REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 13,
2004--Electronic Arts today announced exclusive licensing relationships with the
National Football League and PLAYERS INC to develop, publish and distribute
interactive football games. These five-year agreements -- which EA negotiated
separately -- give EA the exclusive rights to the NFL teams, stadiums and
players for use in its football videogames. Both agreements also include
exclusive rights for console online features. Financial terms of the agreements
were not disclosed.