News items tagged with fifa

FIFA 18: Why Features Were Cut from Switch Version

FIFA 18: Why Features Were Cut from Switch Version

FIFA 18 may be coming to the Nintendo Switch when it launches come September 29, but it won’t necessarily be the fully featured soccer game fans might be expecting. While the game’s major selling p...

By Rory Young on 21 February 2018
FIFA 18 Character Gets Real Life LA Galaxy Jerseys

FIFA 18 Character Gets Real Life LA Galaxy Jerseys

It’s no secret that fans often don apparel with their favorite video game characters on it, but when it comes to sports games most fans opt to purchase apparel strictly for real-life athletes. Whil...

By John Jacques on 20 February 2018
FIFA 18 Gameplay Trailers Shows Atmospheric Focus

FIFA 18 Gameplay Trailers Shows Atmospheric Focus

As expected, FIFA 18 made its gameplay debut at the Electronic Arts Press Conference in Los Angeles today, revealing a several slick cuts of new cover athlete Cristiano Ronaldo (and others) darting...

By John Jacques on 20 February 2018
E3 2015: FIFA 16 Details

E3 2015: FIFA 16 Details

Each time E3 rolls around, longstanding franchises like FIFA are challenged to innovate on an annual basis. It’s a tough challenge for any developer, and last year’s huge graphical and AI improvemen...

By John Jacques on 20 February 2018
FIFA 18 for Switch Has Some Weird Glitches

FIFA 18 for Switch Has Some Weird Glitches

A little more than six months after its launch, the Nintendo Switch is receiving an admirable amount of third-party support, especially from big name publishers. However, the hotly anticipated rele...

By Brad Jones on 20 February 2018
FIFA Gambling YouTubers Plead Guilty

FIFA Gambling YouTubers Plead Guilty

The crackdown on in-game currencies being used on gambling websites has begun in earnest, and a FIFA YouTuber has pleaded guilty to advertising illegal gambling. The world of FIFA video games is of...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 February 2018
FIFA 18 for Nintendo Switch Details Announced

FIFA 18 for Nintendo Switch Details Announced

Electronic Arts has released details regarding the Nintendo Switch version of FIFA 18, confirming that it will lack several of the features included in the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of th...

By Rory Young on 20 February 2018
EA Play to Give: Play Star Wars and More for Charity

EA Play to Give: Play Star Wars and More for Charity

With EA Play to Give, video games publisher Electronic Arts is donating $1 million to charity as well as hosting in-game events in Battlefield 4, Star Wars Battlefront, and more. For E3 this year,...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 February 2018
FIFA 18: The Journey Trailer Teases Transfers

FIFA 18: The Journey Trailer Teases Transfers

After the success of the single player story mode of FIFA 17, known as The Journey, many fans were wondering exactly what FIFA 18 would do with the mode in its second year. Now, EA has revealed a l...

By Rob Gordon on 20 February 2018
Why FIFA 18 Nintendo Switch Doesn't Use Frostbite

Why FIFA 18 Nintendo Switch Doesn't Use Frostbite

Many were delighted when EA confirmed that it will be bringing FIFA 18 to the Nintendo Switch. While existing FIFA fans are excited to play the soccer sim on the go, the release would also be one o...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 February 2018
FIFA 18: Top 10 Best Free Kick Takers

FIFA 18: Top 10 Best Free Kick Takers

In any iteration of FIFA, having a quality free kick taker in the starting line up can make the world of difference to the end result of the match. After all, it only takes on well-placed set piece...

By Rob Gordon on 20 February 2018
FIFA 18 Patch Makes Changes to Shooting and Goalkeeping

FIFA 18 Patch Makes Changes to Shooting and Goalkeeping

Last Friday, EA Sports dropped FIFA 18, the latest installment in its perennially popular take on the beautiful game. Already, the developer has issued a patch that takes care of some of the irksom...

