of the company. Li was born in China, but he’s currently a resident of Singapore.
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Garena Free Fire gameplay
Garena’s Free Fire is an online battle royal game where players enter a battlefield in search of weapons and equipment to kill opponents. When players join the game, they are made to jump from a plane, which flies over an island. Players are free to choose their starting position, take weapons and supplies to extend their battle life. The safe area on the map continues to shrink over time, directing the surviving players into tighter areas to force encounters. It’s much like PUBG and the last man standing is a winner. However, the Free Fire has quicker gameplay with 50 players instead of 100. A single game of Free Fire can last for about 10-15 minutes.
You can play solo or with a squad in the Free Fire game using a range of weapons, including grenades, bat, sword, scythe, machete, and guns such as snipers, pistol, SMG, and LMG, among others.
Garena Free Fire game download
Free Fire’s developer and publisher Garena Studios has only released the game for PlayStation, Android mobile phones, and iPhones so far. The game is completely free to download, with some in-app purchases. Android and iPhone users can head to their respective Google Play Store and App Store to download the game on their device. The Free Fire game’s system requirements for mobile phones are as follows: minimum 1GB RAM, 680MB storage, and operating system Android 4.0/ iOS 8.0 or above. There are in-app downloads as well whenever the app receives updates.
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Garena Free Fire game apk for Jio Phone
While the Free Fire game is a mobile application, it’s just not available for Jio Phone users yet. The handset, as you may know, runs Kai OS instead of Android and doesn’t meet the system requirements of the game. However, the Garena Free Fire game apk for the Jio Phone that has been doing rounds is either fake or malware. We would recommend not to fall for the apk as it may give hackers and online thieves access to your data.
Garena Free Fire game in Windows
There is no PC version of the game yet. However, you can still download Free Fire game on Windows laptop/ PC and Mac. This will require any compatible Android emulators that can mirror smartphone apps to a PC. Here’s a list of some of the best Android emulators:
Garena Free Fire game redeem codes
The Free Fire game has a wide assortment of exclusive items, including skins, costumes, guns, emotes, characters, and more, which can be purchased through in-game currency Diamond. However, the items are generally quite expensive and require a lot of Diamonds. The Free Fire game’s redeem codes are the workaround for players to purchase these items for free. From time to time, the game developer Garena releases exclusive redeem code for players on its social media platforms and via live stream. You can collect these codes to purchase in-game items such as upgraded skins and weapons and characters, without exhausting the Diamond.
However, it is important to note that the Free Fire redeem codes come with an expiry date. Furthermore, the developer makes these redeem codes for players of a specific region/ server(s), which means players from other regions cannot redeem them.
Free Fire redemption code key points
- The Free Fire Redemption code has 12 characters consisting of capital letters and numbers
- The items you get by redeeming the codes appear in the vault tab of the game
- Redeem code offers such as Golds or diamonds will automatically be added to the players’ account.
- All the codes come with an expiration date. Any expired codes cannot be redeemed.
- Also, you will not be able to redeem your rewards with guest accounts
How to redeem Free Fire code
- In order to redeem Free Fire codes, visit https://reward.ff.garena.com/en – the official rewards redemption site
- Log in to Free Fire accounts using one of these methods: Facebook, Google, VK, Twitter, Apple ID, or Huawei ID
- Enter the redeem code in the text field and tap on the ‘Confirm’ button
- After the successful redemption, the rewards will be credited to your account within 24 hours
As stated above, the redemption codes can be collected via Garena Free Fire social media platform and live stream.
Garena Free Fire game top-ups
You can also top up the ‘Diamonds’ on the Garena Free Fire game to purchase items. This can be done through a special top-up event such as the ongoing Midnight Samurai, in-game store, and third-party websites such as Game Khareedo and Codashop.
The Free Fire Game Diamond prices are as follows:
- 50 diamonds for Rs 40
- 100 diamonds for Rs 80
- 310 diamonds for Rs 240
- 520 diamonds for Rs 400
- 1060 diamonds for Rs 800
- 2180 diamonds for Rs 1,000
- 5600 diamonds for Rs 4,000
Garena Free Fire hacks
There are reports for several third-party Garena Free Fire hacks and using any of them could get you banned, at which point you’ll lose all of your in-game diamonds and money spent on points. The gamemaker describes “using any unauthorized third-party programs which are not released by Garena”, as well as modification tools “in order to use functions which are not existent on the official game” as cheating.