Could EA take on more sports franchises?
During the recent Wedbush Technology Conference, Blake Jorgensen, chief financial officer of Electronic Arts, suggested that it could take on a few more sports franchises.
According to Jorgensen, EA’s biggest opportunities are the FIFA and Battlefield franchises, along its array of core sports such as Madden, NCAA, NHL and NBA. This sparked gamers into theorizing what EA could have up its sleeve. Some think the company’s looking into bringing back baseball, since Take-Two’s licensing agreement with Major League Baseball has now expired.
This appears to be unlikely, because an EA representative told Polygon that Jorgensen was referring to UFC, which the company announced its acquisition of during last year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo.
If EA brings on more sports franchises, what would like to see? Sumo wrestling? Baseball? Archery? Swordplay?
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Posted on March 7, 2013, in Insider, Video Games and tagged battlefield, blake jorgensen, ea, electronic arts, electronic entertainment expo, fifa, gaming, madden, major league baseball, nba, ncaa, nfl, polygon, sumo wrestling, take two, wedbush technology conference. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.