EA SPORTS Unveils Big News For FIFA 14

By EA SPORTS Football Aug 21, 2013

On stage at gamescom 2013 in Cologne, EA SPORTS revealed a new online mode for FIFA 14, console carryover information, big news for FIFA Ultimate Team, and all new stadiums, leagues, and much more that will be coming to FIFA 14 this September.  

Football Legends in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team Only on Xbox

For the first time, football legends are coming to FIFA 14 Ultimate Team, only on Xbox. You will be able to combine legends of the past with the superstars of today. A number of legendary players will be available, allowing players to create some of the most incredible lineups imaginable, like Pelé with Messi or Patrick Vieira with Bastian Schweinsteiger. Discover all of the football legends that will be in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team.

Demo Release Date

Fans will be able to test-drive FIFA 14 when the demo is released worldwide on September 10 or 11, depending where you are in the World.This will be the first chance to get hands-on experience of FIFA 14’s innovative features on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, including Precision Movement, Real Ball Physics, and Teammate Intelligence. Get all the details on the FIFA 14 demo.  

FIFA 14 Carrryover Details

FIFA 14 will allow fans to bring their experiences to the new generation of consoles this year. In addition to a number of FIFA 14 Ultimate Team carryover options, players moving from Xbox 360 to Xbox One or PlayStation 3 to PlayStation®4 will be able to transfer their progress in other modes including EA SPORTS Football Club, Career and other online modes. Learn more here.

Co-Op Seasons

EA SPORTS has developed Seasons into Co-op Seasons, a mode where anyone can play with a friend against others in 2v2 ranked online play. Start from the bottom and make your way to the top of Division One, win a League Title and reach greatness together. Learn more.

New Leagues & Teams

FIFA 14 will feature the iconic Brazilian National Team in addition to new licenses for the Argentinean Primera División, Chilean Primera Division and other licenses still to be announced. EA SPORTS FIFA is the most authentic sports videogame franchise on the planet and FIFA 14 will be no exception, featuring 33 officially licensed leagues, over 600 clubs and more than 16,000 players. Full details on the Leagues and Teams here.

Find the full list of FIFA 14 features here.

Pre-Order FIFA 14 now to secure your 24 FIFA Ultimate Team Packs.

For the full press release, please see below.

EA SPORTS UNVEILS NEW ONLINE MODE, NEW LICENSES AND LEGENDARY PLAYERS FOR FIFA 14

Football Legends—Including Pelé—Coming To FIFA 14 Ultimate Team On Xbox

FIFA 14 To Feature New Co-op Seasons Online Mode And Connected Experiences Between Current and Next Gen Consoles

COLOGNE, Germany – Aug. 20, 2013– Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced that EA SPORTS™ is bringing legendary players such as Pelé, Patrick Vieira, and Ruud Gullit, to FIFA 14 Ultimate Team to the Xbox 360® and Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment systems from Microsoft. Fans will be able to craft their FIFA 14 Ultimate Team with a mix of legendary players playing alongside today’s stars. Each Legend will have unique attributes that will showcase the skills and flair that made them legendary at the height of their careers, and will be randomly included in Gold Packs in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team beginning with the launch of the Xbox One. The star-studded lineup of football legends revealed today features:

FIFA 14 Ultimate Team Legends

 

Dennis Bergkamp

Fernando Hierro

Robert Pirès

Oliver Bierhoff

Filippo Inzaghi

Frank Rijkaard

Sol Campbell

Patrick Kluivert

David Seaman

Fabio Cannavaro

Henrik Larsson

Teddy Sheringham

Rui Costa

Jens Lehmann

Andriy Shevchenko

Hernán Crespo

Gary Lineker

Davor Šuker

Frank de Boer

Freddie Ljungberg

Marco van Basten

Marcel Desailly

Paolo Maldini

Edwin van der Sar

Paulo Futre

Lothar Matthäus

Ruud van Nistelrooy

Stefan Effenberg

Gary Neville

Patrick Vieira

Robbie Fowler

Michael Owen

Christian Vieri

Ruud Gullit

Pauleta

George Weah

Gheorghe Hagi

Pelé

Gianfranco Zola

   

 

“Our fans will be able to bring stars from different eras together to create teams and combinations they have previously only dreamed about,” said David Rutter, Executive Producer of FIFA 14. “For the first time ever, you will be able to play with Pelé and Messi in the same lineup. It is going to create a unique experience within our most popular game mode.”

