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Female fighters will be in EA UFC, they will NOT be able to fight male UFC fighters

Female fighters will be in EA UFC, they will NOT be able to fight male UFC fighters

The day has come. You can now control a digital version of Ronda Rousey and make her do whatever you want. She will do your bidding, and there's no force in nature that will prevent her from doing it.

EA Sports just announced that female fighters will be in EA UFC and each fighter will have signature moves like Rousey's signature armbar. Check out this small excerpt from the press release.

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced that EA SPORTS™ UFC will feature playable female fighters for the first time ever in a UFC videogame. This groundbreaking moment is headlined by UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and top bantamweight contender Miesha Tate, the historic inaugural female coaches on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter.

Starting next Spring, players will "Feel the Fight" in the Octagon™ and experience the crippling power of Rousey's signature armbar, the ferocious intensity of Tate's grappling, and many other fighting styles from an esteemed roster of female fighters in EA SPORTS UFC.

"This is a great moment for videogames and for Mixed Martial Arts," said Dean Richards, General Manager, EA SPORTS UFC. "In our commitment to delivering the most realistic fighting experience ever achieved, we wanted to represent the full spectrum of talent and diversity of all the fighters in the sport, including women who have become an undeniable force to be reckoned with."

"Since we added the Women's Bantamweight division earlier this year, the women have impressed everyone," said Dana White, UFC President. "The fights are always exciting, Ronda Rousey is as talented as any champion in the UFC and her rivalry with Miesha Tate is one of the most intense in UFC history. The female division has become a huge part of the UFC and fans will now be able to experience fighting with them in the game."

The press release also had a video of someone from EA Sports interviewing Ronda Rousey and calling her upcoming fight with Miesha Tate a 'contest,' I sort of tuned out after that.

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+10 # Yari 2013-09-04 08:19
Let's hope for a glitch that allows us to smack up Bryan Caraway then.

Hey, MiddleEasy. Still standing by your Fedor rumor as far as the roster goes? We know where to find you if it ends up being BS. 8)
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0 # Guy 2013-09-04 08:53
To bad they were greedy and it's only coming out on the new PS & Xbox consoles yet another UFC game i won't buy
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+9 # Yari 2013-09-04 08:55
Quoting Guy:
To bad they were greedy and it's only coming out on the new PS & Xbox consoles yet another UFC game i won't buy


Wouldn't greedy be, releasing it on every platform you've ever heard of, including iOS and Android?
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0 # Kalash 2013-09-04 10:01
On a first thought - yes.

However when you think about why they do this it turns out that money is the reason (as usual in the business, and there's nothing wrong with it). Most probably Sony and MS singed a deal with UFC to release those games exclusively to consoles (just as many other games) to attract more people to said platforms.

So in a sense Guy is right, money are the reason, I just wouldn't call it "greed", but pure business.
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+3 # Dave Walsh 2013-09-04 10:27
They'll cite the "technology" as the reason why they did it, but I think that their line of thought on this is to try to sell as many new consoles as they can, which will help them to simplify their business so they don't have to keep developing for PS3 and Xbox 360.
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+4 # GUCCI 2013-09-04 10:54
No its definitely greed.fuck these large greedy companies charging 60$ for a game,and i don't understand why any of you would support them when their stealing your money.
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+4 # Whaaa 2013-09-04 14:00
It looks pretty good, and the technology behind this game seems rather complex. Sixty dollars seems pretty reasonable to me. Anything they release on PC just gets stolen anyway. So, I don't understand the butt hurt going on here. Also, I still play UFC 3 and EAMMA. I think years of gameplay is worth sixty dollars.
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0 # Kalash 2013-09-05 12:15
So basically you want them to give stuff away for free? I want to see you work for free one week per month, come on brah DON'T BE GREEDY, IT'S GREED!!1!one

Seriously, though, people don't understand that any most of the progress and development we have is because someone wanted to earn money. There is nothing wrong with desire to earn money, you want it, I want it, everyone does. If the game is too expensive in your opinion, don't buy it, vote with your wallet and if enough people agree with you, the game won't sell well enough, they will lose money in the process resulting in cheaper game next time (because, again, they want to earn money, so they will adjust price so game sells better).

What's so hard to understand?
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-2 # Ayatollah 2013-09-04 11:15
Only husband should be allowed to hit woman. Caraway vs Tate big matchup.
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0 # pathros 2013-09-05 16:56
They read my mind except for the sexual part with the new games with the female fighters.
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