Top 5 Garena Free Fire alternatives: BGMI, Fortnite to ScarFall, just try them out

    From Garena Free Fire Max, Fortnite to ScarFall: The Royale Combat, check out these Free Fire alternatives that are available in India right now.
    By: HIMANI JHA
    | Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 10:22 IST
    5 best alternative of Garena Free Fire in India- Garena Free Fire Max, BGMI, Fortnite, ScarFall, Call of Duty.
    5 best alternative of Garena Free Fire in India- Garena Free Fire Max, BGMI, Fortnite, ScarFall, Call of Duty. (Pixabay)
    5 best alternative of Garena Free Fire in India- Garena Free Fire Max, BGMI, Fortnite, ScarFall, Call of Duty.
    5 best alternative of Garena Free Fire in India- Garena Free Fire Max, BGMI, Fortnite, ScarFall, Call of Duty. (Pixabay)

    Garena Free Fire had become quite a rage after the Indian government banned PUBG in 2020 over security reasons. The Free Fire game has the same kind of excitement built in and it managed to replace PUBG in the hearts of all those gamers who love virtual battle games. However, the Indian government has banned Free Fire now too, leaving gamers in shock. Garena Free Fire can no longer be downloaded in India from the Google Play Store or App Store. Since Free Fire is not available, you must check out these 5 Garena Free Fire alternatives that you can avail in India right now. After all, if PUBG can be replaced, then so can be Garena Free Fire.

    1. Garena Free Fire Max

    As we all know, the Indian government has banned Free Fire in the country recently. However, Free Fire Max is still available on the Play Store. Though it is developed by the same company but wasn't on the banned Chinese app list. This battle royale game is an upgraded and more spec-heavy version of Garena Free Fire. It has more advanced effects, animations and graphics to enhance the user experience, however, it is identical in terms of gameplay. You can play it on Android phones.

    2. Battlegrounds Mobile India

    If you consider yourself a battle royale fan, you must not miss out on Krafton's Battlegrounds Mobile India. Released as an Indian spinoff of the PUBG Mobile, the game offers the core battle royale experience,as well as new game modes and frequent patch updates. It is made exclusively with India in mind, so you are more likely to find Indian players in the game.

    3. Call of Duty: Mobile

    Call of Duty franchise is also an insanely popular battle royal game. It arrived in late 2019, and since then it has taken the mobile gaming scene by storm. It is one of the best multiplayer games on Android where you can play with up to 100 players. It offers a diverse set of game modes along with monthly seasonal content with new game modes, maps, themed events, and rewards.

    4. Fortnite

    Fortnite is another battle royale game you can think of playing if you're missing Free Fire. The game has become a cultural sensation among young gamers. It was introduced by Epic Games Back in 2018, as a free-to-play cross-platform battle royale game to mobile devices. The game is enticing, however, it is resource-heavy, and you will need a high-end phone to play Fortnite without hiccups.

    It must be noted that the game is not available on Google Play Store and App Store due to Epic Games' legal battle with Apple and Google. But Android users can sideload the game or install the game from the Galaxy Store on Samsung phones.

    5. ScarFall: The Royale Combat

    ScarFall: The Royale Combat is also a Free Fire alternative that you can play with your friends. The game promises sustainable performance even on low-end devices without taking a significant hit on quality and gaming experience. It offers game modes like a classic mode with 40 players and 10 minutes, a survival mode with 100 players that lasts up to 15 minutes, and a team deathmatch mode.

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    First Published Date: 04 Mar, 09:48 IST
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