EA admits “a great own goal” and will honor purchases of FIFA 23 Ultimate Edition for Rs 4.80 (59 cents) on the Epic Store in India. Seeing is believing.
Like every year, the new installment of FIFA (which will be the last one developed by EA Sports) brings together millions of players from all over the world. It is one of the most anticipated titles of the year, which will be available on September 30th in the shops.
Yes, FIFA 23 will be the last one with that name that is signed by EA, but aspects such as loot boxes or the breadth of licenses will be maintained. Instead, there will be new FUT Heroes cards featuring Marvel and a revamped chemistry system.
Imagine you could buy the football simulator for only 59 cents. It looks like something from a movie, right? Well, it has happened in the Epic Games Store in India, incredible as it may seem.
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And, to add fuel to the fire, we talk about FIFA 23 Ultimate Edition. This includes not only the base game, but also exclusive rewards, cosmetics, and both console versions of the game.
As reported pc gamerFIFA 23 Ultimate Edition could be purchased for the ridiculous amount of 4.8 rupees on the Epic Store in India. This, to give you an idea, is equivalent to $0.06 USD.
In other words, for a few hours FIFA 23 was available for 59 centswith an applied discount of 99.98% on its original PVP. This, of course, did not go unnoticed by anyone.
One would expect EA to cancel all purchases made for that price… but ultimately it won’t. How do you hear it: the company will honor all orders.
In statements to pc gamerEA Sports acknowledged the error and admitted that they had scored an own goal. Surprisingly, no order at 59 cents will be cancelled.
”It was our mistake, and we wanted to let you know that we will honor all advance purchases made at that price.”said the EA Sports spokesman.
The real price of FIFA 23 Ultimate Edition in the Epic Store is 89.99 euros. Imagine the incredible difference between pay 90 euros and 59 euro cents.
FIFA 23 will hit stores on September 30, available at PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, Google Stadia and Nintendo Switch. As data, in the next installment the Clubs Pro and Volta modes will be merged.