'EA Sports UFC' Scores Cover Athlete

The UFC lightweight champion will also be available to play in-game.

GLOBAL–Electronic Arts has revealed that the upcoming video game “EA Sports UFC 3” will feature UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor as the game’s official global cover athlete.

McGregor is the only UFC athlete to hold UFC titles in two weight classes simultaneously.

The new game will also feature a new G.O.A.T. Career Mode, allowing players to promote upcoming fights, create rivalries and more outside of UFC’s Octagon. In addition to McGregor, fans will also have the opportunity to play as former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson or UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

“EA Sports UFC 3” will be available worldwide on Feb. 2, 2018, for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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