The popular video game had the figure removed from its 21st edition due to conflicts with the star’s image rights.
fans Diego Maradona they will be able to re-select the player who is late in the video game 21 after the judgment of the Argentine Justice after a lawsuit that compelled the company EA Sports drawing the “card” of the former Barcelona and Napoli player.
Chamber I of the Federal Civil and Commerce Chamber eventually decided to rescind the measure that prevented the video game company from using Diego Maradona’s image. The decision was based on a contract Maradona signed in 2017. As Diego wanted to remain committed to this gaming platform, he gave the company the opportunity to continue to use its image “continuously”.
“EA claims that, according to the terms of the contract signed by Mr Maradona and his party (Sattvica) in 2017, they have been granted the right to use its image forever in commercially released video games for the duration of the contract.” on the basis that the magistrates take into account.
In the decision signed by Florencia Horseshoes, Juan Perozziello Vizier and Fernando Uriarte, it is clear that the contract signed by Diego’s old friend Stefano Ceci is invalid because it was not approved by Sattvica, the owner of the Maradona brand. emphasizes that the company cannot oppose this desire. Front . As such, the 1986 Mexican world champion will be available again for the 2021 edition.
For the judges, the signing of this contract by Ten is the word that matters, and that EA has the right to continue using the image. “At the expiration of the Term… EA shall be entitled to (i) complete the development of any of the Licensed Products under development and (ii) continue the production, commercialization and distribution of each. The Licensees of the Products say that the relevant packaging, marketing and promotional materials will be commercially available for the first time, signed by Diego, indefinitely, during the term of this contract.
Source: Info Bae