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2K can develop FIFA instead of EA Sports

On the FIFA issue, the CEO of Take-Two focused on Top Eleven, a football management video game developed by the company and intended for general mobile users, adding: “This is a huge step forward for us… we have never dealt with the sport of before now. And I think I’ll stop here for today.” A smoky answer, but it fits perfectly with the current situation in which EA Sports and FIFA find themselves.

On the occasion of the financial results conference organized by take two, a large American video game company, the question of who sees a possible end to the collaboration between EA Sports and FIFA to develop its monolithic video game series has returned to the surface. Going into more detail, the CEO was asked at the event Strauss Zelnick What do you think about it and whether the company is interested in obtaining a FIFA license. In this case the development will go to 2K SportsTake-Two, the sports video game franchise. At the moment, the only football title published by the company is Top Eleven, a management software developed by Nordeus and available on mobile devices. For the rest, the Take-Two name is associated above all with basketball, with the NBA 2K video game series.

About the FIFA issue, as reported VGCZelnick focused on the work Nordeus did for Top Eleven, adding, “This is a huge step forward for us…we haven’t covered this sport before. And I think I’ll stop here today.” A smoky answer, but it fits perfectly with the current situation. in which EA Sports and FIFA find themselves.

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After the launch of FIFA 22, the company released a statement indicating its desire to change the name of the series. The following week, documents were leaked in the UK showing the name of EA Sports FC. Later, it was the turn of FIFA who again announced through a press release that it is in contact with new development teams and professionals in the sector to build a long-term future. according to The New York Times Report, the dispute between EA Sports and FIFA is due to the amount required by the federation to obtain the FIFA naming rights, amounting to 2.5 billion dollars over the next ten years. Given that the agreement between the parties should fall in 2022, this explains the current need for EA Sports to disengage from FIFA.

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In terms of sports rights, Electronic Arts (EA, the parent company of EA Sports) and Take-Two often compete for sports rights: last year 2K Sports was published PGA Tour 2K21, after EA’s previous 25-year monopoly. All this opens up more anonymous information about the future of video games in FIFA, which in contrast to FIFA 22 scored excellent goals. Not only is it among the highest-grossing titles of EA’s semester, but it continues to welcome full updates to ensure realism and immersion in the heart of the field.

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