Free Fire: how to download Free Fire on Android, iPhone, Windows PC and Mac

Free Fire is popularly known as the best alternative to the PUBG Mobile, and rightfully so. After PUBG was banned in India, many turned towards Garena Free Fire for their gaming fix. And as such, the game was the most downloaded mobile title of 2020 with around 266.2 million downloads.

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More recently, Garena Free Fire has been one of the most played multiplayer battle royale game. With the rise in popularity, it was only a matter of time before Garena Free Fire had its own esports tournaments. As such, more and more players are getting interested in the battle royale game. Here we will tell you how to download Garena Free Fire on mobile, Windows and Mac.

How to download Free Fire APK on mobile

There are a lot of Free Fire APKs circulating on the internet and while some of these might be genuine, many are malware. In order to protect your privacy and security, we suggest downloading the game from the official app store on your smartphone.

Download Free Fire on Android

Free Fire can be downloaded from Play Store on Android

Free Fire can be downloaded from Play Store on Android

  1. Open the Google Play Store on your smartphone
  2. Tap on the search bar and type Free Fire
  3. Hit the ‘Install’ button on the Free Fire page
  4. Once installed, launch the game on your phone and log in using your Facebook account or Google account
  5. Start playing

Download Free Fire on iOS

Free Fire can be downloaded from App Store on iOS

Free Fire can be downloaded from App Store on iOS

  1. Open App Store on your iPhone
  2. Search for Garena Free Fire
  3. Click on ‘Get’ button to install
  4. Launch the game and sign-in using Facebook or Google ID
  5. Start playing

How to download and play Free Fire on Windows and Mac

Garena Free Fire is not available officially for computers on Windows and Mac. However, you can still play the Android version of the Free Fire on a computer, be it Mac or Windows. You will need a mobile emulator for Windows and Mac, like Bluestacks. Below are the steps to play Free Fire on a computer.

  1. Download BlueStacks emulator online
  2. Once downloaded, install the emulator on your computer
  3. Open BlueStacks after installing and access the Google Play Store inside it
  4. Sign in using your Google account
  5. Now, search for Garena Free Fire and download it to the emulator interface
  6. Fire up the game within the emulator and log in with your details
  7. Set your keyboard controls to your preference using the default control mapping feature from the overhead menu
  8. Start playing

Garena Free Fire FAQs

What are the system requirements to play Free Fire on PC?

To play Free Fire on PC, you need Intel Core i5-680 (1st gen, 2010 release) or newer, Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 integrated GPU (2013 release) or newer, minimum 2GB RAM, at least 4GB storage, and the latest OS.

Can we play Free Fire on PC without an emulator?

No, unfortunately, Free Fire is currently not available on Windows and Mac platforms. In order to play the game on your PC, you will need the mobile emulator.

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