EA Sports Extends Agreement As The Official Sports Technology Partner Of The Premier League Until 2019
It’s in the game, guys.
Today, EA Sports announced that it has extended its agreement with the Premier League to the end of the 2018-19 season. EA Sports will now continue to be the official sports technology partner for the Premier League. This entails a lot of EA services, such as the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index – an in-depth statistics matrix measuring player’s all round contribution – and the Fantasy Premier League game. The Barclays Premier League will also get special treatment in the upcoming FIFA 15.
“We’re extremely pleased to announce the extension of our partnership with the Premier League, the most played league in EA SPORTS FIFA,” said Peter Moore, Chief Operating Officer, EA. “It brings our award-winning game to new levels of authenticity and realism, and enables fans to immerse themselves in the drama and emotion of the league. And as a life-long Liverpool FC fan, I know exactly how that feels!”
“EA SPORTS is a long term licensee of the Premier League and we are extremely pleased to extend our existing agreements with them, and to add new elements to our partnership including their sponsorship of the Goal Decision System,” commented Richard Scudamore, Chief Executive of the Premier League. “They have worked with our clubs to enhance the Premier League element of FIFA 15 like never before and, combined with their sponsorship of the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index and our Fantasy Premier League game, they continue to engage with football fans in a variety of innovative and exciting ways.”
Check out the trailer above to see what this partnership means for your FIFA gaming experience.