FIFA 14 Release Date Announced
Ryan Bloom / May 24th, 2013 2 Comments
FIFA 14 is set to release Sept. 24 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC in North America, EA announced. The game will release throughout Europe Sept. 27.
EA also announced gamers who pre-order the game through Gamestop, Walmart, Best Buy, Target or Origin will receive FIFA 14 Ultimate Team gold packs at no additional charge. Pre-orders for FIFA 14 are available now.
Each gold packs contain 12 items for use in the game’s Ultimate Team mode. Packs contain a mix of players, contracts, stadiums, managers, staff, fitness, healing, unique balls, uniform kits and badges players can use to build their ultimate team.
FIFA Ultimate Team has proven to be a wildly popular game mode in which players build their team by accomplishing goals and purchasing items. More than 3.4 million games of FIFA Ultimate Team are played daily and more than 17 million football stars are transferred through the games market system on a daily basis.
EA Sports revealed the first details of FIFA 14 last month. The game will contain a number of enhancements including advanced ball physics, variable dribble touches and improved teammate intelligence.
FIFA 14 is also expected to be available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. However, no release details for next-generation consoles have been announced.
During the Xbox Reveal event Tuesday, EA Sports announced the next-generation version of FIFA 14 and other EA Sports titles will use the new EA Sports game engine Ignite.
EA and FIFA, the international organization that regulates football, recently announced an extension of their licensing agreement that gives EA the exclusive rights to create FIFA-branded games using real teams and players through 2022. EA Sports also retains the exclusive licensing rights for official FIFA World Cup games.
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