Electronic Arts seems to be exploring new forms of sports-related video games and has filed a patent for a mobile game based on digital cards. According to the patent, players will use cards that represent the best players in the world to compete on a field that looks like a football stadium.
The confrontations will be one on one using a custom deck and in what the patent calls “battle.” The probability that a team scores It will depend on the value of your cards, which are of three types: footballer, action and effect.
Replace or complement Ultimate Team
It is also not indicated if it will be released as a standalone game or when it could come out to the market. Although it is not exactly the same as the main mode of FIFA (now EA Sports FC), it could replace or complement it since the decks can contain players from different teams.
The patent It does not specify whether the cards will be purchased or if the business model will be similar to that of other mobile card games such as Sorarea game that combines collectible cards with fantasy football, which is based on blockchain to guarantee players ownership of their cards.