After more than six months of intense competition, the EA SPORTS™ FIFA 21 Global Series in South America reaches its final phase.
The tournament playoffs, the largest FIFA 21 Global Series competition in the region, will take place from June 24 to 27 and will once again be produced by LVP (MEDIAPRO Group) in association with Electronic Arts (EA).
LVP, which collaborates with EA for the third consecutive year, oversees the production, retransmission, and distribution of the franchise’s esports ecosystem in the South American region, involving a major human and technical deployment that includes three simultaneous signals in different languages, among other features.
Between the months of November and May, the FIFA 21 Global Series South America qualifiers featured five tournaments on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles todecide the 48 players who complete the final playoff grid (32 on PlayStation 4 and 16 on Xbox One).
Each of these tournaments featured the open participation of all verified FIFA Ultimate Team™ (FUT) Champions players residing in the South America region.
The finals of each tournament were broadcasted by LVP via Twitch, Facebook and YouTube in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.
This technical deployment will be replicated for the playoffs, which will get underway on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 with the first rounds of Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and will conclude on Saturday 26 (Xbox One) and Sunday 27 June (PlayStation 4) with the decisive matches of each platform.
The top performing players at the end of the playoffs will be awarded a prize pool of $300,000.
The top four on PlayStation 4 and the two finalists on Xbox One will also receive direct qualification to the FIFAe World Cup, the grand finale of the FIFA 21 Global Series.
The regional finals will feature the participation of the region’s best, such as:
- .the Argentine Matías Bonanno,
- KRÜ Esports player and three-time champion of qualifying tournaments on PlayStation 4;
- Gonzalo Nicolás “Nicolas99fc” Villalba, from FC Basel 1893 and champion of the second tournament.
Brazilian champions will include players of the stature of Pedro Henrique “Resende” Resende, Inter Milan player and two-time champion in the Xbox One qualifying tournaments: and Paulo Roberto “Paulo Neto” Xavier, Atlanta United player on PlayStation 4, among many others.
However, countries such as Uruguay, Peru, Chile and Ecuador will also have representation in the playoffs of the Global Series South America.
LVP will offer all the South America playoff action via three simultaneous channels on Twitch, Facebook and YouTube in three different languages: Spanish, produced from Argentina;
English, from Barcelona; and Portuguese, from Mexico, thereby enabling fans from all over the world to enjoy the tournament.
“The FIFA 21 Global Series in South America is coming to an end.
From all of us here at LVP, we wish to thank EA for the trust they have placed in us to produce this tournament, but also to all the FIFA 21 fans who have been with us since March.
Jordi Soler, CEO of LVP said:
Now, I invite you to cheer on your representatives in the playoffs, which will be spectacular for all the spectators,”
LVP (Liga de Videojuegos Profesional) is one of the largest operators of video game tournaments in the world and the largest eSports organization in the Spanish language.
Through its offices in Barcelona, Madrid, Buenos Aires, Bogotá and Mexico, LVP has a presence in more than 30 countries, organizing the most prestigious national tournaments (such as the Superliga in Spain or the Master Flow League in Argentina) and major international tournaments.
The company operates online tournament platforms (ArenaGG), manages events for third parties (such as the eLaLiga Santander for LaLiga and Electronic Arts) and distributes global events such as the League of Legends European Championship© in Spanish.
Part of the MEDIAPRO Group, LVP also provides event production, advertising and audiovisual production services, covering all aspects of the eSports ecosystem.