EA SPORTS confirmed the launch of the eChampions League in partnership with UEFA, a new tournament expansion for to the FIFA 19 Global Series.
The eChampions League it’s one of the many global events and competitions that will allow players to qualify for the Road to the 2019 FIFA eWorld Cup next summer. Eligible competitors will compete on PlayStation 4 and participate in eChampions League Global Online Knockout tournaments March 2-3, with the top 64 players advancing to a live qualifying event on April 26-27.
The top 8 will advance from the April live event to the eChampions League Final which will be hoster in Madrid on May 31, the eChampions League Final will be played a day before the real-world UEFA Champions League Final on June 1.
To further connect the eChampions League Final to the real-world competition, the eight competitors will draft and use footballers involved in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage. The eChampions League winner will earn $100,000 share of the $280,000 pool prize and a significant 850 FIFA 19 Global Series Points.