Free Fire’s most iconic offline tournament, the Free Fire World Series (FFWS) 2022, will be taking place in Sentosa, Singapore. Sentosa is located just off Singapore’s southern coast and is home to exciting events, themed attractions, lush rainforests, and golden sandy beaches.
The World Series highlights Garena’s continued efforts to excite the global community with competitive and engaging esports content while prioritizing the safety of all involved. Garena will ensure that all activities are in line with prevailing public health protocols and travel policies.
Free Fire was named Esports Mobile Game of the Year by the Esports Awards 2021 in November 2021, the second year in a row that Free Fire won the accolade. The award comes as the Free Fire World Series 2021 Singapore (FFWS 2021 SG) delivered record viewership across multiple platforms. The Finals of the FFWS 2021 SG hit a peak of 5.4 million concurrent online viewers, which is the highest peak viewership of any esports match in history, excluding Chinese platforms, according to Esports Charts.
Free Fire World Series (FFWS) 2022: Format, Schedule and Teams
Free Fire World Series 2022 Sentosa will take place in May this year. The Play-ins will take place on May 14th, 2022, and the Finals on 21st May 2022. FFWS 2022 Sentosa will bring 22 teams from across 13 regions for the opportunity to be crowned Free Fire world champions.
The Play-ins will feature 12 teams battling it out to earn a spot at the Finals the following week. The top 2 teams from the Play-ins will join the 10 top-seeded teams, and form the 12 teams who will compete to be winners of the FFWS 2022 Sentosa. Moreover, the teams will battle over 6 rounds across 3 maps to be the last one standing, with points awarded based on round ranking and the number of kills.
The FFWS 2022 Sentosa will gather 18 of the world’s best teams and players across 11 regions in the quest to become Free Fire world champions. The Play-ins will begin on 14 May, with 10 teams vying for a spot at the Finals the following week. The top 4 teams from the Play-ins will join the top 8 seeded teams, making 12 finalists for the Free Fire world championship. The teams will battle over 6 rounds – across 3 maps – to be the last one standing, with points awarded based on round ranking and the number of kills. Teams participating in the FFWS 2022 Sentosa Play-ins are:
- Fuego (NA)
- House of Blood (PK)
- LGDS (TW)
- Vivo Keyd (BR)
- Echo Esports (ID)
- V-Gaming (VN)
- Ignis Esports (LATAM)
- Todak (MCP)
- All Stars Esports (MENA)
- Attack All Around (TH)
Teams that have got direct invites to the Grand Finalsare:
- LOUD (BR)
- Evos Divine (ID)
- Team Flash (VN)
- Mineros Esports (LATAM)
- Farang (MCP)
- Wask (MENA)
- Evos Phoenix (TH)
- Vastomundo (EU)
How to watch the FFWS 2022
The matches will be broadcast on Facebook and YouTube. It will be accompanied by the commentary which will take place in 12 languages. These are namely Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Melayu, Bengali, English, Hindi, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, and Vietnamese.
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