By Brad Jones on 20 February 2018
FIFA 18: How to Pull Off El Tornado Skill Move

FIFA 18: How to Pull Off El Tornado Skill Move

With FIFA 18 pulling off the coup of having the renowned Cristiano Ronaldo on its cover, many fans were wondering exactly how EA Sports would be making the Real Madrid star into a must-have player...

By Rob Gordon on 20 February 2018
Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Updated 2/24/2017 Here is everything you need to know about the launch of Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch console, including its price, release date, launch lineup of games, and more. On January...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 February 2018
FIFA Developer Says Matches are Not Rigged

FIFA Developer Says Matches are Not Rigged

With a series as popular as EA’s FIFA franchise, it can be easy to forget that each iteration is still a game, capable of providing dizzying adrenaline highs in online play while also possessing al...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 February 2018
FIFA 17 Free Weekend Announced for Xbox One

FIFA 17 Free Weekend Announced for Xbox One

Xbox One gamers who have yet to test their skills in FIFA 17 will now have a chance to kick off at no charge, as the EA Sports title is now available for several Free Play Days. The no-charge trial...

By John Jacques on 19 February 2018
FIFA 17 Was Top Selling UK Retail Game for 2016

FIFA 17 Was Top Selling UK Retail Game for 2016

FIFA 17 fights its way to the top spot in the United Kingdom’s top selling games of 2016, continuing the FIFA franchise’s tradition of dominating UK sales charts. Football may be king in the Unite...

By John Jacques on 19 February 2018
Rumor: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Rumor: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Following the Nintendo Switch Presentation on January 12, rumors are circulating that FIFA for the Nintendo Switch will be a port of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Last night, the Japanese-based s...

By AJ Caulfield on 19 February 2018
FBI: Hackers Stole Millions from EA Using FIFA

FBI: Hackers Stole Millions from EA Using FIFA

The FBI alleges that four hackers are guilty of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, having earned millions from an illegitimate FIFA coin mining scheme. When it was first announced a few years ago, El...

By John Jacques on 19 February 2018
FIFA 17 Players Uncover Evidence of 'Rubber Banding'

FIFA 17 Players Uncover Evidence of 'Rubber Banding'

A Redditor has discovered code within FIFA 17 that seems to indicate the game secretly adjusts difficulty depending on how a game is going, something the studio said it hadn’t done. Members of the...

By John Jacques on 19 February 2018
FIFA 17 Review

FIFA 17 Review

FIFA 17 impresses with its commitment to making changes to a tried-and-tested formula, delivering both in terms of quality gameplay and depth of surface-level content. All too often, it’s easy to...

By Rob Gordon on 19 February 2018
Russia Calls for FIFA 17 Ban Claiming Propaganda

Russia Calls for FIFA 17 Ban Claiming Propaganda

Russian officials threaten a potential ban of EA Canada’s FIFA 17 due to the game featuring some pro LGBTQ content produced for a recent awareness campaign. Every now and then, gaming companies joi...

By John Jacques on 19 February 2018
Rio Ferdinand Is Not Happy About His FIFA 17 Stats

Rio Ferdinand Is Not Happy About His FIFA 17 Stats

Retired pro footballer and England international Rio Ferdinand is upset about his player rating in a FIFA 17 ultimate team card, which gave him a harsh passing rating. FIFA 17 seems to be winning o...

By John Jacques on 19 February 2018
FIFA 17 Christmas Event Returns

FIFA 17 Christmas Event Returns

The FIFA 17 Christmas event called FUTmas begins, granting players additional squad building challenges, mystery packs, and more! FUTmas is back for FIFA 17 players this year, a celebration that gi...

By John Jacques on 19 February 2018
FIFA Street

FIFA Street

EA Sports is rolling through their catalogue of arcade-based sports titles, starting first with NBA Jam and Blitz, and are now moving on to FIFA Street, but this version is markedly different. As...

