In addition, there will be extra live qualifying events throughout the year. It's only natural that replicating one of the world's biggest sporting events for competitive gaming would come next.
Federation Internationale de Football Association eClub World Cup: Piloted in 2017, the club tournament is back but so much bigger. We got a buy-in from all the stakeholders and that was the single most important thing.
Jaime Yarza, Head of FIFA Tournaments, reflected on a "fantastic tournament", while the Chairman of the India 2017 Local Organising Committee (LOC) and President of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), Praful Patel, spoke of his delight at the way his country embraced the competition.
Additionally, EA and Federation Internationale de Football Association will be adding official league-qualifying competitions for existing teams.
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Players will be able to participate in a total of six qualifiers, with the first two dubbed "Ultimate Team Champions Cups" and the third being the eClub World Cup.
At a meeting of the FIFA council in Kolkata, world football's governing body also approved a decision to enhance the bidding regulations for the 2026 World Cup and appointed members of the bid evaluation task force. In the licensed tournaments, organizations will be given a chance to open on-site qualifying matches anywhere in the world. Throughout this stage, EA and FIFA will discover the top-ranked 128 competitors (64 split between Xbox One and PS4) that'll advance to the EA Sports FIFA 18 Global Series Playoffs to become one of the successful 32. The Playoffs, in turn, lead to the final stop on the Global Series Tour - the Federation Internationale de Football Association eWorld Cup Grand Final 18 - where one champion will be crowned, lives transformed and dreams suddenly realised.
The EA Sports FIFA 18 Global Series on The Road to FIFA eWorld Cup 2018 as it's called, will kick off on November 3 and will see players from across the globe compete in one of the biggest competitions in FIFA history. Fortunately, a new report emerged recently that shed some light on the closure stories. The rumored game is likely to remain mysterious as EA declined to comment on the story.