Japanese professional esports team FENNEL has announced that it will host the FFL GLOBAL CHALLENGE 2022, an international Apex Legends tournament.
What is the FFL GLOBAL CHALLENGE?
The FFL GLOBAL CHALLENGE(FFL GC) is an international tournament for "Apex Legends" with the aim of creating a place for Japanese e-sports teams to compete globally.
The Japanese national team that wins the domestic qualifying rounds will travel to the U.S. to compete offline against the world's best.
The previous competition attracted a great deal of attention, ranking first in YouTube's rapid rise to number one and trending on Twitter.
In a typical tournament, each viewer often cheers for only his or her favorite team, but in this tournament, the Japanese viewers came together to create a new viewing experience, cheering for the Japanese national teams that participated.
Preliminary rounds begin Friday, July 29!
Following last year's event, the second FFL GC 2022 will be held in Japan, with the Japan Qualifier starting on Friday, July 29, 2022!
The three winning Japanese teams and the four Dream Teams selected to represent Japan will travel to New York to face off against 16 of the world's best teams from North America!
The total prize money is 2 million yen and the tournament schedule is as follows!
- First round: July 29 (Fri.) and July 30 (Sat.), 2022 (online)
- Second round: August 6 (Sat.) and August 7 (Sun.), 2022 (online)
- Final Preliminary Round: August 20 (Sat.) and 21 (Sun.), 2022 (Japan National Championship, online)
- Finals: September 17 (Sat.) and September 18 (Sun.), 2022 (Offline/New York, USA)
In addition, a watching event will be held at a venue in Tokyo to showcase the finals.
Look forward to hearing more and looking forward to the finals in September!