Team Nawabzade won the grand finale of the Free Fire India Today League on Saturday and took home a grand prize of Rs 8.5 lakh. He will next represent India in a global tournament called the Free Fire World Series which will be held in Brazil in November.
After some rigorous e-gaming running through 8 maps, Team Nawabzade won the winner with maximum points (2235 points) out of 12 teams, including 48 players who competed in the Free Fire India Today League.
Nightmare finished first runner-up with 2060 points, while Namoni finished third with 1085 points. The 2, 3 and 4-placed teams will get Rs 4 lakh, Rs 2 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively.
Incidentally, Nawabzade remained on top despite scoring 0 goals in the first and last series. The strategy of one of the Nawabzade players talking in the water in the final series put him on the backfoot. He finished 9th in the final series, helping to create tension at Siri Fort. However, he was on a winning edge thanks to some of the best performances in the previous series.
Team Namoyoni was the first team to claim Booyah with 10 total kills and 500 points on the Total 1 Map (Bermuda) while Team Nawabzade got the second Booyah on Map 2 (Resurrection) with 560 points and a total of 13 kills.
Team Nawabzade got second Booyah with 560 points on Map 2 (Perjettary) followed by Namoni, Nightmare, Hawk, No Mercy, Mossad, Kings God, Royal Beasts, Valerian, WAG, Thugs of India and Punish YT with a total of 13 goals. Killed. .
Team Punish was to claim YT7’s Mara and Boya in Map 3 (Bermuda) with 440 points. Team Nightmare then produced two successive Boyahs with 7 kills and 440 points in Map 4 (Resurrection).
Team Nawabzade took her second booyah in Map 6 with 19 forts and 580 points, while Team No Mercy won their first buoy in Map 7.
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju was also present in the finals held at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi where he along with the Addon-in-Chief India Today Group unveiled the Free Fire India Today League Trophy.
“Launch of the Free Fire India Today League .. I can clearly see the dimensions it’ll get during a few months. The staggering prize money in Brazil .. The fact is that the game can generate so much money ..Our players are leaving. ” Rijiju said at the event, “Best wishes to the whole team. I wish the entire team all the best and best of luck for your game. I complement the India Today Group for the initiative. As Sports Minister, I am with you.”
The biggest Free Fire Battle Royal League in India was launched simultaneously by India Today and Garena. With the melee Games gaining huge popularity within the country, the Free Fire India Today League is seen as a huge push to market esports.