Pubg Mobile VS Free Fire

Pubg stands for Players Unknown Battleground; it is an online multiplayer Battle Royal game that can play solo, duo and Squad (4 men). Pubg Mobile is primarily created by Krafton ltd, of which Tencent ltd holds publishing rights.

Free Fire, which can also be pronounced as Garena Free Fire. It was created by Garena which is available on both Android and IOS. It is a shooting battle royal game in which 50 player lands on a single island in a team with a motive to make kills and survive till the end zone.

Both Pubg and Free Fire have been 2 of the most downloaded and popular battle royal games in the gaming industry. Both games have been a competitor and are in contention as a gaming choice for players. Both are almost equally action-packed, providing an excellent gaming experience to their users.

Earlier Pubg mobile had the edge over Free Fire in download and active users, but the ban came into the picture, and free Fire took the lead. Google play an enormous store hike in free fire downloads just after the ban. It has become a great alternative even for pubg mobile users.

Full Comparsion of Pubg vs Free Fire

GamePubg MobileFree Fire
Battle Royal MapsErangle
Types of weapons availableAssault Rifle
Assault Rifle
Heavy machine guns
ServerRanked and UnrankedRanked and Unranked
Default players per battle100 and 6050
FPP FeatureAvailableAvailable
Max No of players per team44
Available in IndiaNoYes
DeveloperTencent GamesDots Studio

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Better & High-End Performance (Pubg vs Free Fire)

If we are talking about running smoothly in all kinds of devices, whether on the High-end device or low-end device, it functions smoothly. Free Fire has 50 player matches add more simplification in terms of play to their users than the Pubg Mobile.

Although it lags in the graphic quality compared to Pubg Mobile, graphics of Free Fire are completely cartoonish, whereas Pubg Mobile gives a more realistic feel with excellent graphics. Thus that results in better performance quality in free firer even on the low-end device.

Memory Comparison (Pubg vs Free Fire)

Free Fire occupies much lower phone memory than Pubg Mobile and even runs the Android 4.0 ice cream version with a minimum of 600 MB of phone memory.

On the other hand, Pubg Mobile is developed using Unreal Engine, specifically used to create high end/graphics PC games. That’s why Pubg mobile is much smoother, having exotic textures and giving an exceptionally realistic feel while playing.

Pubg Mobile requires a good and steady internet connection and a costly high-end device to ensure an excellent gameplay experience eliminating dips or lags FPS. Pubg Mobile requires atleast Android version 5.1, or higher with atleast 2 GB of RAM (Random access memory).

So, if we want to conclude, Free Fire has the edge over Pubg Mobile in terms of performance as it is available nearly on every device so that every user who is not having an expensive device can play smoothly. If you have a great device in your hand you can afford, then Pubg Mobile should be an option for you that provides a better gaming experience. 

Characters Comparison (Pubg vs Free Fire)

Free Fire takes over Pubg Mobile in providing several in-game playable characters. All the in-game characters provide a more positive experience in such a battleground. Various game characters are perceptively more eye-catching and appealing apart from having the same characters with changes in clothing items. Pubg only has 3-4 characters to avail the same one has to spend required UC for the same.

But we shall also conclude that Pubg Mobile has an end number of skins and clothing that can be purchased and dismantled. Players are okay with little characters; then they have an end number of varieties to collect skins. 

Free Fire has a variety and wide range of characters. After the OB27 update, free Fire has introduced the latest character named Xayne. Apart from this, Free Fire has already shown some popular characters like Jai, Chrono, Kelly, Hayato, etc. 

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Maps Comparison (Pubg vs Free Fire)

Free Fire

Free Fire mainly provides three types of royal battle maps mentioned below-

  1. Bermuda
  2. Purgatory
  3. Kalahari

Short gaming modes:

  1. Classic
  2. Cosmic Racer
  3. Ranked Game
  4. Clash Squad


Pubg Mobile has vast variety of maps and other modes mentioned below-

  1. Erangle
  2. Miramar
  3. Karakin
  4. Sanhok
  5. Livik

Other gaming modes:

  • Arena: Domination (A, B, C points), Team Deathmatch, Gun Game, Arena (inventory, warehouse), Assault.
  • Evo Ground: Power Armour, Payload 2. O
  • Arcade: War mode, Quick match and Sniper training

Pubg also brings in the latest modes with updates and collaborations.

Limitations (Pubg vs Free Fire)

Free Fire has the limit of playing 50 members at a time, whereas Pubg allows 100 players to play simultaneously. Due to the maximum number of players, the maps are much bigger compared to Free Fire, which makes it more fun-loving and enjoyable. It offers both longer and shorter gaming formats which Free Fire doesn’t. Free Fire also haves limited in-game graphics and controls, but with Pubg mobile, you can enhance it with an upgrade in the device.


Considering all the factors of both Free Fire and Pubg Mobile, the choice of game will depend on the user’s need. If you have a high-end device, then Pubg is a better option for you, but Free Fire will satisfy your feast even if you have a low-end device. Pubg Mobile provides a wide variety and offers many things, which makes it a viable option over Free Fire if a device is not the issue. One should also consider this fact while downloading the Pubg Mobile game that it’s not currently available on the play store for Indian users.

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