EA and Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) just announced that they will launch the largest EA Sports FIFA competition sometime in the fall of 2017, allowing players all over the world to compete for the title of FIFA 18 world champion.
The competition, which will be powered by FIFA 18 and FIFA Ultimate Team, will feature multiple points of entry for players to get a chance to grab a spot in the multi-week playoff and grand final. Here are the many ways interested competitors will be able to join the competition:
- 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.
More information on the competition will be made available sometime in the summer. As for FIFA 18, it’s set for release on September 29, 2017, for the PlayStation 4 and other platforms.
We’ll keep updating this post as new information becomes available. In the meantime, check out all our E3 coverage here.