FIFA, EA Sports renews UEFA exclusive for 3 years and prepares to launch new games

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Day of announcements in the house Electronic Arts and EA Sports with regard to the FIFA franchise. The popular football brand of the American giant is preparing to expand in the near future, and there are also important news for the license between EA Sports and UEFAwhich has been renewed for the next few years and which will guarantee some exclusive content and tournaments to the series.

About that, the license with UEFA was renewed for a further three yearswhich means that FIFA will have the exclusive rights to exploit the tournaments UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup. The developers have also pitted a few numbers of these competitions, much loved by the FIFA audience: the Champions League has been played over 150 million minutes, and the final trophy has been won 40 million times.

In light of the license renewal, the Champions League and other club competitions will be exclusive to EA Sports on FIFA 22, FIFA 23 And FIFA 24.

The agreement will also allow to expand the future of FIFA esports (we report an excerpt from the EA press release):

The partnership will also contribute to the growth of the eChampions League, a key tournament within the EA SPORTS FIFA Global Series schedule. EA SPORTS FIFA boasts one of the fastest growing esports programs in the world and offers top competitors the opportunity to play as world-renowned official clubs in the eChampions League.

EA Sports also announced that the popular brand will expand much more in the coming months. FIFA 21 will for example be launched on March 17 on Google Stadia (platform protagonist of important announcements and reorganizations in the last hours, you can read the details here), and soon the FIFA Online 4 experience, free-to-play game for all players, will arrive on PC.

Further experiences related to the FIFA franchise are also on the way, for the mobile market: EA Sports has announced that it has in the pipeline six football experiences very different from each other, from authentic simulation to unique arcade formats that offer new ways to play for everyone. More details on these different mobile football experiences will be announced at a later date.

Our vision is to create a more authentic, connected and social football experience by bringing our games to different devices, to more countries and to new fans.“, he has declared DJ Jackson, VP, EA SPORTS Brand. “EA SPORTS rapidly transforms the way fans interface with sport, evolving football from a passive and programmed experience to an interactive experience, accessible at any time. This is the most beautiful game in the world and we are doing everything we can to deeply connect players, athletes, clubs and leagues, and to increase the love of football, globally.“.

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