MatchBox360 XL–£1000 FIFA08 Champions League!

Event: MatchBox360 XL

Date: 17th and 18th November 2007

Venue: NEC Toute Suite, Birmingham

MatchBox360 XL is pleased to announce that leading games publisher Electronic Arts (EA) will be supporting and attending our forthcoming eSports tournament on the 17-18th November at the Birmingham NEC Toute Suite.

As part of our ongoing goal to develop relations between the gaming community and games publishers, EA will be the official sponsor of the MatchBox360 XL FIFA08 Champions League with a guaranteed cash prize fund of£1000!

"We are absolutely delighted to welcome Electronic Arts to XL, and to receive the support of one of the leading games publishers is fantastic news for both the gamers and MatchBox360 XL. Hopefully this will be just the start of these to come and we look forward to building our relationship with EA throughout the 2008 season" - Chris Barnes.

MatchBox360 XL continues to set the standard for Xbox 360 eSports tournaments and by working closely with EA, MatchBox360 XL aims to provide the best football tournaments available with substantial cash prizes for the gaming community now and in the future:

“Electronic Arts are thrilled to be supporting such an excellent community event. With the release of FIFA 08, players should be in training now, preparing to take part in a£1k prize tournament - the biggest single player prize fund available at MatchBox360 XL. We will also be bringing with us some goodies to give away and some games to play over the weekend - see you there!” - George Williams (Community Manager EA UK)

The winner of the MatchBox360 XL FIFA08 Champions League will score a massive£500 in what promises to be the largest prize fund for any single player tournament at XL so far!

In addition to FIFA08, EA will also be providing prizes throughout the weekend and freeplay on a number of their latest titles including Skate, Need For Speed Pro Street and more exclusive titles!

With cash prizes worth over£6000 available throughout the weekend, the FIFA08 Champions League is a fantastic addition to the official MatchBox360 XL tournament line-up:



Call of Duty 4

Gears of War

Forza 2 more of the very best in Xbox 360 titles available on freeplay and free to enter tournaments!

You've got to be in it to win it, so if you haven’t already done so please purchase your tickets early to avoid missing out on what promises to be the UK’s largest dedicated Xbox 360 eSports tournament! Admission tickets and tournament entries fees are available now from the MatchBox360 XL Ticket Office:

Please visit the MatchBox360 website for all the latest XL news and information:

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Chris Barnes

MatchBox360 XL Event Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 7977 070 596


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