UFC on EA Sports First NewsEA Sports on Tuesday revealed that it would release the first generation of its UFC video game sometime in the next 12 months.

A specific date was not announced, but previous reports noted that the game would not be released before April of next year, which puts the likely release date sometime in April or May of 2014.

Andrew Wilson of EA Sports made the announcement during the Microsoft Xbox One launch event.

EA Sports has four game titles targeted for launch in the next year on Xbox One: FIFA for soccer, NFL Madden for football, NBA Live for basketball, and UFC for mixed martial arts.

“All four will launch in the next 12 months. All four will be revolutionary. And all four will fundamentally change the way you play,” said Wilson.

“Best of all, this new generation will be powered by EA Sports Ignite, an all new game engine that we’re unveiling for the first time today. EA Sports ignite is designed specifically to blur the line between real and virtual.”

EA Sports showed a trailer previewing some of the scenes from the games, and included UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and lightweight fighter Anthony Pettis for some added color, alongside NFL player Robert Griffin III, NBA player Kyrie Irving, and soccer star Lionel Messi.

“The mind is what makes us all different,” said Jones in the trailer. “Everyone can hit the gym, but what we think is what makes us all individuals.”

No specific details of the UFC game were announced. The presentation focused primarily on EA’s partnership with Microsoft and more heavily on the new EA Sports Ignite game engine.

The EA Sports Ignite engine powers Human Intelligence, True Player Motion and Living Worlds. Human Intelligence allows players to “be alive and make intelligent decisions,” Living Worlds creates surroundings “as spectacular as your favorite stadiums,” and with True Player Motion “players can plant, pivot and cut with agility and precision.”


EA Sports Games Trailer – Xbox One Reveal by ign

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Bellator 163’s Sergei Kharitonov was nearly bedridden for 2 months after canceled debut

  • 28 days ago
  • 9 views

Bellator heavyweight Sergei Kharitonov can’t remember the name of the virus that forced him to withdraw from his promotional debut. But he’ll never forget what it did to him.Filed under: Bellator, Ne read news >>

Khalil Rountree vs. newcomer Tyson Pedro added to UFC Fight Night 101 in Australia

  • 25 days ago
  • 9 views

This month’s UFC Fight Night 101 lineup has a late addition.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC Announces Highly Anticipated Return to London

  • 24 days ago
  • 3 views

After months of speculation, UFC® today announced its much anticipated return to London, England. The event will take place at The O2 in London on Saturday, March 18, 2017. read news >>

Zubaira Tukhugov removed from UFC Fight Night 102 for potential anti-doping violation

  • 18 days ago
  • 6 views

Featherweight Zubaira Tukhugov has been removed from next month’s UFC Fight Night 102 event following a potential doping violation.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

With Chad Laprise vs. Li Jingliang scratched, UFC 206 proceeds with 13 bouts

  • 16 days ago
  • 8 views

Next month’s UFC 206 lineup has lost a bout, but 13 are still on tap for the Canadian show.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC 205 medical suspensions: Chris Weidman out 60 days following bloody knockout loss

  • 16 days ago
  • 30 views

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is out two months pending medical clearance after a knockout loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 205. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC's Roy Nelson suspended 9 months for ref kick, can reduce it with public apology

  • 15 days ago
  • 32 views

Brazil’s Superior Justice Court of MMA sent the message that it took very seriously Roy Nelson’s post-fight kick of referee John McCarthy earlier this year at UFC Fight Night 95. Filed under: Feature read news >>

Roy Nelson Suspended for 9 Months, but Could Reduce the Sentence | MMAWeekly.com

  • 15 days ago
  • 58 views

Roy Nelson didn't get the full 25-month suspension that he was facing, but is sidelined until well into 2017 and received a hefty fine. read news >>

Bellator champ Michael Chandler on Benson Henderson: 'He looks afraid to pull the trigger'

  • 15 days ago
  • 16 views

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler was two months into his professional career when Benson Henderson won his first title. Still, he figured their paths would cross eventually anyway.Filed read news >>

Cole Miller vs. Mizuto Hirota joins UFC on FOX 22 lineup

  • 12 days ago
  • 9 views

Next month’s UFC on FOX 22 lineup has its 13th matchup.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>