FIFA and EA announced they will be expanding their FIFA 22 program which will allow players from more than seventy countries to compete in FIFA, making it one of the world’s largest competitive gaming ecosystems. The new program will feature 1v1 and 2v2 competitions, allowing players to represent themselves, esports organizations, real-world football/soccer clubs, and their nation in a diverse set of FIFA esports events.
“Football would not exist without the power of teamwork,” said Sam Turkbas, Competitive Gaming Commissioner at FIFA. “Our objective is to harness that power and use esports entertainment to connect football fans around the world to the game they love. Team-based FIFA competitive gaming will be a growth catalyst for future football fandom.”
The three competitions featured in EA’s esports program are the FIFAe Club Series 2022, the FIFAe Nations Series 2022, and the EA SPORTS FIFA 22 Global Series, which is on the road to the FIFAe World Cup 2022. These events will all take place in Summer 2022.
Official league partners include the Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga, Ligue 1, MLS, CONMEBOL Libertadores, and UEFA Champions League.
(All information was provided by Esports Insider)
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