EA Sports has announced that the 2019 FIFA eWorld Cup will take place in London between 2 and 4 August.
The company said: “FIFA has announced today that the FIFA eWorld Cup will return to London later this year, confirming that this season’s pinnacle event will once again take place at The O2 from 2 to 4 August 2019. Having already played host to last year’s final, which saw Mosaad Aldossary crowned world champion, 32 of the world’s best EA Sports FIFA 19 players will compete once more at The O2. They will battle it out to become the FIFA eWorld Cup champion and to win a life-changing $250,000 in prize money, along with a trip to The Best FIFA Football Awards.”
EA Sports added that this year’s total prize money pool has been increased to $500,000, and that: “The top 32 players in the FIFA 19 Global Series Rankings will be determined after the FIFA 19 Global Series Playoffs, taking place from 5-7 July in Hamburg (Xbox) and from 12-14 July in Berlin (PlayStation).”
Christian Volk, Director of eFootball & Gaming at FIFA, said: “We are excited to once again host the FIFA eWorld Cup at such an iconic venue and to create a one-of-a-kind EA Sports FIFA event for the community. With the increased prize money and a world title on the line, the tension will be higher than ever before and will create an incredible atmosphere.”
EA Sports pointed out that you can purchase tickets for the 2019 FIFA eWorld Cup here, adding: “Regular tickets will provide access for 4 August, including the two semi-finals as well as the final, while premium tickets will additionally offer exclusive access to the after-show party on 4 August and preferred seating. FIFA is proud to work with its worldwide partner Visa and to offer a discounted Visa pre-sale with reduced ticket prices, starting at £10 for regular tickets and £25 for the premium tickets.”
For more information on the FIFA eWorld Cup, visit its website.