- This year marks the sixth FIWC season, which will kick off today inside EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer 10 for Sony's PlayStation 3.
Players will be able to compete for their spot in the Grand Final at one of 10 FIWC Live Qualifier Events across the globe, taking place in Australia, Brazil, Denmark, France, Italy, Japan, Poland, Russia, South Africa and the UK, or by playing online.
Press Release: FIFA, Electronic Arts and PlayStation Announce 2010 Season of FIFA Interactive World Cup
GENEVA & LONDON, Oct 06, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- FIFA, the world's governing body of soccer, Electronic Arts Inc (NASDAQ:ERTS) and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) today announced the new season of the FIFA Interactive World Cup (FIWC), the world's only official FIFA global soccer gaming competition. The FIWC is a season-long tournament mirroring the real world of soccer in which competitors from all around the world participate playing EA SPORTS(TM) FIFA Soccer 10 on PlayStation(R)3 (PS3(TM)).
For the first time in the tournament's history, the online competition of the FIWC via PlayStation(R)Network will be split into two seasons. Season one starts with the launch of FIFA Soccer 10 on October 2 in Europe and concludes on December 18, 2009. The ten best players of season one from across the FIFA...