EA buys stake in FIFA Online specialist

Electronic Arts is choosing a 19 per-cent stake in Korean online firm Neowiz.

The two companies partnered this past year to launch FIFA Online inside region, which is now offering more than 4.4 million new users.

"We are really happy with all the expertise Neowiz showed in launching FIFA Online in Korea this past year," commented CEO of EA Larry Probst.

"We think they is going to Buy FIFA 19 Coins be a great partner for bringing other EA franchises for the rapidly growing marketplace for online games in Asia."

When the sale has completed, EA is going to be Neowiz's second largest shareholder after CEO and founder Sung Kyun Na.

The two companies prefer to co-develop four more online titles for Asia, with Neowiz holding the rights to write two from the games in Korea and Japan.

"Our partnership with EA continues to be a tremendous success in Korea," offered Sung Kyun Na.

"EA features a rich portfolio of Cheap FUT 19 Coins franchises so we look forward to partnering with these on bringing new titles as well as in new markets in Asia."

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