eMLS fielded its competitive schedule for 2020, culminating in the eMLS Cup presented by PlayStation during the second weekend of SXSW in Austin.
This year’s season will include three new clubs in LAFC, Austin FC and Nashville, to bring the tally up to 25 players who will be competing for the title of top EA SPORTS FIFA 20 player in North America.
The season opens in January 2020 with eMLS League Series presented by PlayStation, with each of the two League Series tournaments live streamed, with its own trophy lift and opportunity to win prizes. Thesetournaments will also allow eMLS players to accumulate points to determine seeding for eMLS Cup. League Series One will take place in Philadelphia on Jan. 10 in conjunction with the Philadelphia Union. League Series Two will be held in Portland on Feb. 15 in conjunction with the Portland Timbers, while eMLS Cup will unfold on March 21 in Austin. More tournament details for League Series, as well as eMLS Cup, will be announced in the coming weeks.
The eMLS Cup winner will received 850 Global Series points, supporting their qualification for the Global Series Playoffs and the FIFA eWorld Cup, where the winner will be crowned the undisputed FIFA 20 World Champion.