Rousey and Tate in UFC video game
This week EA Sports announced that its new UFC title will
include women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey and No. 1 title
contender, Miesha Tate.
The new “WMMA” developments are sure to bring up questions for
fight fans and gamers alike. Thankfully, EA released an FAQ
today that should answer the most likely questions (see
Which female UFC fighters will be in the game?
Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate are the only confirmed
fighters. We will be revealing additional fighters from the
Women’s Bantamweight division soon
Will female fighters be able to fight against male
In order to be authentic to the sport, female fighters will
not be able to fight male fighters in EA SPORTS UFC.
What game modes will female fighters be available in?
Female fighters will be available in Play Now
Can we expect more female athletes in EA SPORTS games moving
Female fighters are added on a franchise-by-franchise
basis. EA SPORTS UFC joins EA SPORTS NHL and Tiger Woods PGA
Tour in featuring women athletes as playable characters in the
Is the process for building female fighters in-game different
from how you build their main counterparts?
Female fighters are built using the same high-resolution 3D
scan technology to deliver next-generation fighter
The game will be built using EA’s new
Engine that will power a new library of next-gen titles such as
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