DreamHack and Eredivisie unite to scale up eDivisie FIFA league
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Esports event organiser DreamHack and Dutch professional football league, Eredivisie have signed a partnership deal which is focused on scaling up the FIFA esports league, eDivisie.
eDivisie is the official Dutch FIFA league which pits 18 Eredivisie club esports players against one another. It serves as the FIFA eWorld Cup Dutch qualifier and this upcoming season, the prize pool is €100,000 ($109,515.80).
Eredivisie Business Development Manager, Marc Rondagh spoke on the partnership: "We are very happy and proud to welcome DreamHack as our partner, bringing years of international esports tournament experience to the table. We see this as a big recognition of and reward for building the eDivisie for the past 2.5 years and we are very excited about the high expectations we have to this new partnership."
DreamHack CO-CEO, Peter NØRRELUND also shared some insight into the deal: "Eredivisie and the Dutch football clubs have been engaged in esports for some time and have built a very strong foundation with their FIFA league, eDivisie. Several of the world’s top FIFA players are Dutch and millions of Dutch gamers play FIFA on a regular basis, so we believe that The Netherlands has a huge potential of being an absolute frontrunner country in competitive FIFA."
With this partnership, DreamHack and Eredivisie aim to grow their core competencies and strengths. The new season will surely be one to remember.