FIFA 23 has commenced a record-breaking season with 3.9 million players in Week 1

FIFA 23 has commenced a record-breaking season with 3.9 million players in Week 1 ...

FIFA 23 is celebrating a record-breaking start during its first week, according to EA Sports, which announced on September 27 that it has recorded 1.3 million players entering the game, indicating that the game will be the largest launch date in the franchise''s history. EA Play isn''t specifying what weeklong period it''s looking for, however. FIFA 23 is now available on all major platforms, including PC, PS4, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox Series S/X.

Our fans have expressed their gratitude for their work on FIFA 23 in record numbers, according to Nick Wlodyka, the new head of FIFA, and the new administration of FIFA 23. With both the Men''s and Women''s World Cups, and exciting updates to our women''s club football content in-game still to come, we''re just getting started on providing players with the most authentic and immersive experience.

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The record-breaking launch may come as a surprise to EA, who will rename its franchise to EA Sports FC. The decision comes after a dispute between the FIFA federation and the publisher Electronic Arts, which was unsatisfactory. As per EA, the FIFA''s branding and licensing were becoming too costly, with the footballing agency requesting $1 billion every four years.

According to a VGC report, EA CEO Andrew Wilson was willing to drop the FIFA''s branding from its titles, posing a handicap. He stated that the FIFA''s only advantage gained from the game was the four letters on the box.

The running contract expires next summer, after which the game is rebranded to EA Sports FC, retaining the same experience. Our unique licensing portfolio of over 19,000+ players, 700+ teams, 100+ stadiums, and 30 leagues that we''ve continued to invest in for decades will still exist, according to the blog post.

Ted Lasso, who plays with AFC Richmond in a wild collaboration with Apple TV, was included in the game. This year''s FIFA also comes packaged with two Women''s leagues, support for cross-play, and promises a World Cup mode in time.

FIFA 23 is now available on all major platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S/X.