For this brand new season of FIFA 21 Global Series eSports, 3 new countries have been made eligible to participate, India, Bolivia, and Costa Rica. EA will be looking to spice up their tournament with some new faces, as the 3 new countries begin preparations for the upcoming tournament. As a part of this new addition, the name of the region “The Middle East and Africa” has been changed to “West Asia and South Africa”. The new countries will slot in there while some other countries will be moved around to different regions. Out of the 3 new countries, there is one specific nation appearing most promising, India.
What is the FIFA 21 Global Series eSports?
For any of those that don’t know, the FIFA Global Series eSports is the official tournament hosted by the creators of FIFA themselves. Countries all around the world compete for the title in rounds of FIFA games. Since this is an official tournament, there is a large cash prize waiting for the champion. Everyone has the ability to compete in this tournament, your journey will start through the Weekend League, you will need to put in full effort in order to earn Global Series points which will contribute to your ranking in your league. You can more info on the official website.
What change can India bring to the FIFA 21 Global Series eSports?
As said previously, India is seen as a promising competitor for this year’s Global Series. They had a chance of being entered last year, however, they were dismissed, which lead to some outrage amongst fans. However, this season seems them eligible to participate and gamers based in India will be looking to start their training.
India has already established themselves in the competitive gaming scene, they are best known for their huge eSports presence in mobile games, including PUBG. They will now be looking to participate in a larger variety of platforms and games, including FIFA. Especially now, with the introduction of lockdown rules relating to a Global Pandemic, many people in the country of India will find themselves at home. What better time to start working hard than now?
What does this mean for the FIFA 21 Global Series eSports scene?
The effect of more countries is of course more competition. On top of that, the new countries being added will add a strong competitive spice to the tournament, so you should expect to see a much more intense tournament this season. To add to that, you will find that there may be an increase in skill level. Lockdown has hit many countries and many gamers have been forced to spend more time at home. This could only mean that people have been enabled to spend more time gaming over the past few months. This year, we will see more experienced players and the bar of quality will be set high.
Does this new inclusion in FIFA 21 Global Series eSports affect the FIFA eWorld Cup?
The FIFA eWorld Cup is a huge tournament in which national teams compete for the ultimate title. Depending on your ranking in the Global Series leagues, you may get a chance to represent your team in the eWorld Cup. Try to get to the top of your regional league in the FIFA 21 Global Series eSports as this will give you automatic access to the eWorld Cup.
If FIFA players from India, Bolivia, and Costa Rica can succeed in their regional FIFA 21 Global Series eSports, they will be granted access to the FEWC. People have waited for a chance like this for years, now the chance has finally come. If you haven’t already, sign up for the Global Series and start playing FUT 21 if you want a chance to represent your country.
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