After a triumphant comeback in the final round, team Corinthians was crowned the victor of this year's Free Fire World Series. The event took place over the weekend at the Barra Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro.
The Brazilian team outplayed 11 other top teams from across the world to win a cash prize of $200,000. The event was livestreamed over YouTube, where it attracted more than 2 million concurrent viewers at its peak. This, according to Esports Charts, is a new world record for a mobile esports tournament. In total, the World Series racked up over 100 million online views.
Brazil's very own DJ Alok kicked off the event in style, performing his recently released Vale Vale track. If you didn't know, he's Garena Free Fire's first resident DJ. He's also a playable character with some handy health-buffing abilities.
Here is the full scoreboard from the Free Fire World Series 2019 finals:
- Corinthians (2300 pts)
- Sbornaya CHR (2190 pts)
- Illuminate (2020 pts)
- LGDS (1695 pts)
- Infinity Esports Mobile (1580 pts)
- Team Flash (1455 pts)
- Arctic Gaming (1200 pts)
- Dranix Esports (805 pts)
- Loud (790 pts)
- Infinity_YT (765 pts)
- Nawabzade (630 pts)
- Samurai Team (490 pts)
You can clearly see how close the competition was in the end. If you missed it over the weekend, you can always watch it now over on the official Garena Free Fire YouTube channel.
Garena has now confirmed that the Free Fire World Series 2020 will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia. Free Fire continues to be one of the biggest names in gaming, ranking among the top five most downloaded mobile games globally for the third straight quarter across the App Store and Google Play combined, according to App Annie.Nominate your Game of the Year for the Pocket Gamer People's Choice Award 2020.