BUILD AND PROVE YOUR FOOTBALL KNOWLEDGE WITH EA SPORTS FOOTBALL ACADEMY

GUILDFORD, UK– January, 7th, 2009– EA SPORTS™, a label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announces EA SPORTS™ Football Academy– a collection of mini-games and challenges that improves football knowledge in a fun and entertaining way. EA SPORTS™ Football Academy will launch exclusively for the Nintendo DS in March 2009.

EA SPORTS Football Academy offers an entertaining way to learn football strategy, positioning and technique. Players build their knowledge by completing tasks and take their improved skills onto the pitch to compete against their friends. Additionally EA SPORTS Football Academy offers a variety of mini-games that provide fun for fans of all ages.

“EA SPORTS Football Academy is a great new addition to the EA SPORTS football portfolio and a perfect way to enjoy football on the go,” says Andrew Wilson, Vice President and Executive Producer of EA SPORTS Football business.“The game offers fans a fun new way to improve football knowledge and learn more about the beautiful game.”

EA SPORTS Football Academy is developed by EA Canada in Vancouver. It has been rated 3+ by PEGI. Please visit www.pegi.info for rating information.

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EATM, EA SPORTS Freestyle TM and POGOTM. In fiscal 2008, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.67 billion and had 27 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.eagames.co.uk. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at www.eagames.co.uk/press.

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