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NCAA reaches settlement in EA video game lawsuit

www.ncaa.org Published: June 9, 2014
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The NCAA today agreed to settle claims against the Association over college-themed basketball and football video games produced by Electronic Arts. The agreement will provide a settlement to a class of video game plaintiffs.



The settlement will award $20 million to certain Division I men's basketball and Division I Bowl Subdivision football student-athletes who attended certain institutions during the years the games were sold.

The initial release by the NCAA on the settlement did not specify which schools or classes of players would receive settlements.

Following three major conferences pulling their trademark licenses, and the pending lawsuit, EA Sports has put its college football series on hold. The final installment -- NCAA Football 14 -- was released in July 2013. EA discontinued its basketball series in 2010.

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