Garena is inviting Free Fire players across India to represent their own city/state for their first-ever Free Fire City Open, the first-of-its-kind national tournament. The Free Fire City Open will feature the top twelve teams from across the nation as they compete for the INR 60 Lakh prize pool. The twelve teams will consist of the top ten teams from eight states, which have been named after their major city – Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Lucknow, and Visakhapatnam. The remaining two teams are the wild cards who hail from outside the eight states. Here is everything you need to know about the Free Fire City Open.
Garena Announces Free Fire City Open: Details
The Free Fire City Open will feature twelve teams across India who will compete for the lion’s share of the INR 60 Lakh prize pool. Esports enthusiasts can sign-up through the Free Fire Cup (FFC) mode from today, April 26, until the match day on April 30, 2021.
Free Fire City Open: Participating Cities
Garena chose these participating regions via a public poll. The top eight most voted cities/states are the following;
- Mumbai (Maharashtra)
- Hyderabad (Telangana)
- Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
- Kolkata (West Bengal)
- Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
- Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
- Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)
The teams will consist of ten teams from the eight mentioned cities/states with two wild card teams from outside the cities(states) mentioned above.
Free Fire City Open: Tournament Format
The qualifying teams will be chosen based on their individual city finals; two teams selected from the play-ins between the teams ranked #2 to #4 from each of the eight city finals; and two wildcard teams which will be the best teams chosen from the rest of India from outside of the eight participating cities.
The tournament will start with the FFC Mode on April 30, followed by the city finals sometime in June 2021. Garena will reveal more details at a later date.
Through the Free Fire City Open, Garena aims to continue its efforts towards delivering quality esports events and exciting content to the Indian community to support and develop the incredible talent all across the nation by offering them a platform to display their skills.