FIFA 20: FIFA 20 Global Series: Dates, Schedule, Prize Pool, FIFA eWorld Cup 2020, FUT Champions Cup, eChampions League, ePremier League And More
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FIFA 20: FIFA 20 Global Series: Dates, Schedule, Prize Pool, FIFA eWorld Cup 2020, FUT Champions Cup, eChampions League, ePremier League And More

Chris Trout
3 October 2019

Competitive FIFA 20 Ultimate Team is BACK for another year as the FIFA 20 Global Series finally gets a series of dates, prize pools and points distribution; including a look at the structure involved including FUT Champions Cups, eChampions League, ePremier League and more. Here's everything you need to know!

Competitive FIFA 20 Ultimate Team is BACK for another year as the FIFA 20 Global Series finally gets a series of dates, prize pools and points distribution; including a look at the structure involved including FUT Champions Cups, eChampions League, ePremier League, LQEs and more. Last year's FIFA eWorld Cup was won by MoAuba, the first German player to lift the prestigious trophy.

They've also detailed how you can get involved in this year's series and compete alongside the best in the world.

What Is The FIFA Global Series?

The FIFA Global Series is the overarching competitive FIFA competition, made up of a series of events that will lead to the ultimate finale - the FIFA eWorld Cup. To get there, players will compete across a number of different events and earn Global Series Points. At the end of the season the top 16 players on Xbox and PlayStation will earn a seat at the FIFA eWorld Cup.

Getting Started

To earn Global Series Ranking Points, a player must become FUT Champions Verified. This is their first step on the Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup. FUT Champions Verification has two parts:

1) Register* for the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series in one of the following registration windows:

  • October 1st to October 31st, 2019
  • January 16th to January 31st, 2020

2) Earn 27 or more wins in a single weekend in FUT Champions Weekend League before February 3rd, 2020. (Players must be 16 at the time of registering).

Global Series Regular Season

As in years past, the Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup will be filled with a variety of events hosted by EA SPORTS, FIFA, domestic leagues, and our other partners.

FUT Champions Cup

Once again, six FUT Champions Cups will feature in the FIFA 20 Global Series. Three of which are hosted by PGL in Bucharest and another three to be hosted by an unconfirmed partner.

All events will feature 32 players per platform and a prize pool of $200,000.

Global Series Points And Prize Pool Distribution (Per Platform)

1st - $50,000 and 2000 points
2nd - $30,000 and 1400 points
3rd-4th - $15,000 and 800 points
5th-8th - $7,500 and 500 points
9th-16th - $3,500 and 300 points
17th-32nd - $1,000 and 150 points
33rd-64th - $500 and 150 points

Region Distribution

One month before each event, players will compete in an online tournament to determine who will qualify for the event. The distribution is as follows:

  • Asia Pacific - 2 seats available per platform
  • Europe - 16 seats available per platform
  • Middle East & Africa - 2 seats available per platform
  • North America - 4 seats available per platform
  • South America - 4 seats available per platform

The final 4 seats will be awarded to the top 4 players of the previous event, meaning they do not need to qualify via a tournament.

Squad Requirements

There are limitations to squads for this year:

  • Your squad's overall rating must be 84 or lower as calculated and shown in-game
  • Your squad can include up to a maximum of 2 ICONs total, including your bench
  • All players on your squad, including your bench, must have an overall rating of at least 75 each
  • You cannot have a player with an overall rating above 84 on your bench

Schedule

FUT Champions Cup Stage I - November 8th to 10th, 2019 in Bucharest, Romania

  • Qualifiers: October 12th & 13th
  • Achieve FUT Champions Verified by October 8th

FUT Champions Cup Stage II - November 22nd to 24th, 2019 in Bucharest, Romania

  • Qualifiers: October 26th & 27th
  • Achieve FUT Champions Verified by October 22nd

FUT Champions Cup Stage III - January 17th to 19th, 2020

  • Qualifiers: December 14th & 15th
  • Achieve FUT Champions Verified by December 3rd

FUT Champions Cup Stage IV - February 21st to 23rd, 2020

  • Qualifiers: January 25th & 26th
  • Achieve FUT Champions Verified by January 21st

FUT Champions Cup Stage V - April 3rd to 5th, 2020

  • Qualifiers: February 29th & March 1st
  • Achieve FUT Champions Verified by February 4th

FUT Champions Cup Stage VI - May 15th to 17th, 2020

  • Qualifiers: April 18th & 19th
  • Achieve FUT Champions Verified by February 4th

FIFA Majors

FIFA will bring the eClub World Cup and eNations Cup back this year. Both events will offer the same number of points as FUT Champions Cups.

