EA’s massively and enduringly popular football/soccer series EA Sports FIFA is changing names. As rumored, the franchise will be called EA Sports FC going forward as part of a rights-negotiation process with FIFA that has been brewing for some time already.
The first new game bearing the EA Sports FC name will be released in 2023.
In a statement, EA told fans that “everything you love” about the FIFA series will be part of EA Sports FC. This includes “experiences, modes, leagues, tournaments, clubs, and athletes,” as well as Ultimate Team, career mode, Pro Clubs, and Volta. EA is losing the FIFA name but retaining licensing for more than 19,000 players, 700+ teams, 100+ stadiums, and 30 leagues.
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