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EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ on Shelves Today in North America
|By Business Wire
|April 15, 2014 10:01 AM EDT
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today unveiled their most immersive EA
SPORTS™ tournament title ever, EA
SPORTS™ 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, now available in stores
throughout North America. Complete with 11 Game Modes, 21 new stadiums,
7,469 players, 203 National Teams sanctioned by FIFA®, and one hundred
new football animations, EA
SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup is now available for Xbox 360®
games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and for PlayStation®3
computer entertainment system.
Gameplay innovations and new features make EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA
World Cup Brazil authentic to the tournament experience. All new
in-mode training session, adidas® micoach Training allows fans to
improve player attributes as the tournament progresses by competing in
18 different drills that can enhance everything from pace to shooting. New
Penalty Kicks and Set Piece Tactics change the way the game
is played from dead ball situations. Penalty Kicks feel dramatic and
rewarding with new save animations, shot tuning, and Goalkeeper Antics,
while Set Piece Tactics put fans in control of the runs their
teammates take by using the directional pad and choosing one of four
preset plays. Other innovations to the franchise’s award-winning*
gameplay includes improvements made to passing, dribbling, and player
movement that were implemented to showcase the world class talent that
will be on display at the 2014 FIFA World Cup™.
“This summer’s tournament in Brazil promises to be one of the most
colorful and exciting FIFA World Cups we’ve ever seen,” said Mat Prior,
Lead Producer, EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup. “The game we’ve
created will give fans a chance to feel the excitement, drama, and flare
of the tournament whether they choose to play offline against friends or
online against people from all over the world.”
A new design feature Patriotic Presentation implements
newly-rendered 3D crowds, cut scenes from celebrations all over the
world, and hundreds of flags and banners to bring the sights and sounds
of Brazil directly to fans’ homes. Commentary in nine languages, a new
soundtrack with 34 tracks, and EA SPORTS Talk Radio** highlight a
fully featured audio package to help shape the theme and narrative of
the tournament. EA SPORTS Talk Radio, featuring Ian Darke and Andy
Goldstein, or Roger Bennett and Michael Davies (Men in Blazers), is
available in Road to the FIFA World Cup™ and Captain your
Country, contains over 50 hours of recorded content to stay
up to date on all the action.
EA SPORTS Football Club will make it easy for fans of the franchise to
continue their experience by making members’ existing XP and Football
Club Credits available to use in the catalogue of EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA
World Cup. The EA SPORTS Football Club Catalogue will be stocked
with new and exciting tournament content like Historic FIFA World Cup™
Kits, new celebrations, adidas® footballs, an EA SPORTS FIFA Classic XI
team, an adidas® All-Star team, and many other items. For more
information and to buy the game, fans can visit http://www.easports.com/2014-fifa-world-cup/buy.
To learn more about features and modes, download the product fact sheet here.
To view trailers and learn more about the game, visit: http://youtube.com/easportsfifa.
Download the official box art and other assets: here.
Visit the website for more details: http://easports.com/2014FIFAWorldCup.
Join the conversation at http://www.facebook.com/easportsfifa
and follow us on Twitter @easportsfifa.
EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil was developed at EA Canada
in Vancouver and is available for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
consoles. The game is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and PEGI 3 by
PEGI; visit www.esrb.org
for more information.
EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the
world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive
technology, fan programs and cross-platform digital experiences. EA
SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sports
through industry-leading sports videogames, including Madden NFL
football, EA SPORTS FIFA, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, NCAA®
Football, PGA TOUR® golf, SSX™ and EA SPORTS UFC®. For more information
about EA SPORTS, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps,
please visit www.easports.com.
*The FIFA franchise has won over 250 videogame awards since 2010 on HD
** This feature is only available in versions with an English
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive
entertainment. The Company delivers games, content and online services
for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and
tablets. EA has more than 300 million registered players in over 200
In fiscal year 2013, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.8 billion.
Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a
portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster brands such
as The Sims™, Madden NFL, EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Need for Speed™, Battlefield™
and Mass Effect™. More information about EA is available at www.ea.com/news.
EA SPORTS, The Sims, SSX, Need for Speed, Mass Effect and Battlefield
are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. and its subsidiaries. John
Madden, NFL, NCAA, NHL, NBA, PGA TOUR, UFC and FIFA are the property of
their respective owners and used with permission. “PlayStation” is a
registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Xbox 360 is a
trademark of the Microsoft group of companies and is used under license
from Microsoft. All other trademarks are the property of their
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