FIFA 22 has more than 9 million players, EA is considering changing the franchise

Unsurprisingly, FIFA 22 is so popular that 9.1 million players have joined the game since its launch on October 1.

This message comes from EA Press release, According to reports IGN, Which also mentioned that the company is considering changing the name of the long-running football series. EA stated that the FIFA name is separate from other football-related licenses.

“Looking forward, we are also exploring the idea of ​​renaming our global EA Sports football game,” the press release read. “This means that we are reviewing our naming rights agreement with FIFA, which is separate from all our official partnerships and licenses throughout the football world.”

Of course, this will not have any results, but what is interesting is that EA is considering changing the name of one of its best-selling franchises. However, fans of FIFA games are likely to pay attention to this franchise, regardless of its name.

EA’s other FIFA game partners and licenses in the football world include the UEFA Champions League, European League, South American Libertadores, Premier League, Bundesliga and La Liga Santander.

“Through years of establishing our global franchise, we know that authenticity is critical to the experience,” EA wrote in a press release. “This is why we focus so much energy on the collective power of more than 300 individual licensing partners that allow us to reach over 17,000 teams in more than 700 teams, more than 100 stadiums and more than 30 leagues worldwide. Many athletes.”

Although EA did not specifically mention sales figures in today’s news, it did mention some statistics that indicate that FIFA 22 is expected to be as successful as other FIFA games released a few years ago. More specifically, since its release, FIFA 22 has witnessed “9.1 million players joining the game, 7.6 million ultimate team creations, and 460 million matches.”

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[Source: IGN]