A FIFA 14 demo will launch worldwide for the Xbox 360 and PC beginning September 10, and for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system on September 10 in North America, and September 11 in Europe. A FIFA 14 “New Season” trailer can be viewed here [URL]. FIFA 14 is available for pre-order* now at http://www.origin.com and other retailers.

EA SPORTS also announced today that it has developed Seasons into a new online** mode called Co-op Seasons, where anyone can play with a friend online against two other online friends anywhere in the world in 2v2 ranked online play, trying to climb up to Division One, win a League Title and achieve greatness together. In addition, Match Day has been expanded to Seasons and Co-op seasons, completely connecting fans playing online to the real-world soccer season for the world’s top leagues, with injuries, suspensions, and player form changing throughout the season based on real-world events and performances.

It will be easy for fans to bring their FIFA 14 experiences^ to the new generation of consoles: between Xbox 360® and Xbox One, and between PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®4. Fans will be able to bring their FIFA 14 Ultimate Team full roster, progress, in-game items and in-game currency (coins) to the new consoles so they can access and compete with their squads on either console throughout the season.EA SPORTS Football Club level, XP and select catalogue items such as celebrations and historical kits will also travel to the new consoles along with Seasons progress, including trophy case and leaderboards, Virtual Pro and accomplishments, and selected Career Mode rewards.

When playing FIFA 14 on Xbox One and PS4, fans will feel the electricity of a living stadium, and experience the majesty of the world’s greatest sports theatres. From dramatic broadcast-inspired stadium flyovers to emotional pre-match ceremonies, fans will see and feel the match like never before. A new feature called Match Flow will revolutionize the FIFA experience, delivering dynamic and continuous gameplay. Players will interact with side-line characters such as ball boys so they can get the ball back into play as the clock winds down and the pressure mounts, and fans will witness the build-up and player positioning prior to corners or free kicks. The all-new in-game Director will keep fans connected to the action. With 121 different broadcast cameras outside the stadium and positioned around the pitch, each following star players and headline makers, FIFA 14 will deliver stunning new replay angles, compelling storylines, and all the emotion that unfolds within a match…so FIFA 14 will look and feel alive.

With the addition of the iconic Brazilian National Teamand new licenses for the Chilean Primera Division, Argentinean Primera División, 19 clubs from Brazil, and other new licenses to be revealed in the weeks ahead, FIFA 14will be the most authentic soccer game on the planet. It will feature 33 officially licensed leagues, over 600 clubs and more than 16,000 players.

EA SPORTS FIFA 14*** will release in North America on September 24 and worldwide on September 27 on the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system with Kinect™ from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system withPlayStation Move support, Windows PC, Wii™, Nintendo 3DS™^^, PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable). The game will also be available on Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 later this year. FIFA 14 on mobile^^ will be available on iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod®touch as well as Android devices this fall. Other mobile platforms will be revealed later.

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*Offer restrictions apply.  Please see www.easportsfootball.comfor details.

** Internet connection and Origin account required.  Must be 13+ to create an account.

^Requires internet connection, access to FIFA 14 on both current and next generation consoles, the use of the same Origin Account and the respective Xbox LIVE and Sony Entertainment Network accounts.  Must be 13+ to create an Origin account.  EA may retire online features and services after 30 days notice posted on www.ea.com/1/service-updates.

***Not all features available on all gaming platforms.

^^ Not all leagues, clubs and player available on Nintendo 3DS and mobile