·21 January 2023
·21 January 2023
eMLS returns for another exciting eSports season.
Major League Soccer and Electronic Arts have revealed details for the latest edition of the eMLS that includes an expanded roster, new schedule format and the largest total season prize pool in eMLS history.
eMLS has been around since 2018, and the league has continued to grow each year since its foundation, with increased viewership and digital engagement. The 2023 season features a roster of notable partners, including Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, PlayStation, DoorDash, and JLab, along with AVANT.
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The 2023 #eMLS season is here, let's goooooo! ⚽️🎮 💰 $100K Prize Pool 📈 Most matches in League history Are you ready? 🔥
2023 eMLS Season Schedule
2023 will feature two marquee League Series events in New York City in January and February, and culminate in the eMLS Cup on March 12 in Austin during SXSW. Events will include more days and hours of competitive streaming content than ever before as players compete for the largest in eMLS history.
Here’s a rundown on the tournament format:
We've revamped the format to feature more matches than ever before in #eMLS Season 6️⃣ Here's how it will work 👀 Three trophies are on the line at LS1, LS2 and eMLS Cup 🏆🏆🏆 #FIFA23
Remote qualifiers and group stages of each League Series will be featured on each MLS club’s or player’s respective Twitch and YouTube channels. Fans can view the main bracket matchups on twitch.tv/mls.
2023 eMLS Roster
The best FIFA 23 players from across North America will represent 26 MLS clubs in the sixth-ever eMLS season. The 2022 eMLS champion, Atlanta United’s Paulo Neto, is returning this year to defend the title.
Here’s the full roster that will compete in this season’s edition:
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In 2023, players will compete for the largest total season prize pool in eMLS history – $100,000. The top two players within eMLS Cup get qualified to FIFA 23 Global Series Playoffs while the third and fourth place will get a chance to compete in the FIFA 23 Global Series Playoffs ‘Play-ins’, effectively putting these four players in prime position to compete in the FIFAe World Cup 2023.
Kacey “Kacee” Anderson headlines the correspondents’ list for the 2023 season. She was the first woman content creator to be signed to an eMLS club and arguably the most watched EA SPORTS FIFA female streamer in North America in 2021.
Joining Anderson is a team of exciting on-air personalities with a wealth of experience across the sports and esports landscapes:
Meet our star studded group of broadcaster talent bringing you all the action throughout the 2023 eMLS season 🎙️🏆⭐ Let's go! 🔥 #eMLS #FIFA23
Stay tuned for further updates on eMLS.
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