MADRID, 13 Oct. (Portaltic/EP) –
Electronic Arts (EA) y FIFPRO have renewed the agreement that allows the EA SPORTS football franchise to use the players and leagues licensed by the international footballers organization.
EA SPORTS soccer features the licenses of more than 300 partnersincluding FIFPRO, which supports “thousands of player names” alongside competitions such as the UEFA Champions League, CONMEBOL Libertadores, Premier League, Bundesliga and LaLiga Santander.
In a joint statement, the two parties have announced the renewal of the “long.term” agreement. “Our players regularly remind us that one of the most important aspects of an EA SPORTS experience is the deep immersion created through the authentic use of the world’s best leagues, teams and talents“said the vice president of the EA SPORTS brand, David Jackson.
A few days ago, the video game company spoke about the future of the franchise and a possible name change, since EA SPORTS FOOTBALL identifies itself primarily as FIFA.
“We are exploring the idea of renaming our global games EA SPORTS soccer. This means we are reviewing our naming rights agreements with FIFA, which is independent of all our other official agreements and licenses in the world of football, “the company explained.