REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) celebrated a record-breaking launch of EA SPORTS™ FIFA 23 with over 10.3 million players within the first week, signaling the biggest launch period in EA SPORTS FIFA franchise history.
“The response from our fans has been nothing short of incredible, and we’re thrilled that our community is playing with their favourite players and teams across FIFA 23 in record numbers, ” said Nick Wlodyka, SVP, GM of EA SPORTS FC. “With both the Men’s and Women’s World Cups, and exciting updates to our women’s club football content in game still yet to come, we’re just getting started on providing players with the most authentic and immersive experience yet.”
With more than 300 partners, 19,000 players, 700 teams, 100 stadiums and 30 leagues around the world, EA SPORTS FIFA 23 is the only place fans can play on the world’s biggest stage in both the Men’s and Women’s FIFA World Cup™ tournaments,* as well as in the iconic UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, CONMEBOL Libertadores, CONMEBOL Sudamericana, Premier League, LaLiga Santander, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and Serie A, all in one game.
EA SPORTS also recently partnered with one of the world’s largest entertainment brands in Marvel to bring iconic football heroes to the pitch in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team™. Recognizing their memorable careers for club and country, each FIFA World Cup™ FUT Hero will receive a special illustrated FUT item at the launch of the World Cup game mode. AFC Richmond and everyone’s favourite mustachioed manager, Ted Lasso, are also playable in FIFA 23, as the Greyhounds join Wrexham AFC in the Rest of World section of clubs within the game.
FIFA 23 is developed by EA Vancouver and EA Romania and is now available worldwide on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
EA SPORTS FIFA 23 assets are available to download on the official EA press site at PRESS.EA.COM.
*Coming as post-launch updates at no additional cost.
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