The Apple TV present Ted Lasso has confirmed to be one of the crucial widespread and well-liked collection of the previous few years, introducing viewers to a lovable forged of characters whose lives and storylines largely revolve across the fictional English Premier League soccer membership, AFC Richmond. Through its first two seasons, the collection has taken dwelling quite a few awards, together with the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2021 and 2022, with a number of of its actors – together with Jason Sudeikis, Brett Goldstein, and Hannah Waddingham – taking dwelling awards for authentic performances. Now, Ted Lasso reaches into a brand new realm: video video games.
EA Sports as we speak introduced that Ted Lasso and AFC Richmond are becoming a member of the FIFA 23 roster of groups. Lasso is joined on the sidelines by Coach Beard, with the pitch being populated by a number of the staff’s greatest stars like Jamie Tartt, Roy Kent, Dani Rojas, Sam Obisanya, and Isaac McAdoo. While the actors’ likenesses are included within the product, EA Sports hasn’t indicated if we’ll be listening to Jamie Tartt and Roy Kent’s signature crowd chants (although it appears uncertain, seeing as how Roy Kent’s chant would most likely bump the ESRB ranking as much as M for Mature).
Regardless of that reality, you’ll be able to play matches at AFC Richmond’s dwelling floor, Nelson Road, and even take management of Coach Lasso or AFC Richmond by way of Career Mode. AFC Richmond can also be playable in Kick-Off, Online Friendlies, and Online Seasons. FIFA 23 Ultimate Team can also be including a number of AFC Richmond customization gadgets, together with kits, TIFOs, and the choice to pick out Ted Lasso or Coach Beard as your FUT membership’s supervisor. All the AFC Richmond content material in FUT might be obtainable by way of targets and challenges.
You can see Ted Lasso and the AFC Richmond squad in motion by way of the trailer beneath.
FIFA 23 arrives on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4. Xbox One, PC, and Stadia on September 30.