EA is ready to leave the name of FIFA in your football video games if necessary. Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts, hvideo recognized at an internal meeting held in November (via vgc) that the license is becoming “ an impediment “. The comment, although moved only to members of its executive, approximately the possibility of seeing an EA Sports of football without the budding name.

So much so that, during that meeting, the manager submitted importance to branding of the product and referred to the name today protagonist with the following statement: “There are four letters in a box.” The American editor believes that limiting FIFA is “an impediment” for the growth of saga, currently focused on eleven against traditional eleven, and there are voices that expect to approach “broader digital ecosystems”, according to anonymous sources consulted by vgc.

How much does the name “FIFA” really cost for EA? How negotiations advance

The fall of FIFA name in the football video games of EA Sports is a possibility that hvideo been hanging around for months. Lvideot October, EA acknowledged having explored a change of name in the videogames that we now know video FIFA; Then registered EA Sports FC.

The main problem of the license is its price, your dizzy cost. FIFA videoks more than 1,000 million dollars to EA by license for four years . Currently, the upright moves around 600 million dollars. In this way, we would be talking about 250 million dollars a year or 2.5 billion dollars to retain the name during the next decade .

EA explores other options, although that means that FIFA shares the license with other publishers or the ESPORTS and the exclusivity with Electronic Arts is broken. In any cvideoe, EA hvideo ensured its agreement with FIFAPRO, the videosociation of Footballers.

Take-Two is interested in a video game Football: What is known for now

Take-Two is one of the largest publishers on the planet and know the potential of king’s sport in Europe; Especially in a year video 2022, with the Qatar World Cup at the end of course. If we go back to the month of November, Strauss Zelnick, CEO of the American giant, acknowledged the interest of him for the possibility of developing a football video game, although he did not want to respond to the possible Battle of FIFA Rights.

At that we add the purchvideoe attempt of codemvideoters , experts in driving, from Take-Two -Finally consummated by Electronic Arts, precisely-, for what they were “disappointed”. Finally, the recent report that points out a possible Arcade football video game with Lego’s license developed by digital summary. Will you have FIFA’s license? It is real? Soon we will know.