April 28, 2022
One of the much-awaited eSports events this year is the FIFA eWorld Cup 2022, the most prestigious tournament in the FIFA eSports scene. Yes, there are many other FIFA tournaments to bet on, but they don't attract the clout that comes with the FIFA eWorld Cup. In this article, punters can find out everything there's to know about this upcoming tournament.
FIFA eWorld Cup is the biggest eSports tournament and the most coveted in FIFA eSports. The competition was started in 2004 as FIFA Interactive World Cup (FIWC) before it was rebranded to FIFA eWorld Cup. The tournament is organized by EA Sports in conjunction with FIFA.
Unfortunately, fans have been disappointed in the last two years as both the 2020 and 2021 FIFA eWorld Cup tournaments were canceled because of the pandemic. But now that things have started cooling down and even the regular sports are being played, the FIFA eWorld Cup should be making a comeback in 2022.
There's no official communication from the organizers or eSports betting sites on whether there will be a FIFA eWorld Cup this year. That said, there are also no official dates on when the event will take place. The organizers, EA Sports and FIFA, will likely announce it soon to complement the hype around the scheduled FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar. It will be such a great time for bettors as there will be plenty of football betting options.
FIFA is among the most popular eSports in the sports betting landscape. It's also the most popular soccer simulator game, outshining Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer (PES). On the betting scene, it is a favorite not just to FIFA enthusiasts. Fans of traditional soccer betting are also getting into the action.
Interestingly, punters find FIFA betting far much better than betting on virtual soccer. This is because the FIFA video game has a human touch. Another reason FIFA is popular is the graphics and realistic gameplay. This is unlike virtual sports, which have boring graphics and gameplay. Third, there are plenty of online betting options in World Cup FIFA betting. Players can wager on the tournament's winner, match winner, half-time/full-time winner, totals (goals, cards, corners, etc.), handicaps, etc. Last is live betting, also known as in-play betting, which allows players to bet on underway matches
The FIFA eSports industry has attracted dozens of FIFA eSports teams, each eyeing the glory of lifting the trophy. But just like in real-life football, there are top-rated teams and average teams. As a bettor, the focus is on the teams with a high probability of winning, the teams with A+ pro players. So what will be the best teams to bet on in FIFA eWorld Cup 2022?
There are many top FIFA eSports teams to bet on. The current rankings put London-based outfit Fnatic at the top, followed by Tundra Esports, also based in London. Third in the best FIFA eSports teams list is compLexity Gaming, followed by Rogue, Team QLASH, Ninjas in Pyjamas, VfLWolfsburg, Vitality Ajax Amsterdam eSports, and The Imperial.
The above teams are the best right now, but before then, there might be transfers to shake things up a little bit. That's why it's advisable to keep in touch with the ongoing developments.
Just like traditional soccer betting, punters can leverage a few tips to enhance their chance of winning. So, what are some of the resourceful tips in FIFA eWorld Cup betting?
That's it, folks, the ultimate FIFA eWorld Cup 2022 eSports betting guide. Considering the last two tournaments have not been held, the 2022 FIFA eWorld Cup will be back with a bang. Expect a great pool of talent and probably a bigger prize. In the meantime, there are several ongoing and upcoming FIFA competitions and tournaments to bet on before FIFA eWorld Cup is announced.
Haruki Nakamura, affectionately termed "DataSensei" within the Esports universe, is EsportRanker's resident data wizard. Seamlessly merging his love for Esports with his knack for research, he provides insights and analysis that propel the industry forward.