Get Ready to Kick Off! FSDL Announces Third Edition of eISL with EA Sports and JioGames

Calling all virtual football fanatics! Brace yourselves for intense competition and heart-pumping action as the Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), in collaboration with EA Sports and JioGames, announces the much-awaited third edition of eISL. This exciting news sends ripples through the Indian esports landscape, promising to further solidify the eISL’s position as a premier platform for digital football fanatics.

What is eISL?

For the uninitiated, eISL is the official esports tournament of the Indian Super League (ISL). Launched in 2020, it revolutionized the Indian football scene by offering a virtual counterpart to the popular on-field action. Players compete using the latest edition of EA Sports FC, formerly known as FIFA, battling it out for individual glory and representing their chosen ISL clubs.

The Third Edition: Bigger, Better, and More Engaging

Building upon the success of the previous seasons, eISL Season 3 promises to be an even bigger and more engaging spectacle. Here are some key highlights:

  • Nationwide Qualifiers: For the first time ever, the qualifiers will be held across 11 Indian cities, bringing the excitement closer to fans all over the country. Qualifiers will be conducted at Reliance Digital venues, fostering a vibrant offline gaming experience.
  • Local Connect: Each participating city will be linked to an ISL club, fostering a deeper connection between virtual and real-world football. This unique local connect is expected to attract even more fans and players.
  • Three-Stage Format: The tournament will be structured across three stages – Qualifiers, League Stage, and Playoffs. This phased approach allows for broader participation and ensures high-stakes competition towards the finals.
  • Grand Prize: The ultimate champion of eISL Season 3 will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to represent the league at the prestigious EA SPORTS FC Pro World Championship Play-Ins. This global platform elevates the stakes and offers immense exposure to Indian esports talent.
  • Strategic Partnerships: The continued collaboration with industry giants like EA Sports and JioGames ensures top-notch technical support, wider reach, and enhanced engagement for players and fans alike.

More Than Just a Game: Embracing the eISL Phenomenon

eISL’s significance extends beyond mere entertainment. It serves as a crucial platform for:

  • Promoting Esports in India: It provides a legitimate platform for aspiring esports athletes, fostering India’s burgeoning esports scene.
  • Enhancing Football Fandom: By bridging the gap between physical and virtual football, eISL attracts a new generation of fans, especially younger demographics.
  • Developing Talent: The competitive environment nurtures skilled players and provides them with a pathway to international recognition.
  • Boosting the Gaming Industry: Increased viewership and participation benefit the entire gaming ecosystem, attracting investments and further growth.

What’s Next?

With the qualifiers set to kick off soon, anticipation is reaching fever pitch. Mark your calendars, choose your club, and get ready to witness the next generation of virtual football stars emerge. Whether you’re a seasoned gamer or a casual football fan, eISL Season 3 promises an unforgettable journey filled with passion, skill, and the beautiful game. So, gear up and get ready to experience the thrill of eISL!

Stay Connected:

Follow eISL on social media for the latest updates:




This is just the beginning of an exciting new chapter for eISL. Are you ready to be a part of it?

Scroll to Top