EA Sports has issued a statement regarding NIL on Thursday and the company’s efforts to monitor the situation:
“We are watching the recent developments regarding student-athlete name, image and likeness very closely. It’s still very early stages at this point, and we plan to explore the possibility of including players in EA SPORTS College Football. For now, our development team is focused on working with our partners at CLC to ensure the game authentically showcases the great sport of college football and the more than 100 institutions signed on to be featured in our game.”
According to leaked documents, EA Sports is currently planning on releasing EA SPORTS College Football in the summer of 2023.