VS Gaming will host R1.5-million Fifa eWorld Cup Qualifier

VS Gaming has signed a rights agreement with EA Sports to host a Fifa eWorld Cup Qualifier in 2018.

Players will compete to represent South Africa at the Global Series Playoffs in August 2018, said VS Gaming’s Wanda Mkhize.

The VS Gaming Cup will have 1,024 players this year, making it the largest Fifa gaming tournament on the continent, and the second largest in the world.

Gamera across Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will compete – 512 per platform.

The event will be divided into eight pools per platform, consisting of a maximum of 64 players per pool, and over R1.5 million is up for grabs.

Winners PS4/Xbox One Prize
1st R400,000 R800,000
2nd R150,000 R300,000
3rd R75,000 R150,000
4th R30,000 R60,000
5th–8th R15,000 R120,000
9th–16th R5,000 R80,000
Total R755,000 R1,510,000

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