Among all the games released by Garena, Free Fire dominated the viewership when it comes to mobile gaming on YouTube. With the rapid evolution of modern smartphones and the increasing popularity of mobile gaming and esports, Free Fire has been consistent with its race against other mobile games when it comes to esports and video streaming on YouTube.
This post on the massive influx of mobile gaming views on Youtube was mentioned on a Twitter post by Ryan Wyatt, Head of Gaming at YouTube.
According to Ryan Wyatt, the viewership of Garena Free Fire has been constantly increasing in YouTube, and at the time of his post, has reached a number of 100 Billion lifetime views.
“It had its breakout year in 2019, where it became YouTube’s fourth most-viewed game of 2019, and its greatest leaps actually coming in 2020,” says Ryan Wyatt in his tweet. “In fact, YouTube's monthly viewership for videos related to Free Fire hit an all-time high in October 2020.”
The most notable event happened in 2020 with incredible statistics. Garena Free Fire broke numerous viewership records and reached the top of all time in a similar category in the month of October.
According to Ryan Watt’s post, India had the highest viewership share, topping the chart with a number of 26.2% followed by other countries with over 17%.
He also noted that one of the biggest esports events of 2020 came from Free Fire with over 1.1 Million views. The Free Fire Latino Americo League peaked at 1.1 million views and garnered 15.7 million total views.
One of the biggest factors as to why Garena Free Fire has been very successful is because of how accessible it is to everyone. It’s free to play with appealing graphics, and an assortment of features and customization to fully immerse yourself into the game. Garena Free Fire has been supported by millions of gamers from around the world due to its impressive entertainment value.
Due to its high entertainment value, it has garnered a lot of content creators, professional athletes, and esports organizations. Frequent tournaments are being held featuring professional teams and organizations from around the world where they showcase their skills and prove that they are the best.