Saturday 23 June 2018, 10:01

All you need to know about the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 2018

  • The O2 in London to be the hosting venue for the Grand Final

  • Germany star Mesut Ozil is the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018 ambassador

  • Tournament format explained, distribution of prize money revealed

The venue One of the world’s most popular music and entertainment venues will play host to the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 2018. The O2 in London will welcome the top 32 FIFA 18 players in the world from 2 – 4 August 2018.

Official brand ambassador: Mesut Ozil The German international loves playing FIFA himself and is delighted to be representing the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018: “I have followed the EA SPORTS FIFA 18 Global Series throughout the year and I am really impressed by the performances of the Grand Finalists so far. I am excited to be part of their journey and look forward to welcoming them in London," Ozil said.

Tournament format In the group stage, there will be a set of two-leg matches with the best four players per group going through to the Round of 16.

After the quarter-finals and the semi-finals, which will determine the best PlayStation and the best Xbox player respectively, these two will then go head-to-head for the title of the FIFA eWorld Cup Champion 2018.

The Final Showdown will see one match played on the PlayStation and one on the Xbox, to see who is the best FIFA 18 player in the world, regardless of console.

Prize money The overall prize money for the FIFA eWorld Cup™ Grand Final will be 400,000 USD, distributed as follows:

FIFA eWorld Cup Champion: The winner will get the life-changing sum of 250,000 USD and an exclusive invitation to the Best FIFA Football Awards™.

Distribution of the remaining prize money: Runner-up: 50,000 USD Semi-finalists: 20,000 USD Quarter-finalists: 10,000 USD Round of 16: 2,500 USD

Get your tickets now for the decisive matches on 4 August and see the best FIFA 18 players in the world live in one of the most famous music and entertainment venues in the world.

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