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Garena Free Fire Launch in India: Everything You Need to Know

Sports  •  1 Sept, 2023  •  1,15,402 Views  •  ⭐ 3.7

Written by Anand Swami

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Garena Free Fire, an immensely popular Battle Royale game, is making a much-anticipated return to India under the new name "Free Fire India". Set to re-enter the Indian market on September 5, the game brings with it updated features, promises of a safer and more engaging gameplay experience, and the inclusion of Indian cricket icon MS Dhoni as a playable character. This relaunch promises to bring excitement and more to the Indian gaming community.


Rebranding as "Free Fire India"

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Garena is reintroducing its famed game in India with the title "Free Fire India". This isn't merely a rebranding; the game aims to offer unique content and features catering to a local audience. Yotta, a subsidiary of the Hiranandani Group, will provide local cloud hosting and storage, ensuring top-tier personal data management for Indian users. This partnership aspires to elevate the in-game experience by ensuring user data remains within the country.

Promoting Safe Gameplay

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Garena's relaunch of Free Fire in India is prioritising the well-being of players. To foster a healthy gaming environment, they've introduced a verification system for parental supervision, set gameplay limitations, and even added 'take a break' reminders. These features highlight Garena's commitment to crafting a more user-centric and responsible gaming milieu.



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MS Dhoni Joins the Fray

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In an exhilarating announcement for cricket enthusiasts, MS Dhoni has been named the game's brand ambassador. Yet, it doesn't end there. Dhoni, under the character name 'Thala', will be playable in the game, sharing this unique honour with other celebrated sports personalities like Sunil Chhetri and Saina Nehwal. This decision solidifies the game's endeavour to resonate with Indian sentiments.

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