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FIFA 23 Russia embargo continues

FIFA 23 Russia embargo continues
FIFA 23 Russia embargo continues
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Electronic Arts made a follow-up decision for the FIFA 23 Russia embargo as a sign of Ukrainian solidarity and confirmed this in a statement.

For the ongoing war in Ukraine, pioneering philanthropic efforts by studios like Epic Games and Riot Games, including the video game industry. They continue to touch lives inside and outside the war-torn country. Of course, these works have a very bad result for the players in Russia. Simply put, FIFA 23 will have a huge impact on the  Russian embargo .

FIFA 23 will not include Russian teams

Electronic Arts has confirmed that no Russian team will be in FIFA 23 as part of its continued support for Ukraine. In short, no Russian club or Russian national team will take part in the final game of the series. This movement, which was only a rumor at the beginning, has now become official with the latest statement. EA side,In his official statement to Eurogames“EA Sports is in solidarity with the Ukrainian people and, like many voices in the football world, calls for an end to the occupation of Ukraine,” he said. 

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FIFA 23 Russia embargo continues

FIFA 23 Russia embargo continues

Even if such embargoes for Russia are supportive, the most affected party is the Russian players. After PlayStation Russia announced that it had stopped sales, the fact that the big games to be released were not included in the Russian market dragged the players to a dead end. Also, EA and various other companies have not cut off access to those who have already bought the banned games. On the other hand, EA has not made a statement about whether the Belarus teams will stay in the game, but it wouldn’t be too surprising if they weren’t in FIFA 23.

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Against these sanctions, the Russian Government did not stand idle and took steps to legalize pirated games in March 2022. It has been reported that a state-approved game engine has been developed as a competitor to Unreal Engine 5 technology, approved by the Russian Ministry of Digital Development.

FIFA 23 for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Stadia, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S

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