Bigo FFPL II - The tournament endorsed by MOIB and E-PAK enters the Group Stage this weekend

FFPL II comes back with a much bigger scale, with the supports of E-PAK, Bigo Live and Infinix

06:18 PM | 18 Aug, 2021
Bigo FFPL II - The tournament endorsed by MOIB and E-PAK enters the Group Stage this weekend

Last July 19th, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting announced E-PAK, the first-ever initiative that aims at promoting esports culture among youths in Pakistan. Free Fire Pakistan League (FFPL), the highest level professional tournament of the international esports title Free Fire, is the first esports league supported by this initiative. 

FFPL II will be officially sponsored by Bigo Live as title sponsor and Infinix as co-sponsor. FFPL II will have a prize pool of PKR 10,000,000, the highest prize pool for an Esports tournament in Pakistan to date. 

After the Playoff stage to find out the last 12 promoted teams, Bigo FFPL II officially entered the group stage of 18 strongest teams divided into 3 groups and competed within 6 weeks in 6 cities: Islamabad, Karachi, Faisalabad, Lahore, Multan, and Peshawar.

Group stage will take place over 12 days/ 6 weeks, the first week is set to kick off at 7PM August 21 & 22 this weekend. The 12 strongest teams in the Group Stage will win tickets to the Bigo FFPL II Grand Final scheduled to take place on Oct 10th.

The champion of Bigo FFPL II will represent Pakistan In Free Fire World Series 2021 - the most prestigious international Free Fire tournament held in November.

The previous season of Free Fire World Series was held in Singapore in April 2021 with a prize pool of USD 2,000,000. The tournament hit a record of 5.4 million peak concurrent viewers, the world record high for a mobile esports tournament, according to Esports Charts.

The Group Stage of Bigo FFPL II will be broadcasted on the channels of Free Fire Esports Pakistan. All the latest information about the tournament will be updated on official website or Free Fire Esports Pakistan fan page.

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