With the rise of the Battle Royale genre, PUBG mobile is not the only growing game in India. Free Fire has also joined in the race with its own Indian exclusive tournament. ₹35 LAKH up for grab, this will be a good chance to promote Esports in the country. Garena has announced their Free Fire tournament called Free Fire India Today League.

The game will go through 3 phases: Registration, Online Qualifier, and Group Finals. The Registration is open now from August 28 to September 12. Online Qualifiers will be played out from September 16 to 29. The Group Finals will take place in New Delhi on October 12. 12 qualified teams will battle it out in the grand finals to take the lion’s share.

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Garena is also joining the Esports race with its Free Fire


The tournament requires you to be 13 or above to compete. It is understandable for an Esports tournament to have an age requirement. Also, the tournament is exclusively for Indians. You need to be Indian or are currently residing inside India to be eligible for the Free Fire League.

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A good chance to promote mobile Esports in India

Each player can play for one team only. You cannot switch team during the tournament. Each team consists of 4 or 5 players, with 4 official players and 1 stand-in (optional). Each team can switch player in different matches, but not during the match.

Game rules

Each Qualifier round will go through multiple stages, requiring teams to compete in many matches. Each team will accumulate points based on their final standings and kill count. The point reward for final standings is as follow:

20 points per kill 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th
30 20 17 14 10 8 6 5 3 2 1 0

12 highest ranked teams will proceed to the Group Finals in New Delhi.

Also, the prize pool distribution is as follow:

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A decent prize pool for an Esports league

The winner takes home the lion’s share with ₹8.5 LAKH. Moreover, Garena provides players with a travel allowance of ₹3 LAKH, assisting players in reaching New Delhi. Garena also cover the expense for the mobile phones used in the Group Finals. They seem to cover everything well.