Here are the Free Fire OB31 “New Age” update patch notes

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Garena released the Free Fire OB31 update entitled New Age in the early hours of Dec. 1. The new patch brought a slew of new features in Free Fire such as new Nairi character, Yeti pet, Mac 10 weapon, Scooter vehicle and a lot more. In addition, several weapons have been nerfed and buffed in Free Fire’s OB31 update.

The fans can now download the Free Fire OB31 update from Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Nevertheless, if anyone is encountering downloading issues, here’s the dedicated guide to sideloading the latest patch.

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Free Fire OB31 “New Age” update patch notes

Free Fire OB31 "New Age" update patch notes

Here are the official patch notes of the Free Fire OB31 update also known as New Age:

Character balance


  • Creates a force field that blocks 600 -> 800 damages from all sources.
  • Duration: 4/4/5/5/6/6s.
  • Cooldown: 180/164/150/138/128/120s.
  • Removed: Players can fire from within the force field.
  • Removed: Movement speed increases by 5/6/7/8/9/10%.


  • Eating and using medkits speed increase by only 5/8/12/17/23/30%.


  • Recover 3 EP every 2.2/2/1.8/1.6/1.4/1s, up to 150/170/190/210/230/250 EP.


  • Accuracy increases by 20/23/27/32/38/45%.


  • Rescue speed increases by 10/13/16/19/22/25%.

Lone Wolf changes

Store adjustment

  • Choose weapons for the enemies.
  • Players will take turns to choose the weapon for themselves and their enemies every two rounds.
  • The selected weapons have a cooldown before they can be selected again.

Map adjustment

  • Increased map size for 2v2 patches.

Rank mode

  • New Rank – Master
  • Users can attain Master rank after achieving the Heroic in the ranked matches.

Clash Squad mode

Item request

  • Users can request multiple items.
  • Additional item requests can now be sent if the previous one was completed
  • Radio commands will now be triggered when item requests are sent.

Map balancing

  • Map adjustments for the Academy and Mill.

Backpack limit

  • Users can no longer carry more utility grenades into the next round.
  • Additionally, they can no longer carry more utility grenades than the limit during the round.

Battle royale

FF coins

  • Adjusted the minimum amount of FF Coins to 100.
  • Coins will now appear as stacks.

Armor attachments

  • Vest Enlarger and Helmet Thickener are available in Battle Royale.
  • Vest Enlarger – Reduces the damage received on limbs by 25%.
  • Helmet Thickener – Reduces headshot damage received by 36%.

Weapon and Balance

New weapon MAC 10

  • Base Damage: 24
  • Rate of Fire: 0.09
  • Dead Silent – MAC10 comes with a pre-attached silencer.

Range adjustments

  • UMP – Effective range -5%
  • MP5 – Effective range -3%
  • Thompson – Effective range -3%
  • UZI – Effective range -5%
  • MAG-7 – Effective range -3%


  • Recoil: -10%.


  • Recoil in Machine Gun Mode: -30%.

UMP and XM8

  • Reload time: +5%.


  • Rate of fire: +5%.


  • Rate of fire: +10%.


  • Armor Penetration +20%

Weapon swap time

Adjustments are made to the time taken to swap different weapons. The time taken to swap will depend on the time of the weapon utilized.


  • Better optimization to the display of flashed targets.


Assis notification

  • Assist notifications are now available when assisting teammates on knockdowns.

Pin marker

  • The pin marker can now mark all objects, vehicles, and items in Free Fire
  • Players can double-tap the pin button to alert teammates about enemies nearby.

Free look

  • Added a setting to turn on Free Look only while parachuting and driving.

Sprint options

  • Drag and tap can now be combined in sprinting settings.


  • Guild leaders and elders can now set a minimum Clash Squad rank for applicants.
  • Gamers will now receive Gloo Walls automatically in Training Grounds’ combat zone.
  • Hardcore mode is now supported in custom rooms.
  • Users can now add aliases for their friends.

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