EA announce EA Sports FC to take over the FIFA franchise

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Huge breaking news has just dropped as EA has announced that ‘EA SPORTS FC’ is to take over as of 2024 instead of the FIFA game franchise.

After nearly 30 years of creating genre-defining interactive football experiences, they will soon begin an exciting new era. EA SPORTS FC will become the future of football from EA SPORTS. Alongside their 300+ license partners across the sport, EA says they’re ready to take global football experiences to new heights, on behalf of all football fans around the world.

This is absolutely huge news and will define the franchise for years to come. FIFA is the best selling sports game of all time with millions that play each year – so this really is an exciting revelation.

Scroll down below to learn more on this breaking news out of EA’s camp.

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EA Sports FC to take over FIFA franchise

A full statement has just been released by EA, which is as follows:

“Next year, EA SPORTS FC will become the future of football from EA SPORTS. Alongside our 300+ license partners across the sport, we’re ready to take global football experiences to new heights, on behalf of all football fans around the world.”

“Everything you love about our games will be part of EA SPORTS FC – the same great experiences, modes, leagues, tournaments, clubs and athletes will be there. Ultimate Team, Career Mode, Pro Clubs and VOLTA Football will all be there. Our unique licensing portfolio of more than 19,000+ players, 700+ teams, 100+ stadiums and 30 leagues that we’ve continued to invest in for decades will still be there, uniquely in EA SPORTS FC. That includes exclusive partnerships with the Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, the MLS – and more to come.”

“This new independent platform will bring fresh opportunity – to innovate, create and evolve. This is much more than just a change of symbol – as EA SPORTS, we’re committed to ensuring EA SPORTS FC is a symbol of change. We’re dedicated to meaningfully reinvesting in the sport, and we’re excited to work with a large and increasing number of partners to expand to new authentic experiences that bring joy, inclusivity and immersion to a global community of fans. I look forward to sharing more detail on these plans in the coming months.”

“EA SPORTS FC will allow us to realize this future and much more…but not before we deliver our most expansive game ever with our current naming rights partner, FIFA, for one more year. We are committed to ensuring the next FIFA is our best ever, with more features, game modes, World Cup content, clubs, leagues, competitions, and players than any FIFA title before.”

“We’re incredibly excited to build the future of global football with all of you, and will be happy to share more info on EA SPORTS FC in Summer 2023. The future of the sport is very big and bright, and football fandom is reaching across every corner of the world. Global football has been part of EA SPORTS for nearly thirty years – and today, we’re ensuring that it will be for decades to come.”

“We exist to create the future of football fandom – whether virtual or real, digital or physical, it’s all football. Thank you for your continued support.”

Huge news for all FIFA players around the planet, are you excited about the switch to EA Sports FC?


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