EA SPORTS™ unveils the ultimate FIFA soundtrack featuring the best songs from the last 25 years

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. November 2022–

Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced The Ultimate FIFA Soundtrack in collaboration with Spotify, after a week of nominations from fans around the world. The Ultimate FIFA Soundtrack reflects the game of the world and consists of an unprecedented 100 songs from EA SPORTS FIFA Titles of the last 25 years. Out of the top 100 songs released on Spotify, 40 are returning to the game FIFA 23 along with the release of the FIFA World Cup™ update on November 9th.

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“For the past quarter century, EA SPORTS FIFA is a destination for new music from emerging artists and superstars alike. Every fan has their favourite FIFA tracks, and this playlist is the ultimate tribute to the music that defined discovery, diversity and excellence for generations of gamers,” said Steve Schnur, President, Music at EA. “Originally, FIFA Soundtracks reflected global culture. Then they started influencing the culture. The ultimate FIFA Soundtrack proves how and why they became culture.”

On November 2nd, EA SPORTS invited FIFA Players of all generations to nominate their favorite tunes. EA SPORTS worked with Spotify to make more than 1,000 songs out of the FIFA Soundtrack back catalog playable in one place, with the most popular songs being selected for this final list of 100 songs by November 7th. Of those 100, the following 40 songs will also be added to the in-game soundtrack along with the FIFA World Cup™ update on November 9, 2022.

Here are some key stats* from Spotify FIFA Past and Present Soundtracks:

  • The top 5 most listened to EA SPORTS FIFA Songs on Spotify:
  1. Glass animals – heat waves
  2. Avicii – The Nights
  3. Billie Eilish – you should see me in a crown
  4. Imagine dragons – on top of the world
  5. Bad Bunny, Bomba Estereo – Ojitos Lindos
  • Over 330 million user playlists contain one or more songs from FIFA Soundtracks from past and present.

Additionally, BRIT and Grammy Award-winning virtual band Gorillaz, fresh off their successful world tour, join forces with EA SPORTS FIFA to release a brand new track, Baby Queen, already available in FIFA 23. With the FIFA World Cup™ just around the corner, fans can also expect a custom Gorillaz jersey to be unveiled in FIFA Ultimate Team™ on November 17th.

The Ultimate FIFA Soundtrack is now available to stream on Spotify.

Developed by EA Vancouver and EA Romania, FIFA 23 is available now for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

EA SPORTS FIFA 23 Assets can be downloaded from the official EA Press site at PRESS.EA.COM.

*All stats are for when a song or playlist was uploaded to Spotify, with data retrieved on Monday 7th November 2022

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The company develops and delivers games, content and online services for internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and PCs.

In fiscal 2022, EA reported approximately $7 billion in GAAP net revenue. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is known for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high quality brands including EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefield™, Apex Legends™, The Sims™, Madden NFL, Need for Speed™, Titanfall™, Plants vs. Zombies ™ and F1®. For more information about EA, visit www.ea.com/news.

EA, EA SPORTS, Battlefield, Apex Legends, The Sims, Need for Speed, Titanfall and Plants vs. Zombies are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. FIFA and the FIFA Official Licensed Product Logo are copyrights and/or trademarks of FIFA. All rights reserved. John Madden, NFL and F1 are the property of their respective owners and are used with permission.

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CONTACT: Eric Escaravage

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PUBLICATION: 2022-11-07 15:51 / DISC: 2022-11-07 15:51

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