Garena as we speak introduced the Free Fire City Open, its first-ever Free Fire event in India, the place gamers – referred to as Survivors – will battle for an opportunity to represent their personal metropolis/state.
The primary-of-its-kind nationwide event will characteristic the high 12 Free Fire groups from across the nation as they compete to win from a prize pool of INR 60 lakh. These 12 groups will encompass the 10 high groups from 8 states, which have been named after their main metropolis – Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Lucknow, and Visakhapatnam – and two “wildcard” entries who hail from outdoors of those 8 regions.
Survivors can enroll in-game via the Free Fire Cup (FFC) mode from as we speak, 26 April, till match day on 30 April.
The Free Fire neighborhood has continued to increase in India and across the world, with the cellular battle royale recreation being topped the most downloaded cellular recreation globally in 2020 and 2019.
By means of the Free Fire City Open, Garena goals to proceed its efforts in the direction of delighting the Indian neighborhood with thrilling, localized experiences. Additionally they goal to help and develop unimaginable expertise all across the nation by providing them a launchpad to show their abilities.
Dedicated to the spirit of #IndiaKaBattleRoyale, the event additionally takes ahead Garena’s efforts in the direction of bringing folks collectively via esports and fostering satisfaction inside the neighborhood as they represent their cities on a nationwide platform.
Free Fire City Open taking part cities
The taking part regions have been chosen through a public ballot. The cities/states that bought the most variety of votes made it to the high 8:
- Mumbai (Maharashtra)
- Hyderabad (Telangana)
- Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
- Kolkata (West Bengal)
- Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
- Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
- Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)
Free Fire City Open format
The primary of its form in India, the Free Fire City Open guarantees to be a aggressive, action-packed event for groups and followers across India. It would characteristic a complete of 12 groups and an opportunity to win massive from the INR 60 lakh prize pool.
The qualifying groups embody 8 groups (the winners from every of the taking part cities that will likely be chosen based mostly on their particular person metropolis finals); 2 groups chosen from the play-ins between the groups ranked #2 to #4 from every of the 8 metropolis finals; and a couple of “wildcard” entries, which will likely be the greatest groups chosen from the remainder of India, outdoors of the 8 taking part cities.
The event will start with the FFC mode on April 30, adopted by the metropolis finals beginning in June.