FIFA has announced in a press release that its first non-EA games will be blockchain titles to coincide with the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The press release titled “FIFA unveils range of new web 3.0 games ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022″ says four FIFA World Cup games are in the works.
The four games in development and to be released are:
- AI League: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Edition
- FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in the Upland Metaverse
- Matchday Challenge: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Edition
- FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on Phygtl
AI League: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Edition is a “4-on-4 casual football game, played between AI-controlled characters, with player input at fun and tactical moments”, it was said.
Upland Metaverse will be “the largest blockchain-based metaverse mapped to the real world” where “players can buy and sell virtual properties. Now they can collect official FIFA World Cup digital assets, including legendary video highlights of the tournament”.
The third game, Matchday Challenge: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Edition, “targets the emotional high of football fandom through a highly engaging casual social prediction game based on football cards, where the essence of the fun is derived not just from “getting it right” but by being the best among your friends”.
The fourth and final game Phygtl is “an immersive experience fans join forces on with the mission to co-create the global first fan generate digital reward.”
The news comes following EA’s announcement that the publisher will no longer be publishing FIFA titles and instead will be rebranding the series to EA Sports FC.
Its press release said that EA Sports FC will bring a “new era” to fans.
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