The 2016 edition of the FIWC is set to break our already impressive attendance records with roughly 1.5 million players having signed up in the opening online season. This year also marks the first time the official FIFA tournament has ever been held on two consoles. Gamers on either Xbox One or PlayStation®4 can join the Road to New York.
New to the FIWC?
If you’re new to the FIFA Interactive World Cup, the How To Play section is your hub for all the important information surrounding the 2016 edition. The FIWC has been around since 2004 and has been the officially recognised as the world’s largest gaming tournament since 2010. Interested in where we’ve been and how we’ve grown? Read up on the history of the FIWC.
The Tournament Format page is another valuable resource for gamers and will answer many questions you may have about the virtual world cup. There’s also a dedicated FAQs section. And remember, it only takes 90 online matches to potentially secure a seat at the Grand Final in FIWC 2016. All you need is the skill, a copy of FIFA 16 and a PlayStation®4 or Xbox One!
Season 2 at a glance
- Ten online qualification seats available for Season 2.
- Five players will qualify from the Season 2 PlayStation Leaderboard
- Five players will qualify from the Season 2 Xbox Leaderboard.
- The five seats for each platform in Season 2 will be awarded as follows: first-place and runner-up (Europe), first-place (North, Central America and Caribbean), first-place (South America), and first-place (Africa, Asia and Oceania).