Recently, Garena announced the Free Fire Pro League India 2021 Summer, for the teams based in India and Nepal. Free Fire Pro League India 2021 Summer will act as a seeding tournament for the next season Free Fire India Championship 2021.
The Pro league India is scheduled to start on 26th June 2021 and the grand finals will take place on 18th July 2021. The 4 days FFC Mode Qualifiers are already taking place which will end on 4th June 2021.
Last year, Garena Free Fire announced the 2021 esports roadmap for the Indian region. Though the players for pretty much excited about the complete plan. Many of them could not understand the complete flow of the esports ecosystem for the region.
The same issue goes for the Pro League India 2021, about where this tournament stands in terms of qualification and does this tournament will seed the teams in the next Free Fire World Series 2021 Mexico. Read our complete article to know the format of the tournament.
Free Fire Pro League India 2021 – Format
The Free Fire Pro league India 2021 will be conducted in three phases – FFC Mode Qualifiers, League Circuit, and Grand Finals.
FFC Mode Qualifiers
All teams from India and Nepal region could participate in the event. The teams could register for the online qualifiers (FFC mode) through the in-game feature called the Free Fire Cup. After successful registration, each team will receive eight tickets for matchmaking.
After exhausting all of your eight rounds, the top five best performing matches will be counted to determine the final rankings. After the completion of FFC Mode qualifiers, all teams will be ranked on the basis of their top 5 best-performed matches. The top 6 teams from the overall standings will qualify for the league circuit.
This is the stage where all pro and semi-pro teams will compete with each other. The top 6 teams from the Free Fire Cup (FFC Mode Qualifiers) will be joined by the top 12 teams of the Free Fire India Championship 2021 Spring tournament. Here is the list of invited teams –
- Survivor 4AM
- Sixth Sense
- Team Elite
- Total Gaming eSports
- Last Breath
- Team D Esports
- Red Owl Gaming ( former TEAM CHAOS)
- Galaxy Racer
- Team S8UL
- AFF Esports
All 18 teams will be split into three groups of 6 teams and would compete in a round-robin league. Each team will play a total of 6 rounds out of which the top 12 teams will proceed to the Pro League India grand finals.
The Grand Finals is scheduled to take place on July 18th, 2021. The teams would compete with each other for a massive prize pool of INR 35 Lakh. We will witness the top 12 teams from India and Nepal playing a total of 6 matches in a single day. From which, the top 6 teams will qualify for the Free Fire India Championship 2021 Fall League Circuit. On the other hand, the bottom 6 teams will be seeded into closed qualifiers of FFIC 2021 Fall.
So, the Free Fire Pro League tournaments will act as the first opportunity to qualify for the next pro seasons India Championship. Which will further seed into the Free Fire world series event.