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Take your Franchise on the Road, Play Head-To-Head via Wireless Remote, and Enjoy Exclusive Content with the Deepest Handheld Football Experience Available

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., September 21, 2005 – Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that the PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system of EA SPORTS™ Madden NFL 06, the brand’s best-selling football franchise with the exclusive videogame license of the NFL and PLAYERS INC, has shipped and will be available at retail starting today.

Gamers can now experience all they have come to expect from the most groundbreaking franchise in sports videogame history in a whole new way with Madden NFL 06 on the PSP system. Featuring a robust franchise mode, gamers will be challenged to build a team and call the shots, even import and play an entire week of their games’ franchise from the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system on to their PSP system. Challenge friends from across the room or across the country to match up online*, via a wireless network. Also included are 18 mini games, 10 exclusive to the PSP system, offering more ways than ever to play the most complete and authentic handheld NFL experience.

Madden NFL continues to be on the forefront of innovation with outstanding gameplay and new features that drove all-time sales at launch. The Madden NFL Football franchise is now in its 16th year of production and is the #1 selling sports videogame in North America.

Madden NFL 06 for the PSP system is developed in Orlando, FL by EA Tiburon. Madden NFL 06 shipped last month on the PlayStation 2 console, the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo DS™, Game Boy® Advance and PC. Madden NFL 06 is rated “E” (Everyone) by the ESRB and has an MSRP of $49.99 for the PlayStation 2 console , Xbox, Nintendo GameCube and PSP, $39.99 for PC and Nintendo DS, $29.99 for Game Boy Advance. For more information check out http://www.madden06.com.

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