Since its release in 2017, Garena Free Fire has been an absolute hit mobile game, especially in the South-Asian countries. Many people consider it as the best mobile game and place it above PUBG Mobile. But is it actually? that is debatable. But what is not debatable is the popularity of the game. Garena Free Fire has now become the first mobile game to cross 100 Billion Lifetime Views on YouTube.
Free Fire Earned 100 Billion Lifetime Video Views on YouTube
Ryan Wyatt, who is the head of gaming on YouTube, recently took to Twitter to share about Free Fire’s achievement. He first stated that mobile gaming has been growing rapidly; people generate and consume a lot of mobile gaming-related content on YouTube. Quite many games have been successful; however, Garena Free Fire has reached a different level by earning over 100 Billion Views on Garena Free Fire related videos on YouTube.
According to the details he shared with the tweet, it is shocking to know that Garena Free Fire related videos got over 65 Billion views in just the last 9 Months. Ryan also shared a Chart showing which countries consume most of the Garena Free Fire content. No doubt India is number one, followed by Brazil, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
Last but not least, Free Fire Esports event – ‘Free Fire League 2020 Clausura‘ alone racked up a total of 15.7 Million Views, which makes it the most-watched mobile ESports event on YouTube.
How Big is this Achievement?
Free Fire content completing over 100 Billion views might not look like a big deal, but it’s way too big of an achievement in reality is. Here are a few things which will give you an idea about it.
- These above-mentioned stats do not count videos that are uploaded without the ‘Free Fire’ Category on YT.
- PUBG Mobile Most viewed ESports event this year ‘PMPL Americas Season 1’ racked up only 4.6 Million Views.
- PewDiePie has a total of 26 Billion Lifetime views, starting from 2010.
- The population of the entire world is 7.6 Billion.
Fun Fact: In 2019, Minecraft was the most watched game on YouTube with 100.2 Billion views.
To put it in simple words, you like it or not. Garena Free Fire is not only the most popular mobile game in the world but also the most-watched mobile game. Have you ever played it? Did you like it or not? Do let us know your views in the comments section below.