Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced Tuesday that EA SPORTS UEFA EURO 2012 is available in North America and Europe as a paid digital expansion pack to fans who own EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer 12 on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system, or PC.
The only officially licensed videogame of the 2012 European Football Championship which begins June 8 in Poland and Ukraine, EA SPORTS UEFA EURO 2012 recreates all the drama and excitement of one of the largest and most-watched sporting events on the planet, says EA.
Fans will be able to compete for glory as their favourite European country in the UEFA EURO 2012 tournament against rival nations in the group stage, progress through the sudden victory knockout rounds, and ultimately compete for the chance to be crowned UEFA EURO 2012 champion.
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EA SPORTS also unveiled plans to determine the best players in the world playing UEFA EURO 2012 on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
The two best players on each console will be determined through a series of online qualifiers. Those players will meet in the championship final on the pitch at Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, hours before their heroes step onto the same pitch to compete for the UEFA EURO 2012 championship.
Competition details are available at www.ea.com/intl/football/1/euro12-tournament