FIFA 14 secures 19 Brazilian club licenses

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EA Sports has dealt a bit of a blow to PES, which previously enjoyed the Brazilian league license, as EA Sports has secured 19 Brazilian club licenses.

FIFA 14 will feature 19 of the top football clubs from Brazil including: Atlético Mineiro, Atlético Paranaense, Botafogo, Coritiba, Criciúma, Cruzeiro, Flamengo, Fluminense, Goiás, Grêmio, Internacional, Náutico, Palmeiras, Ponte Preta, Portuguesa, Santos, São Paulo, Vasco da Gama, and Vitória.

“We’re very excited to bring the stars of the top Brazilian clubs into our games,” said the series’ Executive Producer, David Rutter.

“For all our fans that support and love Brazilian football, this will only add to the authentic FIFA experience they enjoy, and the additional clubs will bring undiscovered players from Brazil into the FIFA Ultimate Team universe.”

EA Sport are also expecting to sign more league and club licenses in the run up to FIFA 14′s release.

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SOUTH AFRICA, Johannesburg – July 17th, 2013 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced today that EA SPORTS™ has secured licensing agreements with 19 of the top football clubs from Brazil, ensuring each officially licensed club will feature the authentic club crest, kits and players in-game. FIFA 14 will feature over 30 leagues, more than 600 clubs, and 16,000 players.

“We’re very excited to bring the stars of the top Brazilian clubs into our games,” said David Rutter, Executive Producer of the FIFA franchise. “For all our fans that support and love Brazilian football, this will only add to the authentic FIFA experience they enjoy, and the additional clubs will bring undiscovered players from Brazil into the FIFA Ultimate Team universe.”

FIFA 14 will feature nearly twice as many officially licensed Brazilian clubs over the last iteration of the game, including 18 teams from the Série A. The 19 Brazilian clubs who have been officially licensed and will be showcased in-game are: Atlético Mineiro, Atlético Paranaense, Botafogo, Coritiba, Criciúma, Cruzeiro, Flamengo, Fluminense, Goiás, Grêmio, Internacional, Náutico, Palmeiras, Ponte Preta, Portuguesa, Santos, São Paulo, Vasco da Gama, and Vitória.

Additional new league and club licenses will be announced prior to FIFA 14’s release in South Africa on September 27. The game will also be available on Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and the PlayStation®4 later this year. FIFA 14 is available for pre-order* on selected platforms now at http://www.origin.com and other retailers.

FIFA Ultimate Team is the most popular game mode within EA SPORTS FIFA that reflects the best recent real-world performances of the world’s best players. Over 3.4 million games of FIFA Ultimate Team are played daily, and over 17 million footballers are transferred through the transfer market on a daily basis, as millions of fans re-shape their squads based on the real-world performances of their favorite players.

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