EA SPORTS Unveils New Online Mode, New Licenses And Legendary Players For FIFA 14

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced that EA SPORTS™ is bringing legendary players such as Pelé, Patrick Vieira, and Ruud Gullit, to FIFA 14 Ultimate Team to the Xbox 360® and Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment systems from Microsoft. Fans will be able to craft their FIFA 14 Ultimate Team with a mix of legendary players playing alongside today’s stars. Each Legend will have unique attributes that will showcase the skills and flair that made them legendary at the height of their careers, and will be randomly included in Gold Packs in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team beginning with the launch of the Xbox One. The star-studded lineup of football legends revealed today features:
FIFA 14 Ultimate Team Legends
Dennis Bergkamp       Fernando Hierro       Robert Pirès
Oliver Bierhoff       Filippo Inzaghi       Frank Rijkaard
Sol Campbell       Patrick Kluivert       David Seaman
Fabio Cannavaro       Henrik Larsson       Teddy Sheringham
Rui Costa       Jens Lehmann       Andriy Shevchenko
Hernán Crespo       Gary Lineker       Davor Šuker
Frank de Boer       Freddie Ljungberg       Marco van Basten
Marcel Desailly       Paolo Maldini       Edwin van der Sar
Paulo Futre       Lothar Matthäus       Ruud van Nistelrooy
Stefan Effenberg       Gary Neville       Patrick Vieira
Robbie Fowler       Michael Owen       Christian Vieri
Ruud Gullit       Pauleta       George Weah
Gheorghe Hagi       Pelé       Gianfranco Zola

“Our fans will be able to bring stars from different eras together to create teams and combinations they have previously only dreamed about,” said David Rutter, Executive Producer of FIFA 14. “For the first time ever, you will be able to play with Pelé and Messi in the same lineup. It is going to create a unique experience within our most popular game mode.”

A FIFA 14 demo will launch worldwide for the Xbox 360 and PC beginning September 10, and for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system on September 10 in North America, and September 11 in Europe. A FIFA 14 “New Season” trailer can be viewed at youtube.com/easportsfifa. FIFA 14 is available for pre-order* now at http://www.origin.com and other retailers.

EA SPORTS also announced today that it has developed Seasons into a new online** mode called Co-op Seasons, where anyone can play with a friend online against two other online friends anywhere in the world in 2v2 ranked online play, trying to climb up to Division One, win a League Title and achieve greatness together. In addition, Match Day has been expanded to Seasons and Co-op seasons, completely connecting fans playing online to the real-world soccer season for the world’s top leagues, with injuries, suspensions, and player form changing throughout the season based on real-world events and performances.

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