ELEAGUE to Host EA SPORTS FIFA 21 Online Cup Events Beginning Jan. 9
TBS to Air Weekly “Best Of” Episodes of North American Events in Summer 2021
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ELEAGUE and Electronic Arts (EA) announce five EA SPORTS™ FIFA 21 Global Series events starting January 9 titled the ELEAGUE FIFA 21 North America (NA) Regional Online Cup. As part of the previously announced ELEAGUE & EA tournament and content partnership, ELEAGUE will be the host helping FIFA 21 esports drive fan engagement at scale.
The first ELEAGUE FIFA 21 NA Regional Online Cup will be on Saturday, Jan. 9, viewable on www.twitch.tv/ELEAGUETV and www.youtube.com/ELEAGUE. ELEAGUE will host four subsequent FIFA 21 NA Regional Online Cup events through May 2021. Additional details will be revealed in upcoming announcements.
Additionally, ELEAGUE will televise the best moments from the ELEAGUE NA Regional Online Cup tournaments through weekly episodes premiering on TBS in Summer 2021. Fans can access complete coverage of the tournament series – including key matches, behind-the-scenes player interviews and more – through ELEAGUE’s weekly episodic content.
FIFA 21 Global Series tournaments are known for attracting the best and most popular professional players from around the world, as they compete for FIFA 21 Global Series Points, qualification to the season-ending FIFA World Cup and prize money.
ELEAGUE is an award-winning esports and gaming entertainment brand that engages fans with culturally relevant content through original programming and live events. ELEAGUE, harnessing the resources of Turner Sports and WarnerMedia, is recognized for its best-in-class content, dynamic storytelling and innovative production capabilities. Formed in 2016, ELEAGUE has partnered with many of the leading videogaming publishers – including Warner Bros. Games, Nintendo, Xbox Game Studios, Valve, Electronic Arts, Activision, Psyonix, 2K Interactive, Bandai Namco, Capcom and Wizards of the Coast – to produce some of the most-watched esports coverage across all platforms, while providing brand partners with unparalleled opportunities to connect with passionate, young audiences.
About Electronic Arts
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Source Warner Media
January 8, 2021 1:30pm ET by Pressparty