China – ONE Holdings’ esports media company ONE Esports has been appointed by video game company Electronic Arts (EA) as its official tournament organiser and lead agency for the EACC 2022, an inter-Asian esports tournament for EA SPORTS FIFA Online 4.
According to EA, there will be two EACCs held in the second quarter and third quarter of this year, EACC Spring 2022 and EACC Summer 2022, both featuring 12 teams across China, Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam. EACC Spring will take place from 18 to 24 April 2022, where teams will compete over a week of intense competition.
As part of the agreement, ONE Esports will be providing full event execution and live production with players and talent for both EACCs in English, Korean, Mandarin, Thai, and Vietnamese. ONE Esports will also collaborate with EA to produce exciting content and comprehensive coverage of the tournaments for fans. The content will be available in local languages and published on the ONE Esports website, oneesports.gg, and across its social media channels.
Jason Teo, ONE Esport’s vice president of business development, shared that they know that a significant portion of ONE Esports fans is passionate about the EA SPORTS FIFA franchise.
“We are excited to execute and bring an action-packed series of tournaments to this passionate and engaged EA SPORTS FIFA Online 4 community across Asia, as well as tell and amplify the stories of their esports heroes,” said Teo.
Meanwhile, Piotr Pilich, the deputy commissioner of EA SPORTS FIFA Online, said that ONE Esports has a proven track record for celebrating esports heroes and enhancing the competitive gaming global experience for players and viewers.
“We are thrilled to partner with ONE Esports as we enhance the love for football through EA SPORTS FIFA Online 4 competitive gaming entertainment,” said Pilich.