New Delhi: In a momentous development, Free Fire, the globally acclaimed and once-banned mobile game, is set to make a triumphant return to India on September 5, 2023. The highly anticipated re-entry into the Indian gaming market comes with stringent adherence to all safety regulations and norms outlined by the central government.
Free Fire, a game known for its intense Battle Royale format, was banned in India in February 2022, along with several other apps, due to concerns regarding data security and privacy. However, following meticulous adjustments and compliance with government guidelines, Free Fire is poised to recapture the hearts of gaming enthusiasts across the nation.
What makes the return of Free Fire even more exciting is the association with none other than MS Dhoni, the iconic former captain of the Indian cricket team and the current skipper of the Chennai Super Kings. Dhoni, a beloved figure in Indian sports, will not only endorse the game but will also be featured as a character within it. This announcement has already generated immense anticipation among gamers and cricket aficionados alike.
As part of the preparations for its re-launch, Free Fire has opened pre-registration for its Battle Royale mode on both the Google Play Store and the App Store. This move allows eager gamers to secure early access and dive into the action as soon as the game becomes available.
Free Fire’s return to India is orchestrated by Garena, a Singapore-based game developer, in collaboration with Yota. This partnership aims to not only comply with regulations but also provide a safe and immersive gaming experience to Indian players.
In addition to the exciting association with MS Dhoni, Free Fire has also enlisted a lineup of distinguished sports stars as brand ambassadors. Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri, badminton sensation Saina Nehwal, tennis legend Leander Paes, and Kabaddi star Rahul Chaudhary join Dhoni in promoting the game.
For those uninitiated within the game Free Fire, starts with 50 players parachuting onto an island, setting the stage for intense competition. The objective is simple yet challenging: survive and outlast all opponents to claim victory in a high-stakes battle royale. With a maximum of 50–51 players online, every match promises thrilling action and strategy.