The Grand Finals of Garena’s Free Fire flagship tournament Free Fire India Championship (FFIC) 2021 Fall was concluded on 17 October, garnering over 40 million total views across 5 language broadcasts, and for the first time, Team Elite was crowned champions. We would like to share some of the tournament’s key highlights with you.
Free Fire (FFIC) 2021 Fall: A quick lookup
FFIC 2021 Fall is the flagship professional Esports tournament in India, bringing together the best teams from across the region to compete for a total prize pool of Rs. 75 lakhs ($1,00,200). The FFIC 2021 Fall is part of the Esports Circuit for India and was open to all aspiring professional players in India and Nepal, to prove their worth and be crowned as the strongest team in the region.
FFIC 2021 Grand Finals: As it happened
The Grand Finals on Oct. 17 was the culmination of five arduous stages, where the final 12 teams battled it out for the title of being the best team in India. These teams will also qualify directly for the next Free Fire Pro League 2021 Winter. The top 4 teams will also get a slot at the Free Fire Asia Championship 2021, scheduled for 20, 21, and 28 Nov 2021
Team Elite crowned champions of FFIC 2021 Fall for the first time
Team Elite’s victory in the FFIC 2021 Fall, marking the first major tournament victory for the team that had consistently placed in the top 3 positions in previous tournaments. Their resilience and consistency helped them edge out the second-place team (PVS Gaming Esports) by just one point to emerge victorious, taking home the lion’s share of the Rs. 75 lakhs ($1,00,200) prize pool.
Grand Finals saw over 40 million views across all official broadcast channels
The FFIC 2021 Grand Finals was streamed across 5 languages (Hindi, English, Tamil, Bengali, and Nepali) and garnered over 40 million views across the various official platforms – YouTube, Facebook, and Booyah! The Hindi YouTube broadcast chalked up the highest viewership with over 30 million views.
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