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 ...
Fourth patch for FIFA 16 bringing significant changes to gameplay
Currently available on PC and arriving soon on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the fourth post-release patch for FIFA 16 looks as though it'll have a tremendous impact on gameplay. Based largely on consumer feedback, EA Sports prioritized the improvements implemented in the latest patch through four keyÂ areas: penalties and referee decisions, passing, defensive pressure, and player positioning.Â (more…)...
Details on a third patch for FIFA 16
Out now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC is the third post-releaseÂ patch for FIFA 16. Earlier updates for the game have addressed various issues and made changes based on community feedback. This latest patch is limited to a few gameplay improvements and a couple adjustments to Ultimate Team.
â™¦Improved through ball accuracy when close to the sideline.
â™¦Improved pass receiver selection.
â™¦Improvements made to balance sprinting dribble turns.
â™¦Ability to quickl...
Second patch coming soon for FIFA 16
Another post-release patch is on the way for FIFA 16 on PS4 and Xbox One. It follows the first which addressed some issues that had been identified along with changes made based onÂ community feedback. The new patch is already out on PC and is expected in the very near future for the consoles. It includes some updated likenesses, a few new kits, and a number of fixes - several of which are related to Ultimate Team. (more…)...
Deal on FIFA 16 today
There have been some good deals on FIFA 16 in the weeks following its release but the best offer yet has now arrived. The game is on sale today for $40 on all platforms (Xbox One, PlayStation 4, 360, PS3, PC).
The deal is only valid through the end of the day and could expire even earlier should supply be exhausted. FIFA 16Â will likely be offered for $25-30 in late November for Black Friday, but this very wellÂ may be the best opportunity to get the game at a discount until...
Deals on recently released sports games
While the big deals won't come around until Black Friday in late November, there are already a few opportunities to grab games that are only a matter of weeks old at considerable discounts. Amazon has severalÂ for well under the $60 they were not too long ago and a promotion at Toys "R" Us is worth considering if in the market for more than one EA Sports game.
FIFA 16: $44 on Xbox One or $48 on PlayStation 4
Madden NFL 16: $45 on Xbox One or $49 on PlayStation 4
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EA in the news once again for FIFA accounts being compromised
Four years ago there was an epidemic of account thievery related to the FIFA series and its Ultimate Team mode. Many described it at the time asÂ "hackings" but really it was social engineering and a major failure in EA's customer service where inexperienced reps transferred accounts without properly verifying ownership.
Since that time EA Sports has put into place numerous layers of account security which has certainly helped. However in a report today from BBC News, it appears the same ...
First patch for FIFA 16 available now on PS4 and PC; soon for Xbox One
The first patch to address community feedback and variousÂ issues for FIFA 16 is out now on PlayStation 4 and PC with its arrival on Xbox One expected in the near future. The changes with the updateÂ influence on gameplay, Career mode, and Ultimate Team.Â (more…)...