The lights are on
EA Sports' FIFA already has an advantage over competitor Pro Evolution Soccer due to the former franchise's breadth of licenses, and it's getting even stronger thanks to an extended partnership with the Barclays Premier League in England.
The new agreement goes through the 2018-19 season and allows the developers at EA Canada to include all 20 stadiums from the league in the game, as well as add over 200 new player heads, and include real audio from matches. Furthermore, the real-life goal-decision system is included in the game as part of an expanded broadcast package.
For more on the game, take a look at this recent trailer talking about physics in the title.
FIFA 15 comes out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on September 23. Separate versions, which may contain different feature sets, will release for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, 3DS, and Vita sometime this fall.
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Great! This is great for players who are fans of small town teams like myself. When I play with Burnley FC I will be able to see Turf Moor in all its 23K capacity glory instead of the generic "Ivy Road."
BTW: Your article header says FIFA 14, not FIFA 15.
This sounds like something small but I actually am excited about this I am a crystal palace fan and it sort of takes away from the game playing in a generic stadium and hearing only the big clubs chants. Adding over 200 new player heads doesn't hurt either, its good to see the extra capacity of this generation of machines be put to work even on small details
This is great. I recently downloaded this game after signing up for EA Access. I love soccer, even if I'm not very knowledgeable of the rules. I aced all my skill tests but played so poorly in the opening ManU match (12 offsides? really) I got loaned out to some 2nd or 3rd tier team. I'm loving it so far but it is by far the most complicated sports game I've ever played...even more so than UFC.
No other way to put it this is incredible news. Future's bright for Serie A in this game too. Glad we at least already get Italian commentary for those games.
Stoked beyond belief about this. Hopefully the authentic chants are for every stadium, not just the big ones.
Cannot wait to dive into this game.
nerdy but nice!