What is the FIFA Interactive World Cup?
The FIFA Interactive World Cup is a virtual football tournament organised by FIFA. It gives football fans from every continent the chance to qualify for the Grand Final, where the best virtual footballer in the world is crowned, receiving 20,000 USD prize money and an invitation to the FIFA Ballon d’Or.
The eleventh edition of the FIFA Interactive World Cup, FIWC 2015 kicked off on 1 October 2014. The tournament is run together with the partner EA SPORTS™. All details about the FIWC can be found on the official website.
On ESL Play we will host the national Online Qualifiers for Germany, France and United Kingdom. More information about the Online Qualifiers can be found on the F.A.Q. page.
Schedule for the Online Qualifiers
|Saturday, February 14th||Saturday, February 21st||Saturday, February 28th|
|Online Qualifier #1||-||Online Qualifier #2|
|-||Online Qualifier #1||Online Qualifier #2|
|Online Qualifier #1||Online Qualifier #2||-|
|Top 4||Slot for Live Qualifier in respective country + travel expenses are paid|
Online Qualifiers #2
|Top 3||Slot for Live Qualifier in respective country + travel expenses are paid|
Past Online Qualifiers
Frequently Asked Questions
The Online Qualifiers are strictly region-locked. Only players holding a passport of or resident in a nation within the FIFA Confederation where the Online Qualifier is being held will be able to participate. Players, who already qualified for the Live Qualifier are not allowed to participate in any Online Qualifier.
The Top 4 of each Online Qualifier #1 and the Top 3 of each Online Qualifier #2 will qualify for the Live Qualifier in the respective country.
The tournament size is limited to 1,024 players. We have two Online Qualifiers per country, so everyone has two chances to compete. We will also be using the check-in system, which means you need to confirm your sign up 30 minutes before the tournament starts. It is a first come, first serve system.
Here are the quick rules for the game lobby. All other rules can be found on the respective Online Qualifier page.
Help & Support
Do you have any questions, feedback or need help? Please visit our forum or open a support ticket to contact the staff team. In case there is a conflict in your match, please open a protest ticket. More information on how to open a protest can be found at point 10 on the F.A.Q. page.