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EA Sports extends agreement with the Premier League

Deal expanded until the end of the 2018/19 season.
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EA Sports and the Premier Leage have extended their existing agreement until the end of the 2018/19 season.

The deal also now incorporates the sponsorship of the League's Goal Decision System.

EA Sports FIFA 15 will feature an 'unprecedented' level of detail in the players and all 20 stadiums, as well as the integration of broadcast quality graphics, audio and commentary.

The deal has given EA Sports access to all 20 Barclays Premier League clubs to enable the FIFA 15 team to capture 3D head scans of over 200 players, build realistic stadiums for all 20 clubs and capture the emotion of the crowd by recording live match atmosphere during the 2013/14 season.

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"We're extremely pleased to announce the extension of our partnership with the Premier League, the most played league in EA Sports FIFA," said Peter Moore, chief operating officer at EA. "It brings our award winning game to new levels of authenticity and realism, and enables fans to immerse themselves in the drama and emotion of the league."

Richard Scudamore, chief executive of the Premier League, added: "[EA has] worked with our clubs to enhance the Premier League element of FIFA 15 like never before and, combined with their sponsorship of the EA Sports Player Performance Index and our Fantasy Premier League game, they continue to engage with football fans in a variety of innovative and exciting ways."

FIFA 15 is due to launch on September 26th in the UK on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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