It’s time to get over FIFA 16 now cause the new upcoming FIFA 17 is coming in the gaming market. With new upgrades in gameplay and graphics FIFA 17 is the one to play. EA Sports (Electronic Arts) always wanted to up the features in their new additions to FIFA series, and they proved themselves right by publishing their FIFA games with new additional features and improved gameplay every single time. We all know EA sports are always changing their game engines for FIFA games to give the best output to their audience. For FIFA 14 the developers used Impact game engine, however they again changed and used Ignite game engine for FIFA 15 and 16. But for their latest game it’s not the same case, FIFA 17 is powered by Frostbite engine to take their game to the new possibilities and give their users a different kind of interaction with the game.
FIFA 17 is optimized to its utmost limit (well we can’t say that EA sports always surprise us.) to give players and characters full depth detailed emotions with the complement of authentic, true to life action and much more with the help of Frostbite engine. There are new additional features in the game with the cinematic story mode and improved graphics and body movements.
So let’s take a look over what FIFA 17 has new in it and what it has to offer us.
FIFA 17: What To Expect
With the all new game engine (Frostbite) gameplay will be much more immersive and captivating. Couple of tweaks in working of the game and removal of some restrictions, FIFA 17 is loaded with full depth detailed graphics, improved body physics of the players which unlocks new possibilities while playing the game.
As mentioned earlier FIFA 17 is powered by Frostbite game engine which is used for other EA games such as Battlefield 4, Need For Speed, Battlefield: Hardline, Mirror Edge Catalyst etc. Facial expressions, lighting, emotions is all taken to a whole new level to bring out the graphics fidelity which is capable to blow our minds.
So pretty much we can say that it’s going to be a whole new experience while playing FIFA 17 because of these new upgrades. Gameplay features are also optimized to give the feel of real football match. How player thinks, their control on the ball, physical battle between the players to win the ball or to protect it. With the four new gameplay features which will give you the independence to interact with the game in unique ways.
Story Mode: The Journey
And it’s not over yet cinematic story mode is also included where you play as protagonist named Alex Hunter who is ready to make his mark in English premier league. Dialogue decision is integrated in FIFA 17 with the help of new game engine to establish the interrelation between the user and the character. Every decision you take will make or break Alex Hunter’s carrier, in this way a sense of responsibility is given to us which will make the game even more enjoyable and tense at the same it. So the journey of this young lad is in your hands.
Demo & Initial Release Date
Demo Release Date
The demo will be out on September 13, 2016 (Tuesday) for PC, Xbox One, Playstation 4.
Initial Release Date
Where for the initial release date, you guys have to wait a little longer but not too much. EA Sports will launch FIFA 17 on September 27 of 2016 on PC, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PS3.
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FIFA 17: All New Features
In FIFA 17 EA has introduced four new key features which will seriously change the outlook of your game. After studying on the restrictions that were present in their previous titles EA has integrated Set Piece Rewrite, Active Intelligence System, Physical Play Overhaul, New Attacking Techniques which will completely change the approach of the game.
These Four features will give you the independence to create new possibilities on the field and make you feel like playing a real football match. So let’s take a closer look on this features and what are they capable of.
1. Set Piece Rewrite
Set Piece rewrite offers you complete control over dead ball situation and allows you to take multiple approaches on free kicks, corners, penalties and throw-ins. These kinds of control give players the opportunity to show creativity and make the particular situation much more accessible.
During direct free kicks you have the ability to create your own unique run up which will effect on the ball positioning, movement and spin on the ball. This kind of customizations in run ups and run up speed will seriously affect on the finishing and placements of your goals.
Corner kicks are optimized by adding a targeting system in it. Picking out teammate’s for headers or shoot who has greater caliber than others in that particular area will increase your scoring chances which allow you to create a perfect finish.
In penalty kicks run ups and run speed can be tailored according to your need. Run ups from different angles at different speed gives a realistic feel to it, and give you the freedom of movement to take your penalties.
Throw-ins are upgraded by adding a fake throw feature in it, controlled throw-ins allows you to walk on the line to have a better position to throw to your teammates.
2. Active Intelligence System
EA introduces a newly integrated feature in FIFA 17 named Active Intelligence System which includes a system named constant spatial analysis.
Constant spatial analysis analyses opponent player’s movements and gives you a better chance at attacking. Increasing activity off the ball to create space, analyzing their movements, runs etc. Due to this newly integrated system reaction time of the players is improved.
For scoring goals creating space for team members is an important task. With this system players have become smarter at positioning and making runs. Fake runs, arranged runs with multiple players, stunt runs or calling for support, this features has given the chance to the users to show their creativity on the field using these run types.
3. Physical Play Overhaul
Physical battle to win back the possession or to take control on the ball is very crucial in the game. Physical Play Overhaul lets you do that. For trapping the ball, buying some time for teammates to create space or shielding the ball Pushback Technique is added in the game.
Physical interaction between the players to win the ball, body tackles, collision between players, jostling, fifty-fifty battle and much more is realistic and detailed. Shielding the ball while dribbling is now possible with the 360° Shield Dribble feature.
4. New Attacking Techniques
New Attacking Techniques are implemented in FIFA 17 to give the players more unique and creative ways to attack and score. To keep the ball low while shooting it hard was a tough challenge, yes you heard it right it was or it will be. EA has removed this restriction and injected a another cool feature called Driven Finish, keeping ball low while hitting different kind of shots is now possible. Volley, Curve shot, Finesse Shot or any other this mechanics will do it’s job.
Ohh the great issue for every player is crappy inaccurate through balls which most of the times ends up in keepers hands. Well it will not be a big issue now because of the improved through passes, precise through balls which ends up in players feet is now achievable. Driven Goal Kicks will also help you in counter attacks and create more scoring chances.
Last but not the least EA has focused on heading feature in the game which allows players to head the ball downward in a much more controlled way. Without a shred of doubt FIFA 17 is going to be a whole new experience packed with this all new features which will create much more possibilities than you have ever imagined.
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