Electronic Arts (EA) has removed all Fifa series video games from digital stores, meaning they are no longer available for purchase.
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This measure was taken in anticipation of the upcoming release of the EA Sports FC 24 video game, scheduled for Friday, September 29. This change comes after the agreement between EA and the International Football Federation expired.
The almost 30-year collaboration between the video game developer and Fifa ended in May 2022.
At the time, both organizations were 23 years old following the release of the video game.EA will continue to develop new games independently under the name EA Sports FC, The Federation will try to develop its own football video games in cooperation with third parties.
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Two days before the scheduled release of the EA Sports FC 24 title on Friday, September 29, Electronic Arts has removed all previous installments from console and PC digital stores. This means users will no longer be able to purchase any part of the Fifa series digitally.
The news was shared by video game industry analyst Mauro NL via a post on platform X (formerly Twitter).
Mauro NL stated that all titles from 14 to 23 will no longer be available for purchase. This removal will affect stores such as Steam, Epic Games Store and Microsoft Store, as well as PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo stores.
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Despite this digital removal, users can continue to play Fifa 22 and Fifa 23 by subscribing to EA Play. It is also possible to purchase previous deliveries in their physical versions.
After the separation of Fifa and EA SPORTS, the new chapter EA SPORTS FC 24 worries football video game fans. As announced by the official site, one of the new technologies it offers is HyperMotion, with which movements, including celebrations, will be more realistic.
For this purpose, the Machine Learnign system was also used in 11 vs 11 matches, where data was taken from more than 180 men’s and women’s UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE matches. Other tournaments are also organized.
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EA Sports FC 24 It will be released on Friday, September 29 for PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and PC.
*This content was rewritten with the help of artificial intelligence, based on information published by Europa Press, and reviewed by the journalist and editor.
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