By Anthony Taormina on 17 February 2018
'FIFA 15' Review Roundup

'FIFA 15' Review Roundup

It hasn’t been all smooth sailing for EA Sports’ next-gen simulations this year, but few franchises are as dependable as FIFA. With FIFA 15 bringing stadiums and player faces, and promising some...

By Andrew Dyce on 17 February 2018
Son Spends $8,000 on Microtransactions On Dad's Credit

Son Spends $8,000 on Microtransactions On Dad's Credit

A father and son discover that nearly $8,000 has been charged to the father’s credit card, entirely consisting of microtransaction purchases in FIFA for Xbox. With developers making billions off mi...

By Sarah Fields on 17 February 2018
FIFA 15

FIFA 15

It was expected that EA Sports would introduce the world to the latest iteration of the FIFA series during their conference at E3 2014, and the company delivered with a trailer reminiscent of their...

By John Jacques on 17 February 2018
FIFA 15 (Goalkeepers)

FIFA 15 (Goalkeepers)

FIFA 15 is already poised to offer the most realistic and emotional experience the series has ever seen, with new gameplay being based off of player emotions, realistic pitch environments with a com...

By John Jacques on 17 February 2018
Games in China Must Reveal Loot Box Reward Odds

Games in China Must Reveal Loot Box Reward Odds

Those who have been keeping tabs on the global gaming news will know about China’s decision that requires developers to reveal their game’s loot box drop odds. That requirement went into effect tod...

By Boston Blake on 09 February 2018
Franchise Pacing is Stupidly Important in Gaming

Franchise Pacing is Stupidly Important in Gaming

As gamers are bombarded with existing franchise installments year after year, one author reflects on how important it is for companies to pace their annual releases. Anytime I think about the gamin...

By Riley Little on 12 December 2017
FIFA 18: Cristiano Ronaldo Has Awkward Goal Celebration

FIFA 18: Cristiano Ronaldo Has Awkward Goal Celebration

Now that Cristiano Ronaldo is gracing FIFA 18 as its cover athlete, it only makes sense that EA Sports continues to build into the superstar’s brand. Not only does Cristiano have his signature free...

By John Jacques on 24 November 2017
EA to Bring More Games to Switch if FIFA 18 Succeeds

EA to Bring More Games to Switch if FIFA 18 Succeeds

Following Electronic Arts‘ press conference during E3 2017, the company released details regarding the Nintendo Switch version of FIFA 18, confirming that it will lack several of the features inclu...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 November 2017
FIFA 18: 1.6M Concurrent Users Played on Launch Weekend

FIFA 18: 1.6M Concurrent Users Played on Launch Weekend

Without a doubt, FIFA 18 was generally considered to be a highly anticipated release for those who enjoy The Beautiful Game, and for avid gamers of sports simulation titles as well, with the latest...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 November 2017
FIFA 18 on Switch Was Less Than 3% of Sales in UK

FIFA 18 on Switch Was Less Than 3% of Sales in UK

Ever since EA Sports’ former Chief Competition Officer Peter Moore revealed that FIFA 18 would be custom built for the Nintendo Switch, fans of both the Big N and the incredibly popular soccer simu...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 November 2017
5 Improvements We Want in FIFA 18

5 Improvements We Want in FIFA 18

Each year, EA Sports makes an effort to wow fans of FIFA with improvements upon its lucrative annualized title. The last few years saw some significant improvements with the introduction of the Fro...

By John Jacques on 19 November 2017
Madden and FIFA May Stop Being Annual Releases

Madden and FIFA May Stop Being Annual Releases

Although we currently receive new installments of popular sports series such as Madden, FIFA, and NHL on a yearly basis, new comments from EA suggest that this business model might not continue to...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 14 November 2017
‘FIFA 12’ Predicts Another Dominating MLS Season for LA Galaxy

‘FIFA 12’ Predicts Another Dominating MLS Season for LA Galaxy

EA Sports has once again turned to one of their sports franchises in an attempt to predict the outcome of a full season, this time with the MLS regular reason and FIFA 12. Last year, FIFA 11 pred...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 November 2017
‘FIFA 12’ Predicts LA Galaxy To Win MLS Cup

‘FIFA 12’ Predicts LA Galaxy To Win MLS Cup

It takes a good sports game to entertain the masses – but it takes a great one to be able to predict the future. That’s exactly what EA Sports tried to with the FIFA franchise already, predicting the...

