Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2022-05-11 11:49:54 –
EA Sports announced this week that FIFA 22, released later this year, will be the last product created on the FIFA label and will end its nearly 30-year partnership.
The game is usually released at the end of summer each year and is attended by leagues and teams from around the world. The game reportedly brings millions of revenues to FIFA.
According to EA Sports, FIFA series games have more than 150 million players worldwide.
Instead of the EA Sports partnership with FIFA, the video game company announced that it will begin releasing EA Sports FC in 2023. EA Sports has announced that it has signed license agreements with top leagues such as the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, CONMEBOL Libertadores and Premier. League, Bundesliga, LaLiga, Serie A, MLS.
EA Sports FC will be attended by 700 teams from over 30 leagues around the world.
“The vision of EASPORTS FC is to create the world’s largest and most influential football club at the epicenter of football fandom,” said Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts. “For nearly 30 years, we have built the world’s largest football community. With hundreds of millions of players, thousands of athlete partners, hundreds of leagues, federations and teams. EA SPORTS FC It will be a club for all of them and for football fans around the world. “
When the relationship between EA Sports and FIFA ends, FIFA-approved events such as the World Cup will no longer be EA Sports soccer video games.
In a rebellious tone, FIFA President Gianni Infantino promised more video games than competing with EA Sports FC.
“We are confident that the only real real game with the FIFA name will be the best game available to gamers and football fans. The FIFA name is the only global and original title. FIFA 23, FIFA 24 , FIFA 25 and FIFA 26, etc.-The constant is the FIFA name and will remain forever and remain the best. “
FIFA said several non-simulation games using the FIFA brand will be available later this year and in 2023. A fully simulated game using FIFA Monica may be available by 2024.