Loot boxes in games are against the local gambling laws in Belgium and publishers are having to take steps to ensure that they don’t break the laws. EA today confirmed that it’s removing FIFA loot boxes in the country as it seeks to limit any potential legal troubles from keeping them online. As such, it will no longer be selling FIFA Points in Belgium.
As some might have heard, over in Belgium, authorities have ruled that loot boxes in video games are considered as gambling and should be banned. This has resulted in companies such as Blizzard removing paid loot boxes from games like Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm, but it seems that either EA didn’t get the memo or they’re just refusing to comply.
The esports market continues to grown and Electronic Arts wants a piece of it. To that end, it’s leveraging one of its most successful franchises and is launching the first eWorld Cup in collaboration with the sport’s governing body, FIFA. The two entities have announced the launch of the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018, it’s a “landmark competition slated to bring global excitement to millions of competitors and spectators,” they say.
Video replays are common in almost every other sport that’s played professionally but not soccer, which is also known as football in many parts of the world. Traditionalists have almost always frowned upon using video replays to question the call made by a referee on the ground. However, after more than a decade of considering whether or not video replays should be allowed in professional soccer matches, the sport’s governing […]
Back in the day, EA would have tons of sports games for the PC. Fast forward to today, that is no longer true as EA’s sport selection for the PC is pretty much limited to FIFA. If you’re wondering why that is, especially for sports fans who miss EA’s other sports game selections, EA has an explanation for you guys.
Are you looking forward to playing the next FIFA title? Given that the FIFA franchise is one of the staples of football (or soccer if you’d rather) video games, we’re guessing that it has a lot of fans who are eager to see what FIFA 17 will be bringing to the table. The good news is that you won’t have to wait too long for it.
FIFA happens to be a very popular franchise among football fans but up till now the game has not featured a woman on its U.S. cover and that changes this time around. For the first time ever a woman will be gracing a FIFA title’s cover in the United States and it’s going to be none other than the captain of the U.S. Women’s National Team Alex Morgan.
With a football World Cup scheduled to take place this summer, fans of the game are likely to look towards Electronic Arts to release a updated game to tie in with one of the world’s largest sporting events. EA is doing just that, today it announced 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, this game will be launched on Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3 on April 15th in North America.
The FIFA brand is most commonly known for the soccer games that have quite a huge fan following, but its actually an international governing body that overlooks various aspects of the sport. Its easy to confuse these two apps with the games, despite that, FIFA has launched its official apps for iOS and Android. Through the app, soccer fans will be able to stream the 2014 FIFA World Cup Draw […]
If you’re a soccer fan who likes to play on the field as well as the console, you’ll probably be aware of EA Sports and the amazing FIFA titles it has released over the years. EA Sports also used to market the FIFA Manager series, its popular football simulation series have a dedicated fan following and the series has been around for almost 13 years now. Sadly though, it won’t […]