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Major Sports Gaming Brand Linked With New FIFA Game

Reports are suggesting that Take-Two Interactive are keeping eyes on the situation between Electronic Arts and FIFA.

EA have already announced that they will ending their relationship with the world football governing body after the release of FIFA 23.

The EA FIFA series will be rebranded to EA SPORTS FC, but FIFA replied saying that the FIFA videogame brand will continue going forward.

There has been no clear indication in regards to which developers will team up with FIFA for the next game, but the parent company of the 2K Sports franchise has already been linked with interest.

Read: Konami Announce Date For eFootball Championship 2022

Take-Two's CEO Strauss Zelnick is quoted by IGN as saying that they are looking at expansion opportunities in sport, before giving the FIFA brand a quick complemint, however, also stated that no plans were in place.

"We’re definitely interested in expanding our opportunities in sports, and FIFA has a great brand and incredible clout, but we have no current plans to discuss," he said.

According to Kotaku Australia, the topic also arose during a recent investor call, and Zelnick said, "(We) noticed (the FIFA license had become available) and we tend to be thoughtful about our business at all times. We’re excited about building out our sports business and we don’t have much else to say at the moment."

Currently 2K have major franchises such as the NBA, PGA and WWE in their stable, while they have also secured a deal with the NFL for a new arcade title.

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