Electronic Arts announced today, EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, the only officially licensed videogame of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. EA says the game is set to feature the deepest set of game modes ever in an EA SPORTS tournament title with all new gameplay innovations and a rich presentation that captures the color and vibrancy of Brazil. The game features 7,469 players, 19 officially licensed managers, and 21 new stadiums including all 12 authentic stadiums soccer fans will see during the World Cup tournament this summer. The game also features “crowd scenes” straight from Live City events that give fans an immersion never seen before. So, let’s say you score a goal with England, during the goal celebration the game may transport you to London to see the fan reaction live.
Players can choose from over 203 FIFA nations in any of the modes in the game including Road to the FIFA World Cup, which EA touts is the “most immersive tournament mode in any EA SPORTS title ever” because gamers can play the whole mode solo or with up to 32 players locally. The mode also features updates via EA SPORTS Talk Radio with over 50 hours of recorded content. Players can even choose their pundit featuring the voices of Ian Darke and Andy Goldstein or “The Men in Blazers” Roger Bennett and Michael Davies. Fans can also enjoy the game online with the Road to Rio de Janeiro, which lets players win their way across Brazil’s 12 host cities.
EA Sports also chose to make multiple innovations and improvements to the gameplay side of things from their FIFA 14 released in the fall of 2013. Something EA calls Explosive Movement allows players on the field to accelerate, decelerate, and change direction on and off the ball. There’s also the new World Class Control that uses Response Dribbling and Pinpoint Passing. EA also says they’ve added over one hundred new animations to the game as well.
EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil hits stores on April 15 in North America and April 17 in the UK for the PS3 and Xbox 360.