The Football Sports Development Limited and Nodwin Gaming announced eISL. For the first time, EA has brought an esports opportunity to India. FIFA 22 Global Series is EA’s official tournament.
Furthermore, the tournament will be the qualifying event for the FIFA 22 Global Series. Indian Super League enters the esports scenario with eISL.
Each of the 11 ISL clubs is represented by 11 male and 11 female esport athletes in the tournament. The announced prize pool is INR 74 lakhs. In addition, INR 4 lakhs for the season MVP.
The eISL will have the following events/matches –
- online qualifiers
- regular season
- grand finals
In contrast, the top four clubs will advance to the Grand Finals. In the Grand Finals they will play matches in a double-elimination format to determine the winner.
The event qualifiers begin on November 1 and end on November 3. The Grand Finals are scheduled for March 19 and 20, 2022.
Moreover, the regular season will begin in November 2021, concurrent with the ISL 2021-22 season.
Players can sign up for the FIFA 22 tournament via the ESL Play platform.
Also, players can register through the PlayStation events section. However, the registration age is 16 years.
Moreover, there will be a total of 117 matches.
FIFA 22 Global Series:
- FIFA 22 Global Series is a massive tournament with a very high viewership.
- Also, it starts on November 27, 2021.
- The eISL is a big opportunity for Indian esports athletes to enter the world event.
- Players from 70 countries shall participate in the tournament.
- There will be 1v1 and 2v2 matches in the event.
FIFA 22 Esports in India:
NODWIN Gaming MD and co-founder Mr Akshat Rathee said –
“NODWIN Gaming along with Indian Super League and EA SPORTS aims to select the best FIFA players through EA SPORTS FIFA Global Series India Qualifiers.
The strong equity of ISL in India, coupled with the vibrancy of FIFA 22 is sure to spark the intrigue of viewers and players alike. This is sure to bring joy to the millions of esports fans in India.”
In conclusion, FIFA 22 esports coming to India is great news. It is a new addition to the Indian esports scenario.