*BREAKING* FIFA 21 Licences: Real Madrid sign 5-year extension with EA Sports

The franchise keeps hold of one of its most prized assets, with news surrounding the new game coming.

Alastair Pusinelli by Alastair Pusinelli
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Rumours that Real Madrid would be leaving EA Sports and the FIFA franchise have been put to bed.

EA Sports has signed a new five-year deal to be continue to be the official gaming partner of Los Blancos, commencing with FIFA 21.


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5️⃣ more years!EA SPORTS FIFA will be the Official Video Gaming Partner of Real Madrid C.F. until 2025????✍️????⚽️

Posted by EA SPORTS FIFA on Thursday, 16 July 2020

Game over Pro Evo?

After yesterday’s announcement that PES 2021 would just be a “Season Update”, things weren’t looking good for Konami.

One saviour could have been a new licencing deal, with Real Madrid and rivals Atletico rumoured to be teaming up with the franchise.

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MOVING ON – Konami has lost the licences to both AC & Inter Milan

With Real partnering once again with EA – especially for such a long time – means Konami will either look elsewhere, or take stock for 2021, and go full throttle for 2022 – with a teaser already revealed for their move for Next Gen.

READ MORE: Everything you need to know about FIFA 21

Alastair Pusinelli

First console: GameBoy Color / Favourite Game: Assassin's Creed 2 / Currently playing: Football Manager 2020