EA: Natal, Move could be used for FIFA mini-games

Monday, 29th March 2010 08:46 GMT By Johnny Cullen


FIFA World Cup 2010 producer Simon Humbler has told VG247 that future FIFA titles could use Natal and PlayStation Move, but only for any mini-games.

Speaking to us at a media event for the latest World Cup title last week in Guildford, Humbler said that both pieces of motion-controlled tech would be “hard to integrate” as a full control system.

“Whenever any of these peripherals come out we think about what it could add to the football experience,” he said. “I think the hard thing in respect of Sony’s device, which has comparisons to the Nintendo Wii device, is that the type of football you can provide for this isn’t particularly authentic.

“As you can see from our Wii version, the game is a lot arcadeier, with the big gestures and actions. I think there is a different experience there waiting to be uncovered, perhaps, but personally I think it is hard to integrate that into our football game.”

He further added: “What you could do potentially is add mini games with penalties and the like, but other than that I’m not sure what else you could do.”

Check out some impressions for it here. Our full interview with Humbler is here.



  1. Blerk

    The Natal one could come with a real ball that you have to kick at your telly.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. justiceblob

    I was thinking about Natal for goal keep actually. Maybe two move controllers for the two hands?

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Blerk

    Didn’t Sony do an Eyetoy game like that once?

    #3 5 years ago
  4. justiceblob

    I think it was called Eye-toy sports or active or something likle that.

    But We’ve already seen this in the forming of that dodgeball demo on Natal.

    #4 5 years ago

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