An Austrian court has ordered Sony to issue PlayStation refunds and said that FIFA's Ultimate Team packs violate the country;s gambling laws.
While EA has parted ways with FIFA for its football games, Take-Two Interactive currently seems to have no plans for its own football game.
"The constant is the FIFA name and it will remain forever and remain THE BEST," says FIFA president Gianni Infantino.
FIFA and EA will officially go their separate ways after the developer releases the next FIFA game this year.
EA hasn't been shy about discussing its dissatisfaction with its FIFA licensing agreement, and could soon be making significant changes.
FIFA 23 will also feature both men and women's World Cups alongside major improvements to its Hyper Motion technology.
EA CEO Andrew Wilson says that the FIFA license is nothing but just four letters on a box every non-World Cup year.
The dispute between EA and FIFA still seems to be raging on, and the former is looking likelier to move away from the license.
Football gaming "needs to be a space that is occupied by more than one party controlling all rights," the organization has said in a statement.
The trouble behind the scenes with one of gaming's biggest franchises.
EA Sports has filed for trademarks that suggest that it might indeed be gearing up to rebrand its FIFA series of football sims.
EA Sports also reveals launch figures for FIFA 22, confirming that the latest football sim has amassed over 9 million players already.
EA Sports currently boasts a collective audience of 230 million players, but is looking to more than double that over the coming years.
As opposed to unlocking them linearly.
EA has issued a statement in response to recent reports regarding EA's attempts to drive monetization.
Damning document explicitly states EA is looking to "funnel players towards FUT from other modes."
Some of these worked, others... not so much.
Peter Moore just doesn't see the two as comparable.
Let them die in peace already.
All you had to do was follow the- SHUT UP, GAME.