Everything you need to know about FFWS 2021 Singapore
The world's biggest Free Fire esports tournament in the world, the Free Fire World Series 2021 (FFWS 2021), is making its offline comeback in Singapore this Friday (25 May) onwards. The two-day event may be brief, but fans already know to expect an action-packed time during FFWS 2021 Singapore, with 18 top-tier teams across the globe will be battling for the earth-shattering prize pool of US$2 million and bragging rights as the top dogs of Free Fire.
Here's all the need-to-know info about the FFWS 2021 Singapore:
The fire starters
What's an international esports tournament without the world's best teams competing for the championship title? A total of 18 teams will be vying for the title as the world's best Free Fire professional team, divided into two stages: the Play-ins and the Finals.
- NEWGANK (Singapore)
- vaiXourar (Europe)
- Attack All Around (Thailand)
- First Raiders Bravo (Indonesia)
- HQ Esports (Vietnam)
- DEA (Middle East/North Africa)
- Singularity.Invincible (Commonwealth of Independent States, CIS)
- LOUD (Brazil)
- God's Plan (Latin America)
The Play-ins will determine who are the top 3 teams that will advance to the Finals, where they'll be joining nine other teams who reigned supreme in their respective regional tournaments, including Geek Fam from Malaysia.
- Geek Fam (Malaysia)
- Phoenix Force (Thailand)
- EVOS Divine (Indonesia)
- Burst The Sky (Vietnam)
- VIP Esports (Middle East/North Africa)
- LGDS (Chinese Taipei)
- Silence (CIS)
- Fluxo (Brazil)
- Team Aze (Latin America)
- Play-ins #1 team
- Play-ins #2 team
- Play-ins #3 team
The winner of the Finals will be rewarded the champions cash prize of US$500,000, followed by US$250,000 and US$100,000 for the runner-ups, and third- and fourth-placed teams, respectively.
The format and schedule
Long-time fans of Free Fire esports would be familiar with the evergreen format used in all their tournaments, with both the Play-ins and Finals comprising six matches each. Teams will earn 1 point for each kills they secured, and each BOOYAHs are worth 12 points. The map rotation will be in this order: Bermuda, Kalahari, Purgatory, and repeat.
FFWS 2021 Singapore is the first worldwide Free Fire tournament this year, with the second edition of FFWS 2021 happening in November. A mid-year invitational, the Free Fire All-Stars, will be held in July, pitting both professional players and the world’s most popular Free Fire influencers against each other.
On a side note, a special web documentary was released by Free Fire Esports, documenting the triumphs and struggles of the MCP Majors Season 1 champions, Geek Fam. It's an insightful watch so don't miss it.
And that's all there is to it! Are you ready to get your hearts pumped out of your chest (figuratively)?