WILD CARD FOOTBALL KICKS OFF TODAY ON CONSOLES & PC
Colin Kaepernick partners with Saber Interactive for the ultimate arcade-sports experience featuring hundreds of pro football superstars and game-changing power-ups
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Oct. 10, 2023 – Saber Interactive, in partnership with Colin Kaepernick, the NFL Players Association, and OneTeam Partners, has released Wild Card Football, the newest installment in the bestselling Playgrounds arcade-sports franchise. Create your ultimate dream squad with an authentic roster of hundreds of pro football superstars, including Colin Kaepernick, Jalen Hurts, Patrick Mahomes, Justin Jefferson, T.J. Watt, Joey Bosa, Travis Kelce, Ja’Marr Chase, Aaron Donald and more. Take the field for extreme, pick-up-and-play, 7-on-7 action featuring over-the-top power-ups and rule-breaking abilities that can change the course of the game in an instant.
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Kaepernick, whose professional football experience has been instrumental in shaping the game's strategic as well as creative elements, expresses his excitement about this groundbreaking venture.
"You don't want to miss out on Wild Card Football! We set out to create a game that took football to another level,” said Colin Kaepernick, who consulted on the title and appears both in-game as a playable character and on its cover art. “Players get to experience a merging of traditional football and out of this world power-ups. The unexpected twists, created by the power-ups, lead to new moves and new strategies. Wild Card Football is unlike anything I have ever seen or played before.”
Wild Card Football is available today on PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store. There are three editions for fans to choose from:
Featuring voiceover from legendary ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman, Wild Card Football flips the sport upside down with bombastic moves, game-changing Wild Card power-ups, and devastating Rule-Breakers to outplay your opponents when they least expect it! Make your player invisible, become a giant and steamroll into the endzone, or summon a fleet of UFOs to abduct a runner and send them back downfield. As you advance through events and challenges, you’ll unlock new players and cards to unleash on your unsuspecting rivals.
Rise to become the champion on your own in single-player Season mode, or dive into true gridiron competition against real players in local or online multiplayer with full crossplay between platforms. There are tons of ways to customize your team – mix and match your squad’s logos, uniforms, colors, stadium, playbooks and more to make your dynasty your own.
About Saber Interactive
An Embracer Group company headquartered in the U.S., Saber Interactive is a worldwide publisher and developer consisting of over 20 studios in the Americas and Europe. Creating games for all major platforms based on original and licensed IPs, Saber’s titles include Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2, John Carpenter's Toxic Commando, World War Z, SnowRunner and Evil Dead: The Game. Founded in 2001, Saber is known for two decades of development partnerships with AAA publishers, producing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Nintendo Switch, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Crysis Remastered, and many others.
About the NFLPA
The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) is the union for professional football players in the National Football League. Established in 1956, the NFLPA has a long history of assuring proper recognition and representation of players’ interests. The NFLPA has shown that it will do whatever is necessary to assure that the rights of players are protected—including ceasing to be a union, if necessary, as it did in 1989. In 1993, the NFLPA again was officially recognized as the union representing the players and negotiated a landmark Collective Bargaining Agreement with the NFL. The current CBA will govern the sport through the 2030 season. Learn more at www.nflpa.com.
About NFL Players Inc.
NFL Players Inc., the licensing and marketing arm of the NFLPA, connects businesses to the power of NFL players. NFL Players Inc. creates customized business solutions for partners, through licensing, marketing strategy and player activations. For more information, please visit nflpa.com/players-inc.
About OneTeam Partners
OneTeam Partners is a global sports licensing, marketing, media, and investment company representing the commercial interests of more than 10,000 players across various sports, including the NFLPA, MLBPA, MLSPA, U.S. Women’s National Team PA, WNBPA, NWSLPA, U.S. Rugby PA, and the LCSPA, as well as college athletes.
Wild Card Football © 2023. Published by Saber Interactive Inc. Developed by Saber Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. NFLPA and the NFLPA logo are trademarks of the National Football League Players Association. All rights reserved. Colin Kaepernick, Kaepernick are trademarks of Inked Flash, Inc. All rights reserved. All player likenesses used under license.
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