EA Sports has announced the end of the partnership between its FIFA series and Juventus – but what does it mean for FIFA 20 and FIFA Mobile Seasons?
Well, EA in a recent blog post answered exactly that.
- Piemonte Calcio will be a new playable team in FIFA 20 with a custom badge and kit throughout Kick-Off, Career Mode, and EA SPORTS VOLTA Football.
- Piemonte Calcio will use real-world, authentic players in FIFA 20 and FIFA 20 Ultimate Team.
- Piemonte Calcio players’ Chemistry within FIFA 20 Ultimate Team is unaffected by these changes.
They even included a handy list of other frequently asked questions:
Q. Will Piemonte Calcio players have generic names and generic faces in FIFA 20?
A. No. Real-world players, including authentic names and faces, will be used in the Piemonte Calcio squad throughout FIFA 20 and FIFA 20 Ultimate Team.
Q. How will this affect my squad in FIFA 20 Ultimate Team?
A. Piemonte Calcio players will share chemistry links with players from the same Nation, League and Club.
Q. Will Piemonte Calcio players be eligible for Special Items in FIFA 20 Ultimate Team?
A. Yes, Piemonte Calcio players will be eligible for Special Items.
Q. Will Piemonte Calcio live player ratings in Kick-Off reflect their real-world performances?
A. Yes, the Piemonte Calcio squad’s player ratings will be updated based off of their real-world performances.
Q. How will this impact Career Mode in FIFA 20?
A. Piemonte Calcio will be a playable team within Career Mode in FIFA 20, featuring authentic players and up-to-date player ratings.
Q. Will Piemonte Calcio be a playable team in FIFA 19?
A. Previous EA SPORTS FIFA titles are unaffected by these changes.
We revealed earlier today that FIFA 20 will not feature Juventus or the team’s stadium – as Konami has picked up exclusivity rights for PES 2020.
This is obviously a huge blow for EA’s game – as Konami continues to acquire rights to some of the world’s biggest teams.
Earlier this month, the Japanese publisher announced they had partnered with Manchester United and Bayern Munich – although these were not exclusive to PES.
You can read more about Konami acquiring the rights to Juventus in PES 2020 here
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