At the Esports Awards 2021 Free Fire wins as 'Mobile Sport Game of the Year 2021' at their annual awards ceremony held (from 03:08:51) over the weekend. This is the second consecutive year that Garena's Battle Royale has won the award.
In his acceptance speech, Justin Lye, Garena's Global Esports Manager, shared that the team felt “honored” to have won the award and dedicated the victory to the global Free Fire community – its players, spectators and partners. Justin acknowledged the great work the team did to make the victory possible and said that winning this award gives them the confidence and motivation to do even better in 2022.
The team would also like to congratulate the other winners, including Nobru, who won the 'Sports Personality of the Year' award, and extends its thanks to The Esports Awards for organizing the event.
The victory builds on Free Fire's 2021 achievements, which include a new global esports record with more than 5,4 million simultaneous spectators in the Free Fire World Series 2021 Singapore and becoming the first Battle Royale mobile game to reach 1 billion downloads from the Google Play Store.