Free Fire esports bans two teams for indulging in hacking Free Fire Scrim Wars 2020 tournament.

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Entity Gaming and TSG Gaming banned from entering into Free Fire Scrim Wars 2020 tournament for hacking

Two big teams of Free Fire Scrim Wars 2020 tournament were banned for one year for hacking attempts. The competitive sport also decided to forfeit Entity Gaming and TSG Army of all prize money and award it to the next best team.

The Free Fire Scrim Wars 2020 tournament is a yearly esport competition which is being played from 28th April online. The players who are Free Fire champions form a team and look to win prize money of $10,000. In all 48 teams are taking part in the Free Fire Scrim Wars 2020 tournament.

What is Free Fire?

Free Fire is an online multiplayer Battle Royale game for Android smartphones and iPhones. The game is developed by 111 Dots Studio and is also called Garena Free Fire or Free Fire Battlegrounds. It became the most downloaded mobile game of 2019 and was awarded “Best Popular Vote Game” by the Google Play Store in 2019. It has clocked a sales of $1 billion worldwide and is very popular among players in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, etc.

Free Fire Scrim Wars 2020 tournament

Garena Free Fire announced the 2020 iteration of the esporting tournament called Free Fire Scrim Wars Season 1. In this event, the top 48 professional Free Fire teams will battle it out against each other for a purse of $10,000.00. The tournament commenced on 28th April 2020.

Hacking attempts at Free Fire tournament

Winning is everything is the mantra these days. The in-built anti-hacking system in the Free Fire game detected that Entity Gaming’s substitute player, ETG•ASHWATMA had indulged in hacking to play in the tournament. Another player, ZACK•TSG from TSG Army was also caught hacking by the system.

Garena Free Fire took strict action against both the team players and banned them for one year. Also, both teams were disqualified from the Free Fire Scrim Wars with all Prize Money taken away from them and awarded to the next best team.

Competitive esports are always marred by such hacking incidents because of the prize money involved and the pride at stake.

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