FIFA 17 Pre-Season Starts Today, Includes an Early Look at The Journey and the First Chance to Experience Football Powered by Frostbite*
Redwood City, Calif. – September 13, 2016 – Today EA SPORTS Vancouver launched the FIFA 17 demo on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 – available to download here. This year’s demo on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC* not only showcases twelve of the world’s best teams including Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid C.F., but marks an opportunity for fans to get their first opportunity to experience The Journey*, the new, cinematic, story-driven mode (see below).
For the first time ever in the FIFA franchise, fans will have a chance to live their story on and off the pitch as Alex Hunter, a rising star in the Premier League in The Journey. Players will have the opportunity to play a select experience as a member of Manchester United, one of the world’s top clubs.
See the FIFA 17 Demo The Journey Official Cinematic Trailer:
Fans looking for an opportunity to hit the pitch with some of their favorite squads can jump into a Kick-Off match with Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea FC, Real Madrid C.F., Juventus, Inter, Paris Saint-Germain, Olympique Lyonnais, Seattle Sounders, FC Bayern Munchen, Club Tigres UNAL, or Gamba Osaka. Players can also choose from world-class stadiums including CenturyLink Field, Stamford Bridge and newly added J1 League ground, Suita City Football Stadium. When matches are loading, fans can check out some new skill games to hone their abilities before diving into the action.
Demo players will experience transformative gameplay features like Set Piece Rewrite, Physical Play Overhaul, and New Attacking Techniques giving them more control so they can own every moment on the pitch. Fans can learn more about new features of FIFA 17 by visiting FIFA 17’s website, and becoming an EA SPORTS FIFA Insider (http://easports.com/fifa). Fans can also join the EA SPORTS FIFAcommunity http://www.facebook.com/easportsfifa and follow us on Twitter @easportsfifa and, Instagram.
Fans who pre-order FIFA 17 Super Deluxe Edition can get up to 40 FIFA Ultimate Team Jumbo Premium Gold Packs, Team of the Week loan players, and other FUT content. Click here to read about all our available pre-order offers.
EA Access** members on Xbox One and Origin Access** members on PC can try FIFA 17 before it’s released with a Play First Trial starting September 22. EA Access members receive a 10 percent discount when they purchase a digital version of the game on Xbox Live, and Origin Access members get a 10 percent discount when they purchase the game through Origin.
FIFA 17 is developed by EA Vancouver and EA Romania and will be available in North America on September 27 and worldwide on September 29 on Origin for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
*FROSTBITE GAME ENGINE TECHNOLOGY, AND THE JOURNEY, ARE AVAILABLE ON XBOX ONE, PLAYSTATION 4 AND PC PLATFORM VERSIONS ONLY.