What is the FIFA Interactive World Cup?
The FIFA Interactive World Cup (FIWC) is the largest virtual football tournament in the world. Players from all corners of the globe compete to be crowned the world's greatest EA SPORTS™ FIFA player. The FIFA Interactive World Cup 2013 champion will receive incredible prizes including USD 20,000 and a trip to the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala. Over 1.3 million players took part in the 2012 edition of the tournament. FIFA, along with its partners EA SPORTS™ and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, will begin a new search for the world's greatest virtual player on 1 October 2012.
What do I need to take part in the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2013?
All you need to take part in the world's largest virtual football tournament is a Sony PlayStation® 3, EA SPORTS™ FIFA 13 and an internet connection.
When does FIWC13 take place?
The FIFA Interactive World Cup 2013 kicks off on 1 October 2012 with the first of six online qualification seasons. There will also be Territory Showdowns held in England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
What is the format for FIWC13?
You can qualify for the FIWC13 Grand Final via six online seasons or by winning one of the Territory Showdowns. All the information on the format for FIWC13 can be found in the Tournament Format section.
How do I register for the FIWC13 online seasons?
Before you begin your quest to become the FIWC13 champion, you must first register. It's very quick and simple. Instructions on how to register can be found in the How to Play section.
Do I need to re-register for each new season?
No, anyone who has registered once can take part in all six online seasons.
Why is the 'FIFA Interactive World Cup' option not available in the game?
Registration for the FIWC13 is only possible during the course of the season. The exact online season dates are available in the Tournament Format section.
Where can I find view my position in the FIWC rankings?
You can find out your current ranking on the PlayStation® Network via the FIFA Interactive World Cup menu. You can also view the FIWC leaderboard for every season on FIFA.com.
What is the prize for the winner?
As well as fame and prestige associated with being the FIWC champion, the winner of the FIWC13 can also look forward to USD 20,000 cash and an invitation to meet the game's biggest stars at the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013 Gala.
'Where' and 'When' will the FIWC13 Grand Final take place?
The best players from the six online seasons and the winners of the Territory Showdowns will qualify for the FIWC13 Grand Final. Madrid will host the FIWC13 Grand Final. The exact date of the Grand Final will be made soon on FIFA.com.
Where can I get all the latest information?
All the latest FIFA Interactive World Cup 2013 information and news can be found here at fifa.com/FIWC. Follow the FIWC on Twitter for all the latest news and information regarding the world's largest gaming tournament.