West Ham United partners with exciting new football game UFL


West Ham United is delighted to announce it is partnering with the exciting new football game, UFL. 

This groundbreaking free-to-play title will be available across all major consoles with the release date to be announced in due course. 

The game was recently showcased during the opening night of gamescom 2021, one of the world’s biggest annual gaming events, with the Hammers and London Stadium featuring in the announcement trailer and in-game screenshots. 

Strikerz Inc. are the developers behind UFL and the project has been in development since 2016. The multi-platform game will be powered by Unreal Engine, one of the world’s most advanced and dynamic real-time 3D gameplay creation tools.  

UFL will create a pioneering online gaming league and a best-in-class experience where players will be able to create their own football clubs made up of real-life footballers and compete with other gamers worldwide. 

The gaming brand have also partnered with FIFPRO, the world’s biggest representative organisation for over 65,000 professional footballers, as well as InStat, a leader in sports performance analysis, who will provide detailed data and up-to-date statistics for each player. 

West Ham United Commercial Director Nathan Thompson said: “We’re thrilled to be partnering with UFL, an exciting new concept in football gaming. 

“We’re proud to have been a leader in esports among football clubs ever since we signed our first professional gamer in 2016 and our partnership with UFL is another huge step forwards. 

“UFL is going to push the boundaries of the existing football game landscape – an attitude that we very much share at West Ham United and we are looking forward to working together across our partnership.” 

"We are proud to be partnering with West Ham United football club”, — said Eugene Nashilov, CEO at Strikerz Inc., “These are exciting times for us to announce our highly-anticipated video game in collaboration with West Ham United. We will share more on our partnership in the near future”

For more information please visit the UFL homepage, joinufl.com or follow on social media @uflgame