After the recent conclusion of the Free Fire India Championship, Garena has come up with another official tournament of Free Fire in May 2021 to be played from the comfort of your couch. The FF’s May 2021 tournament is named “Free Fire City Open” (FFCO).
As the name itself suggest, it is a city-based tournament and only for India. A total of 8 cities from different states are recognized all over India, which are:
- Delhi (New Delhi)
- Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
- Kolkata (West Bengal)
- Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
- Mumbai (Maharashtra)
- Hyderabad (Telangana)
- Vizag (Andhra Pradesh)
- Chennai. (Tamilnadu)
Players from the states in which these cities fall would be considered from that city. Such as all players from West Bengal will fall under Kolkata, all players from Maharashtra would fall under Mumbai, and so on.
It does not mean that players from the rest of India cannot participate in the tournament. Everyone from India meeting the minimum requirement can participate in the tournament. Registered players from the rest of India will become part of the Wildcraft Finals. The top 12 teams from the rest of India will be selected for the Wildcraft Finals. From here, the top 2 teams will qualify for the National Finals.
Free Fire City Open Registration:
The Free Fire City Open (FFCO) registrations are being taken in-game only and have started from today (April 26, 2021) until April 30, 2021. There is no maximum limit on the number of teams register and participate in the initial rounds of FFCO, so you are never later to register your team before April 30, 2021.
It is a squad-based tournament, so you have to register in a team of 4. The minimum requirements for the registration are as follows:
- Players must be at least years of age.
- All players must be of Level 40 in the game.
- All players must rank Diamond 1 or above with a ranking point of 2538 throughout the entire period of FFCO Open Qualifiers.
- All players, including the team captain, must be from the same region. The region will be based on the player’s Aadhar Card.
How To Register For Free Fire City Open Tournament?
- Step 1: Log in to the game and click on FFC Cup (Red color cup icon) on the right side of the lobby.
- Step 2: Select’ Free Fire City Open’.
- Step 3: Click on ‘Squad’ at the bottom of the screen.
- Step 4: Choose ‘Create’ or ‘Join’: ‘Create’ for a new team and ‘Join’ to become a member of the already created team.
- Step 5: Fill in the required details.
- Step 6: Click on ‘Confirm’
- Step 7: Click on ‘Recruit’ at the right bottom to invite friends to join your team.
- Step 8: Ask your friends to accept the in-game invitation and join your team.
Free Fire City Open Tournament Format:
Open Qualifiers: April 30, 2021 16:00 IST to 21:00 IST
All the registered teams participate in the Open Qualifiers on April 30, 2021, between 04:00 PM IST to 09:00 PM IST. The teams will be provided with 8 tickets that let them play 1 match using 1 ticket in the Open Qualifiers. So teams can play a maximum of 8 matches; out of that best 5 will be considered for calculating the score.
Regional Finals: June 15 to July 19, 2021
The top 12 teams from all 8 cities would participate in the Regional Finals. From here, the top team from each region qualifies for National Finals. Teams secured 2nd to 4th place, proceed to Regional Play-Ins.
Regional Play-Ins: July 16 to 23, 2021
The teams to secure 2nd to 4th place in Regional Finals will get another chance to qualify for the National Finals. A total of 24 teams (3 teams from all 8 cities) will participate in the Regional Play-Ins, and out of them, the top 2 teams will qualify for the National Finals.
Wildcard Finals: July 30, 2021
The top 12 teams from the cities which are not part of the 8 cities mentioned above will participate in the Wildcard Finals. Out of these, the top 2 teams will qualify for the National Finals.
National Finals: August 15, 2021
National Finals will take place on Independence Day of India, i.e., August 15, 2021. A total of 12 teams will participate in the National Finals of the Free Fire City Open tournament.
Free Fire City Open Tournament Score Points:
|Leaving Spawn Island||-10 Points Per Player|
|Kills||1 Point Each|
Free Fire City Open Tournament Prize Pool:
The prize pool of the Free Fire City Open tournament is 60,00,000 INR. The exact break-up of the prize pool is not revealed officially yet. We will update here as soon as we get any information.