By John Jacques on 10 November 2017
SuperData: Cristiano Ronaldo Can Boost FIFA 18 Sales

SuperData: Cristiano Ronaldo Can Boost FIFA 18 Sales

It’s been a busy week for international superstar Cristiano Ronaldo: the 32-year-old Portuguese player has led Real Madrid to trophies in both La Liga and the UEFA Champions League, smashed in an i...

By John Jacques on 30 October 2017
EA is Done Making Nintendo Switch Games for Now

EA is Done Making Nintendo Switch Games for Now

Electronic Arts reveals that it is done making Nintendo Switch games until it can determine how successful FIFA 18 has been on Nintendo’s new console.

By Dalton Cooper on 20 October 2017
FIFA 18 Will Be Custom-Built for Nintendo Switch

FIFA 18 Will Be Custom-Built for Nintendo Switch

EA Sports Chief Competition Officer Peter Moore reveals that FIFA 18 for Nintendo Switch will be custom-built for Nintendo’s innovative new gaming console. One reason often cited when people ask wh...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 October 2017
Here's the First Glimpse of FIFA Running on Nintendo Switch

Here's the First Glimpse of FIFA Running on Nintendo Switch

A brand new and Japan-only commercial for the Nintendo Switch showcases the first-ever footage of EA Sports’ blockbuster FIFA franchise running on the home/portable console. It won’t be long now un...

By Riley Little on 02 October 2017
EA Games Considering More Games for Nintendo Switch

EA Games Considering More Games for Nintendo Switch

It’s no secret that the Nintendo Switch has been a success for the house of Mario so far. After confirming that the Switch is the fastest selling console in Nintendo’s history, the company is sure...

By Riley Little on 02 October 2017
FIFA 18 Will Feature Another Journey Campaign

FIFA 18 Will Feature Another Journey Campaign

EA CEO Andrew Wilson confirms that FIFA 18 will feature a return of The Journey, the cinematic story mode which just had its inaugural season in FIFA 17. The FIFA franchise has been pushing annual...

By John Jacques on 01 October 2017
FIFA 18 Reveal Trailer Confirms Ronaldo Cover Art

FIFA 18 Reveal Trailer Confirms Ronaldo Cover Art

EA Sports has debuted the official reveal trailer for FIFA 18, confirming that Cristiano Ronaldo will be the game’s featured player of the year. Ronaldo, prominent member of the Real Madrid C.F. te...

By Rory Young on 30 September 2017
FIFA 18 Switch Multiplayer Can't Be Played With Friends

FIFA 18 Switch Multiplayer Can't Be Played With Friends

FIFA 18 on the Nintendo Switch doesn’t support invites for online matchmaking, prompting frustration from fans who want to play with friends in EA’s latest sports title.

By John Jacques on 20 September 2017
FIFA 18: Best Young Players for Career Mode

FIFA 18: Best Young Players for Career Mode

Getting to grips with the Career Mode of FIFA 18? This guide will take managers through the best young players to pick up in the transfer market early.

By Rob Gordon on 20 September 2017
Nintendo Switch FIFA Will Be Playable at E3 2017

Nintendo Switch FIFA Will Be Playable at E3 2017

Publisher EA says that FIFA will be playable on the Nintendo Switch at its EA Play E3 event in June. While gameplay footage has been shown, this will be the first time players will have a chance to...

By Weston Albert on 07 August 2017
Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Be a Balancing Act

Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Be a Balancing Act

With Nintendo offering a paid-for online service with the release of the Switch, we look at what the company needs to do to be able to offer up a competitive service for users. With the Nintendo Sw...

