EA Sports activities’ faculty soccer revival is aiming for summer time 2024 – Destructoid
The return of digital faculty soccer continues to be a methods away
Digital Arts’ return to varsity soccer continues to be a methods off. EA Sports activities confirms it’s aiming for a summer time 2024 revival of its faculty soccer sequence.
Chatting with ESPN, EA Sports activities VP and basic supervisor Daryl Holt stated the timing is because of how a lot of an enterprise this can be.
“That’s one of the best date for us to deliver the sport that we expect goes to satisfy or exceed our participant expectations,” Holt instructed ESPN. “And canopy the breadth and scale of what we wish within the sport. We’re attempting to construct a really immersive faculty soccer expertise.”
A part of this entails use actual faculty soccer gamers within the sport. Earlier than, utilizing gamers’ likeness in a brand new EA Sports activities faculty soccer appeared like a non-starter. However as Holt describes it, “the street’s open now, however it’s nonetheless underneath building.”
This echoes some feedback from July 2021 about the potential for utilizing actual gamers within the digital expertise. An EA supply instructed ESPN that gamers can be compensated if they seem in-game.
Again to high school
EA first introduced again in February of 2021 that faculty soccer can be returning to the EA Sports activities fold. Alongside right this moment’s window, EA additionally confirms that each Highway to Glory and Dynasty modes can be in retailer for the brand new sequence.
Since we’ve been with out digital faculty soccer since 2013, this information in all probability sparks some hope for followers of the game. That being stated, participant likenesses and compensation nonetheless appear to be a lingering query mark. On the very least, a summer time 2024 window provides Digital Arts a while to determine all of it out.