Eredivisie and DreamHack Sports Games today announced the KPN eDivisie Cup, a new FIFA 23 fan tournament, inviting all Dutch FIFA players on PlayStation 4 to compete for glory and a special prize pool while representing their favourite Eredivisie club. The KPN eDivisie Cup is an initiative of the Eredivisie and DreamHack Sports Games in association with EA SPORTS™ FIFA 23, KPN and PlayStation.
The Eredivisie, the top-level Football league in the Netherlands and DreamHack Sports Games (DHSG), an ESL FACEIT Group (EFG) brand, have a long-standing partnership revolving around producing and the Dutch eFootball league for Eredivisie clubs, the KPN eDivisie. The KPN eDivisie Cup will be a brand new addition to the KPN eDivisie brand and will enable all Dutch FIFA players and KPN eDivisie fans to show off their skills and to be revealed as new talents within the Dutch FIFA community.
The KPN eDivisie Cup
The KPN eDivisie Cup features five online events and two offline events in the KPN eDivisie Arena, created to let players represent their very favorite Eredivisie Club throughout the cup.
Online events (Played on PlayStation 4)
- January 18th: Online Qualifier (PlayStation 4)
- January 25th: Online Qualifier (PlayStation 4)
- February 1st: Online Qualifier (PlayStation 4)
- February 8th: Online Qualifier (PlayStation 4)
- February 15th: Club Playoffs (PlayStation 4)
Offline events (Played on PlayStation 5)
- February 22nd: Club Championships (Played in the H20 Studio, Purmerend)
- TBA: Finals
Each of the four online qualifiers will deliver one winner for each of the 18 Eredivisie clubs being represented in the Cup, meaning that the Club playoffs will feature 72 of the very best EA SPORTS™ FIFA 23 players in the country. When reaching the Club Championship, the first arena event, the 72 players will have been reduced to a total of 18 players - one per Eredivisie club. The 18 Club Champions will have the honor of representing their club on stage at the KPN eDivisie Cup Finals 2023.
There is no doubt that the KPN eDivisie Cup will make new talents shine and add some brand new faces to the existing collection of Dutch professional EA SPORTS FIFA 23 players! The winner gets € 2,000, a spot in the pre-selection of E_Oranje, the official E_Football team of the Dutch National Football Team, and a traineeship or visit to his or her favorite KPN eDivisie club. Top 4 players also get a Trust Gaming Chair and many other prizes will be made available by PlayStation.
How to sign up
All Dutch EA SPORTS™ FIFA 23 players are eligible to sign up easily via the KPN eDivisie Cup Website. More info on the website. Keep your eye on the ball by following the KPN eDivisie on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and Facebook and watch the KPN eDivisie streams live on Twitch, TikTok and YouTube.
“Every Tuesday the Dutch EA SPORTS™ FIFA 23 community gets to see the best Dutch FIFA 23 players in The Netherlands.” says Roger Lodewick, President Sports Games at ESL FACEIT Group. “Now that same community has the opportunity to compete for eternal glory on a national stage and showcase their skills in the KPN eDivisie Cup and put themselves in the spotlight of the KPN eDivisie clubs for future seasons. We’re thrilled to be doing this together with the Eredivisie, our long term partner KPN and leading game platform Playstation as it shows the Cup’s ambition and prestigious level.”