Before ban, Garena Free Fire made another record that may annoy BGMI fans | Gaming News

Before ban, Garena Free Fire made another record that may annoy BGMI fans

Most downloaded games in January 2022: From Garena Free Fire to Race Master 3D, here are the top 5 most downloaded mobile games worldwide.

| Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 10:07 IST
Most downloaded mobile games in January 2022.
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What are the mobile games you like playing the most? There are several games that you can download on your phone, ranging from racing to action to decoration, among others. According to a report by DNA, quoting Sensor Tower, Garena Free Fire has emerged as the most downloaded mobile game worldwide for January 2022. The game has 24 million installs, representing a 51.6 percent increase from January 2021. And the country where the app was installed the most during this period is India at approximately 25.5 percent of its total downloads followed by Brazil at 11.7 percent.

However, it can be noted that the Indian government has recently banned Garena Free Fire in the country along with 53 other applications. The decision has been taken citing security concerns. The game was also removed for download from Google Play Store and App Store a day before the announcement of banning the app.

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After Garena Free Fire, the most downloaded and installed mobile game was Subway Surfers. This game from Sybo Games has 23.7 million installs, which represents a 58.6 percent increase from the number of installs in the last one year. India is again the country where Subway Surfers has been installed the most, that is at 20.7 percent. The US at approximately 7 percent comes second.

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According to the report, the other mobile games ranking in the top 5 most installed games worldwide in January 2022 include Roblox from Roblox Corporation, Candy Crush Saga from King, and Race Master 3D from Say Games.

It can be known that the global mobile games market generated 5.2 billion downloads across the App Store and Google Play in the first of the year 2022, marking an increase of 2.8 percent on yearly basis.

India is the top market for global game downloads, accumulating 761.8 million installs, or 14.6 percent of total worldwide downloads. While the US ranked second for downloads at 8.7 percent, and Brazil stood third at 8.2 percent.

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First Published Date: 21 Feb, 16:40 IST