EA Bring The Champions League To Pc & Consoles

Following EA and UEFA’s first successful collaboration earlier this year that saw the title “UEFA Euro 2004 Portugal” hit store shelves, the officially licensed Champions League video game is now currently under development at Electronic Arts’ Canadian studio,

We are thrilled to team up with Electronic Arts on bringing the most prestigious European club competition to football enthusiasts of all ages” said Lars-Christer Olsson, CEO of UEFA. “Our close collaboration throughout the development of this game has ensured that players will be able to experience the most life-like rendition of the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE in a game format.”

This is an exciting extension to our existing football games portfolio creating unique gaming experience around the romance of the UEFA Champions League.” said Jan Bolz, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Electronic Arts Europe.

With more than 239 official teams, including official English Premiership and Football League, German Bundesliga, French LFP and Spanish LFP, EA boast that this is the first official football game to truly reflect the UEFA Champions League.

UEFA Champions League 2004 – 2005 is scheduled to ship in early February of 2005 and will be available for the PlayStation2, the Xbox, the Nintendo GameCube and PCs.