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FIFA 22 Challenge: What it was like to be a tournament that brought together professional footballers and virtual players

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EA Sports – A Brand of Electronic Arts new decade a challenge FIFA 22 Promoted to anticipate what will be one of the star formats for the 2022 title season in the competitive field. Eight teams made up of a FIFA player and a professional footballer from Europe played the tournament, but only one took the championship title. EA team representation, poke And Diogo Jota They have won after winning all of their encounters.

At the start of the competition day, four teams representing EA and four other representatives of Adidas appeared. Timo Werner (Chelsea) and SaNkHs (Case Esports); Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) and Tom (Excel Esports); Diogo Jota (Liverpool) and Tekkes (Fantek); Levin Kurzawa (Paris Saint-Germain) and Levi (Gullit) met in the EA corner to determine their representative. On the side of Adidas, Weston McKinney (Juventus) and Rookie (Team Vitality); Pedri González (FC Barcelona) and Gravesen (DUX Gaming); Ferran Torres (Manchester City) and Mathias (The Heretics Team); And Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea) and Lisa (JLingz esports) played matches to determine the finalist.

Tekkz and Jota showed an impeccable level from start to finish. In their first match, they defeated Adebayo Akinfenwa and Tom’s team 3-0, then repeated the score the next time against Levin Kurzawa and Levi. In the Grand Final, they measured against Pedri Gonzalez and Gravesen, who came from resounding 4-0, 3-1 victories over Ferran Torres/Matias and Callum Hudson-Odoi/Lisa. Although Teeks and Jota both struggled with their first and only goal in the Grand Final, they ended the match with an irremovable 3-1 score to win the tournament without much opposition.

This is how the keys were (Photo: capture)
This is how the keys were (Photo: capture)

He explained from EA Sports, “The FIFA 22 Challenge represents the first competition for this title approved by EA that will offer competitions 2 versus 2, a new format that will become a mainstay during the FGS 22 season.” as an introduction to FIFA 22 Global Series (FGS 22), the event maintained an average audience of over 100,000 people who would like to see some of their favorite players – from the real and virtual field – in action.

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The event featured various adidas rewards to redeem in the recently launched FIFA 22. According to the time following the official broadcast on the Twitch channel, viewers were able to get rewards such as the Adidas 99 kit, Adidas 99 Stadium Theme, badges, team Gullit kits, and DUX Gaming, as well as FGS tokens that can be redeemed for in-game packs.

The event was also a framework for anticipating future cooperation between FIFA Ultimate Team and Adidas that will arrive sometime in November. No details have been revealed at the moment, but the first major update for FIFA 22 is expected with a wave of new content.

The tournament brought together the best players (Photo: capture)
The tournament brought together the best players (Photo: capture)

According to the numbers shared by electronic artsLast year’s edition of the FIFA Challenge drew an average audience per minute of 254,057 with a total watch time of 1,024,696 hours, more than double the viewing record set by the FUT Champions Cup: FIFA Barcelona Global Series in 2018. With simultaneous broadcasts on Twitch and YouTube, the presence of world-class professional footballers and a variety of rewards to be had, the FIFA 22 Challenge is expected to break records and lay the foundations for what will be a year with many novelties for the competitive landscape on the sports title.

Currently, the FIFA 22 Global Series season continues on December 10 with the release of FGS is open, which was expected to have a face-to-face instance.

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