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Virtual Legality Episode 188

No, NFL 2k is NOT Back (at Least Not Yet)

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2K Games has finally entered into a new licensing arrangement with the National Football League (NFL). It's everything football fans have ever wanted! Or is it?

Join us as we take a deep dive into the 2K Press Release, the original Electronic Arts (EA) press release, deceptive headlines, and deceptive responses.

Robot Chris Berman will always be with us..in Virtual Legality.

#Madden #2K #NFL


Discussed in this episode:

"EA's 15-year-long exclusivity deal with the NFL for 'Madden' is finally coming to an end"
Business Insider - March 10, 2020 - Ben Gilbert
https://www.businessinsider.com/madden-nfl-2k-sports-football-games-2020-3

"2K returns to making NFL video games, but not a Madden competitor"
Polygon - March 10, 2020 - Samit Sarkar
https://www.polygon.com/2020/3/10/21172310/nfl-2k-sports-football-video-games-deal-ea-madden

"NFL and 2K Announce Partnership to Produce Multiple New Video Games"
NFL Communications - March 10, 2020
https://nflcommunications.com/Pages/NFL-and-2K-Announce-Partnership-to-Produce-Multiple-New-Video-Games.aspx

"EA Enters into Exclusive Agreements with NFL and PLAYERS INC to Expand and Integrate Customer Entertainment Experience"
Business Wire - December 13, 2004
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20041213005991/en/EA-Enters-Exclusive-Agreements-NFL-PLAYERS-Expand


"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).

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