Latest in Gaming

Image credit:

'FIFA 19' eChampions League group stages are underway

Watch 64 footie players duke it out to reach the final.
Jon Fingas, @jonfingas
April 26, 2019
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

EA Sports

The inaugural FIFA 19 UEFA eChampions League just got serious. After weeks of online knockout play, the in-person Group Stages are underway at Manchester's Victoria Warehouse. The more definitive phase has 64 pro FIFA 19 PS4 players challenging each other between April 26th and April 27th to become one of just eight people who'll reach the league final in Madrid on May 31st.

These decisive stages will include a few very high-profile players who are likely to make it to the final, including F2Tekkz, Maestro, MsDossary and Nicolas99FC.

The eChampions League doesn't have as high stakes as some tourneys, with a grand prize of $100,000 awaiting the best virtual footballer. However, it's really a litmus test for the demand for officially sanctioned esports tourneys like this. If the league proves a hit, you might see it grow in scope going forward.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Google is testing a way to activate Assistant without wake words

Google is testing a way to activate Assistant without wake words

View
Google Fi's phone subscription gets you a Pixel 4a for just $15 per month

Google Fi's phone subscription gets you a Pixel 4a for just $15 per month

View
NASA shares first images from OSIRIS-REx's touchdown on Bennu

NASA shares first images from OSIRIS-REx's touchdown on Bennu

View
California Uber drivers sue company over Prop 22 app notifications

California Uber drivers sue company over Prop 22 app notifications

View
'Uncharted' set photos offer our first look at Tom Holland as Nathan Drake

'Uncharted' set photos offer our first look at Tom Holland as Nathan Drake

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr