EA have announced the officially licensed game of 2012 European Football Championship for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, due to release on 24 April.

UEFA EURO 2012 will featuring all eight official stadiums in the tournament as fans compete online for national glory as their favourite European country.

EA also promise a live service which will drive real-life story lines from the UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying campaign, and during the tournament, into the game – so enabling fans to relive dramatic moments with challenges based on real-life matches.

The all-new Expedition Mode designed exclusively for EURO 2012 enables fans to build, manage and compete with a customized team against other European nations, crafting the perfect strategy for European domination.

Fans will choose their favourite European player or FIFA 12 Virtual Pro to captain their customized team, win matches to earn better players from defeated nations, and then defeat the best nations to earn the best players in a campaign quest to defeat all 53 countries and complete the journey to conquer Europe.

‘This game will tap into the passion fans have for their national teams by capturing all of the national rivalries in-game, and re-creating all the emotion of the UEFA EURO 2012 tournament,’ said Producer Sebastian Enrique. ‘We are utilising the best-playing FIFA videogame ever, driving live, digital content created from the biggest headlines from the tournament into the game, and offering an exclusive new mode that will challenge gamers in unique and compelling ways.’