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EA Launches EA Sports UFC 3 Icon Edition, Available Now Through July 17

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EA Launches EA Sports UFC 3 Icon Edition, Available Now Through July 17

EA has launched their EA Sports UFC 3 Icon Edition today. The limited edition digital only game will be available for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One through July 17, for $39.99 with UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, as the cover athlete.

What’s Included in the UFC 3 Icon Edition

  • Base Game
  • Choice of one Permanent Champion Fighter for Ultimate Team (Conor McGregor, Georges St-Pierre, Anderson Silva, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, or Demetrious Johnson)
  • Five Icon Packs for Ultimate Team
  • 500 UFC Points
  • Everything included in the Icon Update

What’s Included in the UFC 3 Icon Update

  • Roster update of five new fighters including Tito Ortiz, Matt Serra, Mirko Cro Cop, Wanderlei Silva, and Kimbo Slice
  • Access to controls update
  • T-Mobile Arena as a playable venue
  • Gameplay Update #7

Read the full press release below.

UFC FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION DEMETRIOUS JOHNSON HEADLINES EA SPORTS UFC 3 ICON EDITION

Game Now Includes UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz and 2018 UFC Hall of Fame inductee Matt Serra, along with UFC / PRIDE legends Mirko Cro Cop and Wanderlei Silva and fan favorite Kimbo Slice for All Players

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.July 3, 2018 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today provided the best reason yet to step inside UFC’s world-famous Octagon® with the launch of EA SPORTS UFC 3 Icon Edition, headlined by UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, whose record 11 successful title defenses are the most in UFC® history. In addition to delivering standout features like the new G.O.A.T. Career mode and Real Player Motion Tech that revolutionizes character movement, the Icon Edition adds legendary and fan-requested fighters such as UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz, former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra, former PRIDE FC middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva, former PRIDE FC world open-weight grand prix champion Mirko Cro Cop and fan favorite Kimbo Slice. Current EA SPORTS UFC 3 owners will also receive all five of the new legendary athletes that were added and more key gameplay updates for free in today’s content release.

“This one is for all the hard-working gamers out there. Games are a big part of my life, so to be on a cover of an EA SPORTS game for the first time ever, that’s incredibly special,” UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson said. “I worked hard to get here, and it’s a great feeling to be immortalized as an Icon.”

The Icon Edition also includes one permanent champion fighter and move in UFC Ultimate Team for players to choose from, including Demetrious Johnson, former UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, former UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk, former two-time UFC welterweight and former UFC middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre or former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, as well as additional UFC Ultimate Team content.

EA SPORTS UFC 3 Icon Edition is available now through July 17 for Xbox One and PlayStation®4 for $39.99. To learn more about EA SPORTS UFC 3 visit https://www.ea.com/games/ufc/ufc-3. EA Access members receive a 10 percent discount when they purchase a digital version of EA SPORTS UFC 3 on Xbox Live.*

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  1. Was really hoping for an ultimate fighter mode and new venues like the practice Gyms... and redirecting ultimate team. nonetheless sounds like a great patch!
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    Bigg Cee
    Tito Ortiz is amazing. Hands down my favorite and a close 2nd is Kimbo Slice.
    Great Job EA. ����

    The kimbo model is so good. I haven't seen Ortiz's yet.
    ImAnOlogist
    The kimbo model is so good. I haven't seem Ortiz's yet.

    Yh they got Kimbo SPOT ON. I mean down to every little detail like the hairs on his body, his gold teeth and mouthpiece with the american/bahamas flags on it. He's easily the best model.
    Hell yea man, definitely look forward to trying out these guys in ranked...hopefully they have some good stats and unique moves/perks that make them viable "A-Level" fighters
    (yea yea I know, Tito would never be able to beat JBJ or Cormier in 'real life', the sport has evolved a ton in the past 10 or 20 years, but it's still a game right? lol)
    Ended up buying this edition because it was 50% off with Xbox Live Gold. I've been wanting to get the game and this seemed like a good deal. It definitely feels much different than UFC 2, in a good way.
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