This is the second year running that Free Fire has won the accolade
The Esports Awards 2021 named Free Fire as the ‘Esports Mobile Game of the Year’ at their annual awards ceremony held over the weekend. This is the second year running that Free Fire has won the accolade.
Free Fire was nominated alongside titles like PUBG Mobile, Arena of Valor, Mobile Legends, Call of Duty: Mobile, Brawl Stars, Clash Royale, and League of Legends: Wild Rift.
Honoured and humbled to have won the award, and dedicated the win to Free Fire’s global community – its players, viewers, and partners. Justin acknowledged the great work that the team has put in to make the win possible and said that this award win gives them the confidence and motivation to do even better in 2022, said Global Esports Manager of Garena, Justin Lye, in his acceptance speech.
As per the official statement, the win builds on Free Fire’s achievements in 2021 – setting a new global esports record with having over 5.4 million peak concurrent viewers for the Free Fire World Series 2021.
Singapore and becoming the first mobile battle royale game to achieve 1 billion downloads on the Google Play Store, the statement added.