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Report: EA In A Messy Fight Over FIFA License, Money

Last week EA hinted that it might be renaming its massively popular FIFA series. Now we know why. According to a new report by The New York Times, the International Federation of Association Football is asking the sports publishing giant to pay $1 billion for exclusive rights to the FIFA brand going forward.Read more… Continue […]

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Report: EA In A Messy Fight Over FIFA License, Money

Last week EA hinted that it might be renaming its massively popular FIFA series. Now we know why. According to a new report by The New York Times, the International Federation of Association Football is asking the sports publishing giant to pay $1 billion for exclusive rights to the FIFA brand going forward.Read more… Continue […]

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EA Might Rename Its FIFA Games

Since 1993, EA and FIFA have been synonymous. With its FIFA games, EA has created a beloved franchise with the official Fédération Internationale de Football Association branding. That could change. In a recent press release, EA trumpeted its “recording-breaking FIFA 22 launch,” with over nine million players joining…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Konami’s New Soccer Game Is A Complete Disaster

You might have heard that Konami’s new football games, eFootball 2022, is bad. I am here today to tell you exactly why it is bad, and just how bad it is.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Konami’s New Soccer Game Is A Complete Disaster

You might have heard that Konami’s new football games, eFootball 2022, is bad. I am here today to tell you exactly why it is bad, and just how bad it is.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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FIFA Player Accused Of Rape Suspended And Removed From Roster

Benjamin Mendy, a Manchester City defender in the real-life Premier League, was suspended after being charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault of three women at his Cheshire home between October 2020 and August 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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FIFA Player Accused Of Rape Suspended And Removed From Roster

Benjamin Mendy, a Manchester City defender in the real-life Premier League, was suspended after being charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault of three women at his Cheshire home between October 2020 and August 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Astro Arcade: ‘FIFA 22’ soundtrack to feature Swedish House Mafia, AREA21, DJ Snake, Malaa, TSHA, and more

Astro Arcade is where the intersection of esports, gaming, and music comes alive. Few things go better together than electronic music and this digital universe, so whether it is a game soundtrack by our favorite artists or a virtual in-game concert series, Astro Arcade is here to keep players and listeners alike informed as these […]

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PS4 “Crypto” Warehouse Was Actually Farming FIFA Crap

While initial reports last week indicated that an enormous warehouse discovered in Ukraine packed full of PS4 consoles was being used to mine crypto, a little further investigation has found that the machines were probably being used to farm FIFA Ultimate Team cards.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Next-Gen Sports Games On PC Always Suck, This Is Nothing New

This year, fans of EA Sports titles like FIFA and Madden who play on PC—and there are more of us than you think!—are upset that those games will be ports of the last-gen versions, and not of the fancier editions appearing on the PS5 and Xbox Series X.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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FIFA 21’s Loot Boxes Can Now Be Previewed Before You Buy

Two years after EA described FIFA’s loot boxes as “surprise mechanics”, the publisher might be finally backing down under enormous international pressure. EA has announced today that you can see what’s inside a Festival of FUTball Ultimate Team Pack before you buy it. Way to ruin the “surprise”!Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Report: Hackers Steal FIFA 21 And Frostbite Source Code From EA

Vice Gaming reports that hackers have broken into EA servers and made off with hundreds of gigabytes worth of proprietary data, including the source code for FIFA 21 and the Frostbite game engine. Electronic Arts has confirmed the breach while assuring no player data is at risk. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Konami, Please, This Is Excruciating

Euro 2020, the planet’s biggest football tournament outside the World Cup itself, was supposed to take place last year. It was instead postponed to this Summer for obvious reasons, and to celebrate, Konami’s official PES version of the tournament will begin by featuring…woefully inaccurate and/or out-of-date rosters.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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FIFA 21 Will Feature A Player Tragically Murdered In 2006

At just 15 years of age, talented footballer Kiyan Prince—part of the academy at London club Queens Park Rangers—was murdered outside his school. This week, he is being symbolically resigned as a player by QPR, and will also be appearing tomorrow (May 18) as a player in FIFA 21.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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EA Investigating Claims An Employee Has Been Selling Rare Items

EA makes most of its FIFA money from the game’s Ultimate Team mode, where fans spend real money in attempts to unlock elite players. Today, it’s being alleged that these lucrative items are being sold privately to users by employees within EA Sports.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Man Charged, Banned From FIFA After Sending Racist DMs To Actual, Legendary Player

Last May Irish teenager Patrick O’Brien was playing a game of FIFA, and one of the players he was controlling was Arsenal and England legend Ian Wright. O’Brien lost that match, and so decided to jump into Wright’s DMs and send a succession of disgustingly racist attacks.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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HARD Events pits artists against professional gamers in new TRY HARDs series

A little healthy competition never hurt anyone, which is exactly what the launch of HARD Events‘ newest show series, TRY HARDs, will aim to prove. Electronic music favorites will face off against professional gamers in their games of choice throughout the weekly show series, which is set to be hosted on Twitch. In every episode […]

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