As the new Football/Soccer season kicks into full gear, and EA prepares to release their seminal sports title FIFA 14. The Soccer club Aston Villa, and EA renew their current partnership. There will be an Aston Villa cover of FIFA 14 that will have three of the clubs stars (Somebody has to be salty in that club) that will be downloadable for free once the game is launched on September 27. There will also be printed giveaways at the EA SPORTS Dugout, which is part of the Barclays Premier League Villa Park on Saturday September 28 located in Manchester City.
Villa fans will be able to download 14 in-game graphic wallpapers that feature players Christian Benteke, Gabby Agbonlahor and Ciaran Clark. The special FIFA will available in varying sizes for PC and iPhone devices. Both EA, & Aston Villa have commented on what their partnership means to both gamers, fans, and the respective commitment to sports/gaming. Villa Chief Executive Paul Faulkner said; “We have been delighted by our partnership with EA SPORTS for the past two seasons and the renewal of this commitment for a further two years is very pleasing. EA SPORTS leads the market in sporting games, particularly football games, and many of our supporters and indeed our players enjoy playing its FIFA games. The mutual benefits of our partnership are self-evident and we look forward to continuing to work together.” EA SPORTS went on to explain in detail “We’re delighted to extend our partnership with Aston Villa for 2 years. The Villa fans are so passionate and we love working with the club to engage with them through FIFA. There are plenty of exciting initiatives for fans again this season and we look forward to a successful season together.