November 27 – EA Sports has expanded its partnership with UEFA, including Euro 2024 in its hit EAFC 24 game, and and announcing it will be the platform for UEFA’s new eEURO Esports competition.
November 14 – The first completely in-person Virtual Bundesliga event is poised for kickoff, with the first of 34 matchdays scheduled for November 18-19.
October 27 – Electronic Arts Sports have revealed a series of staggering launch statistics for its EAFC 24 game in its first month of release.
October 23 – Saudi Arabia is to launch an annual Esports World Cup, played across multiple games and boasting the largest prize pool ever seen in esports history.
October 4 – Pepsi MAX and EAFC have partnered in a deal that will see EAFC 24 players have the chance to win exclusive in-game items via codes found on Pepsi MAX products.
September 25 – Electronic Arts Sports, which is driving the launch of EAFC 24 following its split with FIFA’s brand naming of its video game, has announced its e-sports programme for the hit game, donned EA Sports FC Pro.
September 12 – The latest EAFC24 rating leaks have revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo is set for his lowest rating since 2007 after his transfer to Al-Nassr in January.
June 2 – FIFAe, who have made a commitment to encourage more female esports players, have announced the first-ever FAMEHERGAME boot camp.
April 27 – The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) has agreed a two-season deal with state telecoms giant Turk Telekom to become the title sponsor and official broadcaster of the Turkish eSuper League.
April 14 – EA Sports has started the brand building for its EA SPORTS FC title that will launch at the end of the year, ending EA’s use of the FIFA brand after a 20-year association.
March 14 – FIFA has kicked off a new initiative to encourage greater female participation in football esports with the launch of a women’s inclusivity programme titled FAMEHERGAME.
January 16 – The finals of the EA SPORTS Cup kick off this with the eight remaining teams playing off for the $250,000 prize money.
September 26 – EA SPORTS has unveiled a new set of competitions for the final year of the EA Sports FIFA 23 branded game.
August 24 – Major League Soccer (MLS) has agreed a multi-year agreement with EA Sports that will see them extend their partnership beyond the end of the FIFA23 video game license that ends this year before the game is renamed EA Sports FC.
August 1 – Brazil ended three weeks of FIFA esports competition winning the FIFAe Nations Cup 2022 at the Bella Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark.