EA SPORTS UEFA EURO 2012 Digital Expansion Pack to FIFA Soccer 12 Available Today for Download
Fans To Determine Real-World Matches And Story Lines Replayed In-Game
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced today that EA SPORTS™
UEFA EURO 2012™ is available in North America and Europe as a
paid digital expansion pack to fans who own EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer 12
on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game
and entertainment system, or PC.
EA SPORTS UEFA EURO 2012 DIGITAL EXPANSION PACK TO FIFA SOCCER 12 AVAILABLE TODAY FOR DOWNLOAD (Photo: Business Wire)
The only officially licensed videogame of the 2012 European Football
Championship which begins June 8 in Poland and Ukraine, EA SPORTS UEFA
EURO 2012 recreates all the drama and excitement of one of the
largest and most-watched sporting events on the planet. Fans will be
able to compete for glory as their favourite European country in the
UEFA EURO 2012™ tournament against rival nations in the group
stage, progress through the sudden victory knockout rounds, and
ultimately compete for the chance to be crowned UEFA EURO 2012™
Today EA SPORTS unveiled plans to determine the best players in the
world playing UEFA EURO 2012 on the PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360®.
The two best players on each console will be determined through a series
of online qualifiers. Those players will meet in the championship final
on the pitch at Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, hours before their
heroes step onto the same pitch to compete for the UEFA EURO 2012™
championship. Competition details are available at www.ea.com/intl/football/1/euro12-tournament
EA SPORTS and Coca-Cola Zero™ are teaming up to deliver an online
service that will drive real-life story lines from the UEFA EURO 2012™
qualifying campaign and during the tournament into the game, enabling
fans to relive dramatic moments with challenges based on real-life
matches. Fans are able to submit matches and vote on the ones they want
to replay by visiting the EA SPORTS football community at http://www.facebook.com/easportsfifa.
Challenges that receive the most votes will be pushed into the game
weekly between April 27 and July 5, 2012. Challenges will enable fans to
earn experience points and level up their EA SPORTS Football Club
UEFA EURO 2012 also features a new mode called Expedition
that enables fans to build, manage and compete with a customized team
against other European nations, crafting the perfect strategy for
European domination. Fans will choose their favorite European player or FIFA
Soccer 12 Virtual Pro to captain their customized team, win matches
to earn better players from defeated nations, and then defeat the best
nations to earn the best players in a campaign quest to defeat all 53
countries and complete the journey to conquer Europe.
UEFA EURO 2012 is developed by EA Canada in Burnaby, B.C. The
manufacturer suggested retail price is $19.99 or 1800 MS Points. It is
2,500 FIFA Points on PC. UEFA EURO 2012 is rated "E" for
Everyone. To download assets visit the EA press site at http://info.ea.com.
Join more than eight million fans in the EA SPORTS football community at http://www.facebook.com/easportsfifa
or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/easportsfifa.
EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the
world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive
technology, fan programs and cross-platform digital experiences. EA
SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sports
through industry-leading sports videogames, including Madden NFL
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entertainment. The Company's game franchises are offered as both
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In fiscal 2011, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.6 billion.
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Steve Frost, 604-456-5067
Sr. Director, Communications
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