Players who participate in the FIFA eClub World Cup will be expected to represent the same club during the EA SPORTS FIFA Global Series. FIFA will have more details coming soon.

Licensed Qualifying Events (LQEs)

LQEs were designed to bring more opportunities for players to compete, however based on feedback felt too plentiful and contributed to player burnout. In response to this feedback, as of now, there are only plans for one LQE to run in the FGS 20 season which will be a PlayStation 4 exclusive opportunity in the spring.

Point Distribution

1st - 850 points
2nd - 450 points
3rd-4th - 315 points
5th-8th - 150 points
9th-16th - 110 points
17th-32nd - 80 points

Official League Qualifying Tournaments

Leagues will once again be holding their own tournaments, details of which will be announced later in the year but will likely include many of the previous events such as ePremier League.

Point Distribution

League Qualifying Tournament I

1st - 200 points
2nd - 110 points
3rd-4th - 80 points
5th-8th - 40 points
9th-16th - 20 points
17th-32nd - 10 points

League Qualifying Tournament II

1st - 450 points
2nd - 200 points
3rd-4th - 110 points
5th-8th - 80 points
9th-16th - 40 points
17th-32nd - 20 points

League Qualifying Tournament III

1st - 850 points
2nd - 450 points
3rd-4th - 315 points
5th-8th - 150 points
9th-16th - 110 points
17th-32nd - 80 points

eChampions League

The eChampions League will once again return and be a PlayStation 4 exclusive tournament split into three parts:

  • Online Qualifier - Weekend of March 13th
  • Live Group Stage - Weekend of April 24th
  • Final 8 Knockout - May 29th

Point Distribution

1st - $100,000 and 850 points
2nd - $60,000 and 450 points
3rd-4th - $30,000 and 315 points
5th-8th - $15,000 and 150 points
9th-16th - 110 points
17th-32nd - 80 points

eMA Trophy Tournaments

Every FIFA Member Association in an eligible country will have the option of running an eMA Trophy Tournament for players in their country. More information about these tournaments will be announced by the respective Member Association as the event approaches.

1st - 200 points
2nd - 110 points
3rd-4th - 80 points
5th-8th - 40 points
9th-16th - 20 points
17th-32nd - 10 points

PlayStation Country Tournaments

PlayStation will run a number of online tournaments with Global Series Points on the line. These tournaments will reach every eligible country. More details about these tournaments will be announced by PlayStation as the events approach.

1st - 200 points
2nd - 110 points
3rd-4th - 80 points
5th-8th - 40 points
9th-16th - 20 points
17th-32nd - 10 points

FUT Champions Weekend League

Once you become FUT Champions Verified, you’ll have the opportunity to earn Global Series Points without even leaving FUT Champions. Depending on the number of wins you achieve in Weekend League, you’ll receive an appropriate number of points. Only your best Weekend League performance each month will count towards points which means you can earn up to 30 Global Series Points per month from just one weekend of play. This will allow for more flexibility on which weekends you choose to play Weekend League.

27+ Wins - 30 points
26 Wins - 26 points
25 Wins - 25 points
24 Wins - 24 points
23 Wins - 23 points
22 Wins - 22 points
21 Wins - 21 points
20 Wins - 20 points

Global Series Playoffs

The Global Series Playoffs are the final stop on the Road to the 2020 FIFA eWorld Cup! The top 64 players on the Global Series Rankings for each platform will be invited to their respective Playoff event for one last chance to earn enough points to secure their seat at the eWorld Cup.

1st - $75,000 and 4000 points
2nd - $35,000 and 3000 points
3rd-4th - $20,000 and 2000 points
5th-8th - $10,000 and 1000 points
9th-16th - $3,500 and 500 points
17th-32nd - $1,000 and 250 points
33rd-64th - $500 and 0 points

New Eligible Countries

New eligible countries have been added including:

  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Uruguay
  • Vietnam

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Written By
Chris Trout
@TheTrout91

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