Global FPS League for CROSSFIRE, CFS 2014 Begins!
- World’s greatest FPS, CROSSFIRE, announces the launch of their global FPS league “CFS 2014”
- 80 Countries divided into 11 regions, with tournament qualifiers from July through October
- Grand Finals for three days from Dec 5th to 7th in Seoul, South Korea.
On 25th(Fri), Ina Jang, the CEO of Smilegate Games has officially announced the plans for their global CROSSFIRE league called CROSSFIRE STARS (CFS) 2014.
"CFS 2014” which began back in June 2013, is now in its 3rd season. Rapidly expanding global e-Sports league with over 400 million users from 80 different countries compete for the title of CROSSFIRE Champion.
CFS Season 2 which was held in Chengdu, China last February attracted more than 20,000 fans to the LIVE event and had over 3,000,000 users watching the live stream online.
80 Countries from all around the world will be divided into 11 regions, each with its own National Finals. The champions from these National Finals will advance to the Grand Finals to compete against other finalists for the Grand Championship Title.
- July – China, Japan, South America
- August – Indonesia
- September – Europe, North America, Brazil
- December 5th ~ 7th – Seoul, South Korea
With the combined prize pool of $220,000 USD, 14 qualified teams will be placed in one of the 4 brackets and will play through the Preliminaries and Playoffs. All matches will be broadcasted live online.
Smilegate Entertainment has also released a new logo for ‘CFS 2014’ and launched its official teaser site (www.crossfirestars.com) where various information on the tournament, teams and schedule can be found.
Ina Jang, the CEO of Smilegate Games has also joined in on the growing anticipation for CFS 2014 and has stated that she “is preparing CFS 2014 to be a widely celebrated global event where all CROSSFIRE players and fans of the FPS genre from around the world can come together and experience e-Sports at its finest.”
Smilegate Games is the company behind CROSSFIRE. Since the company’s foundation in 2002, SGE has built on its wide success with CROSSFIRE to expand into wide array of game genres including FPS, MMORPG and Action. In addition to game development, SGE has diversified its operations through publishing & investing in various online contents. Smilegate Entertainment is quickly positioning itself as a global leader in the industry with local presence in the U.S., China and South America.
More information can be found at their official website, (http://www.smilegate.com/).
CROSSFIRE STARS (CFS) is a global e-Sports league where players from 80 countries compete for the championship title. Regional champion will be selected through CFS National Finals and compete against other regional champions in the CFS Grand Final. Obtain the title of Crossfire World Champion and be one of the few to enjoy the fame and prizes that await the victor.
More information can be found at CFS 2014 official website (www.crossfirestars.com).