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Old 05-10-22, 02:53 PM
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Starting in 2023, it will be called EA Sports FC without the FIFA licensing. However, EA still has individual licenses with the Premier League, Bundesliga, LaLiga, UEFA and more.

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Wasn't so much EA ending it as it was the two parties not agreeing on a new contract. FIFA has already spoken out and said something to the effect of "Only the game with the FIFA name will be the best" or some nonsense like that. Sounds like it was a bad breakup.
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It looks like the licensing will be up for grabs for another company to take the name at least…
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Yeah. Too bad PES turned into a dumpster fire.
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Re: EA ending partnership with FIFA

Originally Posted by Noonan
Wasn't so much EA ending it as it was the two parties not agreeing on a new contract. FIFA has already spoken out and said something to the effect of "Only the game with the FIFA name will be the best" or some nonsense like that. Sounds like it was a bad breakup.
FIFA really only had the name "FIFA" and the World Cup to offer; everything else was licensed from other parties, the FIFA relationship cost a billion dollars every 4 years, along with a slew of licensing restrictions (like user-content creation and whatever Fortnite-esque metaverse stuff that EA is envisioning).
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Seems dumb to pay that much for a license when they have all those other individual licenses. Yeah, they probably lose sales, but not a billion dollars worth.
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Old 11-09-22, 12:28 PM
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Apparently what FIFA decided to go with for a new game is a blockchain NFT piece of garbage. Imagine breaking the partnership and having EA look like the good guys in the end...

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