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eLigue 1: Everything To Know About The New Season

The seventh edition of eLigue 1 Uber Eats hosted by LFP in collaboration with EA Sports is now underway. The official virtual French Championship is announced to be the best one yet, with more teams and playtime action than ever before. 

The competition is reserved to French clubs with professional eSports teams of at least 2 professional players. All matches are played exclusively on PlayStation 5 with FIFA 23 Ultimate Team as the main game mode. Scroll down for more details on this competition. 

eLigue 1 Format

The tournament will be divided into two phases: Regular Season and Playoffs. During the Regular Season, all teams will face each other once and each game will be played in a ‘Best of Three’ (Bo3) format. Winning each confrontation will award the dominant side 1 point. 

The best six teams at the end of the Regular Season in the overall standings will move on to the Playoffs that will be played at the end of May. The Playoffs will be disputed in the ‘Best of Five’ (Bo7) format for a total of five games. The clubs ranked between third and sixth during the Regular Season will have to go through to the Quarter-Finals, while the teams that finished in the top two places will directly qualify for the Semi-Finals. 

eSports tournaments such as eLigue 1 are a great outlet for players and viewers that like to play competitive online games such as the ones you can find on DrApuestas.com. 

eLigue 1 Teams

For this edition, there are 13 eSports clubs registered that will fight to qualify for the eLigue 1 Grand Final set to played on May 31st, 2023. Here is the full team list:

  • AJ Auxerre
  • AS Monaco Esports
  • Girondins de Bordeaux
  • Clermont Foot 63
  • FC Lorient
  • FC Nantes
  • LOSC eSports
  • Montpellier HSC
  • Olympique de Marseille
  • OL eSports
  • PSG
  • Racing Club de Strasbourg
  • ESTAC Troyes Esports

ESTAC Troyes, Auxerre and Clermont will make their debut in the competition.

eLigue 1 Prizes

The 13 teams will compete for a total prize pool of €60,000 this season. The rewards will be split as follows:

  • 1st Place – €30,000 
  • 2nd Place – €15,000
  • 3rd – 4th Places – €7,500 

Moreover, the first two places will have two slots reserved for the FIFA 23 Global Series Playoffs, where they have a chance to qualify for the FIFAe World Cup where the rewards amount to an astonishing $500,000 prize pool. 

Additionally, for the first time ever, eLigue 1 will also receive two qualifying places for the FIFA 23 Global Series Play-ins. 

Last year we saw FC Lorient crowned as champions and they are keen to defend the title for this year as well. 

eLigue 1 Open

Simultaneously, another French competition is underway, the eLigue 1 Open. This tournament is reserved to amateur players over the age of 16 resident in France and Monaco that wish to represent their favourite Ligue 1 UberEats clubs in FIFA 23. 

Introduced this year, Cross-Play will be a novelty in this year’s edition of this competition as players from the same console generation can play against each other. Thus, a PlayStation 5 player can face an Xbox One Series S player while a PlayStation 4 player can face an Xbox One player. 

Thanks to this novelty, the eLigue Open will be divided into two categories: a Next Gen tournament reserved for owners of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S and a second Old Gen tournament for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players. All matches are played in FIFA 23 “Kick Off – 95 Mode” and the game settings are identical for both “Next Gen” and “Old Gen” Cups. 

From February 14 to March 01, 2023, the winners of each “Club Cup” of the 20 Ligue 1 UberEats clubs on Next Gen and Old Gen will compete in the eLigue 1 Open Domestic Playoffs. At this stage, players will represent their favourite club at national level and play against the best FIFA 23 amateur players in France and Monaco. 

The national Grand Final will be broadcast on the Ligue 1 UberEats Twitch channel and the champion of each Next Gen and Old Gen platform will have the chance to win in addition to his club prizes: €500 cash prize, 1 PS5 and a shiny trophy. 

About Christian Silvestri

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Content Writer for FIFA Infinity. Passionate about football, FIFA and AC Milan!

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