A Nigerian FIFA pro, Daniel “Dox” Osemeudiame, from South African MGO Sinister5, has shattered the Guinness World Record for the “longest videogame marathon on a football (soccer) game”.
Mr Osemeudiame played FIFA for 58 hours straight, and now we wait for Guinness to confirm the new world record.
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The FIFA Guinness World Record attempt
Starting on 14th May, Daniel "Dox" Osemeudiame took on the massive task of breaking Christopher Cook's record. Mr Cook played FIFA 15 for 48 hours, 49 minutes and 41 seconds back in 2014.
.@DoxOse_ played FIFA for a total of 58 hours during his World Record Attempt.— Sinister5 (@Sinister5_SA) May 18, 2020
We are currently waiting on confirmation from Guinness for the official hours recorded for the record.
You've earned some well deserved sleep 👊 pic.twitter.com/7qn9PgrHU8
Daniel "Dox" Osemeudiame continued to play FIFA for another 10 hours after he broke the Guinness World Record because he wants to stay on top for as long as possible.
Information about the attempt has been sent to Guinness, and at the time of writing, Dox and his fans are awaiting feedback.
The reference number for his attempt is: 190717080225ivmo
The effects of his attempt can be seen in Nigerian esports, pushing esports to a whole new level in the African country.
It's an honor to have the minister of sport approve esport in Nigeria and currently working to make it a legit business and also asking about who I am🇳🇬 great thanks to @EsportsNigeria thank you once again everyone pic.twitter.com/rIdCmuTgMm— Sin5 Dox (@DoxOse_) May 18, 2020
Dox is probably getting some well-deserved rest right now. We await Guinness’ decision on the world record attempt. It is important to note Dox followed all the rules, including taking some allowed breaks. In a world record attempt such as this one, the player is allowed 10 minutes of rest for every hour played.
Watch the FIFA Guinness World Record attempt on Dox's Twitch.tv channel.