May 11, 12:35
Infantino: Only the one called FIFA can be a real football game
Gianni Infantino said that only the one called FIFA can be a real and authentic football game. Earlier it became known that FIFA and Electronic Arts are terminating partnerships, and the FIFA game will be renamed EA Sports FC
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino has issued a statement regarding the termination of partnerships with the developer of computer games Electronic Arts. His statement quotes game portal Kotaku.
“I can assure you that only the one called FIFA can be a real and authentic football game. It will be the best available for gamers and football fans. The FIFA title is the only global original title. FIFA 23, 24, 25, 26 – the main thing here is FIFA, and it will always be the best, ”said Infantino.
EA breaks 29-year relationship with FIFA and will rename the video game
The day before it was announced that Electronic Arts decided to end its partnership with FIFA, as a result of which the FIFA football simulator will be renamed EA Sports FC.
The New York Times noted that EA was unable to reach an agreement with FIFA on the use of its license in the release of the FIFA video game series. Thus, FIFA 23 will be the last game in the series. The company has cooperated with FIFA for 29 years.