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Villa renews partnership with games company EA SPORTS

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Villa renews partnership with games company EA SPORTS

Aston Villa is delighted to announce it has renewed its partnership with global video games company, Electronic Arts Inc (NASDAQ: EA) reaffirming EA SPORTS as the Club's official football action game partner.

To celebrate, fans will be able to download a special FIFA 14 in-game graphic wallpaper featuring Christian Benteke, Gabby Agbonlahor, Ciaran Clark and Fabian Delph, available in sizes for PC and iPhone™.

As part of the partnership, a special Villa FIFA 14 cover will also be available for supporters to download for free when the game is launched on Friday September 27.

The cover will feature three Villa stars and a limited number will be professionally printed for giveaways on the EA SPORTS Dugout.

Dan Holman, Head of UK Product Marketing, EA SPORTS said: "We're delighted to extend our partnership with Aston Villa for two years.

"Villa fans are so passionate and we love working with the Club to engage with them through FIFA.

"There are plenty of exciting initiatives for fans again this season and we look forward to a successful season together."

Villa Chief Executive Paul Faulkner said: "We have been delighted by our partnership with EA SPORTS for the past two seasons and the renewal of this commitment for a further two years is very pleasing.

"EA SPORTS leads the market in sporting games, particularly football games, and many of our supporters and indeed our players enjoy playing its FIFA games.

"The mutual benefits of our partnership are self-evident and we look forward to continuing to work together."

Supporters will be able to try out the brand-new game on launch weekend when the popular EA SPORTS Dugout makes a return to Villa Park for the match against Manchester City.

There will be prize giveaways and mini tournaments held on the day so get down early to the stadium.

To find out more about EA SPORTS FIFA 14 and to pre-order FIFA 14 today, click here.

Fans who purchase FIFA 14 'Ultimate Edition' on xBox 360® or PS3™ will receive access to 24 FIFA Ultimate Team gold packs—one per week for 24 weeks—to help build their Ultimate Team*.

Like at, or follow on Twitter @EASPORTSFIFA for all the up-to-date information.

FIFA 14 is rated PEGI 3. 

Please click here for more information.

AVFC Official
By @AVFCOfficial 3rd September 2013
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