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- EA Sports will add licensed kits for 21 esports organizations to FIFA 20.
- Fans will receive all 21 kits free for watching this weekend’s FIFA Ultimate Team Champions Cup Stage 1 on Twitch with a linked account.
- The debut FIFA 20 Global Series event has a $200K USD prize pool, and is part of a $3M+ season.
To celebrate this weekend’s debut of the FIFA 20 Global Series, EA Sports will add in-game kits for 21 participating esports organizations.
As seen in promotional screenshots, the licensed kits include team branding on a player’s jersey and shorts. All 21 kits will be awarded free to fans who watch this weekend’s FIFA Ultimate Team Champions Cup Stage 1 event on Twitch. Viewers will need to link a PlayStation Network or Xbox Live account to receive the free FIFA 20 rewards.
The 21 featured organizations are: Complexity Gaming, DUX Gaming, Fokus Clan, Hashtag United, M10, Mad Lions E.C., Mkers, Movistar Riders, N8 Esports, Natus Vincere, Newbee, NFG, North, Rogue, Scarz, SK Gaming, SPQR, Team FUTWIZ, Team Liquid, Team Vitality, and Vici Gaming.
This weekend’s debut competition in Romania will feature 64 players battling for a share of the $200K prize pool. The entire FIFA 20 Global Series season will feature more than $3M in prizing, and culminate with the FIFA eWorld Cup in July 2020.
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