EA Sports has been cracking down recently on a number of FIFA 19 pro players who have been found purchasing and selling coins, which fails to comply with the Global Series rules. This has seen multiple players being suspended from taking part in what’s left of the FIFA 19 season, and pro player Kylem “Lyricz” Edwards is now also facing disciplinary action.
Fox Sports has announced that they will be hosting FIFA 19 eSports events throughout the course of 2019. These Global Series events will take place in the US, as well as other territories including the FIFA eNations Cup in London and the season finale of the hotly contested FIFA eWorld Cup.
Fifa 19 continues to have a rising impact on the eSports stage, following the announcement from UEFA that there will be a new eSports Champions League competition being launched next year. This follows on from the previous announcement of the ePremier League competition which was revealed last month, and will now be joined by the biggest competition that European football has to offer.
FIFA 19’s newest patch features a wardrobe change for Arsenal’s goalkeeper Peter Cech after mocking EA on Twitter regarding him wearing his famous helmet during negotiations. If you’re looking for a cheap, high-quality goalkeeper on career mode then Cech is a viable solution however, contract negotiations are slightly awkward as it seems Cech is just as scared of everyday obstacles as he is the two goalposts that he guards during matches.
January 2019 will mark a monumental collaboration between the Premier League and EA Sports, with the FIFA 19 ePremier League kicking off to mark the PL’s first official experience in the growing eSports industry.