FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Mar 22, 2016 – As partial of a long-standing partnership with FIFA, a general ruling physique of football and a namesake behind a extravagantly renouned FIFA video game, Hyundai is fluctuating a sponsorship into a practical universe as an central partner of a FIFA Interactive World Cup 2016 (FIWC16). The tournament, that is a largest elimination-style of a kind in a world, takes place Mar 20-23, 2016, in New York. The final showdown on Mar 22 will take place during a universe famous Apollo Theater in Manhattan.
“Since a partnership began in 2010, we have explored opposite avenues to extend a attribute over a margin and bond with fans of both a FIFA video diversion and a Hyundai brand,” pronounced Dean Evans, arch selling officer, Hyundai Motor America. “As an central partner of a 2016 FIFA Interactive World Cup, we can daub into a new assembly and serve a joining to fueling a passion of fans everywhere.”
The tour towards a FIWC16 began in Oct 2015. Players from Europe, North, Central and South America, Asia, Africa, and Oceania competed on Xbox One and PlayStation® 4 platforms to land a mark in a tournament’s 30-player roster. The stream FIWC15 champion, along with one horde nation qualifier, also acquire a mark in a tournament, bringing a final count to 32 players. During a three-day eventuality in New York, players will contest in a elimination-style contest until a leader is crowned on Mar 22.
Hyundai’s sponsorship of a eventuality includes a swift of travel vehicles to convey players to and from a tournament, including one 2016 Tucson and 4 2017 Santa Fe SUVs. Hyundai will be enclosed in signage during a eventuality and will be giving divided 500 co-branded scarves to contest attendees.
A horde of general media will be covering a event, and a foe will be streamed live on FIFA’s YouTube channel, embedded on FIFA.com, facebook.com/fiwc and FOX2go/FOX Sports Go. The final showdown will also be broadcasted live on FOX Sports 1. Fans can follow a movement on FIFA’s Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat accounts.
Finally, David Villa, striker for New York City FC, will be conducting a prize handover for name media during a end of a tournament.
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