The widely awaited EA Sports FIFA22 Champions League ushers in a new era of e-sports because the whole tournament will be broadcasted live in the metaverse.

Qatar will host the first EA Sports metaverse game event in the Middle East and North Africa region. Top e-sports players will fight for the championship at the tournament, which will take place on May 24, 25, and 28 at the Aspire Ladies Sports Hall in Qatar.

This metaverse sports league will also feature major FIFA and Qatari influencers and a myriad of entertainment and activities.

The company’s own eSports brand, Ooredoo Nation – Gamers’ Land, will also provide a range of exclusive NFTs.

According to Ooredoo’s chief commercial officer, Nasser bin Hamad bin Nasser Al Thani, “We are proud and excited to dig into the field of Web 3.0 technologies with this newest eSports achievement, which aligns well with our strategic objective to engage in innovation.”

This one-of-a-kind competition will include 12 of the greatest EA Sports FIFA22 players and four players from the region who qualified through online qualification games organized by Ooredoo Nation – Gamers’ Land.

The total value of the grand prize money for this tournament is $50,000. The first-place winner will earn $25,000, the second-place winner will get $15,000, and the third- and fourth-place winners will receive $5,000.

In this day and age, we feel that eSports is one of the essential focus areas. It is also a field where we can explore the various opportunities to provide our consumers with an unparalleled experience,” Nasser bin Hamad bin Nasser Al Thani says.

The three-day event will continue to be aired on YouTube, with commentary in Arabic and English. In addition, it would be broadcasted on Ooredoo TV 0 and in VR, as well.