The Indian government had banned many Chinese apps last year citing security, including the most popular Tik Tok and PUBG. When PUBG was banned in the country, the users were left with only one option for the battle game, which is named Gerena Free Fire game. It has gained a lot of popularity in the last one year. It has a rating of 4.2 on the Google Play Store. Not only this, till now this game has been downloaded more than one billion i.e. 100 crore times. However, this game can also prove to be a danger for children because the possibility of addiction is high. There have been many such cases in the country where children have lost their lives behind this game.
Why is it so popular?
The first reason for the popularity of the Free Fire game is that it emerged as an alternative to PUBG in the country and became quite popular in a very short time. Let us know what are the five reasons why it is popular.
This game is a survival shooter game in which there is a 10-minute battle, which means that the game ends quickly.
Updates are available frequently in this, in which users get a chance to buy new wipes.
Free Fire can be played together with friends, in which users like to play with the team.
Free Fire game accesses less internet data than PUBG.
To download it, Android users need only 580 MB while iOS users need 1.4 GB.
Learned so far
Due to the Gerena Free Fire game, many children have lost their lives in the country so far. Recently in Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh, a 13 year old child committed suicide after losing 40 thousand rupees in free fire. It is being told that after losing so much money, the child was scolded by the parents, after which the innocent took such a big step. After this, the Madhya Pradesh government lodged an FIR against the company. This is not the first case where an innocent person has given his life due to free fire. Many such cases have come to the fore even before this.
financial loss occurs
Recently, in Chhattisgarh, a case of deducting about three and a half lakh rupees from the bank account of a woman in the wake of online game free fire came to light. This money was spent by the 12-year-old son of the woman in getting the weapons bought with the updates in the game. After this, it was found in the investigation that between March 8 and June 10, 3 lakh 22 thousand rupees were withdrawn from the woman’s account by doing 278 transactions. It was also revealed in the investigation that due to playing the game and upgrading the level of the game, this money was deducted from the account. The woman’s 12-year-old son, when asked, told that he was addicted to the online game Free-Fire. After being completely crazy about the game, I felt like buying the weapons of the game and started doing transactions by linking the mobile number of the mother to the bank account.
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