Archive for the ‘FIFA’ Category
  • Gameplay improvements and second year of The Journey shown off for FIFA 18
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    Posted June 10th, 2017 at 1:15 pm 5 Comments »
    The first news reveal for the biggest video game franchise in the world came out of EA Play today. FIFA 18 will be working to add player personality and overhaul dribbling, while The Journey goes into year two for star Alex Hunter. Ronaldo’s signature sprint, Sterling’s unique turns, and Griezmann's technique are all immediately recognizable in FIFA 18. For the first time ever, real-world movements, size and attributes inform how a player moves, allowing you to feel the life-like tenden...
  • FIFA on Nintendo Switch going without Frostbite and The Journey
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    Posted June 6th, 2017 at 2:30 pm 16 Comments »
    Third parties already face an uphill battle selling on Nintendo hardware but putting out inferior products to those they also release on other systems plays a role as well. EA Sports is only releasing one game on the Nintendo Switch this year and it'll be missing two of the most promoted features found on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. (more…)...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo gets cover and special edition of FIFA 18
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    Posted June 5th, 2017 at 9:30 am 8 Comments »
    EA Sports got the cover announcement for FIFA 18 out of the way before EA Play/E3 by naming Cristiano Ronaldo for his first ever appearance on the series. He has represented competitor Pro Evolution Soccer three times in the past. Ronaldo is also getting his own special edition of FIFA 18 just as Tom Brady did with Madden NFL 18. (more…)...
  • FIFA 17 added to the EA Access Vault
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    Posted April 21st, 2017 at 6:30 am 3 Comments »
    The final EA Sports game from 2016 has now reached the Vault in the EA Access subscription service. FIFA 17 was added today making it available in full to all subscribers through EA Access on Xbox One and Origin Access for PC. EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony declining to offer the service on PS4 despite its remarkable value. 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 to FIFA 17 n...
  • FIFA 17 coming to EA Access Vault this month
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    Posted April 6th, 2017 at 5:15 pm 1 Comment »
    EA Sports has announced the official date for FIFA 17's addition to the Vault through the EA Access and Origin Access subscription services. The company states that the game will make it in on April 21. With that date in mind new Vault titles have consistently gone in a day prior to their official declarations so look for it on the afternoon of Thursday the 20th. This will be right in line with the point at which FIFA 16 was added last year. FIFA 17 will be the final game out of EA Spor...
  • Details on the latest patch for FIFA 17
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    Posted March 21st, 2017 at 2:45 pm 3 Comments »
    Another patch went out for FIFA 17 earlier today. It's the fourth significant update for the game post-release, affecting primarily Ultimate Team but also addressing one gameplay issue. The patch did not add in the new MLS teams Atlanta and Minnesota and EA Sports has yet to comment on whether they'll make it to FIFA 17 at all. Ultimate Team Added ability to limit the number of times a player can win a weekday knockout tournament in FUT Champions Added the ability to limit attribute ite...
  • FIFA 17 was the world’s best-selling game
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    Posted February 1st, 2017 at 3:00 pm 9 Comments »
    Besides another NBA Live cancellation and other news on the upcoming fiscal year, Electronic Arts yesterday revealed that FIFA 17 outsold every other video game in 2016 worldwide. That's not necessarily a surprise but that the franchise continues to grow year-over-year may be one. The latest game in the series is up 8% compared to FIFA 16 over the same stretch of time. The biggest reason for that may be the new story mode "The Journey" that was introduced in FIFA 17. Over 10 million pe...
  • Details on the third patch for FIFA 17
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    Posted January 18th, 2017 at 3:45 pm 1 Comment »
    A new patch has gone out for FIFA 17 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. It's the third post-release update for the game and primarily impacts gameplay with one critical adjustment having been made along with multiple changes delivered to Ultimate Team. Gameplay ♦Adjusted the defensive line position for low pressure tactics. ♦Addressed an issue where a pass was made without a button press. Ultimate Team ♦Displaying correct kit on the player in the kit select screen. ♦Player...