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The logo for FIFA.
Developer(s)Creative Assembly, EA Canada, Extended Play, Probe Entertainment, Tiertex Design Studios, Visual Sciences
Publisher(s)Electronic Arts, EA Sports, Malibu, Tec Toy, Victor Interactive
Year introduced1993

FIFA, also known as FIFA Football or FIFA Soccer, is a series of football (Soccer) games that are released annually by Electronic Arts under the EA Sports label. While there was no major competition when EA released the first titles in their Madden NFL and NHL series, football video games such as Sensible Soccer, Kick Off and Matchday Soccer had been developed since the late eighties and were already competitive in the games market when EA announced a football game as the next addition to their EA Sports label.

When the series began in late 1993 it was notable for being the first to have an official licence from FIFA, the world governing body of football. The latest installments in the series contain many exclusively-licensed leagues and teams from around the world, including the English Premier League and Football League, Italian Serie A, Spanish Primera Liga, German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1 and also less prominent leagues such as US Major League Soccer, allowing the use of real leagues, clubs, and player names and likenesses within the games.

The main series has been complemented by additional installments based on single major tournaments, such as the FIFA World Cup, UEFA European Championship, and UEFA Champions League, as well as a series of football management titles.