Hello Survivors,

With all the excitement to come, the Free Fire OB44 Update will be ready for launch by this Wednesday, April 17th. For a smooth and trouble-free update experience, Garena Free Fire sincerely announce to you the update procedure for OB43, detailed as follow:


  • Preparation Time: Estimated to take about 1h30m (From 07:00 AM → 08:30 AM, April 17th, 2024)
  • During this period, you will be able to play the game normally with the OB43 version. However, starting from 08:30, you won’t be able to queue up for rank modes in OB43.
  • Detailed schedule:
    • From 07:00 AM -> 08:30 AM: Proceeding data synchronization, getting ready for Google Play & App Store update.
    • From 08:30 AM
      • Close BR/CS Ranked queue in OB43 server. 
      • Proceeding in-game data synchronization for the two OBs.


  • Estimated Time: From 09:00 AM - Apr 17th →01:00 PM - Apr 19th*
  • Detailed schedule:
    • Starting from 09:00 AM - Apr 17th*: OB update will be published onto Google Play & App Store (The “Update” button may experience some delay, please refresh your store in case you cannot see it in the first place)
    • During this period, the OB43 server WILL REMAINED OPEN.
    • You can choose to play in OB43 or OB44 during this period (if you still want to play in OB43, you may choose “Update Later” when entering the game).
    • We recommend you to update to OB44 as soon as possible to re-unlock all Free Fire’s feature, as well as experience the newly updated content that are unavailable in OB43, including:
      • Mechadrake Event
      • Role System
      • Zombie Hunt returns
      • New Weekly Membership Lite
      • New Evo Access
      • Character & Weapon Adjustment
      • Hangar (Bermuda) Adjustment
    • In addition, please note that you won’t be able to login to the OB43 server once updated to OB44, and players using different OBs will not be able to play together. 


  • Estimated time for obligatory update is from 01:00 PM Apr 19th (This may occur a bit earlier than estimated).
  • From this time on, all players have to update their Free Fire app to OB43 to be able to play the game.
  • If the game have not been updated before this time, players will be forced to log out for update (even when players are currently in-match)

NOTE: In case you are experiencing any difficulties during update, please contact our Customer Service at