We are only a few weeks removed from E3 and Electronic Arts is already making big moves. Ahead of their July 22 showcase, EA will announce the return of an old sports franchise. Fans are already speculating what that game will be.
Return of Beloved Franchise?
The publishing titan already has their hands full with Madden, FIFA, and the return of NCAA Football. Still, could they have more up their sleeve? Fans have been clamoring for returns to beloved franchises like Def Jam, Fight Night, and SSX just to name a few.
It has been 10 years since the last Fight Night, and maybe ESBC was the jolt EA needed to make another one. Def Jam promised game news if fans got them to 1 million followers. Though it may have been a marketing ploy, anything can happen in the game industry.
EA has reached into their extensive library before. Around this time last year, they announced the return of the Skate franchise. So, it is not beneath them to bring old games back from the dead.
The publisher already has a big month ahead of them. Throughout the month, they will make appearances showing Battlefield 2042 and Madden. Even Knockout City is making an appearance.
From their website, “Look, we’re not allowed to tell you much about this one yet, sorry. But we can say this Spotlight will highlight an extremely cool new addition to an extremely popular and long-running EA SPORTS franchise. We may have said too much already. Just keep your calendar free, OK?”
We have 2 weeks until the showcase and the excitement is already there. With the power of next-gen consoles, EA can potentially deliver new experiences for old and new fans alike. We will have to wait and see what franchise they decide to bring back from the dead.
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