Free Fire Banned in India? Official News, Reason and Updates

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Garena Free Fire is a wonderful battle royale game along with 53 more Chinese apps banned by India Government. In 2020, India Government banned a total of 270 apps. While there is no official list of the banned apps yet, media reports by ET Now and ANI have confirmed that 54 more apps have been banned by the government.

Free Fire Banned in India

“Garena’s Free Fire: Illuminate,” which has already been removed from both Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store in India. But still, you can download Garena Free Fire Max from Playstore.

According to Krafton: “Battlegrounds’ patented distinctive game-opening ‘airdrop’ element, the game structure and play, the combination and selection of weapons, armor, and unique items, locales, and the overall choice of color schemes, materials, and textures,”

Free Fire Banned in India – Official News

Now information received from Garena officials regarding the Garena Free Fire ban in India along with 53 more apps.

From 12th February players raised a lot of issues spotted on this along with lagging, network error, and login problems.

Garena free fire officials state that

“We are aware that Free Fire is currently unavailable in the Google Play and iOS app stores in India and that the game is currently not operable for some users in the country. We are working to address this situation, and we apologize to our users for any inconvenience.”

Read | Top 10 Fastest Free Fire Players In the World 2022


The full list of 53 blocked Chinese apps along with Free Fire is provided below:

1. Beauty Camera: Sweet Selfie HD
2. Beauty Camera – Selfie Camera
3. Equalizer – Bass Booster & Volume EQ & Virtualizer
4. Music Player- Music.Mp3 Player
5. Equalizer & Bass Booster – Music Volume EQ
6. Music Plus – MP3 Player
7. Equalizer Pro – Volume Booster & Bass Booster
8. Video Player Media All Format
9. Music Player – Equalizer & MP3
10. Volume Booster – Loud Speaker & Sound Booster
11. Music Player – MP3 Player
12. CamCard for SalesForce Ent
13. Isoland 2: Ashes of Time Lite
14. Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade
IS/APUS Security HD (Pad Version)
16. Parallel Space Lite 32 Support
17. Viva Video Editor – Snack Video Maker with Music
18. Nice video baidu
19. Tencent Xriver
20. Onmyoji Chess
21. Onmyoji Arena
22. AppLock
23. Dual Space Lite – Multiple Accounts & Clone App
24. Dual Space Pro – Multiple Accounts & App Cloner
25. DualSpace Lite – 32Bit Support
26. Dual Space – 32Bit Support
27. Dual Space – 64Bit Support
28. Dual Space Pro – 32Bit Support
29. Conquer Online – MMORPG Game
30. Conquer Online Il
31. Live Weather & Radar – Alerts
32. Notes- Color Notepad, Notebook
33. MP3 Cutter – Ringtone Maker & Audio Cutter
34. Voice Recorder & Voice Changer
35. Barcode Scanner – QR Code Scan
36. Lica Cam – selfie camera app
37. EVE Echoes
38. Astracraft
39. UU Game Booster-network solution for high ping
40. Extraordinary Ones
41. Badlanders
42. Stick Fight: The Game Mobile
43. Twilight Pioneers
44. CuteU: Match With The World
45. Small World-Enjoy groupchat and video chat
46. CuteU Pro
47. FancvU – Video Chat & Meetup
48. Real: Go Live. Make Friends
49. MoonChat: Enjoy Video Chats
50. Real Lite -video to live!
51. Wink: Connect Now
52. FunChat Meet People Around You
53. FancyU pro – Instant Meetup through Video chat!
54. Garena Free Fire – Illuminate

After the PUBG ban in India, they no alternative option but Free Fire has almost the same alternative options called Free Fire Max. Although Free Fire Max requires a minimum of 4GB for what is considered a “decent performance”, adding enhanced graphical details, improved player and weapon animations, and better draw distances that help you see farther enemies clearly while sniping.

The core gameplay experience is almost the same but with better graphic quality. You can try Free Fire Max if you love to play Free Fire. Garena also has added Firelink integration by using that you can easily log in to your existing account and carry over progress.

If you are also a Free Fire lover, then our advice is to not get panic. You need to wait for further updates from Garena Free Fire officials.

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