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Fantasy Football

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Sports
Publisher: EA Sports
Developer: EA Sports

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EA Launches New 'Fantasy Football' Service & Features

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 6:06 p.m. PDT

Boasting a clean design and easy usability, the site allows armchair sports superstars to create leagues, organize teams, trade players, leverage the Custom Commissioner Packages and live scoring free of charge. As they make their way to the playoffs, players will experience total fantasy sports entertainment online. The leagues will allow for a maximum of 32 teams and league winners will be eligible for prizes. To help take your team to the championships, players can take advice from EA Tiburon's bench of expert fantasy football consultants made up of the studio's own development team members

EA SPORTS Fantasy Football is the only online fantasy football service that gives an optimal level of team management capabilities, player insights and enhanced must-have fantasy features such as live scoring, in-depth analysis, online drafts, real time injury reports, and more. Plus the EA SPORTS Fantasy Football Commissioner service offers the highest caliber Commissioner tools for half the price of competing services.

“EA SPORTS Fantasy Football offers fans the most innovative fantasy football experience available with exclusive analytical capabilities that team owners need for a championship season,” said Chip Lange, vice president of marketing, EA SPORTS. “EA SPORTS delivers the next evolution in fantasy football with the unique ability to include fantasy updates in Madden NFL 06 – a feature that will generate a new level of fantasy excitement in 2005.”

EA SPORTS Fantasy Football features:

  • EA SPORTS Edge: Decide which player to start using with EA SPORTS Edge – a sliding analyzer tool to optimize a team’s lineup.
  • MaddenView: Create the best possible team with MaddenView – a new prediction tool that utilizes Madden NFL 06 to maximize roster decisions and generate the most possible points.
  • Madden NFL 06: Check fantasy scores, get trade notifications and earn trophies in Madden NFL 06 – the only video game to offer fantasy capabilities.
  • The WarmUp: Discover the lighter side of fantasy football with The WarmUp – a fun take on your favorite NFL players and community happenings for football for fanatics.

Prizes :

  • VIP trip to the all star game in Hawaii: Only EA SPORTS Fantasy Football gives the top overall scoring Team Owner a VIP trip for two to the all star game in Hawaii.
  • EA video games: Each Team Owner who wins their league will receive an EA game of their choice for the Xbox – The Official Platform for EA SPORTS Fantasy Football

* Void in Arizona, Colorado, Maryland, New Jersey, Tennessee, Vermont and where prohibited. Eligibility restrictions apply. Contest starts September 9, 2005 and ends January 2, 2006. See [provide URL for Team Owner contest rules] for complete rules.

EA SPORTS Fantasy Football fans may start forming leagues today at The Commissioner cost for this innovative league is $49.99, and each Team Owner pays $9.99. Madden NFL 06 ships in August 2005.

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