FIFA 17 gameplay video out of EA Play
EA Sports has made a big deal out of FIFA 17 moving to the Frostbite engine, with supposed benefits to gameplay and the ability to createÂ things like the new story mode. However, despite being playable at EA Play last week, gameplay footage has been difficult to find as any recording was apparently restricted at the event. One off-screen video however made it out before being pulled and shows some of the new elements implemented this year....
Details on improvements made to gameplay in FIFA 17 and new trailer
Much has been made about FIFA 17 moving to the Frostbite engine but what improvements will actually be experienced on the pitch related to gameplay? EA Sports has detailed some of them now including an overhaul to physical play, rewriting of set pieces, an active intelligence system, and new attacking techniques.
The big new story mode was announced yesterday - and theÂ latest Press Row Podcast episode features an interviewÂ with FIFA 17's creative director and one of the producers about ...
FIFA 17 will have a cinematic story mode
EA Sports today announced a brand new cinematic-style story experience for FIFA 17. Given that EA began hiring for positions that included a "Narrative Designer" back in 2015 the news doesn't come as a surprise but is very significant as it represents the first time in eight years that the company will be introducing a substantial new wayÂ to play in the FIFA series.
The mode will be known as "The Journey" and involves starting as a 17-year-old in London who will choose a club in the Engl...
First news on FIFA 17 and teaser trailer
EA Play and E3 are right around the corner, with the big EA press briefing taking place on Sunday, but the company has pushed out the first news on FIFA 17 in advance of the event. The game will feature the Frostbite Engine, which has been used to power the Battlefield series and others like Need for Speed, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour, and Star Wars Battlefront.Â (more…)...
Details on the fifth patch for FIFA 16
EA Sports has released a fifth post-release update to FIFA 16 on Xbox One, PS4, PS3, 360, and PC. Unlike the last patch, which influenced gameplay fairly heavily, this one is relatively minor and primarily intended to improve matchmaking in Ultimate Team.
â™¦Matchmaking improvements to help players find each other quicker.
â™¦Matchmaking rematch issues in FUT Online Draft.
â™¦Enhanced ability to message players about issues and updates.
â™¦Fixed the compare feature on leaderboards.
FIFA 16 added to the EA Access Vault
The thirdÂ EA SportsÂ game to have originally releasedÂ in 2015Â has reached the Vault in EA Access. Madden NFL 16Â was added in February andÂ NHL 16 in March, and now FIFA 16 joins it and all other games from the publisher to have come outÂ earlier this generation.
EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony declining to offer the service on PS4. For $30 a year or $5 month-to-month, members get unlimited access to the back library of EA games on the console which in addition t...
FIFA 16 going into the EA Access Vault later this month
Springtime is now not onlyÂ about the release of the first wave in sports games every year but also the prime period to be a subscriber to the EA Access service on Xbox One. The back library of titles in the EA Access Vault is always building but this is the point in which still relevant sports titles are finding themselves added to the service.
The next to come is FIFA 16 which will make it into the Vault on April 19, and it'll be included for EA Access subscribers on both Xbox One and t...
2015 featured three sports games that finished in top ten of sales
Every year there areÂ threeÂ constantsÂ in the final end-of-year NPD sales rankings. Madden, NBA 2K, and FIFA are undoubtedly going to be foundÂ taking up 3 of the 10 slots.
For the third time in the last four yearsÂ the Madden NFL franchise has finishedÂ second in sales in North America over the 12 month period. Madden NFL 16 only sold fewer copies than Call of Duty: Black Ops III. Along with Madden NFL 15 and Madden NFL 13, which were second place finishes, and Madden NFL 25 which came ...