Electronic Arts has unveiled an esports program called EA Sports FC Pro. This new initiative will offer a platform for competitive play in football, inviting players and fans to a global competition circuit. Registration for the competition is now open, and here’s what you need to know.
Exploring EA's FC Pro Program
FC Pro is the publisher’s most significant esports program to date, offering players and fans a unique experience. This program introduces two major competitions: FC Pro Open and FC Pro Leagues, designed to cater to players of all skill levels.
FC Pro Open is a platform for both up-and-coming talents and seasoned competitors. It features a USD $1 million cumulative prize pool and spans five months, with competition across ten regions. Players start by climbing the FC Pro Open Ladder online, leading to regional online events. The top performers will then meet in London for the FC Pro Open, an eight-week competition featuring the world’s best players.
FC Pro Leagues, starting in February 2024, collaborates with top football leagues and federations globally. Players will compete under the banners of well-known football clubs, showcasing the highest level of EA Sports FC gameplay.
The FC Pro World Championship
The inaugural season of FC Pro commences in October with the FC Pro Open and leading in the FC Pro World Championship in June 2024. This championship will bring together the top 32 EA Sports FC players from around the world, with four coming from FC Pro Open and 28 from FC Pro Leagues. They will compete for the prestigious title of the first FC Pro World Champion.
Throughout the season, innovative rules and team-building strategies will create fresh in-game experiences, encouraging players to think creatively when assembling their rosters.
As the esports world eagerly awaits this thrilling venture, it's clear that EA Sports FC is trying to come up with new ideas in the landscape of football esports.