Here we go Higuain
Last year, EA Sports reignited its relationship with Nintendo by bringing a FIFA game to one of its home consoles for the first time in half a decade. FIFA 18 delivered a solid football experience on Switch, causing us to confidently declare it “the best Nintendo FIFA ever”. This wasn’t exactly difficult to achieve, though...
Get ready to assemble more cardboard!
Wow, the year is passing by quickly and the Nintendo Switch library seems to get better with each passing month. August saw the release of the rather lovely Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate and many other delights on the Nintendo Switch. So, what's on the horizon for Nintendo Switch fans, then? We've...
"The amount I have spent has made me fall behind on my rent payments"
EA's FIFA series may be one of the best-selling video game franchises on the face of the planet, but it has come under fire in recent years for the loot box mechanics which underpin its popular Ultimate Team mode. In this mode, players assemble a dream team based on random 'packs'...
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
It's the weekend! After a long week of unhappy Super Smash Bros. players and excitement surrounding an uppity, overly-English Pokémon bird, we've finally reached the point where we can sit down and have a good old gaming session or two. Some of the hardworking Nintendo Life team have shared their thoughts...
"it is absolutely a platform we're looking at"
Less than a month ago, EA CEO Andrew Wilson said Switch owners chose to play the company's games on other platforms when asked about the possibility of The Sims coming to Nintendo's system. Unsurprisingly, this didn't go down well with owners of hybrid device. In an attempt to improve relations, EA's...
When looking at physical sales
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe and FIFA 19 are sitting right at the top of the best-selling games list in Europe so far this year. The news comes from official charts and market research data supplier, GfK Entertainment (thanks, GamesIndustry.biz), which has compiled a new, cross-platform report on physica
Dragon Quest Builders 2 debuts in fifth
UK chart data is now available for the week ending 13th July. Super Mario Maker 2 has managed to stay in the top spot after three weeks and a 38% drop in sales week-on-week. Right behind it for the third week in a row is the multi-platform Activision release, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. The retro racer...
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
It's Saturday once again, which means we've made it all the way to the end of yet another week. This week brought with it a Wind Waker revelation in Zelda: Breath of the Wild and news of a special Armoured Mewtwo making waves in Pokémon GO, but now it's time to sit back and talk about our weekend plans. As...
A candid conversation
Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson recently sat down for his first interview “in a couple of years” with GameDaily.biz to discuss the company’s mistakes and accomplishments in recent times. He’s been at EA for 19 years, was the former head of EA Sports and has now led the global video game giant for the past six years...
Used to be in the game
'EA Sports: it’s in the game'. Ah, we all remember that slogan from the old days, although the news over the weekend that FIFA 20 on Switch will be a ‘Legacy’ rehash makes you realise that while EA’s head might be ‘in the game’, its heart certainly isn’t. We won't get the new Volta mode on Switch or any of the...
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
Phew, thank goodness it's the weekend! This week has brought with it all the drama of a Pokémon Direct, fresh Banjo-Kazooie rumours and even more games for the Sega Mega Drive Mini, but now we can finally calm down and talk about o
Lightning strikes twice
FIFA 19 players who own the game on Nintendo Switch have expressed their upset at developer and publisher, EA, after an advertised game feature didn't release on the system. The content in question is a special Squad Building Challenge which rewards players with a random, highly sought after Team of the Season card. The...
EA SPORTS FIFA 19 delivers a champion-caliber experience on and off the pitch.
Introducing the prestigious UEFA Champions League, offering authentic in-match atmospheres, featuring gameplay updates including elevated on-pitch personality and a striking overhaul, and providing new and unrivaled ways to play. Champions Rise in FIFA 19.
Play the pinnacle of club football across a variety of modes in FIFA 19 with official match presentation, breadth in tournament experiences, including UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Super Cup, and an all-new commentary team in Derek Rae and Lee Dixon.
The UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Super Cup come to life across experiences in EA SPORTS FIFA 19. From live content updates in FIFA 19 Ultimate Team™, to authentic Career Mode integration, to an all-new standalone UEFA Champions League Mode, you can experience the greatest club football competition in the world no matter where you play in FIFA 19.
Champions League Mode: Experience the drama of the official UEFA Champions League tournament from the group stage through to the illustrious final match. Or play a custom version of the tournament with any European club in the game.
New Commentary Team: The brand-new commentary pair of Derek Rae and Lee Dixon bring their signature broadcast style to the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Super Cup tournaments within the game.
Official UEFA Elements: Immerse yourself in Europe's most prestigious club competitions with official broadcast elements, kit badges, match balls, and the iconic trophies for the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, and Super Cup.
In-Match Experience: Immerse yourself in the most authentic football experience ever seen before on Nintendo Switch. Featuring distinctive team and player personalities, introducing official broadcast presentation for the some of the world’s biggest leagues, and elevating your ability to finish with the all-new striking overhaul.
Team and Player Personality: A deep set of authentic playing styles are introduced in FIFA 19 on Nintendo Switch. You will immediately recognize club AI match some of the world's best tactics, such as the tiki taka of Europe's elite or the high-pressing style famous in the Premier League. In addition, real-world movements will inform individual playing styles, allowing you to feel the life-like tendencies of the world's best.
Striking Overhaul: Added shooting variety provides players with a new level of control when finishing. The striking overhaul provides the ability to better contact first time shots, drive dangerous dipping strikes, or finish with clinical finesse, giving players more options in-front of goal. In addition, the new Timed Finishing mechanic adds a further level of control to finishing. Users tap once to initiate a strike and tap again on contact, with perfectly timed strikes more likely to find their target, and poorly timed strikes more likely to miss the mark.
Authentic Broadcast Presentation: Official broadcast overlay packages for the biggest leagues in the world, like the UEFA Champions League, Premier League, Bundesliga, and La Liga immerse players in the match-day experience.
Your FIFA, Your Way: Experience FIFA wherever, whenever and however you want. Connect to your television and play Single or Multiplayer, or take the same modes on-the-go.
Split Joy-Con Support: Built exclusively for Nintendo Switch, Split Joy-Con controls enables you to compete with your friends anytime and anywhere. Without any additional hardware, players can separate the Joy-Con controllers and enjoy multiplayer game modes at home, or on the go.
Please note: EA SPORTS™ FIFA 19 also supports the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and Joy-Con grip.
Online Friendlies: Enjoy new ways to play on Nintendo Switch including Online Friendlies. Invite anyone from your friend’s list and track your rivalry through a five-match season, both in FIFA and FIFA Ultimate Team.
FIFA 19 Ultimate Team: Build your dream squad from thousands of players and compete in the most popular mode in FIFA. Featuring content from UEFA Champions League and Europa League, the world's most prestigious club competitions come to life with live content in FIFA 19 Ultimate Team.