FIFA adds new eNations Cup tournament ahead of eWorld Cup where players compete for £ 190,000 reward
- The competition will be part of the FIFA 19 Global Series video game
- EWorld Cup winner to win almost £ 190,000
- Sixteen national teams representing all FIFA confederations will be invited
Fifa has expanded its esports portfolio by adding a new tournament called the eNations Cup.
The competition, which takes place April 13-14, will be part of the FIFA 19 Global Series video game where the top 32 players compete for the FIFA eWorld Cup.
The winner of the eWorld Cup, which takes place in August, will win almost £ 190,000.
Fifa has expanded its esports portfolio by adding a tournament called the eNations Cup
Sixteen national teams representing all FIFA confederations, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, CAF, OFC, AFC and UEFA will be invited to participate in the eNations Cup.
Nations can organize their own eFootball championships to find their national team where two players will be invited to represent their country.
Luis Vicente, Chief Digital Transformation & Innovation Officer at FIFA, said: “The participation of our member associations in a dedicated national tournament is another important and exciting step for FIFA and the development of eFootball globally. .
“After the successful introduction of the FIFA eClub World Cup ™ in recent years and the new team mode, we look forward to incorporating this nation-against-nation competition into our eFootball portfolio.
“ In addition, the FIFA eNations Cup represents for us another big step in the growth and development of eFootball, further strengthening engagement with fans and players around the world and enabling our member associations to develop and activate eFootball programs and competitions in their country. ”
The winner of the eWorld Cup, which takes place in August, will win almost £ 190,000