World’s Elite EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Players to Compete for $200,000 Prize Pool at ELEAGUE’s Second FIFA Major, Beginning Friday in Atlanta

ELEAGUE to Stream Live Coverage of Event – ELEAGUE FUT Champions Cup Stage III Powered by truth®️ – Across Twitch, YouTube, ELEAGUE.com & B/R Live, Jan. 17-19, Daily at 1 p.m. ET

TBS to Televise Top Matches as Part of EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series Coverage, Friday, Feb. 7, at Midnight ET/PT

Turner Sports’ ELEAGUE and Electronic Arts (EA) will welcome the most accomplished professional EA SPORTS™ FIFA 20 players in the world to Atlanta, where they will play for $200,000 in prize money and valuable EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series Rankings points. The ELEAGUE FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) Champions Cup Stage III Powered by truth® will be ELEAGUE’s second EA SPORTS FIFA major championship, and the first of three it will host this year as part of a robust tournament and content distribution partnership.

Live tournament coverage will be available Friday-Sunday, Jan. 17-19, beginning daily at 1 p.m. ET across a wide variety of digital platforms including Twitch, YouTube, B/R Live and ELEAGUE.com . Additionally, fans can earn EA SPORTS FIFA 20 in-game rewards through Twitch Drops by linking their EA SPORTS FIFA 20 and Twitch accounts together while watching live event coverage on that platform.

Tournament Format
The competition will feature 64 of the world’s elite professional players – 32 each on the PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One consoles – contending for EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series Points, which players use to qualify for the game’s ultimate global championship, the FIFA eWorld Cup 2020. The Stage III Champion will earn 2000 points and the largest share of a $200,000 purse. The tournament will begin with a Swiss-style group stage, followed by single-elimination knockout rounds until one winner for each console is crowned. The console champions will face off in the Grand Final on Sunday, Jan. 19.

Commentary Team
ELEAGUE’s live tournament coverage will include an expert lineup of commentators led by host Kevin Egan, who returns from the ELEAGUE FIFA 19 Cup. Play-by-play announcer Chris Tunn and reporter Jillian Sakovits will make their ELEAGUE debuts, while studio analysts Mike LaBelle and Chu Morah – along with game analysts Dan Gaskin, Aaron West and play-by-play announcer Scott Cole – will return from previous ELEAGUE FIFA events.

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TBS to Exclusively Televise Highlights from All EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series Events
Throughout the weeks following this live event, fans will be able to watch ELEAGUE FIFA 20 esports coverage via several all-new TBS episodes focused on the best moments from every EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series event. The first two episodes will focus on FUT Champions Cup Stages I and II, and will debut Fridays, Jan. 24 & 31 respectively, at Midnight ET/PT (early Saturday morning). The episode showcasing the top matches from Stage III will premiere Friday, Feb. 7, at Midnight.

About ELEAGUE
ELEAGUE is an award-winning esports and gaming entertainment brand that engages fans with culturally relevant content through original programming and live events. ELEAGUE, harnessing the resources of Turner Sports and WarnerMedia, is recognized for its best-in-class content, dynamic storytelling and innovative production capabilities.  Formed in 2016, ELEAGUE has partnered with many of the leading videogaming publishers – including Warner Bros. Games, Nintendo, Xbox Game Studios, Valve, Electronic Arts, Activision, Psyonix, 2K Interactive, Bandai Namco, Capcom and Wizards of the Coast – to produce some of the most-watched esports coverage across all platforms, while providing brand partners with unparalleled opportunities to connect with passionate, young audiences.

About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The Company develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.

In fiscal year 2019, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.95 billion. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality brands such as EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefield™, Apex Legends™, The Sims™, Madden NFL, Need for Speed™, Titanfall™ and Plants vs. Zombies™. More information about EA is available at www.ea.com/news.