‘FIFA 17’ Ultimate Team Championship Series Set To Begin Feb. 4 In Paris

FIFA 17 Championship Series
$1.3 million is at stake in the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship Series. EA Sports

This week, EA Sports announced the schedule for the FIFA Ultimate Team Championship Series. Similar to how EA put together the Madden Ultimate Team Championship Series, the best FIFA 17 players from around the world will compete in the FIFA Championship Series to find out who is top dog.

The tournament will begin on Feb. 4 with players in Europe beginning their quest to the finals, which will take place on May 20 in Berlin, Germany. Pool play will be split into two seasons with each season taking place in three different cities around the world. Players have already been selected to participate in Season One, but players that want to try their hand against other FIFA 17 players in Season Two can go to FIFA Ultimate Team Champions page to learn how to qualify.

Here is the full schedule of the FIFA Ultimate Team Championship Series.

Season One Regional Finals

Paris – Feb 4

Sydney – Feb 11

Miami – Feb 19

Season Two Regional Finals

Vancouver – April 8

Singapore – April 22

Madrid – May 6

Ultimate Team Championship Finals

Berlin – May 20

“Since the launch of FIFA 17, more than six million players have competed in FUT Champions and more than 2,000 players have competed in the qualifying tournaments,” said FIFA Competitive Gaming Commissioner, Brent Koning. “Now the top players from around the world are ready to show that they are the best in the game.”

Here is how the regionals will work: Each regional final will feature 16 FIFA 17 players on both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Division winners will be determined through round-robin and bracket play and the division winners will have a two-leg final that will determine the inter-divisional winner.

The top 16 players for each console for Season One and Season Two will meet in Berlin for the finals. The winners will take home their share of $400,000. In all, there is $1.3 million in prize money at stake for the entire FIFA Ultimate Team Championship Series.

Here is how Championship rounds will be determined.

  • Miami and Vancouver (12): Top three finishers in the Xbox One and PlayStation divisions from both Season 1 and Season 2 Regional Finals
  • Paris and Madrid (16): Top four finishers in the Xbox One and PlayStation divisions from both Season 1 and Season 2 Regional Finals
  • Sydney and Singapore (4): Top finisher in the Xbox One and PlayStation divisions from both Season 1 and Season 2 Regional Finals

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