EA and FIFA announce Global FIFA eSports Competition

Today at EA Play, EA and FIFA announced a new global partnership and expansion of FIFA eSports.

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From EA:

As one of the many company announcements coming out of EA PLAY this weekend, EA and FIFA will be launching the largest EA SPORTS FIFA competition ever this fall. A year-long competitive ecosystem will feature real-life clubs and include many ways for players across the world to compete and qualify for a global, multi-week playoff and grand final.

Powered by FIFA 18 and FIFA Ultimate Team, there are many ways for players to compete:

Official football league competitions - Players will have the opportunity to represent their favorite real-life club through official league competitions.

FIFA Ultimate Team Champions Cups - Open to all eligible players, this mass entry tournament starts with online matchmaking with top players qualifying for live events this winter and spring.

New FIFA Interactive Club World Cup - An All-Star tournament featuring players signed to clubs.

AND, top-tier competitive gaming organizations will help us deliver even more ways for players to compete at the highest levels.

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