Electronic Arts and Def Jam Enterprises have announced that they are extending their strategic partnership. They have signed a multi-year exclusive agreement to "deliver next-generation video games across multiple genres." And we all can guess what that means...Def Jam 3 (working title), the sequel to Def Jam Vendetta and Def Jam Fight for NY, will be coming to a console near you. Systems that will carry the game have not been announced.
"EA and Def Jam are two of the most recognized brands in entertainment and we are thrilled to extend this partnership into the next generation of console technology," expressed Larry Probst, Chairman and CEO of EA.
"This partnership continues to solidify the Def Jam Enterprises and EA brands as catalysts of cultural product innovation in all facets of entertainment. The next generation platform opens unlimited possibilities in gaming and we are confident that along with EA, we will guarantee ground-breaking titles," commented Kevin Liles, President and CEO fo Def Jam Enterprises/EVP Warner Music Group.
We will update you as the partnership offers more information about future games.