EA Confirm FIFA 21 Inter and Milan Premium Partnerships + Loss of AS Roma

It was only a matter of time after Konami confirmed the absence of Inter and Milan from PES 2021, but now the two Italian giants and EA Sports have announced exclusive partnerships.

Two announcement videos were released, featuring respective club legends Kaka and Javier Zanetti.

On the other hand, EA have released a statement about AS Roma, FIFA 20 Club Partner, who will not be licensed in the upcoming FIFA 21. They will instead by named "Roma FC" and have unofficial kits and stadium but correct players. It remains to be seen whether Konami will sign a deal with the club.

Inter FIFA 21 Premium Partnership

“This new agreement with Electronic Arts is instrumental for the Club to provide world-class entertainment to our fans, on and off the pitch,” said Alessandro Antonello, Corporate CEO of Inter. “Innovation is at the core of our strategy and we believe that working together with a leader in gaming and e-sports will help us in our objective to get closer to new generations of football lovers worldwide.”

“Our strategic partnerships, with clubs like Inter, are crucial to our vision to grow the love of sport, and in this case, global football worldwide through authentic interactive experiences,” said Nick Wlodyka, Vice President & GM, EA SPORTS FIFA. “Inter is one of the most iconic clubs in the world and we look forward to offering fans an innovative and interactive FIFA experience for years to come.”

AC Milan FIFA 21 Premium Partnership

Casper Stylsvig, Chief Revenue Officer of AC Milan said: "We are delighted to welcome EA SPORTS to the AC Milan family as a Premium Partner. This partnership is symbolic of our commitment to delivering world class interactive experiences to our fans all over the world. As a market leader in the world of gaming, in EA SPORTS we have the perfect partner to help us continue on our journey of engaging and exciting the next generation of Rossoneri fans."

"This partnership with AC Milan is a testament to our commitment to bring more authentic interactive experiences to sports fans across the globe" said Nick Wlodyka, Vice President & GM, EA SPORTS FIFA. "As a highly decorated and iconic football club, we look forward to offering AC Milan fans many years of innovative and interactive FIFA experiences to come."

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