Last October, FIFA requested that the amount allocated by EA to use its name be increased from $150 million to $250 million.
Famous Soccer Simulation Video Games fifa change your name EA Sports FCAmerican video game developer announced Tuesday electronic ArtsA decision that terminates association with the international federation.
premiered in 1993, fifa hey EA Sports FifaAccording to the figures published by the same, it has sold more than 325 million copies till now. EA In early 2021 that make video games the best-selling game simulator in history.
In nearly 30 years, the game has billed more than $20,000 million, according to new York Times,
FIFA asks for 100 million more
Last October, several media outlets reported that fifawhich oversees the national associations of member states, requested that the amount allocated by EA To use his name would increase from $150 million to $250 million.
according to new York TimesDirector of electronic ArtsThose unhappy with the alliance decided to back out of the deal and change the name of the game for the 2024 edition, keeping the name fifa Still for the 2023 edition which will arrive in the fall.
Despite the change, EA The developer maintains its agreements with all other leagues and federations that allow users to choose from more than 19,000 real players, the developer explained in a press release on Tuesday.
Thief EA Sports FC, electronic Arts According to its executive director, it seeks to create the largest and most influential club in the world “with the fans at the center”. Andrew WilsonQuoted in the press release.
Over 150 million player accounts
according to this EAVideo game fifa There are currently over 150 million player accounts.
The company has been able to take advantage of the strong trend of online games in the video game industry, which represented 76% of its business during the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2021/22, which closed at the end of March.
The company on Tuesday published billing for the quarter totaling $1,820 million, a 35% increase.
Star indicator net orders for the video game industry reached $1.75 billion, just below analysts’ expectations.
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