< Back to Press Releases

EA RELEASES NEW FIGHTERS AND GAMEPLAY ADDITIONS IN FIRST FREE EA SPORTS UFC CONTENT UPDATE

Players Can Now Enter The Octagon® with TJ Dillashaw, Takeya Mizugaki, and Tyron Woodley

Today Electronic Arts released the first free* EA SPORTS™ UFC® Content Update featuring three new UFC fighters including bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, bantamweight contender Takeya Mizugaki and welterweight contender Tyron Woodley. In addition to the roster expansion, the Content Update also contains key gameplay additions and improvements including, but not limited to: the addition of sprawls when defending power takedowns, updated fight finish that allow players to land extra shots as a fighter gets knocked out and new touch glove animations at the start of the round.

Watch the EA SPORTS UFC Content Update #1 trailer to see all these additions come to life in game. For more information visit the EA SPORTS UFC blog

“We are very excited about the passion our community has for the game,” Brian Hayes, Creative Director, EA SPORTS UFC. “From the forums to our social channels, we have been monitoring and listening to feedback from our fans. This content update is our first step in an ongoing commitment to delivering a constantly evolving and improving EA SPORTS UFC.” 

Powered by EA SPORTS IGNITE technology, EA SPORTS UFC is built from the ground up exclusively for the new consoles and captures the human athleticism, physiology and emotion of the athlete like nothing before it. The game is available now for the PlayStation®4 and Xbox One consoles.

  • Internet connection required

Assets:

To download the updated EA SPORTS UFC fact sheet and assets, please visit the EA press site at http://info.ea.com.

EA SPORTS UFC is in development at EA Canada in Vancouver. The game is rated T by the ESRB and PEGI 16; visit www.esrb.org and www.pegi.info for more information. Become a fan of EA SPORTS UFC on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/easportsufc and follow us on Twitter via http://www.twitter.com/easportsufc.

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports videogames, including Madden NFL football, EA SPORTS FIFA, NHL ® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, PGA TOUR ® golf, SSX™ and SPORTS UFC®. For more information about EA SPORTS, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps, please visit www.easports.com.

About the Ultimate Fighting Championship ®

Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, the Ultimate Fighting Championship ® (UFC ®) is the premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization and largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. Headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in London, Toronto,  Singapore and Sao Paulo, the UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe. UFC programming is broadcast in 129 countries to nearly 800 million TV households worldwide in 28 different languages. The UFC has a multi-year broadcast agreement with FOX in the U.S. which includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network annually, The Ultimate Fighter ® reality television show and thousands of hours of programming on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2. In 2014, UFC launched UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription service with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content. UFC also owns over 100 UFC GYM ® locations, UFC.TV (offering live event broadcasts and video on-demand around the world), UFC FIT™ (an in-home fitness and nutrition program), UFC 360 (the internationally distributed magazine), a videogame franchise with EA SPORTS, best-selling DVDs and Blu-rays, UFC Fight Club ®, UFC Fan Expo ®, Octagon™ branded apparel and Topps Trading Cards. For more information, visit www.UFC.com and follow UFC at www.Facebook.com/UFC , Twitter and Instagram: @UFC.

 

Games Press

Games Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com