REDWOOD CITY, California – (BUSINESS MANAGEMENT) – Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced a multi-year UEFA license extension, ensuring that the top of club football remains exclusive to EA SPORTS. EA expands access to video game games through more mobile offerings in development, and by expanding the PC which is free to download FIFA Online 4 the title’s reach of potentially 80 million players in more than 15 new countries. In addition, the series starts at Stadia for the first time when EA SPORTS FIFA 21
This expansion is based on the continued growth and success of EA SPORTS FIFA franchise. EA SPORTS FIFA 21 was the best-selling game in the UK in 2020, it is continuously one of the most popular games worldwide, and EA SPORTS FIFA The franchise has now sold more than 325 million units during its lifetime. In addition, there are several players playing EA SPORTS FIFA 21 than the record-breaking eventual EA SPORTS FIFA 20 at this point in their respective product cycles, illustrating interest in fans continues to grow.
“Our vision is to create the most authentic, social and connected football experience by bringing our games to more devices, more countries and more fans worldwide,” said DJ Jackson, VP, EA SPORTS Brand. “EA SPORTS continues to rapidly transform how fans use sports, developing football from a passive and planned experience to an interactive, accessible one at any time. This is the game of the world, and EA SPORTS does everything we can to connect players, athletes, clubs and leagues and expand the love of football, globally. ”
UEFA and EA SPORTS are two of the biggest names in global football, synonymous with innovation, competition and a commitment to promote the World Cup. To date, over 150 million minutes of UEFA Champions League football have been played EA SPORTS FIFA games on console and PC. The new license extension provides EA SPORTS FIFA the ecosystem’s exclusive rights to the UEFA Champions League, as well as the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup. The partnership is also ready to help expand the eChampions League, an integrated and important tournament in EA SPORTS FIFA Global Series competitive gaming program.
To continue to grow EA SPORTS FIFA fandom, and it is important to give players more ways to play. Free to download FIFA Online 4 PC experience, widely played in Asia, will be available for the first time in Russia, Poland, Turkey and more, bringing the game to potentially tens of millions of passionate football fans. EA SPORTS FIFA 21 launches for Stadia on March 17 and will let players instantly play their favorite games on screens they already own.
Mobile is still the most popular gaming platform in the world, and EA SPORTS has six football experiences in the works from authentic simulation to unique arcade formats that offer new ways to play for everyone. More information about these different mobile football experiences will be announced at a later date.
EA SPORTS reaches players all over the world, and over the past year introduced six new console and PC experiences, as well as ongoing live service offerings on PC and mobile. EA SPORTS franchises delivered sports entertainment to fans around the world with a range of authentic, deep experiences that brought players closer to the sports, teams and leagues they love.
About Electronic Arts
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In the 2020 fiscal year, EA had a GAAP net income of $ 5.5 billion. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of high-quality critically acclaimed brands such as EA SPORTS, FIFA, Battlefield, Apex Legends, The Sims, Madden NFL, Need for Speed, Titanfall and Plants vs. Zombies ™. More information about EA is available at www.ea.com/news.
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