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Free Fire India: Missed launch and now REMOVED from Google Play Store | Read details

Free Fire India game got removed from the Google Play Store, leaving players uncertain about its return. However, there's still hope with Garena's Free Fire Max as an alternative option.

Vishal Upadhyay Written By: Vishal Upadhyay New Delhi Published on: December 08, 2023 11:47 IST
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Bad news for Free Fire fans in India! Google has removed Free Fire India from its Play Store, dealing a blow to those eagerly awaiting the game's launch. The government had banned Free Fire last year, citing privacy and security concerns, and fans were hopeful for a comeback.

Possible Reason for Removal

Several reasons could explain Free Fire India's removal from the Play Store. Google may have removed the game as it still needs to meet all guidelines, which is common for games in development. Alternatively, Garena, the game's developer, could have removed it to release on their own app store, gaining more control. There are still security concerns regarding the original Free Fire game due to previous vulnerabilities.

Uncertain Future

The fate of Free Fire India remains uncertain. Whether it will return to the Google Play Store is unclear, leaving fans in suspense. The game was initially set for a September 5 launch, later delayed, and despite the removal, you can still grab Garena's Free Fire Max.

Alternative Download Option

Even though Free Fire India is out of the Play Store, there's a silver lining. Gamers can still get their hands on Garena's Free Fire Max, an alternative version of the game.

Missed Launch Opportunities

Garena had built anticipation with a planned launch and even released a trailer featuring Indian sports stars like Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Saina Nehwal. Despite these efforts, the game faced delays and is now removed from the Play Store, leaving fans disappointed.

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