FIFA 23 will be the last EA Sports football video game and will be replaced by the new EA Sports FC franchise


EA Sports has announced that FIFA 23 will be the last in its long series of football video games and will be replaced by a new franchise called EA Sports FC.

The company previously said it was revising its licensing deal with international football’s governing body, but would retain its league, player and stadium naming rights, which are separate from the deal with FIFA. .

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It has now been revealed that the company will release another game with FIFA as its current naming rights partner. The game will feature both men’s and women’s FIFA World Cup competitions in a single edition for the first time.

The new series will launch in the summer of 2023, with the company adding that FIFA 23 will be its “most complete game ever”. […] with more features, game modes, World Cup content, clubs, leagues, competitions and players than any FIFA title before”.

The EA Sports statement added: “Our unique licensing portfolio of over 19,000 players, over 700 teams, over 100 stadiums and 30 leagues that we have continued to invest in for decades will always be here, only in EA Sports FC.

“This includes exclusive partnerships with the Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, MLS – and many more to come.”

The company said its new “indie platform” will give it an opportunity to “innovate, create and evolve”, although it’s unclear how the game will change.

It says “the same great experiences, modes, leagues, tournaments, clubs, and athletes will be there,” including Ultimate Team, Career Mode, Pro Clubs, and VOLTA Football.


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After the announcement, FIFA said that the end of its agreement with EA Sports allows it to move to a non-exclusive game model and is engaging with publishers, studios and investors on the development of a new title. simulation football for 2024.

He adds that the new games will provide more “choice for football and gaming fans as the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand approach. 2023”.

Football’s governing body will also launch other games and virtual experiences in the run-up to the Women’s and Men’s World Cups.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said: “I can assure you that the only true authentic game bearing the FIFA name will be the best available to football players and fans.

FIFA 23 will be the last EA Sports football video game and will be replaced by the new EA Sports FC franchise
FIFA President Gianni Infantino insists the FIFA name will remain, however
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“The name FIFA is the only original world title.

“FIFA 23, FIFA 24, FIFA 25 and FIFA 26, and so on – the constant is the name of FIFA and it will forever remain and remain the best.

“The interactive gaming and esports industry is on a path of unprecedented growth and diversification.

“FIFA’s strategy is to ensure that we can make the most of all future options and secure a wide range of products and opportunities for players, fans, member associations and partners.”

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