With the UFC and larger sports world focused on the much-anticipated upcoming Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov fight, EA is launching a new edition of its UFC game to piggbyback on the awareness that the fight is bringing to the UFC scene.
The EA Sports UFC 3 Notorious Edition, as it’s called, features new covert art and in-game extras such as 500 UFC Ultimate Team points, five Notorious Ultimate Team packs, and your choice of a “Champion” fighter. The options are McGregor, Georges St. Pierre, Demetrious Johnson, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, and Anderson Silva. The game costs $30 USD and it will only be available until Monday, October 15.
UFC 229, featuring the McGregor vs. Khabib fight, takes place on October 7. EA will release the results of its simulation of the fight using UFC 3 on October 5.
You don’t have to buy the Notorious Edition to get new content in UFC 3. A new update out now adds a series of new fighters such as Ronda Rousey, Sean O’Malley, and Israel Adesanya.
For lots more on UFC 229 and the Mcgregor v Khabib fight, check out GameSpot sister site CBS Sports’ breakdown of the event.