The Manchester and London campuses of the University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) will be hosting a FIFA tournament with a cash prize of £1000 for whoever becomes the UCFB eSports champion.
Premier League football team Wolverhampton Wanderers have revealed that they will be forming a partnership with Chinese eSports club Weibo eSports Club, which will see the formation of Wolves Weibo eSports, a brand new competitive team based in China.
Audi are looking to delve deeper in their investment in eSports by signing a three-year sponsorship deal with their native German FIFA team Fokus Clan, as well as partnering with FC Ingolstadt 04’s eSports team.
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.
The problem with games like FIFA is that it’s next to impossible to come with something truly innovative year after year. While other games have the opportunity to take breathers for at least a year and then put their heads into coming up with something truly innovative during that period, the developers behind games like FIFA have to do something unique every year, at least they’re expected to.