The video game is set to be released next year on several gaming systems.
“It’s another one of those surreal moments,” Jones said in a statement. “One of those moments you just have to step back and pinch yourself and realize I’m not dreaming.”
Jones will defend his title in 2014 against Glover Teixeira.
Additionally, a second cover athlete will be selected based on fan voting, which can be done at the official UFC website. Those up for the spot include Georges St-Pierre, Chris Weidman, Jose Aldo, Dominick Cruz, Demetrious Johnson, Ronda Rousey, Michael Bisping, Daniel Cormier, Junior dos Santos, Urijah Faber, Alexander Gustafsson, Benson Henderson, Johny Hendricks, Chael Sonnen and Miesha Tate.