The upcoming Free Fire World Series (FFWS) 2023 is gearing up to enthrall global audiences, as it brings together the top 18 squads from diverse regions to battle it out for the prestigious title. Hosted by Garena, this grand event is set to take place in Bangkok, Thailand, commencing on the 10th of November and culminating on the 26th of November, 2023.
Host Country and Format
Thailand has been selected as the host country for the FFWS 2023, providing an ideal backdrop for the ultimate showcase of skill and teamwork. This edition introduces an enhanced format, featuring a six-day Group Stage instead of the previous one-day Play-Ins. Additionally, the Grand Finale will span three days, allowing fans and players more opportunities to engage with the competition.
Group Stage and Grand Finals
The action-packed Group Stage will run from the 10th to the 19th of November, during which 18 teams will be divided into three groups. These teams will compete in a Round Robin format, battling against each other across six match days. Following 36 matches, the top 12 teams will advance to the highly anticipated Grand Finals.
The Grand Finals will be held from the 24th to the 26th of November, with 12 elite teams fiercely competing in 18 matches to secure victory. The team that accumulates the most points will be crowned champion and rewarded with a dazzling trophy and a substantial cash prize.
The participating teams have earned slots based on their regional qualifications. The slot distribution for FFWS 2023 is as follows:
- Brazil: 3 slots
- Latin America (LATAM): 3 slots Thailand: 3 slots
- Indonesia: 2 slots
- Vietnam: 2 slots
- Middle East and Africa (MEA): 1 slot
- Pakistan: 1 slot
- To Be Announced: 2 slots
Scoring System: Free Fire World Series 2023
The points system for the FFWS 2023 remains unchanged, adding to the thrill and excitement. Teams will earn 12 points for achieving a “Booyah” in a match, while the second and third-placed teams will receive 9 and 8 points, respectively. However, teams placing 11th and 12th will not earn any points. Each kill secured during the tournament will count as one point towards the team’s score.
Participating Teams and Format for FFML (Qualifiers)
The Free Fire MEA League Season 7 (FFML S7) will determine the representative for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region in the FFWS 2023. Scheduled from the 28th of July to the 26th of August 2023, FFML S7 will bring together 18 formidable teams from the dynamic MEA region, all vying for the coveted opportunity to showcase their skills on the global stage.
The tournament will feature an intriguing twist with the introduction of the FFWS Decider Match. The top two teams from FFML S7 will engage in an epic showdown in Clash Squad mode, where strategic prowess and skill will be put to the ultimate test. The victor of this clash will secure the chance to represent the MEA region in the esteemed FFWS 2023.
Prize Pool and Expectations
Although the prize pool for the FFWS 2023 remains undisclosed, FFML S7 will have a generous total prize pool of $60,000, all set to ignite the competitive spirit among esports enthusiasts and Free Fire fans throughout the region. Fans can anticipate thrilling and awe-inspiring plays from each team as they compete for glory, keeping audiences on the edge of their seats throughout the event.
As the FFWS 2023 draws closer, anticipation builds, with fans eagerly awaiting the clash of titans and the emergence of the world champion squad. The tournament’s unique format and slot distribution ensure a diverse and highly competitive playing field, promising an unforgettable spectacle of gaming excellence.
👉 Nessa nova edição do #FFWS, as 18 melhores equipes disputarão o título de campeã mundial! E dessas 18 vagas, três virão pro Brasil! Isso mesmo, a #LBFF vai dar TRÊS VAGAS pro mundial. Insano, né?— Free Fire Esports Brasil - #LBFF (@FFesportsBR) July 26, 2023
Dá uma olhada em como essas vagas estão definidas. pic.twitter.com/X4w6pQ7PAF