PUBG Mobile vs Free Fire: Which game is better? Know the differences

PUBG Mobile vs Free Fire: The Indian government’s decision to ban PUBG Mobile in India shook the Indian fans of the game. After the PUBG Mobile ban, fans tried their hands on other games and tried to find an alternative to the Battle Royale game.

Free Fire is also a Battle Royale game and fans switched to it post PUBG ban in India. Both PUBG Mobile and Free Fire are quite similar. In both the games, players get an option to play solo, duo as well as squad modes for free.

However, a battle of words can be seen on social media between the fans of Free Fire and PUBG Mobile. PUBG players criticize Free Fire because their experience is not the same.

Here are some of the differences between PUBG Mobile and Free Fire:

PUBG Mobile Lite 

PUBG Mobile

Download Size – 567 MB
Operating System – Android 4.1
RAM – 1 GB (Recommended – 2 GB)
Processor – Qualcomm Processor

Free Fire  

Free Fire

Download Size – 680MB
Operating System – Android 4.0.3
RAM – 1 GB (Recommended – 2 GB)
Processor – Mediatek MT6737M quad-core


PUBG Mobile Lite and Free Fire can be played on devices with 1GB and 2GB of RAM. However, PUBG Mobile Lite offers HDR graphics that make the game more realistic.

Free Fire, on the other hand, lacks realistic experience despite the good graphics.

More players in PUBG

60 players can join the game to find out the final winner in PUBG Mobile Lite.

50 players can participate in a game in Free Fire. They also land on the ground, run around for prey, and fight to survive.

Multiple Characters in Free Fire

Free Fire offers players two free characters and more get unlocked as they progress through the levels.

PUBG also provides multiple characters as options but it has no characters to offer and each player has the same character.

PUBG vs Free Fire experience

Both PUBG and Free Fire offer great gameplay, but a good smartphone with a refresh rate of at least 90Hz and a good touch sampling rate is required to enjoy PUBG.

Free Fire, on the other hand, can be played using a budget and affordable smartphone.