EA has made its Tencent partnership official by announcing the latter will publish FIFA Online 3 in China.
FIFA Online 3 contains “improved gameplay and strategies, enhanced graphics, the latest rosters, and extensive use of official licenses, including close to 15,000 real world players from 30 leagues and 40 national teams.”
It also adds improved artificial intelligence, enhanced animation and dynamic 5-on-5 multiplayer competition.
The game is developed by EA Seoul Studio, and is published by Nexon in Korea where it holds the number two spot in Korean PC café rankings. The game will also operate in Thailand and Vietnam.
The first testing is expected to begin during Q4 of calendar 2013.