Category Archives: FIFA

BT Sport to broadcast FIFA 17 esports matches

FIFA 17 esports matches will be shown on UK TV via BT Sport. The broadcaster has acquired the rights to show the remaining four EA Ultimate Team Championship Series dates, reports The Guardian. It will be broadcasting the following: The North American regional final - April 8th Asia-Pacific heats - April 22nd European regional final - May…
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EA finally raising prize pools will take FIFA esports to the next level

Football games have had a bit of a peculiar competitive scene. For years and years small FIFA and PES tournaments have largely flown under the radar, but as esports has grown so too has the competitive side. Last year the FIFA Interactive World cup had a super exciting final, with $25,000 up for grabs and British…
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West Ham FIFA pro questions Epsilon player after being blocked by him on Twitter

Two professional British FIFA players have been involved in a bizarre series of tweets aimed at one another. West Ham FIFA player Sean "Dragonn" Allen (left) - who signed for the club in May this year - claims he was blocked by Epsilon's Spencer "Gorilla" Ealing (right) on Christmas Eve: This guy has issues pic.twitter.com/zMSY59cmZ7 —…
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Which teams are taking part in the i58 eSports tournaments this weekend?

With Multiplay Insomnia58 getting underway this Bank Holiday weekend (August 26th to 29th), here's our preview of the teams taking part in the main eSports tournaments.   League of Legends £8,000 open Group stages start: Friday, 2.30pm Final: Monday, 11.30am There are four teams currently signed up to the League of Legends tournament: Vibrant Gaming,…
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Multiplay raises prize pools at i58

Multiplay has upped some of the prize pools at Insomnia58 which takes place next week. The Overwatch prize pool has been raised from £5,000 to £7,500, while Team Fortress 2 has increased from £5,000 to £8,500. It looks like the increase is thanks to a few more sponsors signing up, including Astro for Overwatch and…
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You can now support eSports News UK on Patreon

You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on crowdfunding website Patreon. If you're a fan of what we do, and would like to contribute, you will allow us to produce better content, cover more games and pay for better web hosting (which means our site won't…
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Manchester City are missing the point of eSports

eSports News UK editor Dominic Sacco shares his opinion on Manchester City signing their first FIFA eSports player. Something is not sitting quite right with me regarding today's announcement that Manchester City are getting involved with eSports. While it's great that huge organisations like football clubs are embracing competitive gaming - and helping to spread the message to non-gamers…
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i58 announces record prize pool as half of BYOC tickets remain

There will be £70,000 up for grabs across Multiplay Insomnia58's various eSports tournaments - the largest prize pot in the event's history. Elsewhere, half of the event's BYOC tickets have been sold. Multiplay previously announced i58 tournaments will include League of Legends, Rocket League, and CSGO, while Overwatch will make its Insomnia debut. It also revealed a dedicated League of Legends…
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