The Esports Premier League 2021 garnered an incredible reaction from Free Fire fans, with organizers receiving over one million registrations for the tournament.
The Esports Premier League 2021 is the first season of India’s national Esports competition, and it will be the country’s first franchise-based Esports league. The organizers have invited all of India’s Free Fire players to showcase their skills on a larger scale for this tournament.
The event’s registration opened on June 16th, 2021, and it recently closed. Following a month-long registration process, organizers learned that over one million Free Fire players had registered for this event.
Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in India, the organizers were compelled to stage the event virtually, which will take place over the next two and a half months. The presenting sponsor of the Esports Premier League 2021 is an Infinix smartphone. It is being played under the auspices of the gamer-centric campaign #ESPLGameSeFame, which invites gamers to showcase their best game and gain industry recognition.
Esports Premier League 2021
The Esports Premier League 2021 would be India’s first franchise-based esports league for the India Today Group’s Free Fire tournament. The organizers have partnered with Garena to launch the first edition of one of the most popular battle royale games, Free Fire, on June 16.
After a month-long competition in Level 1, 88 teams qualified for Level 2, where eight invited teams would join them to make it 96 teams. These teams will be separated into eight groups of 12 to compete for the top eight slots, and the top eight teams will represent the Esports Premier League 2021’s eight regions.
The top eight Free Fire teams from India will compete in the Esports Premier League 2021 at the end of Level 2. In the main event, these eight teams will compete for a whopping INR 25 Lakhs in prize money.
Fans may watch the event live on the OTT behemoth Disney+ Hotstar, Free Fire’s own streaming platform Booyah, and Malayalam OTT platform Koode, as well as India Today’s and Aaj Tak’s official YouTube and Facebook channels and websites.