What was the most downloaded mobile game of 2020 in the whole wide world?
According to App Annie, Free Fire was the most downloaded mobile game globally in 2020, across both the iOS and Google Play stores. This was reflected in App Annie’s latest State of Mobile 2021 report.
This is actually the second year in a row that Free Fire was the most downloaded mobile game worldwide, having also topped the ranking in 2019.
This caps off a strong 2020 for Free Fire. Several milestones reached by the popular mobile game last year included the following:
Free Fire achieved a new record high of over 100 million peak daily active users in 2020. (Source: Sea Q3 2020 earnings)
Free Fire content on YouTube saw over 72 billion views in 2020, making it the 3rd most-watched game of the year. It was also the second most-watched live game in 2020. (Source: YouTube)
Free Fire has over 100 billion lifetime views on YouTube. (Source: YouTube)
We announced collaborations with some of the world’s most popular stars and brands to engage players further, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Money Heist (La Casa de Papel), DJ KSHMR, and Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan.
Free Fire’s flagship tournament of the year, the Free Fire Continental Series (FFCS), ended on a high note, with the Asia Series obtaining more than 2.5 million peak concurrent viewers (PCV), setting a new record for Free Fire esports. (Source: Esports Charts)