1st FIFA eWorld Cup takes place in August 2018
FIFA and EA Sports have announced a rebranding of their global esports tournament. In August of 2018 the first FIFA eWorld Cup takes place. It is the successor of the FIFA Interactive World Cup that started in 2004.
Besides a change in logo, the rebranding is visible in the tournament format. From November till July qualification series take place. These Global Series have different categories, including the FIFA Ultimate Team Champions Cup, FIFA eClub World Cup, League qualifying competitions and licensed qualifying competitions.
After the Global Series 32 players remain to compete at the main event: the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final in August 2018.