Now Is the Time to Make Your Mark – Play for Free On Xbox One and PlayStation 4 November 24-27
Redwood City, Calif. – November 22, 2016 – Today Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced that Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players can enjoy the critically-acclaimed EA SPORTS FIFA 17 for free* this entire upcoming weekend. Beginning 10 AM PT Thursday, November 24 and running through 11:59 PM PT Sunday, November 27, fans can experience the game Yahoo! Sports declared “A huge leap forward.” All game modes will be available to enjoy, headlined by the all-new cinematic story mode, The Journey. Players will have the opportunity to experience Alex Hunter’s Premier League story on and off the pitch in what UPROXX called “The most compelling feature FIFA has included in years.” Just over a month into his professional career, Alex Hunter has already made an impact worldwide, with players from 183 countries having kicked off his Journey.
FIFA 17 will also be on sale until November 28 for up to 40% off, with all progress from the Free Trial* carrying over so players can pick up right where they left off. Since the September 29 global release, FIFA 17 has received numerous improvements and updates, notably the 2016/17 Premier League TV presentation overlays and full audio speech for five new languages in The Journey.
In celebration of the Free Trial*, Electronic Arts also teased an upcoming TV spot featuring star football players James Rodriguez, Eden Hazard, Marco Reus, Anthony Martial, alongside a very special superstar guest. Everyone can be a star at the 2016 Golden Controller Awards unveiled on Thursday, November 24th.
Powered by Frostbite™** on Xbox One, PS4 and PC, FIFA 17 delivers authentic, true-to-life action, takes players to new football worlds, and introduces fans to characters full of depth and emotion. And with transformative gameplay innovation, FIFA 17 lets fans own every moment on the pitch with an overhaul to Physical Play, a Set Piece Rewrite, New Attacking Techniques and a brand new Active Intelligence System.
EA SPORTS FIFA 17 is developed by EA Vancouver and is available now on Origin™ for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation®4, Xbox 360®, and PlayStation®3 consoles. The game is rated E for everyone and PEGI 3.
*PERSISTENT INTERNET CONNECTION and EA Account required to play. Must be 13+ to create an account.
All in game features, Ultimate Team and a portion of The Journey game mode will be accessible during the limited time trial. You may advance in The Journey mode and carry over in-game progress with the purchase of the full FIFA 17 game. Once the trial is complete, any remaining FIFA Points transferred or purchased will not be refunded. Your FIFA Points will be available for continued use only by purchasing the full game. For Xbox One gamers, up to 10 hours of FIFA 17 free trial is available from November 25 to November 27, 2016. EA Access subscribers who played FIFA 17 during the pre-release limited time trial may not have full access to the 10-hour free trial.
**FROSTBITE GAME ENGINE TECHNOLOGY AND THE JOURNEY MODE ARE AVAILABLE ON XBOX ONE, PLAYSTATION 4 AND PC PLATFORM VERSIONS ONLY.