EA Sports and the NFL have announced that the Madden NFL 19 Championship Series is finally here.
eSports is a booming business. With things events Overwatch League making incredible amounts of money and being broadcast on stations like ESPN, companies are doing everything they can to throw their hats in the eSports fire.
EA Sports and the NFL are no different. Today, EA Sports and the NFL have announced the Madden NFL 19 Championship Series. Starting August 7, when the Madden 19 Hall of Fame Edition launches, players 16 and older will have to progress through EA Majors to qualify.
The Madden NFL 19 Championship Series will be broadcast on ESPN and across its family of networks. All 32 teams are involved in the Madden NFL 19 Championship Series as well. EA touts it as the only North American sports league to do so.
To register for the Madden NFL 19 Championship Series, you first need to sign up for Madden Rewards. In Madden Rewards, you’ll earn rewards by opening Madden Ultimate Team packs. Every pack you open will count towards your total which will progress you through EA Sports’ leveling system.
Once you’re registered for Madden Rewards, you can register your team for the Madden 19 Club Championship. Doing so will also give you one elite player item and one alternate jersey in Ultimate Team.
The winnings are pretty great too.
As you can see, first place will receive a cash prize of $100,000. First through fourth place will also receive a top 16 slot in the Madden Bowl. A total prize pool of $700,000 will be awarded during the Madden NFL 19 Championship Series.
EA Sports seems to be stepping up their eSports game with Madden NFL 19, which launches Friday, August 10, 2018. Are you going to participate in the Madden NFL 19 Championship Series and take your next step towards greatness?
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