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Saturday, March 8, 2008

Electronic Arts , the world's leading video game producer set on Southeast Asian online gaming market

Electronic Arts, the world's leading video game producer set to tap into the 20 million strong Southeast Asian online gaming market.A Singapore-based company, IAHGames is recruited into this project.

Roland Ong, CEO, IAHGames, said: "The revenue will come from item-selling but it's totally voluntary because it will be free to play. If they want to enhance their skills, they want to buy an item, even a very nice jersey or buy a team, buy a character."

Electronic Arts says Internet versions of video games like FIFA Online bring in higher profit margins than box sets for sale on the shelf.

When EA SPORTS FIFA Online was launched in South Korea two years ago, it attracted 5 million users, spending an average of US$25 each. A new version FIFA Online 2 for Southeast Asia is targeted for release by the third quarter of 2008 in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

EA on Nov 8, 2007announced that Be A Pro: Online Team Play is now available as a free, automatic update for the PS3 and Xbox 360.FIFA 08 is the most recent of EA Sports' sports sims titles to offer online team. In Be A Pro Online, 10 self-styled football stars can take to the pitch five to a side for a single match. Filling out the remaining 11 slots will be computer-controlled teammates. Gamers have the option of being limited to a specific location, roaming freely, or a combination of the two. According to an EA representative, dropped connections will result in all players having to restart the match, and the mode will not replace the standard one-on-one online matches already offered. play.

The FIFA Soccer 08 next-gen gameplay engine, built to maximize the power of PLAYSTATION 3, delivers animations and ball control that is so responsive you feel like you are actually on the pitch. Players in FIFA Soccer 08 now benefit from A.I. so smart, it features a 35-point decision engine which enables players to process multiple decisions and reactions in real-time. Players are now aware of their surroundings, reacting authentically to threats and opportunities to make intelligent football decisions.

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