August 11, 2022 at 3:15 PM by Thomas
L’French football team joins Konami. The FFF has joined forces with the game publisher, as part of a partnership until 2026. The agreement provides for the Blues to integrate the eFootball series, the FFF will also be associated with a selection of international esports events. In addition, Konami becomes the « official football video game partner of the French team », and as such will benefit from image rights and activations.
Konami and the FFF sign a partnership until 2026
“We have the same ambition to innovate and offer football and gaming fans the best experiences. Konami’s expertise is an excellent opportunity to accelerate the growth of eSports in France”, indicates the marketing director of the French Federation, François Vasseur by press release. Which also evokes « an exclusive partnership », between the two signatories.
The Blues on FIFA 23 like Juventus previously?
This then possibly assuming the absence of tricolor players, in the upcoming FIFA 23 title, from EA Sports, the best-selling title in the world. Kylian Mbappé, since he is the world ambassador of the opus, should logically be there. As for the others? No one knows it yet, but some are already apprehensive about playing with generic players, like Juventus until now, which is making its comeback this year, in the bosom of Electronic Arts.