NHLPA inks multi-year contract with EA and 2K Sports

NHLPAGood news for sport gaming fanatics! The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) has today announced a non-exclusive, multi-year license extension with both EA and 2K Sports for all current and next-gen titles including those on the Playstation 2, Playstation 3, PSP, Xbox, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and PC.

EA, popular for its NHL series, has been in partnership with NHLPA since 1991, while 2K Sports NHL 2Kx series of hockey games was the first and only NHL video game available for the Xbox 360. NHLPA Senior Director of Business, Ken Kim, stated "We're excited to extend our relationship with EA and 2K Sports since they have long been on the cutting edge of the sports gaming category, and are now leading the way in the development of next generation, three-dimensional gaming."

EA is set to release the next installment in the fall of this year with NHL 07 and 2K Sports will follow on with NHL 2K7 this holiday season.

Via NHL.com

NHLPAGood news for sport gaming fanatics! The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) has today announced a non-exclusive, multi-year license extension with both EA and 2K Sports for all current and next-gen titles including those on the Playstation 2, Playstation 3, PSP, Xbox, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and PC.

EA, popular for its NHL series, has been in partnership with NHLPA since 1991, while 2K Sports NHL 2Kx series of hockey games was the first and only NHL video game available for the Xbox 360. NHLPA Senior Director of Business, Ken Kim, stated "We're excited to extend our relationship with EA and 2K Sports since they have long been on the cutting edge of the sports gaming category, and are now leading the way in the development of next generation, three-dimensional gaming."

EA is set to release the next installment in the fall of this year with NHL 07 and 2K Sports will follow on with NHL 2K7 this holiday season.

Via NHL.com

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