The most innovative football gaming experience makes its annual return with FIFA 18.
The trademark soccer simulator marks its usual return to form on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC with its blend of realistic gameplay, ever-evolving mechanics and skillful technique to bring the best likeness to the beautiful game.
What’s more, is that the best of all time will be making their way to FIFA 18, with ICONS including two-time FIFA World Cup winner and iconic Brazilian striker Ronaldo Nazario, who lends his deadly finishing and explosive pace, taking his rightful place as the headline act of the FUT ICONS.
The front cover is often reserved for the best of the best, and this year’s edition is definitely no exception, with Real Madrid goal machine Cristiano Ronaldo making the front cover. Ronaldo’s data was captured and recorded at a training session at a mobile EA Capture studio in Madrid, which gauged his acceleration, run cadence, skills and technique to bring his personality and sheer skill to life. The fluidity, responsiveness and everything in between will be on show in FIFA 18.
The Journey has been confirmed by EA to be included in FIFA 18, with brand new story lines and characters to be included. With recent numbers boasting that 10 million players experienced The Journey in FIFA 17, so the rags-to-riches story will be making a welcome return to many fans in FIFA 18.
With FIFA 18 bringing legends to the forefront and an all new Journey story, fans are in for what promises to be the most immersive football gaming product seen to date.
META: Cristiano Ronaldo leads the charge in FIFA 18, as the annual release makes its usual return to bring the best of the best in Football gaming.
Real Player Motion Technology. The all-new, game-changing animation system utilizes pose trajectory matching on every frame to deliver the franchise’s most responsive and fluid gameplay ever. New motion capture techniques and frame by frame animation transitions ensure gameplay accurately represents the reality of football.
Player personality. For the first time ever, real-world movements, size and attributes inform how a player moves, allowing you to feel the life-like tendencies of the world’s best. Ronaldo’s signature sprint, Sterling’s unique turns, and Robben’s distinct arm movement are all immediately recognizable in FIFA 18.
Dribbling overhaul. In FIFA 18, you’ll run at defenders with confidence knowing that the best players can change direction on a dime. New dribbling mechanics enable players to inject more creativity into 1v1 situations. Take more defined touches, make tighter turns, and explode into attack more dynamically than ever before.
The Journey: Hunter Returns. After a breathtaking first season in the Premier League, Hunter is gaining recognition from top clubs the world over. Make the decisions that will dictate his career and relationships with characters both on and off the pitch. And now you can personalize your Alex Hunter by selecting his hair, tattoos, clothing and even his dominant foot to suit your playing style.
FIFA Ultimate Team™. Build your very own Ultimate Team Squad from thousands of players in the most popular mode in FIFA. The best of the best are coming to FIFA 18 with FUT ICONS. Play with the most iconic legends of football including Ronaldo Nazário, Maradona and Pelé. Discover new daily Objectives, compete for weekly rewards in Squad Battles, and watch the world’s best on the Champions Channel!