• EA weighs options as FIFA reportedly demands ‘more than double' to renew license

    11 days ago - By Destructoid

    The Beautiful Game Electronic Arts are currently embroiled in a hugely expensive and far-reaching conundrum with the Fédération Internationale de...
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  • FIFA Wants to Charge EA $1 Billion Every Four Years For the FIFA License

    11 days ago - By PlayStation LifeStyle

    Global football governing body FIFA reportedly wants publisher EA to pay over $1 billion in order to use the FIFA license for its games-more than double the amount agreed upon previously by the two companies. According to a new report by the New York Times, this financial dispute is one of the core reasons behind Electronic Arts' recent consideration of renaming the multi-billion dollar sports game series to EA Sports FC .
    Multiple sources close to the negotiations reveal that EA and FIFA have been in talks for at least two years about renewing its current 10-year licensing agreement. As...
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  • FIFA Demanding Over $2.5 Billion For Licences From EA - Report

    11 days ago - By Gaming Bolt

    According to a recent New York Times report, the FIFA organization has been asking for over $2.5 billion for renewing EA's license of its annual football sim franchise. That's $2.5 billion for every World Cup cycle, i.e. 4 years, and is more than double of what EA was paying previously .
    Furthermore, new conditions include limiting the ability to monetize the game. EA reportedly wants to further expand in this facet with arena video game tournaments and NFTs, which has further soured the relation between two parties.
    According to recent reports, EA is considering backing up from the FIFA...
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