FIFA 23 will include over 19,000 players
FIFA 23’s in-game roster will have over 19,000 players, 700 teams, and over 30 different professional leagues worldwide. Players aren’t the only additions to this year's release. EA Sports will be including Player Career Personality, which allows players greater control over their character's personality. This year's entry also includes some major partnerships, including the Spanish professional league La Liga.
From EA’s Blog:
“EA SPORTS FC is committed to delivering the most authentic and immersive experiences in global football. Our innovative new partnership with LaLiga further elevates that ambition and solidifies both organizations' position at the centre of football culture,” said David Jackson, VP Brand, EA SPORTS FC. “The visible reach and scale of this partnership is deeply exciting, as is the opportunity to deliver incredible experiences for fans through in-game innovation, interactive entertainment and grassroots initiatives.”
"EA SPORTS represents the cutting edge of interactive football experiences while LaLiga is at the forefront of actual football competitions with unmatched in-person, broadcast and digital fan experiences,” said Javier Tebas, President, LaLiga. “We have been strategic partners with EA SPORTS for years and this expanded agreement is a commitment to providing the next level of innovation to all football fans, a fusion between the virtual and real worlds of football.”
“This partnership with EA SPORTS is set to truly transform the way football is enjoyed around the world,” said Óscar Mayo, Executive Director, LaLiga. “Moreover the alliance demonstrates LaLiga is a global brand, evidence of the success of our league to connect with fans internationally.”
“We’re thrilled to partner with a worldwide leader in football fandom to better connect our fans to their favourite clubs, players, and LaLiga competitions,” said Nick Wlodyka, SVP & GM, EA SPORTS FC. “The contributions from LaLiga to our EA SPORTS FC portfolio will be immense, not only from a visual aspect, but across technological and game development improvements, further blurring the lines between the real and virtual worlds of football.”
In a related matter, FIFA 23 will also feature Women's Club teams for the 1st time ever. Read more about it in our article about FIFA 23 Launch day and our FIFA 23 Trading Discord. We discuss other new and returning game features like cross-play, Hypermotion2 Technology, and the FUT trading market.
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FIFA and EA will be parting ways after a 30 year partnership.
A 30 year partnership comes to an end as EA Sports rebrands to EA Sports FC.
From EA’s official blog:
“Next year, EA SPORTS FC will become the future of football from EA SPORTS. Alongside our 300+ license partners across the sport, we’re ready to take global football experiences to new heights, on behalf of all football fans around the world.
Everything you love about our games will be part of EA SPORTS FC – the same great experiences, modes, leagues, tournaments, clubs and athletes will be there. Ultimate Team, Career Mode, Pro Clubs, and VOLTA Football will all be there. Our unique licensing portfolio of more than 19,000+ players, 700+ teams, 100+ stadiums and 30 leagues that we’ve continued to invest in for decades will still be there, uniquely in EA SPORTS FC. That includes exclusive partnerships with the Premier League, LaLiga, Bundesliga, Serie A, the MLS – and more to come.”
Out with the old and in with the new they say. EA has announced a lot of new features coming to FIFA 23. We don't have long to wait either. Thank you for checking out our blog. Be sure to browse our other FIFA related articles and join the trading discord!