Thu, Feb 25, 2010 | 13:45 GMT
FIFA 10: Ultimate Team out now on XBL, PSN
FIFA 10′s Ultimate Team add-on is now available to buy from both Live and PSN.
The pack is on sale for 400 MS points and £3.99, half the cost of the 09 version.
The content sees you create your own team with various footballers, ranging from the unknown to superstars like Rooney, Messi, Kaka, Ronaldo and the like.
EA said today that Ultimate Team for FIFA 09 was the best-selling premium downloadable content for EA Sports last year.
Press release is below.
EA SPORTS FIFA 10 ULTIMATE TEAM AVAILABLE NOW FOR DOWNLOAD
Popular Expansion Mode for FIFA 10 Available for 400 Microsoft Points or £3.99.
Guildford, UK. – Feb. 25, 2010 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that FIFA 10 Ultimate Team, the popular game mode expansion that creates a new way of playing the award-winning EA SPORTS™ FIFA 10, is available now to download for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system.
The original Ultimate Team expansion mode for FIFA 09 was the most popular PDLC expansion mode ever released by EA SPORTS, with over 35 million gold, silver and bronze packs opened, over 50 million auctions for players and items completed, and over 10 billion in-game coins exchanged in trades as legions of football fans took on the challenge to put a personally crafted team up against the rest of the world.
FIFA 10 Ultimate Team is half the price of the original—400 Microsoft points or £3.99 through PlayStation Network and this year enables gamers to manage one or multiple squads simultaneously, and compete against other gamers in dynamically updated online tournaments. Fans will be able to experience the game mode by creating a team with a starter pack of players and play a five game free* trial.
Featuring over 7,500 of the best football stars in the world to choose from, gamers can emulate the way real-world coaches and managers build the truly great football teams. Choose how to manage your team–-focusing on creating one formidable squad, or managing multiple squads to match dynamic requirements for tournaments and competitions. Buy, sell, trade and acquire the biggest stars to build your team. Be strategic and tactical in preparing your squads for the various in-game competitions. A completely redesigned chemistry system built around player relationships on the pitch means that managing teams and squads to their full potential is even more critical to success. Take carefully assembled squads into standard tournaments and themed competitions against the most formidable teams from around the world – and then out wit and out play them.
FIFA 10 Ultimate Team is available now to purchase for 400 Microsoft points or £3.99 as a download via Xbox LIVE and the PlayStation Network to FIFA 10. FIFA 10 and an internet connection are required for play. FIFA 10 Ultimate Team is developed by EA Canada in Burnaby, B.C. It is rated “E” for everyone by the ESRB and 3+ by PEGI.
For more information about FIFA 10 Ultimate Team visit http://www.FIFA.easports.com. Screenshots and can be downloaded at http://www.electronicarts.co.uk/press.
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* FIFA 10 and an internet connection are required for play.