Brighton & Hove Albion supporters can now register for their chance to represent the Seagulls in the brand new ePremier League (ePL) tournament.
The competition offers UK-based players the chance to compete for and represent the club for the first time ever in competitive gaming.
All 20 Premier League clubs are represented in the tournament, giving players the chance to live their dream of winning a title for their favourite club.
The ePL Final will be played in London on March 28th and 29th 2019 and broadcast live on Sky Sports and Premier League social media channels. It is the newest league partner to be added to the EA SPORTS™ FIFA 19 Global Series.
The ePL competitive gaming tournament on EA SPORTS FIFA 19 kicks off in January and players will compete for three months across three rounds: online qualification, live club playoffs and the eventual live ePL Final.
All 20 Premier League clubs will have a live play-off round allowing two EA SPORTS FIFA 19 competitors, one per platform (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One), a final shot to advance to the Final - our club play-off day for the top 16 players will be at the Amex Stadium on 12th February for Brighton & Hove Albion gamers.
Fans can sign up by visiting e.premierleague.com now – registration closes on 4th January 2019!
ePremier League Tournament Key Dates:
4 January 2019 23:59 GMT - Registration closes
UK players will no longer be able to register online after this date.
5 January 2019 - Online qualification
Players will compete against each other on their platforms in a cup format to determine the top 16 club playoff finalists for PlayStation 4 and top 16 for Xbox One.
February-March 2019 - Club playoffs
The top 16 players for PS4 and Xbox One will face each other in a half-day tournament to determine the club representative for each platform.
28-29 March 2019 - ePL Final
The final will take place in London over two days and be broadcast live on Sky Sports and Premier League social media channels. Matches will take place over two legs in a group-stage format on both PlayStation and Xbox to determine an overall champion.