Why does 2K not make football games?

December 4, 2019 Off By idswater

Why does 2K not make football games?

That’s because its contract with the NFL is limited to “non-simulation football video game experiences,” since Electronic Arts retains the exclusive rights to make NFL-licensed simulation football titles — under long-term deals for the Madden NFL franchise that EA recently extended with the NFL and NFLPA through May …

Will there ever be another 2K football game?

UPDATE: In an update from 2K, the game has been delayed to 2022. One of the better stories to come out of 2020 was the reunion of the NFL and 2K Sports to revive a form of NFL 2K.

Will 2K get NFL license back?

2K Sports is getting back into the football market with non-simulation games that are set to be released beginning in 2021. And now, Take-Two has announced that these games will benefit from having the official NFL license for players, numbers, likenesses, and more.

When was the last 2K football game?

July 20, 2004
NFL 2K is an American football video game series developed by Visual Concepts and published by Sega….

NFL 2K
First release NFL 2K September 9, 1999
Latest release ESPN NFL 2K5 July 20, 2004

What sells more Madden or 2K?

Madden first came out in 1989 with 1.2 million people buying the game. Recently, NBA 2K has had more success, while overall they are still behind Madden in combined sales. Total, they have sold over 90 million units and in the first week of the 2019 copy, they sold over 1.23 million units.

Will the NFL drop EA?

Unfortunately for fans of the game, the NFL recently extended their exclusivity deal with EA Sports that will see the gaming publisher making football games for the foreseeable future. The extension means that EA Sports will continue to be the league’s exclusive publisher of football simulation games through 2026.

Is Madden better than 2K?

Recently, NBA 2K has had more success, while overall they are still behind Madden in combined sales. Total, they have sold over 90 million units and in the first week of the 2019 copy, they sold over 1.23 million units.

Which 2K sold the most?

NBA 2K20 will be the best-selling and most lucrative NBA 2K game of all time, and has already exceeded $1 billion in sales/mTX. NBA 2K20 has made more than $1 billion in combined sales and microtransaction revenues worldwide, Take-Two Interactive today announced.

What’s better FIFA or 2K?

The only thing I prefer about 2K as opposed to FIFA is the UI for 2K is much better & easier to navigate. If you want to spend more time enjoying your game & less time yelling at your TV, pick FIFA. EDIT: FIFA also relies less on cheese players/mechanics to get wins.

What’s the deal between 2K and the NFL?

Electronic Arts’ Madden NFL series will remain the only simulation football game in town — for now, at least. The agreement between 2K and the NFL — for which the parties did not disclose financial terms — will produce “multiple video games centered on fun, approachable and social experiences,” said 2K president David Ismailer in a statement.

When did 2K Sports release NFL 2K8?

But that’s exactly what it did more than a decade ago, after EA snatched up the exclusive rights to make NFL-licensed titles in late 2004. 2K Sports released All-Pro Football 2K8, its first and only football game after 2004’s beloved ESPN NFL 2K5, in 2007 on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Who are the developers of 2K football games?

There’s also no word on the development studios behind the football games. 2K’s in-house team for sports games, Novato, California-based Visual Concepts, makes the NBA 2K series and also took over development of the WWE 2K franchise last year.

Why did EA Sports stop making NCAA football video games?

Why Did EA Sports Stop Making NCAA Football Video Games? The wildly-popular NCAA Football video games are officially coming back. EA Sports announced it plans to make a college football video game again. This ends years of speculation about the franchise since it was last produced in 2013.

Electronic Arts’ Madden NFL series will remain the only simulation football game in town — for now, at least. The agreement between 2K and the NFL — for which the parties did not disclose financial terms — will produce “multiple video games centered on fun, approachable and social experiences,” said 2K president David Ismailer in a statement.

There’s also no word on the development studios behind the football games. 2K’s in-house team for sports games, Novato, California-based Visual Concepts, makes the NBA 2K series and also took over development of the WWE 2K franchise last year.

But that’s exactly what it did more than a decade ago, after EA snatched up the exclusive rights to make NFL-licensed titles in late 2004. 2K Sports released All-Pro Football 2K8, its first and only football game after 2004’s beloved ESPN NFL 2K5, in 2007 on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

What kind of games does 2K Sports have?

Both agreements are exclusive for action simulation, arcade-style and manager games on the PC, handheld game devices and consoles — including console online features. The agreements do not include exclusive rights to other types of games or games accessible from the Internet or wireless devices, including cellular phones.