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Free Fire advance servers – what are they, how to join, and more

If you want to try out new content ahead of the next update, you need to join a Free Fire advance server, but that’s trickier than it might seem.

Garena Free fire advance server players in a wallpaper art piece from the official website with a trophy glowing golden light

If you want to get ahead of the game in 111dots massively popular online battle royale title, joining a Free Fire advance server is the best way to do so. Long-time players will know exactly what we’re talking about here, but if you’ve only entered the world of Free Fire in the last few months, you might need to do some catching up.

If it’s more Garena goodness you’re looking for, we’ve got guides for Free Fire codes, Free Fire name styles, as well as our all-important Free Fire update page detailing all the latest additions to the title. Or, if you’re on the hunt for something else to test your solo shooting mettle, check out our picks for the best battle royale games on Switch and the best battle royale games on mobile.

What is a Free Fire advance server?

Free Fire advance servers are special servers that the developers use to test update content ahead of its launch, like a beta. However, the tricky bit is that in order to play on Free Fire advance servers you need an official code from Garena, and these aren’t the easiest things to come by. There are multiple sites that promise access codes, but you should only use a code taken from the official Garena Free Fire website. Trust us!

Screenshot of Snipers and a melee fighter in what could be a Free Fire advance server round

How do I join a Free Fire advance server?

As we mentioned earlier, you need a special code to join a Free Fire advance server. At the moment it seems that the team behind Free Fire is only handing out codes to selected individuals to test new content, but if we do find out of any way of requesting a code, we’ll be sure to update this page.

How do I play on a Free Fire advance server?

If you’re one of the lucky ones who have managed to snag a Free Fire advance server code, you can test out the incoming update content by following these steps

  • Visit the Free Fire advance server website (offline as of 15/09/2022) 
  • Sign in
  • Select the APK download option in the middle of the screen
  • Install the APK to your device 
  • Launch the game and use your activation code to get access to the server

There you have it, all you need to know about the Free Fire advance server. For more a bunch of battle royale freebies, be sure to check out our list of PUBG Mobile codes.