It’s been confirmed that the most prestigious South American club tournament will be available in FIFA 20 as of March 2020.
The free update will include Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana and Recopa Sudamericana and will be playable across all game modes including Ultimate Team, Career Mode, Kick-Off, and Tournament Mode. Each tournament will feature authentic trophies, balls, adboards, sleeve patches and stadiums dressings.
“This alliance with EA, one of the largest video game companies, is a major step forward for the worldwide dissemination and image of South American football. Thanks to this agreement, our tournaments, clubs and players will have greater reach and recognition among the football fans who will have a whole new way to follow their heroes.” said CONMEBOL Commercial Director, Juan Emilio Roa.
Fans will be able to compete with clubs from Uruguay, Perú, Paraguay, Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, Colombia and Bolivia, and play with historic teams like River Plate, Boca Juniors, Flamengo, Corinthians, Racing Club, C.A. Independiente, Colo-Colo and Universidad Católica. All the clubs that will take part in these competitions next year will be fully licensed in FIFA 20!
“Bringing two of the most prestigious continental football tournaments, CONMEBOL Libertadores and CONMEBOL Sudamericana, into FIFA 20 is an exciting step forward.” said Nick Wlodyka, GM, EA SPORTS FIFA. “This new partnership with CONMEBOL bolsters our position as the deepest football experience available as we continue to build the most authentic sports video game for our fans.”
Moreover, South American-based players will be able to compete in the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series through a new dedicated tournament called eLibertadores that will offer a new way to connect to the CONMEBOL Libertadores through the competition.
The update will be available only on Xbox One, PS4 and PC!