EA Sports announced a FIFA 23 collaboration that'll bring Ted Lasso to the franchise.
"Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced the arrival of AFC Richmond to EA SPORTS™ FIFA 23, with fans able to authentically take control of their favorite club across multiple game modes including Career Mode, Kickoff, Online Friendlies, and Online Seasons. A number of AFC Richmond items including kits, tifos, Manager items, and other content will also be available to unlock across FIFA Ultimate Team™(FUT) and Pro Clubs where applicable," EA Sports said in the press release.
FIFA 23 Ted Lasso Partnership Announced
"As long-time fans of EA SPORTS FIFA, having Ted Lasso and the whole AFC Richmond squad incorporated into the newest version of the game is truly a dream come true for myself and the rest of the fellas. Our cast and crew work tremendously hard on this show, and we are flattered that it resonates with so many folks. We look forward to our fans having the opportunity to play with, play as, and even play against their favorite AFC Richmond characters,” Jason Sudeikis said.
AFC Richmond will be a playable club in Kick Off, Online Friendlies and Seasons with characters from the show as playable players. Roy Kent, Jamie Tartt, Sam Obisanya and Dani Rojas are mentioned in the press release.
There will also be related content in FIFA Ultimate Team and Pro Clubs including a multitude of vanity items. Plus, Ted Lasso and Coach Beard will be available as manager items.
FIFA 23 launches Sept. 30.