CrossFire is a free-to-play FPS that boasts an active community even in its eighth year since it was first launched in Korea. Its biggest eSports event, Crossfire Stars (CFS) 2015, will end with the Grand Finals on December 4th to 6th. 11 qualifiers from around the globe will gather in Guangzhou, China, to compete for the prize pool of $220,000 USD.
The majority of Crossfire players come from China and account for those astounding numbers: Smilegate claims to have recorded 6 mio. PCU (peak concurrent users) once... 6 million gamers who connected to a Crossfire server at the same time! Again, the majority are Chinese. During the 'Crossfire Season 2' 20,000 fans had gathered to view the matches live in China. More than 500 mio. users from 80 countries have registered for Crossfire in the past years.
From the 11 qualifiers a prize pool of $220,000 USD will be shared between the four teams that will reach the final rounds, the Champion will get the $50,000 USD prize pot.
Head over to the official event page for more details.