By Rob Gordon on 05 August 2017
FIFA 17 Glitches Recreated in Real-Life

FIFA 17 Glitches Recreated in Real-Life

Fans of FIFA 17 banded together to recreate glitches from the game in real life, resulting in an absurd video with many twitches, in...

By John Jacques on 20 June 2017
FIFA Producer Sheds Light on Player Ratings

FIFA Producer Sheds Light on Player Ratings

EA Sports producer Michael Mueller-Moehring gives some insight into the process of establishing ratings for the 18,000 players that c...

By Brad Jones on 17 April 2017
Peter Moore Leaving Position at EA to Run Liverpool Football Club

Peter Moore Leaving Position at EA to Run Liverpool Football Club

After years of climbing to the top of the gaming industry, Electronic Arts chief competition officer Peter Moore is stepping down and...

By Denny Connolly on 28 February 2017
Rumorl: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Rumorl: Nintendo Switch FIFA is a PS3/Xbox 360 Port

Following the Nintendo Switch Presentation on January 12, rumors are circulating that FIFA for the Nintendo Switch will be a port of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Last night, the Japanese...

By AJ Caulfield on 14 January 2017
Enter Game Rant's FIFA 17 Giveaway

Enter Game Rant's FIFA 17 Giveaway

We have chosen our FIFA 17 Giveaway winners – CONGRATULATIONS to Ari and Alan! Game Rant is back with another giveaway, and this contest is open to EVERYONE. For this contest we have 2 (TWO...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 September 2016
Download FIFA 17 Demo and Try Out New Campaign Feature

Download FIFA 17 Demo and Try Out New Campaign Feature

Soccer fans can now download a demo of FIFA 17 that gives players a sneak peek at The Journey, which is EA Sports’ attempt to add a story to the traditional FIFA experience. When EA showed...

By Jason Gallagher on 15 September 2016
Professional Soccer Player Quits to Play FIFA Full Time

Professional Soccer Player Quits to Play FIFA Full Time

27 year old Brazilian striker Wendell Lira has announced he is retiring from soccer in order to play FIFA full time and launch a gaming YouTube channel. In an unexpected career move, 27-y...

By John Jacques on 01 August 2016
E3 2016: FIFA 17 Trailers

E3 2016: FIFA 17 Trailers

FIFA 17 receives a pair of trailers during EA’s E3 2016 presentation, showing off the soccer game’s new features and an intriguing new gameplay mode known as The Journey. Many gamers will...

By Rob Gordon on 07 June 2016
FIFA 16 Women's Soccer Teams

FIFA 16 Women's Soccer Teams

The FIFA game series prides itself on the level of real-world content available in-game. Last year’s FIFA 15 included every English Premier League stadium, as well as over 200 scanned player faces....

By Rob Gordon on 09 June 2015
FIFA 16 Cover Star Alex Morgan

FIFA 16 Cover Star Alex Morgan

US Soccer star Alex Morgan and Canadian captain Christine Sinclair are the first women featured on the FIFA 16 cover, alongside series stalwart Lionel Messi.

By Anthony Taormina on 20 February 2015
No Nintendo FIFA 16 Release

No Nintendo FIFA 16 Release

It’s disappointing news for Nintendo soccer fans, as it looks likely that ‘FIFA 16’ will not be released for Wii U or 3DS – and will also be skipping a PS Vita port.

By Rob Gordon on 20 February 2015
'FIFA 16' Already in Development

'FIFA 16' Already in Development

FIFA 15 is already pushing boundaries when it comes to improved next generation visuals and player intelligence, which requires plenty of forethought and planning on the development stage. It also tu...

By John Jacques on 03 February 2015
FIFA 15 Punishments for Hackers

FIFA 15 Punishments for Hackers

EA Sports is breaking out the ban hammer for potential FIFA 15 scammers and coin bots, and they aren’t being very lenient this time around either. In a recent post on their website, the publisher o...

By Anthony Taormina on 01 January 1970