Gaming Cypher

The Latest Video Game News and Reviews

18 Teams Ready for Battle this Week at Esports World Cup: Free Fire

This week in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the much awaited Esports World Cup: Free Fire will take the stage! The victor will receive the largest portion of the USD $1,000,000 prize fund in addition to a ticket to the Free Fire World Series (FFWS) Global Finals 2024 in Brazil later this year, thus the stakes are high for all 18 teams.

There will be three stages for the Esports World Cup: Free Fire. Teams will be divided into three groups of six for the Knock-out Stage, which runs from July 10 to July 12. Two groups will compete each day. After accumulating points over the course of three days, the top 12 teams will move on to the Point-Rush Stage on July 13. Here, teams will compete to obtain headstart points that will advance them to the Grand Final. All scores will be reset. Not to mention, the teams will compete in a race to the top starting on July 14 when the Grand Final gets underway.

18 Teams Ready for Battle this Week at Esports World Cup: Free Fire

Announcing the Esports World Cup: Free Fire 18 Participating Teams

Following weeks of hard battle in local qualifications and regional Free Fire World Series (FFWS) leagues, eighteen teams have emerged as the top contenders for the Esports World Cup (EWC).

18 Teams Ready for Battle this Week at Esports World Cup: Free Fire

Two teams each from Brazil and Indonesia and one team each from Thailand and Mexico make up Group A. Teams to watch out for are Mexico’s 19esports, EVOS Esports, a seasoned squad that has won the most Free Fire esports titles in Indonesia, and FLUXO, a team that is home to three past global champions.

18 Teams Ready for Battle this Week at Esports World Cup: Free Fire

The only group without two members from the same league, Group B, promises to provide thrilling action for fans as well. The group includes strong teams like Brazil’s LOUD, who have the largest fan base in the nation, and the second and third seeded from FFWS Southeast Asia 2024 Spring, P Esports and Buriram United Esports.

18 Teams Ready for Battle this Week at Esports World Cup: Free Fire

Group C, which consists of two teams from Thailand and one team each from Indonesia, Mexico, Brazil, and Algeria, will finally be highlighted. The competitive Team Falcons and the up-and-coming Gaimin Gladiators are two of the teams in Group C that fans should keep an eye on for challenging and exciting games.

18 Teams Ready for Battle this Week at Esports World Cup: Free Fire

Check out the Clash of Titans Esports World Cup: Free Fire Team Intros trailer HERE

Esports World Cup: Free Fire will be broadcast live every day at 10 p.m. GMT+8 on YouTube, Facebook, and TikTok, among other streaming services. There will be nine languages available for broadcast commentary, including Arabic and English. Between July 12 and 14, fans worldwide can also support their preferred teams and feel the thrill through themed in-game objectives.

For exciting developments, keep an eye on the official Garena Free Fire Esports YouTube, Instagram, and official website.

Related: Free Fire Announces Collaboration with Automobili Lamborghini this December