EA Sports UFC 3 Revealed With UFC® Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor as the Official Global Cover Athlete
Revolutionary New Gameplay Technology ‘Real Player Motion Tech'
Delivers the Most Fluid and Responsive Fighter Motion Ever.
See the Official Gameplay
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Today Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) officially revealed EA
SPORTS™ UFC® 3 featuring UFC®
lightweight champion Conor McGregor, the only UFC athlete to hold UFC
titles in two weight classes simultaneously, as the game's official
global cover athlete. EA SPORTS UFC 3 introduces a new generation
of fighting for fight fans powered by Real Player Motion (RPM) Tech, a
revolutionary new gameplay animation technology that delivers the most
fluid and responsive motion in EA SPORTS UFC history. A new G.O.A.T.
Career Mode now means that players' choices outside UFC's
world-famous Octagon® matter just as much as their
performance inside it. This new mode allows you to strategically promote
upcoming fights, create heated rivalries and more on the road to
becoming the Greatest of All Time. EA SPORTS UFC 3 will be
available worldwide on February 2, 2018 for Xbox One and PlayStation®4.
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:
Click here to see the Official
UFC 3 Gameplay Trailer.
"Two belts, two covers - EA SPORTS got it right again," UFC lightweight
champion Conor McGregor said. "It's an honor to be on the cover and I
can't wait to play the game."
Real Player Motion (RPM) Tech is a revolutionary new EA SPORTS
animation technology that sets a new bar for motion and responsiveness
in the best-looking - and now the best-feeling - EA SPORTS UFC
game ever. With over 5,000 new animations captured and rebuilt from the
ground up, players can now move, strike, and create seamless
combinations in-game with the world's best mixed martial arts athletes.
Every punch, kick, block, and counter has been recaptured and rebuilt on
cutting-edge animation tech to look and feel life-like and responsive,
delivering the most strategic, competitive fighting experience in
"UFC 3 and RPM Tech mark a new generation of gameplay in
EA SPORTS games," said EA SPORTS UFC 3 Creative Director, Brian
Hayes. "The new animation technology has allowed us to take a massive
leap forward in motion and responsiveness. The result is a complete
overhaul to gameplay where every move is more strategic and looks more
authentic and beautiful."
EA SPORTS UFC 3 also introduces the new G.O.A.T. Career Mode
where - for the first time - the choices made throughout your career
impact your path to greatness. Outside of fights, players will make
promotional choices to build hype, gain fans, earn more cash through big
contracts and capture the world's attention. A new in-game social media
system allows players to create heated rivalries with other UFC
athletes, providing the freedom to take on any type of persona, between
cool-headed contender or infamous trash-talker.
Building on the fan-favorite Knockout Mode introduced in EA SPORTS
UFC 2, EA SPORTS UFC 3 delivers a new suite of multiplayer
modes designed for fast, fun fights that are perfect for letting fists
fly when playing against friends. Those looking for a quick social
experience can jump into Stand & Bang mode, Submission Showdown mode, or
opt to customize their match with unlimited stamina or extra strike
damage in Fight Now Custom. The all-new Tournament Mode offers ultimate
bragging rights as players attempt to take on as many opponents as
possible in bracket-style elimination rounds with continuous damage and
EA SPORTS UFC 3 will be available worldwide on February 2 for
Xbox One and PlayStation®4. Pre-order
the Champions Edition now and receive up to three days early access
to the full game, the choice of one current or former UFC champion in Ultimate
Team and 20 Premium Packs in Ultimate Team*. Choose between
former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, former UFC welterweight
champion Georges St-Pierre, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, UFC
flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson or UFC strawweight champion Joanna
Jedrzejczyk. For full pre-order details and to learn more about EA
SPORTS UFC 3 visit https://www.ea.com/games/ufc/ufc-3.
EA Access members receive a 10 percent discount when they purchase a
digital version of EA SPORTS UFC 3 on Xbox Live.**
For more information about EA SPORTS games, including news, video,
blogs, forums and game apps, please visit https://www.ea.com/games/ufc/ufc-3
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AND DOES NOT HAVE A CASH VALUE. PRE-ORDER OFFER EXPIRES ON FEBRUARY 2,
2018 AND IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR NEW PURCHASES OF EA SPORTS UFC 3
("PRODUCT"). PRE-ORDER OFFER CONTENT CONTAINS UP TO 3 DAYS EARLY ACCESS
AND 5 PREMIUM PACKS ("PRE-ORDER PACKS"). PRODUCT CONTENT INCLUDES 1
"CHAMPION FIGHTER" ITEM, 500 UFC POINTS, AND 20 ADDITIONAL PREMIUM PACKS
("CE PACKS"). ALL ITEMS FOR USE WITH ONE EA ACCOUNT IN UFC ULTIMATE TEAM
GAME MODE ("UUT") WITHIN THE PRODUCT. FOR RETAIL PREORDERS, SEE RETAILER
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FRIDAY. CE PACKS MUST BE CLAIMED BY MAY 11, 2018; FIRST 2 CE PACKS MUST
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EXPIRE ON MAY 12, 2018; 5 PRE-ORDER PACKS EXPIRE ON FEBURARY 2, 2019.
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