EA Extends NFL License Agreements

In a move sure to shock not a single person, Electronic Arts today announced it has extended deals it signed back in 2004 with the National Football League and the NFL Players Association that allowed the company to exclusively develop, publish and distribute football games for all console and handheld platforms.The original contracts were for a five year period; the extensions negotiated by EA lengthen the deals until the 2012 season. No financial terms were disclosed.