Denmark to host FIFA eNations Cup 2020

Denmark to host FIFA eNations Cup 2020

In a landmark step for the additional growth of FIFA eSports, FIFA and the Danish Soccer Affiliation (DBU) introduced in the present day that Denmark will host the FIFA eNations Cup 2020, taking one of the vital thrilling FIFA eSports competitions to Danish followers and a dwell viewers for the primary time.

FIFA’s official inter-nation staff eSports competitors will happen from 22 to 24 Might and can crown the world’s greatest EA SPORTS FIFA 20 World Sequence nation, with gamers competing as groups in a 2v2 format all through the event.

With nationwide pleasure and international glory at stake, Copenhagen will play host to the world’s greatest EA SPORTS FIFA 20 World Sequence nations because the competitors seems to construct on the thrill, ardour and drama witnessed through the inaugural occasion in London in 2019.

France, who gained the first-ever FIFA eNations Cup with a staff together with Corentin “MAESTRO” Thullier and Lucas “DaXe” Cuillerier, shall be seeking to qualify when on-line qualification begins in April as they give the impression of being to retain their crown. Twenty-four of the world’s high EA SPORTS FIFA 20 World Sequence nations will go head-to-head in Denmark in Might and shall be competing for worldwide glory and a complete prize pool of over USD 100,000.

Talking on the choice to host the event in Denmark, Christian Volk, Director of eFootball & Gaming at FIFA, stated:

“As a nation wealthy in eSports historical past and with an thrilling and enthusiastic fan base, Denmark and the DBU had been a pure option to host the FIFA eNations Cup in 2020. Constructing on the unimaginable success and curiosity within the inaugural occasion final 12 months in London, we’re excited to take the FIFA eNations Cup to Denmark and produce the thrill and fervour of a world and progressive staff format just like the FIFA eNations Cup to Danish followers, in addition to a dwell viewers, for the very first time.”

Kenneth Reeh, Performing CEO on the DBU, stated:

“We’re very proud that Copenhagen has been chosen to host the FIFA eNations Cup 2020 and are wanting ahead to welcoming gamers and followers to a giant and hopefully memorable occasion. Final 12 months, our nationwide staff had the pleasure of collaborating within the inaugural occasion in London and this 12 months will probably be much more pleasant for the staff to have the ability to play within the event on house soil in Copenhagen. eSports is broadly well-liked in Denmark so it’s going to be thrilling to have the ability to open the doorways and have a dwell viewers through the event.”

A brand new addition to the calendar final season, the FIFA eNations Cup will see a number of the greatest nations and greatest FIFA gamers on the earth compete in a novel staff (2v2) format on each Xbox and PlayStation through the group stage. The highest two nations in every of the 4 teams will progress via to the knockout phases for the prospect to win the FIFA eNations Cup 2020.

The qualification interval for nationwide groups to establish their FIFA eNations Cup squad is presently underway, with nationwide qualifying occasions presently being run by eligible member associations all around the globe. The Draw for the FIFA eNations Cup 2020 will happen forward of the event in spring 2020.

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