2016 World Champion will be crowned at the Apollo Theater

The world’s 32 best virtual football players on EA SPORTS™ FIFA 16 are coming to New York City for the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2016 Grand Final!

The three-day tournament will culminate in an epic final showdown at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater on 22 March. In a thrilling two-hour live TV show, the Apollo Theater will transform from home of the Kings and Queens of the music world to the throne upon which the next virtual World Cup champion will be crowned. The Final Showdown will be packed with live commentary, celebrity appearances and world-class gaming. You can watch both days of tournament day (21 and 22 March) live right here on FIFA.com.

For fans looking for an extra-special live experience, tickets for the Final Showdown at the Apollo Theater are on sale now! There are two ticketing options: attend the final showdown, or attend both the Final Showdown and the official after-party, where fans and players will gather to celebrate the end of another epic year in FIWC history.

Join us from 20 to 22 March for the New York 2016 – the grand finale to the 12th edition of the world’s largest gaming tournament.