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Ajax gets into eSports with FIFA player Koen Weijland

Dutch football club Ajax has signed FIFA player Koen Weijland, becoming the latest team to enter the world of eSports. The five time Dutch champion has been ranked as the best player in the world in 2010, 2011 and 2015 and will now represent Ajax at all future tournaments. He …

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Sporting Lisbon enters eSports with top Portuguese FIFA player

Portugese football club Sporting Lisbon has entered the eSports world by signing top Portuguese FIFA player Francisco "Quinzas" Cruz. The 21 year old player has been in the FIFA scene since he was just 14, and became the youngest ever FIFA World Champion in 2011. Cruz is one of the …

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Manchester City sign FIFA player

Manchester City today announced the signing of Kieran ‘Kez’ Brown, a professional FIFA player. Kez becomes the first eSports player in the Manchester City organisation, and will be creating video content for the City YouTube channel and streaming on Twitch. Of course he will also represent the club at tournaments …

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FC Schalke 04 signs multiple FIFA players

After signing a League of Legends team last month German football club FC Schalke 04 has signed three FIFA players. The team is made up of Joshua Krone” Begehr, a former world champion, Mario Viska, who has seen success over in Germany and Cihan Yasarlar, who has been competing at …

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West Ham United sign FIFA player Sean "Dragonn" Allen

Premier League football club West Ham United have signed their first eSports player, Sean Dragonn” Allen. Allen is a professional FIFA player, and considered to be one of the top competitors in the world. He came second at the 2016 FIFA interactive World Cup, where he narrowly lost to Mohamad …

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Adam Johnson cut from Football Manager and PES, EA working to do the same

Disgraced Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson is being expunged from the world of games. 28-year old Johnson faces a prison sentence after being found guilty of sexual activity with an underage girl. Due to the nature of his crime football game publishers are currently working to remove him from their titles. …

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Adele’s 25 pips FIFA 16 to become the biggest UK entertainment launch of 2015… if we pretend digital doesn’t exist

Unsurprising, Adele’s 25 album was the UK’s biggest entertainment product of 2015 with 2.6m sales, according to retail trade body ERA. But it was very close between the smash hit album and the video game FIFA 16. FIFA 16 sold over 2.5m units, and was on sale for a much …

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Star Wars Battlefront, and why the battle for Christmas No.1 has never been more important

It’s that time of the year again when MCV – and our competitors – start talking about who will be the Christmas No.1. Every 12 months we try, and fail, to get people to care. Sure, seeing the bookies make ridiculous odds on which game will make the top spot …

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FIFA 16 claims sixth UK No.1, Just Cause 3 debuts in fourth place

EA’s football blockbuster FIFA 16 has claimed its sixth No.1 this year. The title shot back to the top spot last week during the Black Friday sales period, and it maintains its position despite a 41 per cent dip in sales. The rest of the Top Three remains unchanged – …

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Digital game revenue up in October as FIFA 16 pitches in – Superdata

Nearly all digital game segments experienced a year-over-year rise in revenue last month, Superdata reports. The analysis firm revealed digital sales were up 7 per cent for October compared to the same period last year, adding that the stretch brought in the highest monthly revenue of the year to this …

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