FIFA and EA announce updated plans for FIFA 20 global esports competitions
EA SPORTS FIFA 20 global competitions
Electronic Arts and FIFA have announced a larger, more advanced EA SPORTS FIFA 20 esport ecosystem that will add new competitions and recurring soccer league tournaments and online tournaments to replace the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series, including the FIFA eWorld Cup. These extensive updates will continue to keep players and viewers connected to the EA SPORTS FIFA competition. They build on the worldwide success of the EA SPORTS FIFA Stay & Play Cup, which has aired millions in more than 100 countries, and unprecedented growth in EA SPORTS FIFA content from last year with 260 percent growth.
The EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Summer Cup series consists of six regional online tournaments with invited top players from Europe, Asia, South America, Oceania, North America and the Middle East and Africa, all fighting for the title of one of six winners. The total prize pool for the Summer Cup Series is $ 228,000. The tournaments take place from July 17th to August 9th. More details on the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Summer Cup can be found here.
“We have seen amazing fan engagement at our competitive events over the past few months. Our partnership with the top football leagues has resulted in over 100 hours of TV programs alone. We are now looking forward to offering players and viewers even more great gaming and viewing contests, ”said Brent Koning, FIFA Competitive Gaming Commissioner at EA SPORTS. "While it has been inevitable to replace fan-favorite personal tournaments as we give priority to player safety, we are excited to host more events in FIFA sport this summer than ever."
In addition, many of the world's leading football leagues, including Bundesliga, LaLiga, Ligue 1, MLS and others, are re-launching EA SPORTS FIFA 20 sporting events in revised formats. Fans can also prepare for the UEFA eChampions League, which turns into a special one-time online invitation event in mid-August. For more information on EA SPORTS FIFA 20 league partners' announcements below, visit their websites.
"We look forward to offering exciting alternative events to the previous FIFA 20 Global Series events in the coming weeks, while ensuring competitors have the security and the highest possible tournament standards possible due to the current situation and online format restrictions for global activations. Said Christian Volk, Director of Games and eFootball at FIFA. “In these challenging times, we want to support our stakeholders, players, fans and the wider community in keeping in touch with their audience through EA SPORTS FIFA. We will continue to work with FIFA member associations to host eFriendlies around the world and to offer virtual football to fans in every country. "
FIFA member associations will continue to organize national FIFA sports competitions and online caps to include their national EA SPORTS FIFA communities. For more information on FIFA sports events in each country, visit the member associations' websites.
Tournaments that will not take place in the course of current events include the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 FUT Champions Cup, Tier VI, the FIFA eNations Cup 2020, the playoffs of the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series and the FIFA eWorld Cup 2020. For these Tournaments is a global personal competition requiring events and could not be run online.
EA will continue to reward participants with $ 200,000 in prizes for those who qualified for Tier VI of the FUT Champions Cup, as well as a further $ 700,000 in the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series ranking from March 3, 2020.
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