Free Fire has been prohibited in India alongside 53 other applications, including Stick Fight: The Game Mobile, Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade, Onmyoji Chess, and the sky is the limit from there. The game was taken out from Google Play Store and Apple App Store on February 12 for “purportedly acquiring different basic consents and gathering delicate client information.”
As indicated by the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, the restricted applications “gathered continuous information is being abused and sent to servers situated in an unfriendly country. Likewise, there are other not kidding worries as a portion of these applications can complete Espionage and Surveillance exercises through camera/mic, getting to the fine area (GPS) and do malignant organization action like recently impeded applications.”
Created by Garena, a Singapore-based organization, Free Fire has been prohibited under area 69a for “supposedly captivating in exercises biased to the power and honesty of the nation likewise presenting a genuine danger to Security of the State and guard of India.”
Free Fire Max is as yet accessible on Google Play Store and has been taken out from Apple App Store. There is no authority articulation from Garena with respect to this and no data on whether or not Free Fire Max will remain.
Free Fire has been a colossal hit in India. The game was #1 in India’s versatile fight royale portion by downloads and income. This is the fifth clump of applications to be prohibited by the Government of India since June 2020. 56 games have been prohibited, basically from designers and distributors situated in China, including PUBG Mobile. Nonetheless, games like Genshin Impact, Lords Mobile, and Top War are still alive and working.