On the back of the successful FFWS 2021 SG, Garena also announced the first-ever Free Fire Pro League (FFPL) 2021 Summer, which will present teams from India and Nepal with a stepping stone to establishing themselves as the best in the region.
The stakes are high for this action-packed tournament, which will feature the top 18 teams from India and Nepal as they compete remotely to win from a prize pool of INR 35 lakh.
These 18 teams will consist of the top 12 teams from the Free Fire India Championship (FFIC) 2021 Spring, while the remaining 6 slots will be open for teams to battle it out in the Free Fire Cup (FFC) mode to secure their spots in this tournament.
For a chance to compete in the FFPL 2021 Summer this year, Survivors can register in-game from 1 June, until the FFC match day on 4 June.
The Free Fire community has continued to expand in India, Nepal, and across the world, with the mobile battle royale game being crowned the most downloaded mobile game globally in 2020 and 2019, according to App Annie.
Through the FFPL, Garena aims to continue its efforts towards delighting its fast-growing community with exciting Free Fire esports content and to support and develop the incredible talent in the region.
Free Fire Pro League 2021 Tournament format
The top 12 teams from FFIC 2021 Spring and 6 teams who advance through the FFC mode will compete across six match days starting 26 June to 11 July – all to secure a spot in the coveted Grand Finals taking place on 18 July. All the matches will be played in the Battle Royale Squad mode.
Free Fire Pro League 2021 Schedule
- Match Day 1 – 26 June
- Match Day 2 – 27 June
- Match Day 3 – 3 July
- Match Day 4 – 4 July
- Match Day 5 – 10 July
- Match Day 6 – 11 July
- Grand Finals – 18 July
Teams directly seeded from FFIC 2021 Spring:
- Red Owl Gaming (previously known as Team Chaos)
- Team Elite
- Sixth Sense
- Last Breath
- S8UL (previously known as Nemesis)
- Team D Esports
- LVL – Iconic
- Survivor 4 AM
- AFF Esports
- Total Gaming
- Galaxy Racer
FFIC 2021 Fall Qualification
A first-of-its-kind tournament, the FFPL 2021 Summer has massive significance for all teams, offering them the opportunity to cement their legacy in the Free Fire Esports Circuit in India. The top 6 teams from FFPL 2021 Summer will get directly seeded into the FFIC 2021 Fall, while teams placed 7 to 12 will secure their spots in the closed qualifiers of FFIC 2021 Fall.
The FFPL 2021 Summer aims to elevate the competitive nature of Free Fire esports by creating a cycle of promotion that will provide teams with the structure they need to keep on striving to be the best in the circuit.
Free Fire Pro League 2021 Streams:
Catch all the high-octane action by tuning in to the live broadcasts of FFPL 2021 Summer. These will be hosted on Free Fire Esports India YouTube and Facebook, and on BOOYAH!.
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