Milan have left Konami and PES in favor of EA and FIFA, as the club announced today a multi-year partnership.
The agreement between Milan and Konami ended last month and today the Diavolo announced a new partnership with their competition – Electronic Arts.
The official statement reads:
“Today, Electronic Arts (EA) and Milan have announced a multi-year partnership which enables both brands to deliver innovative, world-class entertainment for their global audiences. For the first time in Milan’s history, only in EA SPORTS™ FIFA will players have the opportunity to compete as the Rossoneri in the iconic San Siro Stadium.
“‘This partnership with Milan is a testament to our commitment to bring more authentic interactive experiences to sports fans across the globe’ said Nick Wlodyka, Vice President & GM, EA SPORTS FIFA. ‘As a highly decorated and iconic football club, we look forward to offering Milan fans many years of innovative and interactive FIFA experiences to come.’
“Casper Stylsvig, Chief Revenue Officer of Milan said: ‘We are delighted to welcome EA SPORTS to the Milan family as a Premium Partner. This partnership is symbolic of our commitment to delivering world class interactive experiences to our fans all over the world. As a market leader in the world of gaming, in EA SPORTS we have the perfect partner to help us continue on our journey of engaging and exciting the next generation of Rossoneri fans.’
“Through Rossoneri legends Kakà and Andriy Shevchenko, EA SPORTS FIFA and Milan have enjoyed a strong relationship on-and-off the field for years. Milan is currently one of the most popular clubs for in-game play.”