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EA Sports Releases UFC 3: The Notorious Edition

It's a Conor McGregor fight week and as usual, corporate America has figured to how to milk the reappearance of this villainous character in a special way.

It’s a Conor McGregor fight week and as usual, corporate America has figured to how to milk the reappearance of this villainous character in a special way.

Electronic Arts Inc., marked the anticipated return of former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor at the upcoming UFC 229: KHABIB vs. MCGREGOR with the launch of EA SPORTS UFC 3 Notorious Edition. 

The Notorious Edition is available for a limited time and features exclusive cover art, as well as bonus in-game content including 500 UFC Ultimate Team Points, five Notorious Ultimate Team Packs and the choice of one Champion fighter McGregor, former two-time UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St. Pierre, former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, former UFC womens strawweight champion Joanna Jdrzejczykor former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva

In addition to the launch of the UFC 3 Notorious Edition, all current EA SPORTS UFC 3 owners will also get access to new fighters, including a Hall of Fame version of former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, as well as UFC athletes Sean OMalley and Israel Adesanya. This new content update is available today to all EA SPORTS UFC 3 owners to download for free. Fans can also check out theEA SPORTS UFC 3 website right now to see the collective community results of the in-game matchup between UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and McGregor, including which fighter has won more times, the breakdown of TKOs, submissions and decisions, and more. The official EA SPORTS UFC 3 fight simulation of UFC 229 will be released on Friday, October 5.


EA SPORTS UFC 3 delivered Real Player Motion (RPM) Tech, a revolutionary new EA SPORTS animation technology that sets a new bar for motion and responsiveness in the best-looking and now the best-feeling EA SPORTS UFC game ever. With over 5,000 new animations captured and rebuilt from the ground up, players can now move, strike, and create seamless combinations in-game with the worlds best mixed martial arts athletes.


 The game also introduced the new G.O.A.T. Career Mode where for the first time the choices made throughout your career impact your path to greatness. Outside of fights, players will make promotional choices to build hype, gain fans, earn more cash through big contracts and capture the world’s attention.

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EA SPORTS UFC 3 Notorious Edition is available now through Monday, October 15 for Xbox One and PlayStation4 and Khabib Nurmagomedov defends his UFC lightweight title against former UFC lightweight champion, Conor McGregor on Saturday, October 6th at the T-Mobile Arena.

Rhett Butler is a Boxing Writer Association of America Journalist, Play-By-Play Commentator, Combat Sports Insider, and Former Mixed Martial Arts and Boxing Promoter. The New York City native honed his skills at various news outlets including but not limited to: TIME Magazine, Money Magazine, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Reports, and more. Rhett hosts the
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