McGregor Versus Khabib Fight Leads To New UFC 3 “Notorious” Edition

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.

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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.

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