The Free Fire World Series 2021 Singapore (FFWS 2021 SG) was a tremendous success, setting new global viewership records after its conclusion yesterday. The Finals hit a peak of 5.4 million concurrent viewers, excluding Chinese platforms, while the Hindi broadcast hit a record high for any esports broadcast on YouTube, capturing over 1.9 million concurrent viewers, according to Esports Charts.
The FFWS 2021 SG more than doubled its peak viewership for the Free Fire World Series 2019 Rio, which attracted 2 million peak concurrent viewers, then a world record high for a mobile esports tournament, according to Esports Charts.
Team Phoenix Force from Thailand were crowned the FFWS 2021 SG champions after dominating in the Finals. They took home the World Series title and US$500,000 in prize money after claiming 4 Booyahs from the 6 matches played and 48 kills en route to a staggering 113 points.
Team Phoenix Force’s TheCruz was awarded the Most Valuable Player (MVP) for his consistent performances throughout the FFWS 2021 SG, after scoring an impressive 23 kills.
The FFWS 2021 SG brought to Singapore 18 teams from 11 regions as they competed for a US$2,000,000 prize pool – Free Fire’s largest ever.