How to Play Free Fire MAX on PC (2023)

Abhimannu Das
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How to Play Free Fire MAX on PC

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You can play Free Fire MAX on PC using an Android emulator.
You can use popular emulators like BlueStacks, Nox and LDPlayer.
Some users may need to enable Virtualization on Windows 10/11 to avoid any system crashes.

Free Fire MAX is not available on PC officially but there are plenty of options available to players who want to give the game a try. You can use an Android emulator to run the game on PC. An emulator simulates an Android device and you can install your favorite games or apps and access them on your PC. Here is a quick guide on how to play Free Fire MAX on PC in 2023.

How to download an emulator and play Free Fire MAX

How to open Play Store - Nox

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  1. Download BlueStacks on your PC by clicking here. You can also download Nox, LDPlayer or any other popular emulator 

  2. Click on the downloaded file and start the installation

  3. Follow all the installation steps and launch the app

  4. You will now be able to sign into the Google Play Store via the app 

  5. Search for “Free Fire MAX” 

  6. Download the game 

  7. Launch it and download any additional files needed

  8. You will now be able to access the game

Free Fire MAX - Nox

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If Free Fire MAX or the emulator crashes your PC, it is because you do not have virtualization enabled on your computer. Virtualization allows you to run a virtual device within your current operating system, and in this case, we are trying to run an Android device. 

Here’s how you can enable virtualization to play Free Fire MAX on PC

  1. Reboot your computer

  2. Right when the computer is coming up from the black screen, press Delete, Esc, F1, F2, or F4. Different manufacturers use a different key but it may show a brief message at boot telling you which one to press. If this does not work, consult your motherboard’s manual. 

  3. In the BIOS settings, find the configuration items related to the CPU. These can be located under Processor, Chipset, or Northbridge.

  4. Enable virtualization; the setting may be called VT-x, AMD-V, SVM, or Vanderpool. Enable Intel VT-d or AMD IOMMU if you see the options.

  5. Save your changes and reboot.

How to identify your motherboard

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If you are not comfortable with using the BIOS menu, feel free to consult a BIOS guide for your specific motherboard. To find out which motherboard you have: 

  1. In the Windows search bar, type in 'cmd' and hit Enter.

  2. In Command Prompt, type in “wmic baseboard get product,Manufacturer”.

  3. Your motherboard’s manufacturer and model details will be displayed.

  4. Try to locate instructions for your motherboard and configure the BIOS.

That is all you need to know about playing Free Fire MAX on PC. For more content check out our guide on how to claim the Seaside Protector bundle and get a free Omnireptile Backpack as part of the ongoing top-up event.


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Abhimannu is a PC esports writer at AFK Gaming. With over seven years of experience in esports journalism, he has worked on a myriad of games and their ecosystems including Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends.