Garena Free Fire and Call of Duty Mobile look pretty similar at the first glance, but the truth is they can be really far apart from each other. This guide will help you be more familiar with the differences between the two games, so you can figure out which game is better for you according to your preferences and play style.
Let’s start off by talking about the characters.
Both Free Fire and Call of Duty Mobile give you options to choose from different characters, but even within these there are quite a few differences.
Call of Duty Mobile has characters only in the Battle Royale mode. Each character has its own role, like the medic, whose primary role is to heal and revive the teammates, helping them survive till the end. Then you have the scout, who is helpful in tracking enemies from far off, and the defender, who can place a shield in the battlefield, giving teammates some cover and reducing the incoming damage. These classes are available to everyone, and you can play using any class, depending on what play style you prefer.
Free Fire is a little different in this, the first major difference being that you start off with 2 free characters, and you can continue to unlock more by simply playing the game. You don’t have to spend any money at all. You can even get some characters for free, just for logging into the game. And most of the remaining characters you’ll be able to by using the in-game currency you earn by playing matches. The only issue is that there are a few characters that you can purchase only with diamonds, and for these diamonds, you have to spend real-life money, there’s no other way.
These characters all have their own skills, and you can unlock even more skills for each of them by levelling them up and buying specific skills. Each character has their own unique skills, so if you have a very specific play style, you can focus on unlocking a particular character and give more attention to upgrading it.
Let’s move on and talk about the Battle Royale mode.
In Call of Duty Mobile, the Battle Royale mode has a total of 100 players in the battlefield, including the player. And you don’t just have to worry about the enemies and the blue zone, as there are also zombies on the map who can kill you if easily if you’re not careful. If you play smart, you can even trick your enemies and use them to your advantage.
As the game has 100 players, the matches can last for a longer time, and you’ll find a lot of different types of loot, ranging from pistols to SMGs to Shotguns and Sniper Rifles.
On the other hand, Free Fire only has a total of 50 players in the Battle Royale mode. This means the matches are a lot shorter. Even the weapon variety is a lot less in Free Fire compared to COD Mobile.
These are some of the major differences between the two games. Now, the question is: Which game should you choose?
If the only mode you want to play is the Battle Royale, it depends on how much time you’re willing to spend in the game. If you’re okay with longer games and want to go against more enemies on bigger maps, then COD Mobile is the game for you, with its huge arsenal of weapons and epic 100 player Battle Royale fights.
But on the other hand, if you don’t want too spend too much time in one match and like to experiment with different characters, skills and play styles, then Free Fire might be better for you. You’ll spend a lot of time unlocking the characters and having fun with them, but the individual matches will be comparatively shorter.
If you want to try modes other than just Battle Royale, then you don’t need to look further than COD Mobile. In addition to the Battle Royale, it has the classic Call of Duty multiplayer modes like Team Deathmatch, Domination and Search and Destroy, all of which have a different taste and are incredibly fun.
Let us know in the comments which game you like the best! And make sure to keep checking more guides regularly for both Free Fire and Call of Duty Mobile.
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