Electronic Arts and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) have extended their existing licensing agreement until December 31, 2022.
Under the terms of the agreement, EA Sports, a division of Electronic Arts, maintains exclusive rights to release FIFA-branded action and management videogames. In addition, EA Sports also holds exclusive rights to release the official FIFA World Cup videogame, as well as retaining its status as a Presenting Partner of the FIFA Interactive World Cup.
EA Sports released the first FIFA-branded soccer game in 1993. Over 65 million games are played weekly, says EA.