In a new turn of development, it has emerged that the upcoming edition of EA FIFA 22 will be featuring India’s top-tier football competition, i.e. the Hero Indian Super League (ISL).
Accordingly, all the 11 ISL clubs along with their kits and other associated marks will be a part of the video game franchise.
“The FIFA gaming platform opens unique opportunities for a young league like ISL and its 11 clubs to cater to the fast-growing fan base globally. The digital ISL experience will be a big innovation for the league this season onwards,” a spokesperson from the ISL was quoted in a report by the Financial Express.
FIFA 22 is set to be launched officially for the global audience on 1st October.
The ISL explained in its official statement that the league will now be available in the PC and console versions of the game. It revealed that the young Indian gaming community along with their fans will be experiencing their homegrown football league on the major gaming platform.
“Hence, fans will be able to engage more with the league, resulting in deeper affinity towards their clubs and players,” the ISL’s official release read.