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Team Corinthians Wins Free Fire World Series 2019
Record 2 million peak concurrent viewers, Garena confirms Indonesia for 2020
Rio de Janeiro - November 17, 2019 - In an intense and hard-fought battle, team Corinthians captured the championship at the 2019 Free Fire World Series held this weekend at Barra Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, narrowly beating out Russian team Sbornaya ChR. Illuminate from Thailand took third place.
Brazilian team Corinthians outplayed 11 other teams from North America, Latin America (South and North), Russia, Southeast Asia, India and MENA with a total of 2300 points to earn the top cash prize of $200,000. The champion path was not easy for team Corinthians because they were behind Russian team Sbornaya ChR 7th round. Corinthians made a comeback in the final round to win the Free Fire World Series 2019.
The full scoreboard of Free Fire World Series 2019 finals was:
Free Fire World Series 2019 attracted more than 2 million peak concurrent views online, which is a world record high for a mobile esports tournament, according to Esports Charts. In total, the World Series racked up over 100 million online views around the world.
The biggest Free Fire event of the year, the World Series tournament brought together 12 teams who earned the number one seed from regional leagues to compete for a total prize pool of $400,000. Brazil’s top DJ and record producer Alok, Brazilian star Mano Brown & MC Jottapê opened the event with an exclusive performance. As Free Fire’s first resident DJ, Alok performed his recently released Vale Vale.
Garena also confirmed that Free Fire World Series 2020 will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia - bringing the heart of the action back to Southeast Asia. As of the third quarter of 2019, Free Fire was ranked among the top five most downloaded mobile games globally for the third straight quarter across the Google Play and iOS App Stores combined, according to App Annie.
Free Fire can be download at the following locations:
Garena is the leading game developer and publisher in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, and Latin America, and has expanded into other fast-growing markets globally.