- New FIFAe tournament structure to champion three distinct narratives for 2021 season: gamers, golf equipment and nations
- New qualification course of set to start for FIFAe World Cup™ offered by EA, FIFAe Club World Cup™ and FIFAe Nations Cup™ in 2021
- Registration open for EA SPORTS FIFA 21 Global Series and FIFAe Club World Cup™
With the new aggressive FIFA season set to kick off, FIFA has in the present day introduced the introduction of three devoted narratives and likewise launched qualification dates and data for FIFA’s esports occasions performed on EA SPORTS FIFA 21.
The new FIFAe tournament structure has been created to unify and spotlight three clear and distinct narratives of aggressive FIFA: gamers, golf equipment and nations. New qualification alternatives will come up with the new stand-alone narratives, with every main as much as the respective FIFA pinnacle occasion.
Competitors could have the prospect to signify their membership within the FIFAe Club Series, compete for nationwide pleasure and for his or her nation within the FIFAe Nations Series or create their very own legacy within the EA SPORTS FIFA 21 Global Series on the Road to the FIFAe World Cup™.
“With our FIFAe tournaments, we aim to get closer to pros, gamers and fans. In times of digital acceleration, we see a strong shift in media consumption, social values and entertainment narratives. To engage deeper with football’s next generation, we have to step up now,” mentioned Christian Volk, Director of eFootball & Gaming at FIFA.
“Our ambition is to seed the movement for what might become a new football category in the ecosystem of FIFA. We want to create the biggest stage for the best players and teams of the community to shine brighter, while growing access for new up- and-comers to FIFAe tournaments. All of us at FIFA are excited for what the future holds!”
The FIFAe World Cup™ and the FIFAe Nations Series™ each now characteristic a USD 500,000 prize pool, with the FIFAe Club Series™ placing USD 350,000 on the road. Another USD 3 million in prizes can be distributed by EA throughout Qualifiers, Regional Playoffs, the eChampions League, and CONMEBOL eLibertadores as a part of the EA SPORTS FIFA 21 Global Series.
“This is an exciting time for EA and FIFA as we continue to bring engaging competitions and entertainment to fans around the world,” mentioned Brent Koning, EA’s FIFA Competitive Gaming Commissioner & Group Director.
“In partnership with FIFA, these narratives will bring fans closer to the action, give players more opportunities to compete, and help find the next big FIFA esports star. In these unprecedented times, we are dedicated to bringing people together to celebrate club, country, and personal glory.”
Players would not have to attend lengthy to begin competing. In addition to the new FIFAe tournament model, FIFA has additionally introduced in the present day that registration for the FIFAe Club Series™ is now open. Teams and gamers can now signal-up on FIFA.gg/registration. The FIFAe Club Series will kick off on-line in November, with the most effective perfoming groups of the qualification competing on the FIFAe Club World Cup™ in 2021.
Over the approaching weeks, FIFA’s taking part member associations may even announce additional particulars in regard to their choice processes on the Road to the FIFAe Nations Cup™ to kickstart the new ‘nations’ narrative underneath the FIFAe tournament model.
Sign-ups for the EA SPORTS FIFA 21 Global Series on the Road to the FIFAe World Cup™ can be found right here.
More particulars will quickly be revealed on FIFA.gg and through the FIFAe channels on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About the new FIFAe tournament model:
With “Fame your game” because the tagline, the group now enjoys a broader stage the place anybody could make a reputation for themselves. This can be represented by the modular strategy of the new model, which highlights the three narratives and underlines the tradition round and past the competitions.
Featuring a particular graphic of a simplified model of the FIFAe World Cup™ Trophy inside the new brand, the FIFAe World Cup™ will proceed to concentrate on a participant narrative, showcasing the world’s greatest particular person gamers and their journey on the EA SPORTS FIFA 21 Global Series.
Represented by a waving flag inside the new brand, the FIFAe Nations Cup™ will present gamers with a novel probability to signify their nation in a 2v2 format, including one other degree of fame by way of nationwide pleasure. The third tournament, represented with a defend icon, the FIFAe Club World Cup™ will showcase membership representatives, shedding a light-weight on the rising variety of golf equipment and organisations behind the abilities.