What is EA Sports’ case against FIFA All About?



What is EA Sports’ case against FIFA All About?

EA Sports made the official announcement after a presentation in the Argentine Justice by the company Sattvica (chaired by lawyer Matías Morla) at the Civil and Commercial Court No. 8. Through it, the firm asked to ban the use and exploitation of the brand and image of its represented in one of the most popular games in the world.

Why is Diego Maradona not in FIFA 22?

Diego Maradona, one of the greatest players in soccer – along with the likes of Pele and Zidane – will no longer be available in FIFA 22 due to a third-party legal dispute. Following his passing in 2020, Maradona’s rights have become an ongoing legal battle that puts his involvement in future FIFA games at risk.

Why did EA Sports remove Kevin Maradon’s image from FIFA 21?

The move from EA Sports follows an ongoing legal dispute which appears to have finally reached a conclusion. In short, the dispute suggests that EA may have not have actually negotiated with the correct party when seeking permission to use Maradon’s likeness in the game.

What is EA Sports’ case against FIFA All About?



What is EA Sports’ case against FIFA All About?

EA Sports made the official announcement after a presentation in the Argentine Justice by the company Sattvica (chaired by lawyer Matías Morla) at the Civil and Commercial Court No. 8. Through it, the firm asked to ban the use and exploitation of the brand and image of its represented in one of the most popular games in the world.

Why was Diego Maradona removed from FIFA 22?

The removal of Maradona from FIFA 22 is due to a debate of who owns Maradona’s likeness rights, as reported by Videogameschronicle. EA had signed a commercial agreement with Maradona’s former manager Stefano Ceci.

What happened to Marco van Basten on FIFA 21?

The Napoli legend is also still in FIFA 21 and would see himself taken out of packs, SBCs and FUT Draft on both games. FIFA 20 saw EA Sports temporarily pull Marco van Basten from the game after saying ‘sieg heil’ which is German for ‘hail victory’ on live television.