Garena unveiled Monday its strategies for the 2021 season of the Brazilian No cost Hearth League (LBFF). Divided into 3 splits through the yr, the league will begin on Jan. 23, having its broadcast created from Garena studios in São Paulo and groups playing remotely thanks to COVID-19 protocols.
LBFF will be streamed on YouTube, Garena’s system BOOYAH!, (and for the 1st time) on broadcast Television set as a result of Loading channel. Stay broadcast in English will also be accessible on Cost-free Hearth world channel on YouTube. Broadcasts will element the British caster Jon Cotterill, greatest recognized for its coverage of the Brazilian and Argentinian soccer leagues as a commentator for the telecommunications large Globo and the Brazilian Soccer Confederation (CBF).
The full prize pool for the 3 splits is $2.4M BRL (around $450K USD), being $745K BRL (about $142K USD), a single of the major in the Brazilian esports scene, only for the very first of the a few divisions of the league. The second and the third splits of the 2021 season are planned respectively for the next and 3rd quarters of the 12 months.
Totally free Fireplace is presently one of the main aggressive video games in Brazil and is rising a fanbase and a scene in the country that can only be in contrast to Riot Video games’ Brazilian League of Legends Championship (CBLOL), thanks to investments in the structure and streaming of its gatherings. Quantities from Esports Charts confirmed by Garena demonstrate that the Free Fireplace Continental Sequence held last yr, for which the most effective groups in LBFF qualify, arrived at 2.5M simultaneous spectators.