Tag: FIFA

Fifa 13 Officially the ‘Biggest Sports Videogame Launch Ever’ and ‘Biggest Videogame Launch This Year’

Fifa 13 has sold over 4.5 million games in five days to become the ‘Biggest Videogame Launch’ of all time. Selling over 4.5 million games across all platforms worldwide in just five days also makes it the biggest videogame launch of 2012.  The football game is sitting at no. 1 in at least 40 countries around the world, states the…

EA Sports’ ‘Season Ticket’ Will Now Include Free DLC

EA Sports’ Season Ticket holders for 2012/2013 will receive around R800 worth of free DLC. Sports Gaming site, Operation Sports [via The Verge], picked up on the extra offerings listed by the EA Sports website. Season Ticket holders will now be able to access free packs in all the major franchises including Fifa and Tiger Woods which are worth around R240 each, as…

PES Team Leader Says EA [Fifa] Have a “Long History of Copying PES”

Jon Murphy, the Pro Evolution Soccer team leader recently sat down with Eurogamer and discussed, among other aspects of the famous football game rivalry, the  unequivocal fact that EA’s Fifa series is winning the ‘sales’ race at this point in time. Murphy feels that the PES franchise has not been receiving the recognition it deserves of late, as while there was…

EA Sports President Reveals How EA Sports Were Told to Copy PES

EA Sports president, Andrew Wilson has told GamesIndustryBiz how a lot of people told EA Sports that Pro Evolution Soccer was such a great game, and so EA Sports should “just copy them”, and then because the publisher was the larger publisher, they would win on marketing. However Wilson explained that this option did not interest EA Sports. Wilson talked about…

Fans Submit 4000 Ideas for Fifa 13

EA Sports has revealed that Fifa fans submitted over 4,000 ideas so far Fifa 13. The FIFA 13 Wishlist page kicked off last year after the launch of  the FIFA 12 Demo and received over 4,200 comments until today. Some of the fans’ requests were: More leagues More teams More classic players Women’s football Youth football Fans want to be a referee on…

FIFA Ex-Development Director Hired to Improve Games’ Production at Brink Studio

The immensely accomplished Griff Jenkins, the previously EA Senior Development Director, has been appointed as Director of Production at Splash Damage, most recently known for Brink. Jenkins was the Senior Development Director for one of gaming most successful franchises, FIFA and led several extremely popular franchises including Need for Speed. Jenkins was key reportedly a key element in establishing the FIFA as…

Fifa Street to Include ‘Street Network’ Feature For Social Competition

The upcoming FIFA Street will see a new feature called the ‘Street Network’ that EA Sports say was added to encourage social competition among players. Basically, the Street Network will allow players to capture video of their best tricks and share them in-game with friends. Friends will also be able to track and compare each other’s progress throughout the game,…