EA Sports recently announced the creation of the largest football club in the world: EA SPORTS FC.
This news comes after the announcement of the end of the partnership that lasted for more than 3 decades with FIFA (as announced here).
After announcing the end of the partnership between FIFA and EA Sports to produce the official game of the same name, EA Sports has found a new direction for its game: EA SPORTS FC.
This comes after FIFA announced that, according to what you can read, it will be releasing new video games, in partnership with other development teams, that will include the road to the 2022 Men's World Cup and Women's World Cup in 2023.
"For the first time ever, FIFA will be releasing new football video games, developed with other studios, providing more options for football and gaming fans on their way to Qatar 2022 and Australia and New Zealand 2023.It can be read in a statement.
EA SPORTS FC
Electronic Arts recently announced that its soccer games will move forward with the new EA SPORTS FC brand in 2023. This move will enable EA to offer the world's largest interactive sports experience to its growing community with more than 300 partners across the entire football world.
"Our vision for EA SPORTS FC is to create the largest and most influential football club in the world, in the heart of football fans.', said Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts.For nearly 30 years, we've built the largest football community in the world - with hundreds of millions of players, thousands of sporting partners, hundreds of leagues, federations and teams. EA SPORTS FC will be the right club for all of them and for football fans everywhere."
EA SPORTS FC shares the strength of over 300 individual licensed partners, giving players access to more than 19,000 athletes across 700 teams, in 100 stadiums and over 30 tournaments around the world. Through EA SPORTS FC, EA will increase the reach and strength of its football licensing pool by maintaining and expanding licensed football content, expanding new experiences and increasing reach across more platforms. EA will also build on inclusivity and innovation in new areas around women's football and the grassroots of the global community.
EA SPORTS FC and FIFA
The introduction of EA SPORTS FC will not affect any EA SPORTS global soccer game, and EA and FIFA are thrilled to introduce their biggest and best EA SPORTS FIFA ever this fall. The ultimate FIFA game will also include more game modes, features, teams, tournaments, players and competitions than any previous version. Fans will be able to experience these innovations across the entire EA SPORTS FIFA ecosystem, including FIFA Mobile, FIFA Online 4, and eSports.
Wilson continued:We are grateful for many years of our wonderful partnership with FIFA. The future of global football is bright, and fans around the world have never been stronger. We have a fantastic opportunity to put EA SPORTS FC at the center of the game, bringing more innovative and authentic experiences to our growing football audience."
EA SPORTS FC will allow fans to continue playing in the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, CONMEBOL Libertadores, Premier League, Bundesliga, LaLiga, Serie A and MLS competitions, among many other competitions.
EA SPORTS FC Partner Pricing
"EA SPORTS is a long-term and valued partner in the Premier League and we look forward to continuing to work together in the new era of EA SPORTS FC.- Richard Masters, chief executive of the Premier League
"EA SPORTS represents the pinnacle of interactive football experiences today and into the future, and I'm honored to continue working with them as we have done for over 20 years.Javier Tebas, president of LaLiga, said.We are committed to partnering with EA SPORTS FC to deliver an innovative and authentic experience and to grow a love of football together around the world and for years to come."
"We have an extraordinary partnership with EABundesliga CEO Donata Hopfen said.EA SPORTS is an established and valuable part of the world of football, and we're excited about everything that comes as a result of our innovative partnership. We look forward to seeing the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 integrated into EA SPORTS FC."
"With a shared commitment to serving football fans around the world, we look forward to our ongoing partnership with EA SPORTS FC to provide players with true in-game experiences with the club competitions they love.- Guy Laurent Epstein, Marketing Director, UEFA.
"Connecting football fans with their favorite clubs, players, competitions and fellow fans through digital experiences is critical to the future of our football fan base, and we are excited to partner with EA SPORTS FC to bring these immersive experiences to fans everywhere.- Juan Emilio Roa, Director of Marketing and Commerce, CONMEBOL.
"We are excited to continue and expand our long-standing partnership with EA SPORTS as we serve athletes at the intersection of sports, games and culture.DJ van Hameren, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, NIKE Inc.Our partnership with EA SPORTS FC will truly grow through our communities that can play and participate in sports."
cast the dice. It remains for us to watch the plays unfold and see what the outcome is.