Download e-book for kindle: FIFA Football: The Story Behind The Video Game Sensation by Lee Price

By Lee Price

EA's most pretty video game – the FIFA sequence – has proved an international good fortune. It has bought a record-breaking variety of copies, garnered various plaudits and awards, and validated itself because the major activities identify at the market.

But it virtually by no means was.

Back in 1993, whilst the most desirable League was once nonetheless in its infancy, the Champions League a new-fangled time period, and Lionel Messi had simply began to kick a ball, EA activities took a punt at the FIFA license for his or her first 'soccer' game.

But, with the area Cup rights secured by way of a rival sooner than united states ninety four, bigwigs on the Canada-based company began to be anxious that FIFA overseas football might flop, and virtually pulled the plug on what could turn into a seminal release.

Instead, the sport confounded all expectancies and – regardless of being published in December – turned the best-selling online game of the yr. EA had unwittingly stumbled upon a diamond.

In FIFA soccer, writer Lee fee explores the historical past of the sequence together with its gameplay and exact isometric digicam perspective, the conflict with professional Evolution football for gaming supremacy, and the hi-tech software program used to place jointly FIFA sixteen – a unlock consisting of women’s groups for the 1st time. It’s a sequence which maintains to innovate and exhilarate.

The ebook contains particular contributions from key figures within the FIFA tale in addition to behind-the-scenes insights from EA's HQ in Vancouver. It additionally info the futuristic head-scanning approach that captures the gamers you like, the realm of FUT, YouTubers, aggressive gaming, soundtracks, FIFA’s spinoffs, and rather a lot more.

This is the definitive tale of the FIFA video game.

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