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EA and FIFA Announce Date and Location of FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 2018

Published: 24/May/2018 15:44 Updated: 11/Mar/2019 12:58

by Calum Patterson


EA SPORTS has announced that the 2018 FIFA eWorld Cup grand finals will be held in London, and reveal impressive participant and viewing figures for the 2018 Global Series competition.

The FIFA 18 Global Series is the game’s primary competitive platform, which invites FIFA 18 players from around the world to attempt to compete with the very best.

Players can qualify for the Global Series playoffs through a number of routes, a mixture of online and live events, such as the FUT Champions Cups and the FIFA eClub World Cup.

Players on both Xbox and PlayStation participate, with an equal split of both making up he 128 competitors set for Global Series playoffs in Amsterdam, May 28-30th and June 1-3rd

The path to the 2018 FIFA 18 eWorld Cup Grand Finals in London.

And EA SPORTS announced on May 24th that the eWorld Cup Grand Finals will be held in London, England, where the top 16 players on each console from the playoffs will compete to crown the undisputed EA SPORTS FIFA 18 world champion.

The also announced impressive viewing and participation figures, making the FIFA 18 Global Series the “largest FIFA tournament in history”.

“In only its second year of official competitive gaming, the EA SPORTS FIFA 18 Global Series saw more than 20 million competitors around the world engage in competitive FIFA play.”

As Philippe Le Floc’h, Chief Commercial Officer at FIFA, explains:

“This partnership with EA elevated competitive FIFA into a worldwide phenomenon, combining the power of football with the spectacle of entertainment in astounding ways.

A landmark year for global football and a landmark year for competitive gaming ends fittingly at the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018 in one of the most historic football cities in the world – London.”

The exact venue for the Grand Finals is still yet to be announced, but of course if you are unable to attend in person, the event will be live streamed online.

You can tune in to watch the Playoffs in Amsterdam live on EA SPORTS FIFA Twitch channel on May 28th, completing on June 3rd.

Of course with the FIFA World Cup also taking place this summer, fans of traditional football may want to get into the spirit of the biggest sporting event with the virtual game too.


How to complete FIFA 21 Marquee Matchups SBC Week 5: solutions & cost

Published: 29/Oct/2020 19:31

by Nate Searl


The fifth week of Marquee Matchups SBCs is now live in FIFA 21, focusing on the batch of international games that are being played across the globe. Here’s what you need to know. 

Marquee Matchups Week 5 features games from the MLS, Ligue 1 Uber Eats, LaLiga Santander, and Bundesliga. Like with other Marquee Matchups SBCs, you will need to complete four different tasks to complete it.

Without further ado, let’s look at the SBC and the cheapest solutions you can use to finish it.

New York City FC v NY Red Bulls

The first match of the FIFA 21 SBC is from the MLS, and features New York City FC and the New York Red Bulls.


  • MLS Players: Min 1
  • Leagues: Min 3
  • Players from one club: Max 3
  • Rare Players: Min 1
  • Player Quality: Min. Silver
  • Team Chemistry: Min. 75
  • Players in squad: 11


FIFA 21 Marquee Matchups Week 5
Here’s how to complete the MLS Marquee Matchup

According to FUTBIN, this challenge should cost you around 5,000 coins on PS4 and it doesn’t require any loyalty or position changes.

OL v LOSC Lille

The second matchup comes from Ligue 1 Uber Eats and features OL and LOSC Lille.


  • Ligue 1 Uber Eats Players: Min. 2
  • Players from same league: Max. 5
  • Players from one club: Min. 3
  • Gold Players: Min. 3
  • Team Overall Rating: Min. 74
  • Team Chemistry: Min. 75
  • Players in squad: 11


FIFA 21 Marquee Matchups Week 5
Here’s how to complete the Ligue 1 Uber Eats challenge

This FIFA 21 solution should cost around 6,000 coins on PS4, and doesn’t require position changes or loyalty.

Athletic Club v Sevilla FC

The third game is from LaLiga Santander and features Athletic Club v Sevilla FC.


  • Athletic Club or Sevilla FC Players: Min. 1
  • Nationalities/Regions: Min. 5
  • Players from the same nation/region: Max. 3
  • Rare Players: Min. 1
  • Team Overall Rating: Min. 75
  • Team Chemistry: Min. 80
  • Players in squad: 11


FIFA 21 Marquee Matchups Week 5
How to complete the LaLiga Santander challenge.

This challenge should cost around 6,000 coins and doesn’t require any loyalty or position changes.

M’gladbach v RB Leipzig

The final component of the FIFA 21 SBC features the two Bundesliga teams.


  • M’gladbach or RB Leipzig Players: Min. 1
  • Bundesliga Players: Min. 2
  • Clubs: Min. 5
  • Rare Players: Min. 2
  • Team Overall Rating: Min. 77
  • Team Chemistry: Min. 85
  • Players in squad: 11


Marquee Matchups Week 5
Solution to the final component of the SBC.

This is the most expensive component of the SBC, costing around 7,000 coins on PS4. It also doesn’t require any position changes or loyalty.

You will receive FIFA 21 FUT packs for each component of the SBC, as well as a Rare Electrum Players Pack for completing the SBC. Be sure to get it done fast, as it expires a week from today!