Is FIFA losing its name?

What will EA call FIFA

For the last 30 years, EA Sports has been synonymous with the FIFA name, but after the two parted ways and put an end to their 30-year partnership last year, EA is moving forward with a new game series, EA Sports FC.

Will EA Sports FC have real teams

While the rebranding of such a long-running series will take some getting used to, fans can rest assured that EA Sports FC will feature the real teams and players they've grown to love. While we wait for EA Sports FC to arrive, be sure to take a look at our guides: What is EA Sports FC

What does FIFA stand for

International Federation of Association FootballFIFA / Full name

Founded in 1904 to provide unity among national soccer associations, the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) boasts 209 members, rivaling that of the United Nations, and is arguably the most prestigious sports organization in the world.

Who is making the new FIFA

So, if you're a die-hard FIFA player, EA Sports FC will be the game for you going forward.

Why did EA lose FIFA rights

In an interview with the BBC, EA Sports vice president David Jackson says that the deal with FIFA wasn't just for the name, but included a set of licensing restrictions that EA no longer has to abide by. This could free the company to explore more interactive and fan-focused gameplay content.

Is this EA’s last FIFA

Long story short: yes, FIFA 23 will be the last FIFA-branded game that EA Sports makes for the foreseeable future. However, EA Sports will continue making football games, with their next one due to be called EA Sports FC – and it sounds like this rebranded effort will contain a lot of familiar elements for fans.

What will replace FIFA game

EA Sports FC will replace FIFA 24. Here's where it's at and what's happening nextPublished on.May 10, 2023.

What will FIFA 24 be called

Also to be known henceforth as the slightly less clunky, FC 24. So, what is a Fifa game without the, erm, Fifa part According to the development team (the same team that made the Fifa games), this latest iteration is built on new animation technology and a fresh PlayStyles feature.

Why is FIFA called EA FC

FIFA, one of the most popular video game franchises, will be renamed EA Sports FC after the game's publisher, Electronic Arts Inc., failed to reach a new licensing agreement with the world soccer governing body of the same name.

Who owns FIFA 23

FIFA 23 is a football video game published by Electronic Arts (or simply EA).

Why is FIFA being renamed

EA Sports will rename their popular FIFA game series after they failed to extend their partnership with world football's governing body. The Athletic revealed in October that EA Sports were considering renaming their gaming series and it has now been revealed it will be called EA Sports FC from 2023.

Why is EA and FIFA splitting

The split from FIFA has ostensibly freed EA Sports up in a business sense and, accordingly, they are now much more flexible in terms of how they can respond to the desires and needs of the gamers who play their game.

Is FIFA 23 the last FIFA

FIFA 23 will be the last installment in the EA Sports FIFA franchise, but it most certainly doesn't spell the end of the video game. In May, EA Sports and FIFA announced their partnership spanning over 20 years will come to an end in the summer of 2023.

Is FIFA leaving EA

EA splits from FIFA—will rebrand as EA Sports FC

FIFA, one of the most popular video game franchises, will be renamed EA Sports FC after the game's publisher, Electronic Arts Inc., failed to reach a new licensing agreement with the world soccer governing body of the same name.

Who will take over FIFA after EA

FIFA 23 to be final entry in series as EA Sports announces replacement franchise. EA Sports has announced that FIFA 23 will be the very last in its long-running series of football video games – to be replaced by a new franchise called EA Sports FC.

Has FIFA left EA

For the first in 30 years, we won't be getting a new FIFA game after FIFA 23, at least not with the FIFA name. EA Sports and FIFA put an end to their partnership last year, with EA now moving forward with their own football game called EA Sports FC.

Will EA make FIFA 24

Despite the tremendous success of EA Sports' FIFA series, which has dominated the football gaming genre for the past three decades and sold over 325 million copies as of 2021, EA has decided not to release FIFA 24 in 2023.

Why is FIFA changing to FC

Following a three-decade partnership, FIFA and EA decided to end their relationship when the publisher chose not to continue licensing the FIFA branding, citing a reluctance to "pay a premium" for the license. In response to EA's decision, FIFA announced its own plans to develop and release its own game.

Is FIFA now called FC

EA Sports FC, titled until 2023 as FIFA, is a football video game franchise developed by EA Vancouver and EA Romania and published by EA Sports. As of 2011, the EA Sports FC franchise has been localized into 18 languages and available in 51 countries.

Is FC 24 replacing FIFA

EA subsequently revealed its intention to forge ahead with EA FC 24 as a new football gaming series, while FIFA responded by confirming its own independent game project. The decision to part ways resulted in both parties pursuing separate paths in the gaming industry.

Is EA Sports leaving FIFA

EA's decision to move away from FIFA branding was formally confirmed last year, with the 30-year partnership between the publisher and the international governing body of association football officially coming to an end.

Is FIFA 23 still called

This was hinted at in a press release from EA, with EA Sports GM Cam Weber claiming, "We're reviewing our naming rights agreement with FIFA, which is separate from all our other official partnerships and licenses across the football world.” Now, FIFA 23 has been announced as being called EA Sports FC.

Will FIFA be called FIFA anymore

Long story short: yes, FIFA 23 will be the last FIFA-branded game that EA Sports makes for the foreseeable future. However, EA Sports will continue making football games, with their next one due to be called EA Sports FC – and it sounds like this rebranded effort will contain a lot of familiar elements for fans.

Is EA losing FIFA license

Original story: After almost 30 years, EA Sports and FIFA are parting ways and EA will chart a new future under the name, EA Sports FC. Aside from the name change, the lack of a licensing deal means there could be some changes to the tried-and-true FIFA formula.

Is FIFA going to end

Long story short: yes, FIFA 23 will be the last FIFA-branded game that EA Sports makes for the foreseeable future. However, EA Sports will continue making football games, with their next one due to be called EA Sports FC – and it sounds like this rebranded effort will contain a lot of familiar elements for fans.