Announced late last year and one of the key games for Nexon at G-Star 2017, the launch schedule for FIFA Online 4 was finally confirmed during a media event today. A wildly popular series in South Korea, FIFA Online 4 will enter Open Beta on 17 May, with players of FIFA Online 3 able to exchange current game points for items in the sequel starting this week. A special web shop with item packages will go live for these veterans.
In other related news, Nexon Korea has teamed up with English Premier League champion-elect Manchester City Football Club to promote FIFA Online 4, organize various esports-related activities, and also a club tour of Etihad Stadium. Through this partnership, Manchester City will be able to interact more with its South Korean fans. FIFA Online 4 is also expected to replace Garena’s FIFA Online 3 in Southeast Asia in the near future.