Billionaire emerges at Singapore-based e-gaming powerhouse

Sea Ltd chief executive Forrest Li, 41, became a billionaire after the company's shares surged 35 per cent last Wednesday. The Singapore-based company is South-east Asia's biggest gaming service. The hit mobile game Free Fire played a big role in boo
Sea Ltd chief executive Forrest Li, 41, became a billionaire after the company's shares surged 35 per cent last Wednesday. The Singapore-based company is South-east Asia's biggest gaming service. The hit mobile game Free Fire played a big role in boosting its sales.ST FILE PHOTO

Free Fire is a world unto itself.

More than 40 million players log on each day to find weapons and battle it out till one character is left standing.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 04, 2019, with the headline 'Billionaire emerges at S'pore-based e-gaming powerhouse'. Print Edition | Subscribe