According to the video game developer, Electronic Arts (EA) Sports FIFA 21 video game, Fireboy’s ‘Scatter’ will feature on the main football soundtrack
This makes Fireboy the first Nigeria-based artist featured in the official FIFA 21 game soundtrack.
Other Nigerians who on the list are to feature on the Volta Football aspect of the game.
They are Rema with ‘Beamer’ and ‘Location’ by Santan Dave, a British rapper of Nigerian descent featuring Grammy-nominated Nigerian superstar, Burna Boy.
Fireboy confirmed this in a tweet on Monday evening, September 28, saying;
— FIREBOY DML (@FIREBOYDML) SEPTEMBER 28, 2020
EA Sports in a statement said;
THE ALL-NEW SOUNDTRACK TO FIFA 21 FEATURES TRACKS BY MORE THAN 100 ARTISTS FROM 23 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES.
It further stated;
THE MENUS SOUNDTRACK FEATURES MASSIVE NEW MUSIC FROM ESTABLISHED ARTISTS AND HOT NEWCOMERS, WHILE THE VOLTA FOOTBALL SOUNDTRACK DRIVES STREET ACTION WITH THE LATEST AND GREATEST IN GRIME, ELECTRONIC AND HIP-HOP.
TOGETHER, THAT’S OVER 100 ARTISTS INCLUDING INTERNATIONAL HEADLINERS LIKE DUA LIPA, ANITTA, TAME IMPALA, ROYAL BLOOD (A FIFA 21 LAUNCH EXCLUSIVE), GLASS ANIMALS, CHARLI XCX, DISCLOSURE AND STORMZY, WHILE INTRODUCING ARTISTS-TO-WATCH THAT INCLUDE ALFIE TEMPLEMAN, OLIVER MALCOLM, DYLAN FRASER, JOESEF, 박혜진 PARK HYE JIN, PRIYA RAGU, NNENA, CELESTE, MADAME GANDHI AND CHLØË BLACK.
EA Sports also added that fans can now listen to the VOLTA FOOTBALL Soundtrack while playing other modes such as FIFA Ultimate Team and Career Mode by changing the in-game settings.
Fans and game lovers will be entertained on October 1st as;
MORE THAN 50 SOUNDTRACK ARTISTS COME TOGETHER ON THEIR RESPECTIVE CHANNELS TO CELEBRATE THE UPCOMING LAUNCH OF FIFA 21 IN THE FIFA WORLD PREMIERE.
The FIFA 21 is set to be released officially on October 6, 2020 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
See the full list below;