The Free Fireplace World Collection (FFWS) 2021, which was scheduled to be held later in November in Mexico, has been canceled as a result of considerations relating to COVID-19.
In an announcement despatched to Dot Esports by e-mail, Garena mentioned the well being and security of everybody concerned is its high precedence. The choice to cancel the occasion was taken after contemplating all choices to safeguard the well being of the Free Fireplace neighborhood.
“The World Collection stands as Free Fireplace’s largest and most fun esports offline event,” Garena mentioned. “The rising security considerations, nonetheless, have made it difficult to supply gamers and followers each an pleasing but secure offline esports expertise.”
Mexico is within the midst of a 3rd wave of the coronavirus pandemic, fueled by the delta variant of the virus. On Aug. 24, 21,250 new cases were detected in the country, in line with Mexico’s well being ministry.
Final 12 months, the FFWS was canceled as nicely as a result of pandemic. The occasion was changed with the Free Fireplace Continental Collection (FFCS), which was performed on-line and had three separate areas, specifically EMEA, Americas, and Asia. It’s unclear if one thing related may occur this 12 months as nicely. Dot Esports has reached out to Garena for a remark relating to this.
The Free Fireplace World Collection, held twice a 12 months, is the best stage of competitors within the cellular recreation. Earlier this 12 months, the FFWS was efficiently performed as an offline occasion in Singapore that includes 18 groups from around the globe. Thai-team, Phoenix Pressure positioned first and took the lion’s share of the $2 million prize pool.
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