Soccer Satdezz poses ultimate challenge for FIFA gamers

By Sports Desk November 07, 2020

Since its reopening, the Area 51 Digital Lounge has been hosting a weekly competition called 'Climb Di Rankings: Soccer Satdezz' where players put their skills to the test with the FIFA 2020 video game series.

The survivors of the first round will earn the title of 'ultimate hombres'. After this, they move on to other rounds until there's a winner.

As the owner of Area 51, Milton Pellington, explains the tournament is different from other FIFA competitions.

“It's ultra-hard to win. The victor would have to prove himself to be the best of the best in what we have designed to be the most gruelling version of a FIFA competition any player can engage in,” Pellington explained.

Though future competitions will explore other genres of games, FIFA was chosen to spearhead the competition because of its mass appeal.

 "The fervor and passion for the sport in real life is carried over into the digital version perfectly," Pellington said.

Still, there was a low turnout last Saturday.

Pellington posited, "because of Covid-19, we have to intentionally limit our participants."

While players still had fun, a greater turnout increases the chances of developing and exposing tons of excellent players.

"The reason we've dreamed up this FIFA furnace is to test gamers and push them to go beyond the limits of ordinary gaming, so as to be competitive on the world stage. Esports is a big opportunity for recognition and revenues but it's currently one that will not be grabbed with both hands if our players are mediocre. Climb di Rankings aims to be the 'Ninja Warrior' for FIFA so that when our guys take to the world stage they do exceptionally well," said Pellington.

'Climb Di Rankings: Soccer Satdezz' happens every Saturday starting October 31st.

 

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