FIFA Series News


Xbox Live general manager addresses security concerns

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2012 1:00pm PST

Xbox Live general manager Alex Garden addresses security concerns and gives tips on staying safe, but neglects to mention the FIFA 12 money laundering issue.


"they should just implement an optional two factor authentication"

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FIFA Ultimate Team generated $39 million

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 03, 2012 11:30am PST

The microtransaction-powered Ultimate Team add-on to the FIFA franchise has become a tremendous money-maker for Electronic Arts. In the three months following the launch of FIFA Soccer 12, the publisher has generated $39 million.


"Thats cool, at least we know other EA games will have this bullshit now that it's generating ..."

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Editorial: EA's response to FIFA 12 'money laundering' on Xbox Live, part two

By Xav de Matos, Dec 29, 2011 10:00am PST

Part two of our investigation on Xbox Live's FIFA 12 'money laundering' scam problems, with response from EA regarding its franchise being used as a profit tool for attackers.


"Ironically, my xbox live account was hacked from December 29th through January 1st, while I was ..."

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Editorial: How FIFA 12 is at the heart of an Xbox Live money laundering scam, part one

By Xav de Matos, Dec 28, 2011 8:00pm PST

On December 20, my Xbox Live account was hacked. The breach was sophisticated, more so than Microsoft wants to acknowledge, but at the heart of it is EA's popular sports franchise FIFA.


"Sorry, "StepTo" is full of shit. My account never left my control, and it took 30 days to get ..."

- Jenkinss see all 43 comments

FIFA Street offers Messi as pre-order perk

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 21, 2011 12:45pm PST

EA Sports would like you to give it money for the new FIFA Street long before the game launches, the lunatics! It's not all take-take-take, though, you will actually get something in return--a super-team starring ball-kicking man Lionel Messi.


FIFA Ultimate Team included in FIFA 12, demo dated

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 16, 2011 8:45am PDT

The annual Ultimate Team add-on for FIFA Soccer is becoming a part of the core game experience with this year's FIFA Soccer 12. For the first time ever, the add-on will be included on the disc.


"I saw the beginning of the comment and I knew who's it was. I could not agree more, a little ..."

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FIFA Street returning in 2012

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 16, 2011 7:30am PDT

It's not quite 'jumpers for goalposts,' but EA is bringing back its bare-knuckle football series FIFA Street next year for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.