FIFA Series News


EA Sports Season Ticket to include over $100 of DLC this year

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 23, 2012 11:30am PDT

EA Sports' Season Ticket program is coming back for another year. And it provides a far greater value than last year's debut offering.


"It should also be noted that the MUT packs are distributed weekly, and will expire. So if you ..."

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FIFA Soccer 13 to incorporate real-world injuries and suspensions

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT

FIFA Soccer 13 will add a new feature called "EA Sports Football Club Match Day" that incorporates real-world news into the game.


"As long as there is dismemberment and decapitations I'll buy 2 copies!"

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FIFA Soccer 13 for Wii U preview

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 09, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Many are still looking for a "killer app" for Wii U. Surprisingly, EA Sports' FIFA Soccer 13 may have just filled that role.


"The touchscreen shooting goal overlay is partially transparent so you can see the action on the ..."

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FIFA 13 for Wii U has touch screen passing, tackling

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 01, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Thanks to the console's touch screen, the Wii U version of FIFA Soccer 13 will be a lot like the PS Vita version of the game. A variety of the game's features will be controlled through touch, including passing, tackling, and shooting.


"It controls the same as other platforms, but you can use the touchscreen if you want."

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FIFA and Madden 13 adds Kinect voice commands

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2012 10:01am PDT

EA Sports showed off its Kinect functionality for FIFA Soccer 13 and Madden NFL 13 at Microsoft's press briefing, letting you make play calls with the sound of your voice.


"FIFA 13's voice commands for Head to Head: Pass to Messi! Pass to Messi! Pass to Messi! Messi: ..."

- Derringer see all 3 comments

FIFA Soccer 13 announced for fall

By Alice O'Connor, May 15, 2012 6:00am PDT

Surprise! A new entry in EA's ball-kicking FIFA franchise has been announced, for release this fall. But wait! Before you sigh and roll your eyes, like the jaded curmudgeon you are, EA is promising a "revolutionary set of game-changing innovations" for FIFA 13.


"Can we have 5.1 multichannel audio in the PC verson this time please? :D Some sort of ..."

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Euro soccer only be available as FIFA 12 DLC

By John Keefer, Mar 30, 2012 5:15pm PDT

Fans of the UEFA Euro soccer series in Europe will need to buy FIFA Soccer 12 to get the next installment.


"True, I would never have bought the separate EURO game as in the past. This, I will most ..."

- Smogrocker see all 6 comments

FIFA Street demo available today

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2012 11:45am PST

A demo for FIFA Street has hit Xbox 360, and will be coming to the PlayStation 3 later today. It features a World Tour story mode, which will let you take progress into the full game, and an unlockable Freestyle Challenge tournament.


"Now, is this one also going to offer the hacking and XBox point stealing mini-games?"

- AxeMan808 see all 2 comments

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.