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> EA SPORTS Soccer Videogames
> REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - May 20, 2008 - Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:
> ERTS) announced today that UEFA EURO 2008(tm), the only officially
> licensed videogame of the real-world championship, is available in
> stores now throughout North America.
> UEFA EURO 2008 is a more accessible, faster paced, and more responsive
> version of the market-leading EA SPORTS(tm) soccer engine - with all of
> the teams and official stadiums that will be part of UEFA EURO 2008(tm).
> Take one of 52 European national teams to glory from qualification right
> through to a virtual reproduction of the championship tournament. A new
> game mode called Captain Your Country will enable gamers to put
> themselves on the pitch, earn the captaincy of their team, and truly
> inspire their country to glory. Gamers will be able to celebrate their
> success on-field through user-controlled celebrations that will add to
> the pageantry and atmosphere of the event.
> With UEFA EURO 2008 now available in stores throughout North America,
> gamers can log on at www.easportsfootball.com to track their results
> against rivals from around the world in the Battle of the Nations online
> game mode featured in UEFA EURO 2008. Battle of the Nations is a daily
> competition where users represent their country online against rival
> nations in a quest for continental supremacy. A groundbreaking points
> system means that, while linked to the EA servers, every performance in
> UEFA EURO 2008 is rated, recorded and uploaded and ratings all count
> towards player and nation Leaderboards. Gamers can play as any team
> against any opposition and still gain points for their selected country
> with bigger upsets netting increased status points.
> The new EA SPORTS soccer website www.easportsfootball.com is set to
> become the premier global destination for EA SPORTS soccer fans on the
> web where they can interact with and be a part of the world's leading
> soccer gaming community. Users will be able to track statistics, get
> insight into features on all EA SPORTS soccer games, upload videos, join
> groups, and participate in tournaments and online leagues with soccer
> fans from all over the world for all EA SPORTS soccer games. Developed
> in five different languages the soccer gaming destination will be
> updated with new content, videos and features regularly so fans are
> encouraged to visit often to keep up-to-date on their favorite EA SPORTS
> soccer videogames.
> UEFA EURO 2008 is developed by EA Canada in Burnaby, B.C. It is in
> stores now throughout North America on the Xbox 360(tm) video game and
> entertainment system, the PLAYSTATION(r)3 and PlayStation(r)2 computer
> entertainment systems, and the PSP(r) (PlayStation(r)Portable) system.
> UEFA EURO 2008 is rated "E" for everyone by the ESRB.
> ###
> About Electronic Arts
> Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is
> the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded
> in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive
> software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular
> handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under
> four brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EATM, EA SPORTS Freestyle TM and POGOTM.
> In fiscal 2008, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.67 billion and had 27
> titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online
> game site is www.ea.com.

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