Shares of Electronic Arts fell by 3.28% on Tuesday.
The company Electronic Arts fell sharply after the announcement that in FIFA 20 will not the Portuguese Ronaldo and his team Juventus.
In a press release, EA said that the players of Juventus will be available in future games, but with a fictional club Piemonte Calcio, writes the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to NV.
The company said in its may report on securities that the net income from the three most recent versions of FIFA is 14% of the total net income.
Shares of Electronic Arts fell by 3.28% on Tuesday after the company, which manufactures video games, has announced that she no longer has a licensing agreement with Juventus. The right to Juventus is now owned by Konami, a Japanese company that develops Pro Evolution Soccer. In a press release, EA said that the Juventus players will be available in future games, but with a fictional club Piemonte Calcio.
The version of FIFA, which have already been published will not be affected, the company said. The latest version of the game, FIFA 20, is scheduled for September 27.
Ronaldo is one of the most popular athletes in the world. Forbes named him the second most paid athlete in the beginning of this year.
Portal CNBC claims that the company fell $660 million with $22 and 76 billion to $22.1 billion. Contract with Juventus Konami will last three years, so the licensing team in FIFA up to 2022 is to say goodbye.