EA SPORTS FC will be the official platform for UEFA eEURO 2024 | serve Behind the scenes at UEFA – UEFA.com

UEFA is pleased to announce that EA SPORTS FC, the flagship football video game produced by EA SPORTS, will serve as the official platform for UEFA eEURO 2024 for the first time. The esports competition will honor the talents of Europe’s best EA SPORTS FC players, representing their respective UEFA national teams in the battle for glory on the virtual playing field.

With more than 50 UEFA national teams already confirmed to take part, UEFA eEURO 2024 promises to be an electrifying showcase for talent and competition.

The tournament begins in March with online qualifiers. Since each nation has its own selection mechanism, some have planned to host selection tournaments that will give some of EA SPORTS FC’s best players the opportunity to compete for their country. The eight finalists will compete for the title and a share of the $100,000 prize pool at a live event in July.

Applicants are asked To for national team player selection tournaments. Detailed information as well as the full list of confirmed participating nations is available Here.

Guy-Laurent Epstein, Marketing Director:

“Our partnership with EA SPORTS FC represents a significant opportunity for UEFA eSports, leveraging the world’s largest football video game platform, to host UEFA eEURO 2024. The large number of registered national associations reflects their continued interest in this new edition of the competition.” in this competition that offers the opportunity to interact with current and new audiences. UEFA invites fans and gamers to take part in this exciting fusion between the passion for football and the innovative world of e-sports. »

Sam Turkbas, Commissioner and Senior Director, Football Esports, EA SPORTS:

“We are delighted that EA SPORTS FC 24 will host UEFA eEURO 2024. This brand new tournament combines the more than 60-year tradition of UEFA EURO with the exciting world of eSports. It gives European players the opportunity to represent their country in an authentic national team competition and be crowned European champions. »

This new tournament strengthens the long-standing relationship between UEFA and EA SPORTS, the latter also being a partner of UEFA club competitions and UEFA women’s football.

EA SPORTS FC 24 is currently available for PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X/S, PC, PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch™. UEFA EURO 2024 will be integrated into the game via a free update next summer.