BT Sport Will Broadcast Live Games Of FIFA 17

Give the people what they want, we say

Do you know what the worst thing about FIFA is? Being the person who has to sit and watch your two mates do virtual battle for 12 minutes while you wait for your turn in dark, seething silence. You didn't deserve to lose that last game, but you did and now you have to watch. Watch and wait.

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Well now BT Sport has decided that that is actually the best part of FIFA (it isn't), as they are set to broadcast live games of FIFA 17, hoping to appeal to that strange new breed of young person who likes to watch other people play video games, instead of - you know - playing them themselves.

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Along with Champions League fixtures, BT will broadcast games from the remaining four EA FIFA Majors in the Ultimate Team Championship series (us neither) live on their channels.

Those four tournaments are the North American regional final in Vancouver on 8 April, then the Asia-Pacific regional final in Singapore on 22 April. The European regional final in Madrid on 6 May and the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship Final in Berlin on 20 and 21 May.

While this might all sound a bit sad, the overall winner of the series will win £130,000, with the runner-up getting around £65,000.

What a world we live in.