FIFPro has said it is reaching out to players and their representation following protests by Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Gareth Bale over the use of their image in the FIFA 2021 video game.
FIFA’s esports tournament organisers are being urged to "step up" and "engage deeper with football’s next generation" ahead of the new season played on EA SPORTS FIFA 21.
While pandemic-related lockdowns and travel restrictions have played havoc with many sports' schedules, the enforced isolation of individuals and family groups in many leading economies appears to have created conditions in which esports can prosper all the more.
FIFA is once again drawing on its increasingly productive esport cash cow, unveiling plans today for an extension of the FIFA eChallenger Series, along with games-maker EA Sports.
Video game publisher EA Sports has delayed a celebration event designed to reveal details of Madden NFL 21 in light of the protests in the United States and across the world over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
The Canadian Premier League (CPL) has partnered with video games giant Electronic Arts (EA) to launch its first esports tournament, the eCanadian Premier League (eCPL).