1,124 newly-single people were polled by VoucherCodesPro about why their relationship of one year or less ended.
More than one in ten revealed that the latest in EA's football game franchise was a contributing factor.
Of those 12%, 43% said that one person in the relationship was guilty of spending more time with FIFA 13 than their partner, and 87% identified the person playing the game as male.
Elsewhere, the most popular reason for a break-up in the past month was infidelity at 36%.
FIFA 13 was released in September, becoming the biggest sports release ever and the best-selling launch of 2012 so far.
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Watch Manchester United's Ashley Young present FIFA 13 on iPad below: