What Does EA Sports Stand For?

EA Sports stands for Electronic Arts Sports, and it is the division of the video game company Electronic Arts that produces a variety of sports games for gaming devices, including the Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3D and other gaming consoles. These games include popular titles like Madden NFL, NBA Live, NHL, UFC, PGA Tour and FIFA.

Electronic Arts is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment based out of Redwood City, California, and the EA Sports is the company's sports brand. EA delivers games and online content for users, with more than 300 million users that have registered as players on their games and devices from around the world. EA Sports continues to produce new games each year that build upon the previous versions with additional gameplay options, improved graphics and a skills training session to teach players strategy.

In 2014, EA posted a $3.6 billion revenue for its fiscal year. EA Sports continues to attract more gamers with services like Game Face, which allows players to create their own avatar on the Web and play as themselves in select games. Game Face is a free service with "Live vicariously through yourself" as its slogan.