EA Sports & Premier League launch e-Sports Competition
- Premier League announces competitive e-Sports tournament
- Your chance to represent The Terriers in the competition
- Registration opens in December
Reckon you could be Town’s best FIFA player? This is your chance to prove the point and represent the Club in the ePremier League.
EA Sports and the Premier League have teamed up to announce the inaugural ePremier League (ePL) tournament, offering UK-based players the chance to compete for and represent their favourite Premier League club for the first time ever in competitive gaming.
All 20 Premier League clubs are represented in the tournament, giving players the chance to live their dream of winning a title for their favourite club. The ePL Final will be played in London on March 28-29 2019 and broadcast live on Sky Sports and Premier League social media channels
The ePL competitive gaming tournament on EA SPORTS FIFA 19 kicks off in January 2019 and players will compete for three months across three rounds: online qualification, live club playoffs and the eventual live ePL Final.
All 20 Premier League clubs will have a live playoff round allowing two EA SPORTS FIFA 19 competitors, one per platform (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One), a final shot to advance to the Final. Registrations for the tournament will open in December.
The ePL will be operated by esports tournament organisers Gfinity PLC. For more information visit www.premierleague.com/epl.
ePremier League Tournament Key Dates:
3 December 2018 - Registration opens
January 2019 - Online qualification
February – March 2019 - Club playoffs
28 & 29 March 2019 - ePremier League final
Further tournament details including registration information will be released in the coming months.