After 30 years, gamers will wave goodbye to the FIFA franchise

On Friday, FIFA 23, the last football game in a series that has captivated millions of fans for 30 years, will be released. This will end one of the most popular video game series ever.

Electronic Arts (EA), a company from the US, and FIFA, an international organisation for football, talked for months about the licencing deal that has been in place since the game’s first release in 1993.

But in May, FIFA said it would be looking for other partners, and EA said its game would be called “EA Sports FC” starting in 2019.

EA has added women’s club teams to the final version for the first time, but they are only from England and France. This is a few years after the first women players were added.

The game’s cover features French World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe and Australian superstar Sam Kerr, who plays in the English league.

“It is – and remains – one of the most popular franchises in all of gaming,” said Tom Wijman of Newzoo

FIFA reportedly raised the licencing fee, which it wanted from $150 million a year to $250 million, bringing the total for the proposed four-year contract to $1 billion. This caused the deal to fall through.

EA will lose the right to use the FIFA name and tournaments like the World Cup, but it will still be able to use player names and non-FIFA games like the English Premier League, which is a significant advantage over its competitors.


Related posts

Denver Nuggets Beat Miami Heat to Earn their First NBA Title 

Monday, led by 28 points from Nikola Jokic, the Denver Nuggets defeated the Miami Heat 94-89 to deliver Mile High City its… Like this:Like Loading...
NewsSerie ASoccerSports

Following Udinese's draw with Napoli, Napoli are crowned Serie A champs

On Thursday, Napoli claimed their third Serie A championship and first in 33 years after a 1-1 draw at Udinese gave them… Like this:Like Loading...

Former world 100m champion Tori Bowie dies aged 32

Former 100-meter world champion Tori Bowie passed away on Wednesday at the age of 32, according to a statement from her management… Like this:Like Loading...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *