The annual editions in Electronic Arts’ FIFA franchise are awaited impatiently by gamers around the globe. Ahead of FIFA 17’s global launch on consoles and PC later this month, the company has listed its mobile game FIFA Mobile Soccer on Google Play, though it is not yet available to download in all regions.
With the change in its nomenclature, it seems like the company wants users to see the mobile game as a standalone entity instead of a mobile port of the console game. In last two three years, the mobile game segment for the FIFA series has seen good traction and the company would like for the series to continue on the same path.
FIFA Mobile Soccer is currently listed as ‘Coming Soon’ on Google Play India, with the option to ‘pre-register’ to be notified when the game becomes available in the region. The game is reportedly already available in Russia, where it was probably soft-launched. The Google Play listing also contains several reviews, implying availability in more than one region. EA had announced a launch of the next FIFA mobile game this fall on both Android and iOS, so we can expect the game to hit the App Store soon as well.
So, what’s new with FIFA Mobile Soccer Electronic Arts has added a new mode to the game called ‘Attack Mode’. In this mode, the gamers will just have to play the attacking chances that their team gets for each half before they pass on the game to their opponents to do the same. The company has even added the option of building an even bigger club in the Ultimate Team mode.
Now, the game consists of 30 leagues, 650 teams, and a total of 17000 players to provide gamers with plenty of options to choose from.
Interestingly, the game has a download size of just around 100MB, compared with an approximate 1.3GB download size for FIFA 16. The game is available for free and requires an Internet connection to be played. The company seems to be trying a completely changed strategy for the mobile game and it will be interesting to see if it eventually finds success.
“Playing beautiful has never been more exciting than in the new FIFA Mobile Soccer! Build and manage your team, play head to head, and keep coming back for daily updated content. Whether you’re a savvy veteran or just starting out on the soccer pitch, FIFA goes bigger and better than ever, completely redesigned and built exclusively for mobile with a download under 100MB,” reads the Google Play description.