EA Sports announces new name

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+++ No more “FIFA”: EA Sports announces new name +++

“FIFA” is dead, long live “EA Sports FC”. This is how the football simulation from EA Sports will be called from 2023. As the former FIFA developer announced, the company will end its collaboration with FIFA in 2023.

Players can then play football on the PC and consoles of their choice under the name “EA Sports FC”. This news makes it clear: EA Sports has finally broken up with FIFA, which according to media reports allegedly demanded $ 150 million a year for the license and from 2023 demanded an even higher amount.

David Jackson, “VP Brand” at EA Sports for the “FIFA” brand, told “Spiegel” that the decision to end the partnership with FIFA was final and that they hoped for more room for maneuver in the development of their own football simulation. “If we want to partner with a very specific sports equipment manufacturer, we have to work with the one that FIFA prefers,” Jackson said, giving an example of the game developer’s previously limited options when working with FIFA to develop the world. -famous football simulation.

In the autumn of 2022, FIFA 23, a final FIFA game, will be released, however, before the collaboration ends this summer.

+++ The BVB jewel Moukoko can now be officially played in FIFA 22 +++

The wait is over for FIFA 22 fans who will play with Dortmund’s top talent Youssoufa Moukoko in EA Sports’ football simulation.

Due to EA Sports’ age policy, the creators of the FIFA series waited until Moukoko was 17 before officially adding him to the game.

On November 20, 2021, Moukoko celebrated his 17th birthday and is now part of FIFA 22.

The striker has a silver card and a total strength of 69 in FIFA 22. His pace is 84, shooting is 68, passing is 53 and dribbling is 76.

EA Sports gave Moukoko a defensive ability rating of 32 and a physics rating of 60 when he entered the game.

+++ Confirmed! These leagues are included in FIFA 22 +++

Just over 20 days before FIFA 22 goes on sale in Germany on October 1, 2021, it is now also clear which leagues or clubs are waiting for fans of the football simulation. EA Sports has confirmed which leagues are included in the game. Recently added to FIFA 21 is Indian Hero ISL. In addition to the German Bundesliga, 2nd Bundesliga and 3rd division, the following leagues are included in FIFA 22:

Premier League, EFL Championship, EFL League One, EFL League Two (1st-4th League England)

Liga Santander, La Liga Smartbank (1st and 2nd League Spain)

Serie A Tim (1st League Italy)

Ligue 1 Uber Eats, League 2 BKT (1st and 2nd League France)

Football Professional League (1st League Argentina)

A-League (1st League Australia)

Austrian Bundesliga (1st League Austria)

1A Pro League (1st League Belgium)

Liga do Brasil (1st league in Brazil, note: the players in this league are generated and not the actual players in the clubs)

Chinese Super League (1st League China)

3F Superliga (1. Liga Danmark)

Hero ISL (1st League India)

Meiji Yasuda J1 (1st League Japan)

K League 1 (1st League South Korea)

League BBVA MX (1st League Mexico)

Eredivisie (1st division Holland)

Eliteserien (1st League Norge)

PKO Ekstraklasa (1st League Poland)

Liga Portugal (1st League Portugal)

SSE Airtricity Premier Division (1st League Ireland)

League I (1st League Romania)

MBS Pro League (1st League Saudi Arabia)

Cinch Premiership (1st League Scotland)

Allsvenskan (1st League Sverige)

Credit Suisse Super League (1st League Schweiz)

Super Lig (1st League Turkey)

MLS (1st League USA / Canada)

Hold on to “Rest of the World”

AC Monza, AEK Athens, Al Ain FC, Apoel FC, Benevento, Crotone, CSKA Moscow, Dinamo Zagreb, Dynamo Kyiv, Ferencvaros TC, Hajduk Split, HJK Helsinki, Kaizer Chiefs, Lecce, Lok Moscow, Olympiakos CFP, Orlando Pirates, Panathinaikos Athens, Parma, PAOK Thessaloniki, Shakhtar Donetsk, Slavia Prague, Sparta Prague, Spartak Moscow, Viktoria Pilsen, Wrexham AFC, Soccer Aid, adidas All-Stars, MLS All Stars.

+++ The “Create club” function returns +++

According to FIFA 22’s official website, EA will undoubtedly bring back the popular opportunity to set up your own club. It literally says, “Live your football dreams in FIFA 22’s career mode. Create a club and transform your players from relegation candidates to global stars.” (more info on Create-a-Club mode)

The last time this was possible was about 15 years ago in the 07 offshoot of the FIFA series.

+++ “HyperMotion” for more realistic movements +++

The biggest gameplay innovation in the current part will probably be the announced “HyperMotion”. This is meant to give more realism through movements recorded in a real situation, which are transferred one-to-one into the game.

The trailer shows, among others, David Alaba demonstrating the processes and movements of a corner kick on behalf of EA Sports at the Munich Olympic Stadium.

+++ Ad Trailer +++

On July 11, the announcement trailer for the new FIFA was presented by EA Sports. Among others, Kylian Mbappe, David Alaba, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Mason Mount, Vinicius Jr. and Heung-Min Son are seen presenting the new “HyperMotion”.

It is not yet known when the game will be released. Traditionally, the release date is between the end of September and the beginning of October.

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