EA SPORTS announced today that they are bringing innovations to EA SPORTS Football Club that will elevate its role as soccer’s social network. There aim is to drive a deeper connection for millions of fans to the world’s sport, their friends and their favorite club. EA Sports introduced a new rewards program to the EA Sports Football Club into FIFA Soccer 13. This will enhance the experience for members of EA SPORTS Football Club, and a new EA SPORTS Football Club app for iPhone and iPod touch will keep the fans connected to their FIFA experiences and to their friends. EA announced at E3 that for the first time the forthcoming FIFA Soccer 13 for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and later this year on Android will now be connected to EA SPORTS Football Club as well.
Here is what EA had to say:
This year within EA SPORTS Football Club, returning FIFA Soccer 12 players will carry their Football Club Level and Experience Points into FIFA Soccer 13 so their season starts as strong as it finishes. They’ll also receive a special bonus in the new EA SPORTS Football Club Catalogue. Everything within FIFA Soccer 13, and against friends, is measured in a meaningful way. Every match matters, all season long, and fans can earn rewards for their achievements. Fans will now be earning Football Club Credits to unlock items such as kits, special celebrations, virtual pro attribute boosts, Career Mode super scout credits, FIFA Soccer 13 Ultimate Team coin boosts, and extra matches in Head-to-Head Seasons mode from the Catalogue. Plus, fans can build their status among the massive FIFA online community as they climb 100 levels.
For the first time, players will be able to directly share their FIFA experience with their friends on Facebook through EA SPORTS Football Club. Fans will be able to share custom messages with friends and publish their recent news, including games won, players signed, or items redeemed in the Catalogue, directly from their console.
The new EA SPORTS Football Club app will keep fans connected to FIFA anywhere, anytime. At launch, fans will have access to their EA SPORTS Football Club identity and friends, and the app will extend the FIFA Soccer 13 Ultimate Team (FIFA´s trading card game) console experience. Through the app, fans will be able to search the live auctions and bid to win new players for building their ultimate team of the world’s best players in FIFA Soccer 13.
For the millions of fans who play FIFA on the go, FIFA Soccer 13 on iPad and iPhone will enable players to earn rewards, level up, enjoy live challenges, and connect with friends through one common Football Club identity. The same Football Club features will be coming to Android later in the year.
FIFA Soccer 13 features five breakthrough gameplay innovations which revolutionize artificial intelligence, dribbling, ball control and physical play, as well as engaging online features and live services. This year marks the largest and deepest game in FIFA franchise history.
Here is the trailer:
FIFA Soccer 13 will be available in stores world-wide this fall for the PlayStation 3 with PlayStation Move support, Xbox 360 with Kinect, PlayStation Vita, Wii, PC, PlayStation 2, Nintendo 3DS, and PSP, as well as on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android.