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Pitt Featured in EA Sports College Football 25 Trailer

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Pitt football in EA Sports College Football 25.

You don’t even need to watch closely; Pitt football is prominently featured in the trailer for one of the most anticipated video games of the year.

EA Sports released the trailer for the highly anticipated EA Sports College Football 25 video game, and Pitt is one of only a handful of programs to be featured multiple times in the trailer. A full Acrisure Stadium, featuring the marching band spelling out the Pitt script, is shown, and a video of Javon McIntyre throwing down a turnover dunk is, too.

The full trailer for the game, which is scheduled to release on July 19, can be found here.

It’s been just over a decade since the last edition of the game, but the wait is just about over.

EA Sports announced that the long-awaited college football video game will be released on July 19 and confirmed the standard and deluxe covers. The standard edition is available for pre-order $69.99 while the deluxe edition is available for $99.99.

The deluxe edition perks include three-day early access to the game, 4,600 college football points, alma mater ultimate team pack, cover athlete ultimate team pack, “bring glory home” ultimate team pack and Heisman hopeful ultimate team pack.

The standard edition also includes the alma mater ultimate team pack, cover athlete ultimate team pack, “bring glory home” ultimate team pack.

A Supreme Court ruling in the case of NCAA v. Alston, which directly led to NCAA policy allowing for NIL compensation, was perhaps the biggest catalyst in the return of the games.

Once NIL requirements were satisfied, EA announced that every FBS football player would receive $600 and a copy of the game, which retails at $69.99, for using their name, image and likeness. There were some opt-outs, highlighted by Texas quarterback Arch Manning, but it appears as though every Pitt Panther will be in the game. However, if a player does opt-out, a created player will not be able to be named after said player.

EA Sports worked with One Team Partners to deal with NIL rights and CLC, which is the country’s top college trademark licensing company, allowing over 15,000 current student-athletes to make merchandise deals.

The Compass CLC app allowed all student-athletes to opt in or out of their NIL of the upcoming video game.

There will likely be new game modes added to EA Sports College Football 25, but the usual modes of Dynasty, Road Glory and Ultimate Team will be available.

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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