Developer: EA Canada
Ship date: Fall 2005
EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer 06 Road to 2006 FIFA World Cup immerses players into the emotional intensity of next generation soccer. Utilizing the power of the Xbox 360, fans will be able to revel in the world's most sophisticated representation of soccer ever.
Experience a newly enhanced gameplay engine that delivers extremely responsive controls and greater level of depth. New physics and animations mean that players will now react more realistically to every tackle, shot or pass of the ball.
For the first time you'll see and feel the joy, anguish and pain of 90 minutes of soccer in a videogame. Through the power of HD technology you'll see how the detail of the players is now accurately recreated in fine detail. Examine the threads in the club badge or watch as sweat runs down the player's face during a match.
Stadiums now burst with life and atmosphere. All-new 3D crowds pack the stands singing authentic anthems sampled from real matches. The edge of the pitch will now also include team coaches pacing the touchline plus the full preparation for every substitution and even the referee's assistants tracking the action as the match unfolds.
Team formations and strategic decisions are now managed on-the-fly during the match using a newly designed interface. An innovative, integrated menu system means you no longer have to interrupt the flow of the game to make substitutions or change tactics. Take part in the European Qualification rounds for the World Cup or create your own tournaments to showcase all the new improvements.
í¢â‚¬Â¢ Next Gen Gameplay:
The most responsive and context sensitive gameplay yet seen in a FIFA video game. With a deeper sense of control and real world physics players now behave and react believably to every situation on the pitch bringing you closer to the action.
í¢â‚¬Â¢ Believable Players:
For the first time ever in a soccer game players exhibit life-like body movement and facial expressions. Watch as players express the full spectrum of emotion from elation as they blast home the winning goal, to venting their anger at decisions that go against them in critical match situation.
í¢â‚¬Â¢ Immersive Environments:
Experience every detail of life on pitch. A combination of the most accurately modelled stadiums from around the world brought to life with dynamic 3D crowds. Through HD you'll see and interact with a living world, right down to the individually rendered blades of grass on the pitch.
í¢â‚¬Â¢ New Presentation:
Go beyond broadcast with the all new intuitive gameplay interface. The integration of this new menu system lets matches flow seamlessly while the player makes tactical changes and substitutions on the fly.
í¢â‚¬Â¢ Road to the 2006 FIFA World Cup Mode:
Take part in the European Qualification rounds for the World Cup or create your own custom tournaments. FIFA Soccer 06 Road to 2006 FIFA World Cup gives you the opportunity to admire the detail of 72 teams, 1,700 players in nine different stadiums from Europe and the rest of the world.
Enjoy the ultimate in online play using the Xbox 360's native multiplayer technology. Play gamers from all around the world in instant peer-to-peer matches with little effort.