Free Fire Esports World Cup: Dates, Prize Pool, and Everything You Need to Know

Free Fire Esports World Cup: Dates, Prize Pool, and Everything You Need to Know

21. May 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

The inaugural Esports World Cup is set to feature Free Fire esports as a key highlight in its diverse lineup. This popular mobile title will see top squads from around the globe competing for a massive prize pool in an offline setting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Here’s everything you need to know about the event!

Event Dates: When is the Esports World Cup Free Fire?

The Free Fire segment of the Esports World Cup will take place from July 10 to 14. The tournament begins with the Group Stage, running from July 10 to 12. Following this, the Finals phase will conclude the tournament from July 13 to 14. Expect five days of action-packed tournament play.

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Prize Pool: How Much is Up for Grabs?

The Esports World Cup will allocate $1 million in prize money for Free Fire, making it one of the largest prize pools in the game’s history. The current record for the highest Free Fire prize pool is $2 million, offered at the 2021 Free Fire World Series (FFWS) in Singapore. The detailed prize pool distribution will be revealed closer to the event.

Team Qualifications: Who Will Compete?

A total of 18 Free Fire squads will compete in the event. These teams will qualify through five local tournaments and the ESL Free Fire Snapdragon Pro Series. Here’s how the slots will be distributed:

  • 8 teams from FFWS SEA 2024 Spring
  • 3 teams from FFWS LATAM 2024
  • 3 teams from FFWS Brazil 2024
  • 2 teams from the Snapdragon Pro Series
  • 1 team from the MEA Qualifier
  • 1 team from the PK Qualifier

On top of the impressive prize money, the champion will also secure a slot at the year’s biggest event, the Free Fire World Series (FFWS) Global Finals 2024. The FFWS will take place in November, live in South America’s Brazil.

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What to Expect: Highlights of the Event

Action-Packed Competition

With five days of intense gameplay, fans can look forward to thrilling matches as teams battle for the top spot.

Global Participation

Teams from across the world, including regions like Southeast Asia, Latin America, Brazil, and the Middle East, will showcase their skills.

High Stakes

Apart from the $1 million prize pool, the opportunity to qualify for the FFWS Global Finals adds an extra layer of excitement and stakes to the tournament.

Community and Fan Engagement

Expect robust fan engagement activities both online and offline, making this a landmark event in the Free Fire esports calendar.

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Final Toughts

The Free Fire Esports World Cup promises to be a landmark event, bringing together the best teams from around the world to compete for an unprecedented prize pool. With high stakes and global participation, the tournament is set to deliver unforgettable moments. Mark your calendars and get ready to witness the best in Free Fire esports this July!

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