eSports Spectacle Set to Kick Off on October 23
CALLING ALL GAMERS – Atlanta United is looking for the best amateur FIFA gamer to represent the club in the National eMLS Amateur Cup, a new tournament sanctioned by eMLS. The Atlanta United eMLS Amateur Cup, presented by Perficient, is the qualifying event for the club and will take place online on October 23.
Anyone is welcome to compete and prove their FIFA skills to the world.
Perficient is proud to sponsor this year’s Atlanta United eMLS Amateur Cup, which will bring the league’s best amateur gamers and fans together to compete to become the Atlanta United eMLS Amateur Champion. The tournament will be played in a 1-v-1 single elimination bracket. Each game will last six minutes per half and draws will be decided by a second Golden Goal match with a world class difficulty. Players must own a PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 console with a copy of FIFA 23 and have a reliable Internet connection, and all games must be played with Atlanta United as their club.
The winner will be crowned the Atlanta United eMLS Amateur Cup champion and will represent the club in amateur competitions, including the eMLS Amateur Cup on October 30. The winner will also receive a VIP Matchday Experience for an Atlanta United home match in the 2023 season and a trip to the MLS Cup in November.
Ready to put your FIFA skills to the test? Review the competition rules and sign up to compete.
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Atlanta United is the current reigning eMLS Cup champion after professional gamer, Paulo Neto, won the title last season. Neto qualified for the FIFAe World Cup and competed with the best in eSports across the world. He finished in the top eight, securing his spot as one of the best players in the world.
Our partnership with Atlanta United extends from the gaming screen to the soccer field. Atlanta United plays in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium where fans can spot a variety of Perficient branding and see the “Coin Toss Kid,” sponsored by Perficient, join the team captains to deliver the official game coin to the match officials for the coin toss.
Atlanta United offers numerous engaging opportunities for fans, and we are thrilled to be a part of it. We can’t wait to watch the fierce competition at the Atlanta United eMLS Amateur Cup and cheer on the winner as they take on the next stage at the National eMLS Amateur Cup!
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