Outside of the annual update to the roster, the developers are forever tweaking the engine and features, or taking away some things and adding others.
The sports game industry gets a lot of flak for releasing the same game every year, but in reality they’re trying to get the experience as close as they can to the actual real-life equivalents.
Upcoming FIFA 13 is the latest game to come out of the FIFA series, and veterans will recognise they myriad small ways that this game is setting itself apart from previous titles.
We’ve managed to get hold of the footage, so you can watch it right here on SegmentNext. First up is a montage of events and other in-game examples of the new gameplay, with commentary over the top:
And secondly we have a match between two teams, providing a more in-depth look at the new gameplay.
So, what do you think? Personally, I’ve never played too many sports games, so I can’t say a lot about the subtle nuances that make this game a unique entry in the FIFA series. But that’s not to say that it doesn’t look good at all.