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A series of association football video games or football simulator, released by Electronic Arts
FIFA, also known as FIFA Football or FIFA Soccer, is a series of association football video games or football simulator, released annually by Electronic Arts under the 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 including leagues and teams from around the world, including the German Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga, English Premier League and Football League, Italian Serie A and Serie B, Spanish La Liga and Segunda División, Portuguese Primeira Liga, French Ligue 1 and Ligue 2, Turkish Süper Lig, Dutch Eredivisie, Mexican Liga MX, American Major League Soccer, South Korean K-League, Saudi Professional League, Australian A-League, Chilean Primera División, Brazilian Campeonato Série A and Argentine Superliga Argentina, allowing the use of real leagues, clubs and player names and likenesses within the games. In addition, internationally popular clubs from around the world, including some teams from Greece and South Africa, without those nations' entire leagues. The main series has been complemented by additional installments based on single major tournaments, such as the FIFA World Cup, UEFA European Football Championship and UEFA Champions League, as well as a series of football management titles. As of 2011, the FIFA franchise has been localised into 18 languages and available in 51 countries. By 2010 the series had sold more than 100 million copies worldwide, making it the best-selling sports video game franchise in the world, and one of the best-selling video game franchises. Also, FIFA 12 holds the record for the "fastest selling sports game ever" with over 3.2 million games sold and over $186 million generated at retail in its first week of release. The franchise's latest release, FIFA 18, was released worldwide on September 29, 2017. It is available for multiple gaming systems, including the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and among many other systems.