The Esports World Cup 2024 is set to be a highlight of the competitive gaming calendar, featuring EA SPORTS FC. Announced on March 20, 2024, this tournament builds on the success of the Gamers8 series. Held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the event promises to deliver high expectations.


Scheduled from August 15 to August 18, 2024, the tournament will showcase intense competition with a significant prize pool of $1,000,000 USD.


Confirmed EA FC 24 Participants for Esports World Cup 2024

As of now, eight players have received invitations, with four confirming their participation, emphasizing the tournament's global reach and diversity.

Confirmed Players:

  • Mark "Mark11" Zakhary - Australia (Runner-up from last year)
  • Nathan "Nathansr22" Ribeiro - Brazil
  • Paulo "PHzin" Chaves - Brazil (2nd runner-up from last year)
  • Taichi "Web Nasri" Aoki - Japan


Rumored Participants

There are strong rumors that Ahmad "AboMakkah" Mujahid from Saudi Arabia and Anders "Vejrgang" Vejrgang from Denmark will also compete. Both are well-regarded in the EA FC community, and their inclusion would elevate the competition further.


Format and Dates of EA FC Esports World Cup 2024

The tournament will kick off with the Group Stage on August 15 and 16, 2024, featuring 16 players divided into two groups of eight.

Group Stage:

  • Round Robin Format: Each player will compete against others in Best-of-One (Bo1) matches.
  • Advancement: The top three from each group advance directly to the Playoffs.
  • Resurrection Stage: Players finishing fourth to sixth move to this stage, while seventh and eighth are eliminated.

Resurrection Stage (August 17, 2024):

  • Format: Another Round Robin among the six remaining players.
  • Advancement: Top two performers secure the final spots in the Playoffs.

Playoffs (August 18, 2024):

  • Format: Single-Elimination Bracket featuring the eight best players.
  • Prize: The top prize is $300,000 USD.


Anticipation and Future Announcements

With 10 more players yet to be announced, the Esports World Cup 2024 promises to be a landmark event in esports history. The diverse roster of confirmed talent sets the stage for a thrilling tournament.

Fans worldwide are eagerly anticipating the clash of these titans as they vie for glory and a share of the substantial prize pool. Stay tuned for further updates as the tournament approaches and more players are confirmed.