Category Archives: FIFA

FIFA added to Gfinity Elite Series

Gfinity is adding FIFA 18 to season three of its Elite Series, which gets underway in March 2018. This competition will also act as an EA Sports FIFA 18 Global Series qualifier, leading to the The Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018 in August. Some of the UK's best FIFA players have already qualified for the eWorld Cup's first tournament…
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UK FIFA pros qualify for eWorld Cup’s first tournament in January

A selection of the UK’s brightest talents have qualified through EA’s November Weekend Leagues for the FIFA Ultimate Team Champions Cup #1 in January. Originally known as the Interactive World Cup, the competition was rebranded as the FIFA eWorld Cup in October and brought several ways for competitive hopefuls to qualify for the Grand Final…
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Are glitches holding back FIFA’s potential in esports?

Every year we get a new FIFA, and every year it's hyped up and sells well. But with each iteration comes an unwelcome mix of glitches - some minor, some major. Iain Harris asks: With FIFA developing well as an esport over the past few years, how are these glitches affecting competitive play? EA Sports'…
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FIFA content creator Bateson87 joins up with Lightning Pandas

FIFA YouTuber and Twitch streamer Jamie "Bateson87" Bateson has joined the Lightning Pandas as a brand ambassador. The Kendal native has a following of two million strong across YouTube, Twitter and Instagram and will represent his new team at offline events, while also working with the organisation to create engaging content. Originally a HGV vehicle…
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QPR move into esports with 11-player FIFA team

Championship football side Queens Park Rangers have announced a new esports team. They've teamed up with FIFA league provider Virtual Pro Gaming to move into competitive gaming. Several gamers have already signed up to represent the R's on the esports platform, which specialises in the 11-versus-11 mode Pro Clubs on FIFA 18. Players include Wilco Jager,…
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Big changes on the way for Overwatch and FIFA esports

Blizzard and EA have announced some changes to the esports aspects of Overwatch and FIFA respectively.   Overwatch gets new 'smart' cameras and more First up, the Overwatch team has been working on a number of features aiming to improve the game's esports viewing experience. In a new Developer Update video posted below, Overwatch director Jeff…
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FIFA site FUTWIZ signs UK player Tom Lesse

FIFA Ultimate Team community website and esports team FUTWIZ has signed promising young UK FIFA player Tom Lesse. Playing under the gamertag ThomasLeese7 on the PS4, Tom appeared on the FIFA scene during Season 1 of the FIFA 17 FUT Champions regional in Paris, where he made the top six. But due to educational commitments…
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Former West Ham FIFA player Dragonn joins Lightning Pandas

UK FIFA pro Sean "Dragonn" Allen has joined the Lightning Pandas organisation. He previously played for West Ham and coached FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017 winner Spencer "Gorilla" Ealing. Dragonn is also a two-time Vice World Champion and 2016 FIFA Interactive World Cup runner-up. The news comes as social media marketing agency Kairos Media acquires the Lightning…
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