2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil kicking off on PS3, Xbox 360 in April

2014_FIFA_WorldCup-logoThe World Cup is a huge global event and EA Sports is looking to cash in on the hype this year by releasing 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil for the PS3 and Xbox 360 beginning on April 15th.

Based on FIFA 14, EA Sports 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is the only officially licensed World Cup soccer game for consoles this year and will feature hundreds of licensed teams, thousands of players, managers, stadiums, new animations, celebration scenes, commentary and much more.

Take a look at some of first screens of the game, a trailer and read on for the announcement with more details.

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil trailer:
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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil screens:

 Electronic Arts Inc. today announced EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, the only officially licensed videogame will let fans experience all the fun, excitement, and drama of football’s greatest event. Featuring the deepest set of game modes ever in an EA SPORTS tournament title, all new gameplay innovations and improvements, and a rich presentation that captures the color and vibrancy of Brazil, EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil will put fans in control of their nation’s fate.   The game hits stores beginning April 15 in North America and April 17 in Europe for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, and Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system. For a first look, visit: www.easports.com/uk/2014-fifa-world-cup

EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil features multiple innovations and improvements to the award-winning gameplay of EA SPORTS FIFA 14, putting players in control of their nation’s fate.  From the ability to accelerate, decelerate, and change direction quickly on and off the ball with Explosive Movement, to the new World Class Control feature that uses Response Dribbling and Pinpoint Passing, fans will feel the athleticism and skill of their national football heroes. And one hundred new animations, including passing, saves, and penalty kicks, help play on the pitch explode with the drama and unpredictably of the official tournament.

With 203 national teams, 7,469 players, 19 officially licensed managers, and 21 new stadiums including all 12 authentic stadiums from Brazil, the 2014 FIFA World Cup comes to life with more detail and authenticity than ever before. Feel the support of a nation with all-new crowd scenes including banners, flags, and seat cards in the stadium, and from Live City events in all corners of the globe. Score a goal with England and see fans react live from the center of London.

Now everyone has a chance to write football history. In Road to the FIFA World Cup, the most immersive tournament mode from any EA SPORTS title, players can choose from 203 national teams and play with one to 32 players locally through the qualifying rounds, and on to the group stages of the FIFA World Cup. Along the way, fans can get tournament updates from EA SPORTS Talk Radio*, featuring Ian Darke and Andy Goldstein, or Roger Bennett and Michael Davies (Men in Blazers), with over 50 hours of recorded content to stay up to date on all the action. For those who want to celebrate the tournament online, Road to Rio de Janeiro is an all-new mode that lets players win their way across a map of Brazil’s 12 host cities in licensed and authentic stadiums.

Fans eager for their moment of glory on the world’s biggest sports stage can pre-order the game now at http://www.easports.com/uk/2014-fifa-world-cup to receive exclusive game content including new celebrations, historic adidas game balls, and more.