So it wasn’t just Man City then? As Derby County have today revealed a partnership with none other than EA SPORTS and FIFA 12. Not quite to the same fan fare as the Man City deal but its a partnership none the less. And here’s what Derby County fans can expect from this latest EA SPORTS partnership.
- EA SPORTS will be producing a Derby County-specific FIFA 12 game sleeve featuring its star players, which fans will be able to download for free from the club website www.dcfc.co.uk around the launch of FIFA 12.
- A bespoke EA SPORTS FIFA gaming trailer will be attend selected matches over the course of the season including the Derby County vs Barnsley fixture in September at Pride Park, so fans can try out FIFA 12 before the launch and play as their favourite team.
- EA SPORTS will be running a Derby County Pro Player Tournament at the training ground using the new EA SPORTS FIFA gaming trailer to determine which Derby County player is the best FIFA 12 gamer.
- EA SPORTS FIFA 12 will also be visible on matchdays throughout the season via the rotating perimeter boards, will be active across Derby County official digital channels and support the Club’s initiative to introduce new fans to the Club.
So there you have it yet another deal this time showing the Championship some love, check out the full press release over on the official Derby County website.