Electronic Arts Inc. and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced the arrival of the AFC Richmond to EA SPORTS FIFA 23Thus, fans will be able to take control of their favorite team through multiple game modes including Career Mode, Kick Off, Online Friendlies and Online Seasons. Various team accessories, including kits, TIFOS, set items, and additional content will also be available at FIFA UltimateTeam (FUT) and Pro Clubs.
Jason Sudeikis’s beloved character, ted lasso, will be available as a selectable AFC Richmond Manager in Career Mode, so fans can play as their favorite mustachioed manager running the show for AFC Richmond or any team of their choice. Players will be able to create their own manager or select one of the real-world licensees to take control of AFC Richmond, or create a player and join the AFC Richmond squad in the league of their choice.
“I am very fortunate, and deeply grateful, to have had so many special moments in my career so far, and I consider this experience among the best,” said Emmy Award winner Jason Sudeikis. “As long-time fans of EA SPORTS FIFA, having Ted Lasso and the entire AFC Richmond team incorporated into the latest version of the game is truly a dream come true for me and the rest of the guys. Our cast and crew have put so much effort into this show and we’re flattered that it resonates with so many fans. We are excited to see our fans play with, as and even against their favorite AFC Richmond characters.”
Fans will be able to play AFC Richmond as part of the “Rest of the World” league in Kick-Off, Online Friendlies and Online Seasons, with Roy Kent, Jamie Tartt, Sam Obisanya and Dani Rojas all part of the roster. the greyhounds. AFC Richmond’s iconic stadium, Nelson Road, will also be on FIFA 23.
“In a short time and with limited prior experience, Ted Lasso has become a cultural phenomenon, bringing the passion of sports and the power of belief to millions of people around the world,” said David Jackson, Brand Vice President. EA SPORTS FIFA. “We are excited to welcome both Ted and AFC Richmond to FIFA 23.”
Related content in FUT and Pro Clubs will be available in the form of objectives, challenges, and rewards, designed to be earned by all players from launch. This includes Ted Lasso and Coach Beard items, AFC Richmond kits and other stadium items including badges, flags and more, plus Nelson Road Stadium included in Pro Clubs.
“It’s so f***ing great to be in FIFA. I’m not sure if this will help dispel the rumors about the CGI but f**k it, it’s totally worth it,” said Emmy Award winner Brett Goldstein, who plays AFC Richmond player Roy Kent. “I am looking forward to beating my nephew in a match with me as Roy Kent and him as Jamie Tartt. He is going to be furious.”
FIFA 23 is developed by EA Vancouver and EA Romania, and will be available worldwide on September 30 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, Stadia, PS4, and Xbox One. Early access for FIFA 23 Ultimate Edition will begin on September 27 September 2022.