Today, EA have announced a multiyear UEFA license extension which will allow the publisher to expand their FIFA portfolio with six new mobile games as well as FIFA Online 4 content.
EA Sports are looking to expand their FIFA games portfolio in the near future with multiple new titles, that are currently in development. The publisher announced their plans via today's official press release which states that they are extending their multiyear UEFA license, ensuring the rights to "the pinnacle of club football" remain exclusive to EA Sports.
Electronic Arts will now focus on expanding football video game access with multiple, in-development, mobile games as well as broadening FIFA Online 4 experience. Here's the announcement from EA in full:
"Electronic Arts announced a multiyear UEFA license extension, ensuring the pinnacle of club football remains exclusive to EA SPORTS. EA is expanding football video game access through multiple in-development mobile offerings, and by broadening the PC free-to-download FIFA Online 4 title’s reach to potentially 80 million players in more than 15 new countries."
Furthermore, EA confirmed that FIFA 21 is set to launch on Google's cloud platform Stadia, for the first time ever. The release date is set for March 17, 2021.
EA should reveal more info about these, in-development games, at their upcoming earnings call, which is set for today, February 2, 2021. In addition to news about these FIFA titles, EA could also talk about their other upcoming games so make sure to tune in if you're interested in Battlefield, Star Wars or some other EA-published games.