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In collaboration with Jazz and GameNow, Garena Free Fire hosted a nation-wide esports league that served as a qualifier to the Esports World Cup: Free Fire happening in Riyadh this July. The Grand Finals of the Jazz GameNow Free Fire Pakistan World Cup Qualifiers (FFPWCQ), which took place on June 2, saw Hotshot Esports claim the crown to earn its slot in the inaugural Esports World Cup (EWC). Courtesy of the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Lahore and Municipal Corporation Lahore Administrator, University of Punjab was lit up with roaring cheers as attendees witnessed thrilling matches between the top twelve teams.

FFPWCQ marks Free Fire’s third LAN event in the city of Lahore and the first outing at the iconic premises in University of Punjab, which was sponsored by DC of Lahore, Rafia Haider. Haider was among esteemed guests at the event.

Commenting on the occasion, Rafia Haider, DC of Lahore said, “It’s always a pleasure to bring new initiatives to the youth of Lahore and provide entertainment opportunities to them of their liking. We are glad to play our part in enhancing the esports ecosystem of Pakistan. Lahore has become the hub of esports events in Pakistan and will continue to prosper Insha Allah!”

Ali Fahad, VP Marketing Jazz and Falak Gondal from Garena distributed the winning prize to Hotshot.

Ali Fahad, Vice President Marketing at Jazz, presented the winning team with the ticket to Saudi Arabia for the EWC and commented saying “Jazz is proud to have played a pivotal role in the remarkable growth of the country’s gaming ecosystem. Our strategic partnership with Free Fire for the Esports World Cup aligns with our commitment to fueling the growth and development of the esports landscape. By providing a platform for local talent to shine and represent Pakistan on a global stage, we’re empowering gamers to reach new heights. Our gaming superpower, Game Now, has played a pivotal role in growing the local gaming industry, and we’re dedicated to partnering with leading Esports games like Free Fire to drive adoption and foster a vibrant esports gaming community.”

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After representing Pakistan in FFWS Hotshot will now represent Pakistan in the EWC.Hotshot Esports will now go on to compete at the global stage against the best teams from FFWS SEA Spring, the first splits of FFWS Brazil and FFWS LATAM, and representatives from MEA, to compete for a slice of the USD$1,000,000 prize pool. Additionally, the winner of the Esports World Cup: Free Fire will earn a ticket to compete in the Free Fire World Series Global Finals 2024 as the first team to secure a slot in Free Fire’s largest tournament.

Hotshot Esports Wins Jazz GameNow Free Fire PWCQ, Heads to Esports World Cup

Hotshot Esports Wins Jazz GameNow Free Fire PWCQ, Heads to Esports World Cup

  Stay tuned to the official Pakistan Garena Free Fire Esports channels for exciting updates:

Free Fire can be downloaded on both the Apple iOS App and Google Play store.

About Garena

Garena is a leading global online games developer and publisher. Free Fire, its self-developed mobile battle royale title, was the world’s most downloaded mobile game from 2019 to 2021, and the most downloaded mobile battle royale in 2022 and 2023, according to

Garena is run by passionate gamers and has a unique understanding of what gamers want. It exclusively licenses and publishes hit titles from global partners – such as Arena of Valor and Call of Duty: Mobile – in selected markets globally. Garena champions social and entertainment experiences through games, enabling its communities to engage and interact. Garena is also a leading esports organiser and hosts some of the world’s biggest esports events.

Garena is a part of Sea Limited (NYSE:SE), a leading global consumer internet company. In addition to Garena, Sea’s other core businesses include its e-commerce arm, Shopee, and digital financial services arm, SeaMoney. Sea’s mission is to better the lives of consumers and small businesses with technology.

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