EA Sports FIFA 22 Launches New Esports Program

The competition is about to heat up.
The competition is about to heat up. EA

A new esports program for EA Sports FIFA 22 is being launched in hopes to attract not only players but also fans. It’s set to feature 1v1 and 2v2 competitions with players coming from different parts of the world. This is made possible through the partnership between Electronic Arts and Fédération Internationale de Football Association or FIFA.

The competitions featured in this expanded esports ecosystem include the FIFAe Club Series 2022, FIFAe Nations Series 2022, and EA SPORTS FIFA 22 Global Series on The Road to the FIFAe World Cup 2022.

In a statement, EA Sports Competitive Gaming VP Brent Koning shared that the future of global esports entertainment is going to be FIFA competitive gaming. He added that FIFA has the pivotal platform that football fans worldwide can insert themselves into their own sports story. Meanwhile, Christian Volk, Director of eFootball and Gaming at FIFA, said that all types of players get the chance to claim fame in the game.

Here are some of the details for the different competitions:

  • The Individual Best: EA SPORTS FIFA 22 Global Series on the Road to the FIFAe World Cup 2022
    • Qualification begins November 27 as the traditional 1v1 competitive FIFA format is featured in online tournaments across 10 regions worldwide.
    • Registrations start October 4 and you can do it here.
    • At least 30 leagues offering esports programs, Official League Partners, including the Premier League, Bundesliga, LaLiga, Ligue 1, MLS, CONMEBOL Libertadores, and UEFA Champions League, that give fans residing in each respective nation the chance to represent real-world clubs.
    • The EA Sports FIFA 22 Global Series Rankings are available here.
  • FIFAe Club Series including the Debut of 2v2 FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) Cups
    • The FIFAe Club Series 2022 features a 2v2 competition.
    • It starts this November with the FIFAe Club Online Qualifiers and includes the new FUT Team of the Year and Team of the Season Cups on the Road to the FIFAe Club World Cup 2022.
    • Prepare your profile at FIFA.GG.
    • Registrations start on October 5.
  • National pride in the FIFAe Nations Series
    • The FIFAe Nations Series 2022 features member associations competing against each other in this 2v2 competition.
    • National campaigns are going to help to find the top competitive stars.
    • All nations start at FIFAe Nations Online Qualifiers, with top national teams advancing to the FIFAe Nations Playoffs on the Road to the FIFAe Nations Cup 2022.
    • Learn more here.

What do you think? Are you going to give this one a chance?

FIFA 22 is available on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Stadia.

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