Garena reveals details about the Brazilian Free Fire League (LBFF) 2021

The competition will be streamed in English for the first time.

Image via Garena

The Brazilian Free Fire League (LBFF) 2021 is officially going to start on Jan. 23 with the first season of the year and fourth season of the tournament’s first division. In an announcement made today, Garena revealed many details and news about Free Fire’s Brazilian competitive scene for 2021.

The LBFF’s first 2021 season will be streamed live starting at 10am CT on Free Fire Brazil’s official channel on YouTube and on BOOYAH!, Garena’s streaming platform. The big news is that the LBFF is also going to be streamed on live television. The tournament now has a partnership with Loading, a multiplatform network with TV channels, and will have its debut on broadcast television. 

Related: Everything you need to know about Free Fire’s new pet Beaston

The competition will also be streamed in English for the first time. With the team of British hosts Jon Cotterill and Carol Bombshell, English-speaking fans will be able to watch and keep up with the LBFF live on Free Fire’s global channel.

Hosts and commentators are going to be back in the studio for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic started, but players will still be joining the competition remotely from their gaming houses.

The grand final of the LBFF 2021’s first season will be held on March 20. The total prize pool is of approximately $140,000. 

The tournament will follow the same rules as past seasons, with six matches per day being disputed in three maps: Bermuda, Kalahari and Purgatory. 

Here are the 18 teams in the LBFF 2021 first division.

Group A

  • SS E-Sports
  • Cruzeiro
  • INTZ
  • B4
  • LOUD
  • Fluxo

Group B

  • Vivo Keyd
  • Corinthians
  • Team oNe
  • Black Dragons
  • Flamengo

Group C

  • Team Liquid
  • Red Canids Kalunga
  • Santos
  • paiN Gaming
  • GOD eSports
  • Meta Gaming

The next two seasons of the LBFF are planned to happen in the second and third trimesters of 2021. For more information on dates and second or third divisions, check Free Fire Brazil’s esports website.