ONE Esports joins as organiser for FIFA Online 4 series.
Electronic Arts has announced ONE Esports as the Official Tournament Organiser and Lead Agency for the upcoming EACC 2022. ONE Esports is a subsidiary of Group ONE Holdings.
The deal will see ONE Esports running the FIFA Online 4 inter-Asian tournament’s events and live production.
FIFA Online 4, which was launched in 2018 across various Southeast Asian countries, is a free-to-play online multiplayer football game. The EACC will hold two events this year — EACC Spring 2022 and EACC Summer 2022 — which will feature 12 teams from China, Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. The Spring edition will be taking place from April 18 to April 24, 2022.
Jason Teo, Vice President of Business Development at ONE Esports, commented:
“We know that a significant portion of ONE Esports fans are passionate about the EA SPORTS FIFA franchise.
“We are excited to execute and bring an action-packed series of tournaments to this passionate and engaged EA SPORTS FIFA Online 4 community across Asia, as well as tell and amplify the stories of their esports heroes.”
Piotr Pilich, Deputy Commissioner, EA SPORTS FIFA Online, added:
“ONE Esports has a proven track record for celebrating esports heroes and enhancing the competitive gaming global experience for players and viewers. We are thrilled to partner with ONE Esports as we enhance the love for football through EA SPORTS™ FIFA Online 4 competitive gaming entertainment.”
Both the tournaments will be curated for the English, Korean, Mandarin, Thai and Vietnamese audiences, and EA will also work with ONE Esports to produce content and ‘comprehensive coverage’ of the tournaments. The content will be published on ONE Esports’ website.