The football governing body FIFA has teamed up with FIFA Soccer publisher EA Sports to bring the FIFA 18 Global Series.
The Global Series will include the road to the FIFA eWorld Cup along with the tournament itself, and will see someone crowned FIFA 18 World Champion.
Competitors can qualify for the Global Series through their performance in the FIFA Ultimate Team Champions Weekend League, and at live qualifying events between November 2017 and July 2018. Through this the top 128 competitors (64 players between PS4 and Xbox One) will continue to the Global Series playoffs, and from there to the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final.
The full Global Series itinery is as follows:
FIFA Ultimate Team Champions Cups: Mass entry tournaments held through FUT. The top competitors will qualify for two major tournaments held in January and April next year.
The FIFA eClub World Cup
Official League Qualifying Competitions: These will feed into eWorld Cup qualifying.
If you’re entering yourself into this, good luck, and Godspeed.