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Conor McGregor lands on EA Sports UFC 3 cover

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA Sports) announced today the launch of their UFC Sports 3 video game, featuring UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor on two cover editions.

According to EA Sports, UFC Sports 3 will be available internationally February 2, 2018 for Xbox One and Playstation 4.

“Two belts, two covers – EA SPORTS got it right again,” UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor said in a EA Sports press release. “It’s an honor to be on the cover and I can’t wait to play the game.”

The game includes Real Player Motion (RPM) technology, which EA Sports says uses over 5,000 new animations to improve life-like feel and responsive graphics.

“UFC 3 and RPM Tech mark a new generation of gameplay in EA SPORTS games,” EA Sports UFC 3  creative director, Brian Hayes explained. “The new animation technology has allowed us to take a massive leap forward in motion and responsiveness. The result is a complete overhaul to gameplay where every move is more strategic and looks more authentic and beautiful.”

UFC Sports 3 also includes a new G.O.A.T. mode and improvements to the current Knockout mode.

Prices have not been disclosed.

Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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