Microgravity to host MGL ‘Free Fire’ battle royale in December

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Microgravity Ventures has announced the fifth edition of Microgravity Gaming League (MGL) – Free FireBattle Royale. The company will be hosting this esports tournament in partnership with Platinum esports between 11 December and 22 December. The format of the tournament will be qualifier and invitation-based, spread out in five phases – qualifiers, phase one, phase two, semi-finals, and grand finals.

Microgravity has announced a total prize pool of Rs one lakh for the top three teams and exciting gaming vouchers redeemable at their world-class gaming facility in Gurugram for the top five viewers of the live broadcast. Teams can register from 1 December till 10 December and participate in this competitive all-India tournament.

Speaking about the announcementMicrogravity co-founder and MD Rahul Bhattacharya said, “We are thrilled to have partnered with Platinum esports for the fifth edition of MGL – a Free Fire tournament. This year we have witnessed immense enthusiasm and curiosity among Indian games for esports tournaments. We strongly believe that MGL Free Fire will be a great success and will serve as a platform for gaming enthusiasts to hone their skills. Through these tournaments, we aim to support and promote gamers in India who are exceptionally talented and need support to further enhance their skills. We are also planning to host several such tournaments with new titles going forward that will help players become more polished in their skills.”

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A total of 1000 teams can participate in this tournament with four players per team along with one substitute. The qualifiers stage will be held in the ‘Bermuda’ map in two phases with 100 groups participating in phase one and 30 groups participating in phase two. Each group will have 10 teams taking part in the tournament.

The top three teams from phase one and the top four teams from phase two of the qualifiers stage will take part in the quarter-finals match. A total of 120 teams can take part in the quarter-finals match spread in 12 groups of 10/11 players taking part in each group. The top four teams will be shortlisted based on the best of two matches in the ‘Bermuda’ and ‘Purgatory’ map for the semi-finals. During the semi-finals stage, eight teams were invited to take part in this challenge and a total of 60 teams battled for the finals.

The top two teams will qualify for finals based on the best of four from maps- Bermuda (2), Purgatory, Kalahari. Two additional teams will be invited to take part in the finals and will have a total of 12 teams in this stage. This stage will have only one group with six matches happening across maps – Bermuda, Purgatory, and Kalahari. 

This year Microgravity has successfully organized two online gaming tournaments which gained significant traction amongst gamers. These tournaments were the MGL FIFA 21 tournament and the MGL Call of Duty: Mobile tournament.