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Modern Warfare 2, FIFA 10 were biggest UK PlayStation games in 2009

ELSPA’s confirmed that Modern Warfare 2 was the biggest selling game for PlayStation 3, and FIFA 10 for PSP, in the UK last year.

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Fifa 09 headlines

  • Games on Demand: Burnout Revenge, NFS ProStreet and FIFA 09 manual

    Microsoft has added Burnout Revenge, NFS ProStreet and FIFA 09 to the Games on Demand service for Xbox 360. Each will run you $19.99. Head on over to Major Nelson to get pricing for your specific region.

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  • This week's Xbox Live Deal of the Week is FIFA 09: Ultimate Team

    This week’s Live Deal of the Week, straight from the Major, goes to FIFA 09 and it’s Ultimate Team add-on. Normally at 800 MS points, you now get to download it for 400 MS points. Queue it up here. Reminder for the Silver members here – Gold members only. Thanks, Pyrix.

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  • Xbox Live Activity for the week of May 4, Halo 3 tops once more

    Halo 3 isn’t going anywhere. The past four weeks have proved it. Differences this week include FIFA 09 taking the seven spot away from Left 4 Dead, and the Bionic Commando demo falling off the chart and being replaced by Fallout 3. Xbox 360 Top Live Titles Halo 3 Call of Duty: WaW Call of […]

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  • Moore: PES is in FIFA's "rear view mirror"

    EA Sports president Peter Moore told Eurogamer last week that there’s “distance” between the quality of FIFA PES. The Konami game is now in EA’s “rear view mirror,” said the exec. Moore, added that he’s demanding a Metacritic rating of 90 for this year’s version, up from the 87 accrued by FIFA 09. “I want […]

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  • FIFA 09 Ultimate Team pack now on XBL and PSN

    The FIFA 09 Ultimate Team update’s available now on Live and PSN. The pack lets players choose the most talented players in the world, “develop them into a dream team” and then go against others online. Press release is posted below, and contains loads more information.

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  • Whopping FIFA 09 PC update released

    EA put out what looks to be a sizeable update to the PC version of FIFA 09 this morning, including over 900 player pictures and all winter transfer from 42 countries. There’s a Live Ticker thing in it, as well. You can download it now. All the patch notes are here.

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  • 1.25 million online games of FIFA 09 played daily

    EA claimed today that an average of 1.25 million online games of FIFA 09 are played every day, and that over 141 million online games have been played in total. The average figure is a 321 percent increase over FIFA 08′s online stats, apparently. “Online is the next great frontier in sports gaming. We are […]

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  • US FIFA World Cup legs detailed

    EA’s announced detailed for the US qualifiers of the FIFA Interactive World Cup, the final winner of which will take place in a regional final in New York for the chance to go on to the actual final. Finally. The West Regional will take place on March 7 in Santa Monica, and the East Regional […]

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  • FIFA 09 sales near 8 million

    FIFA 09 has sold 7.8 million copies to date, EA CFO Eric Brown said in the firm’s Q3 conference call last night, conflicting an NPD joint-report on global sales last year. The stats group claimed the top five sellers in the UK, US and Japan didn’t include the game, instead pointing to Mario Kart, Wii […]

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  • FIFA 09 Live Season 360 gets price reduction

    The Major‘s confirmed that the Live Season feature in FIFA 09 where player’s stats are affected by the form of their real life counterparts has fallen in price. “The English Barclay’s Premier League, Spanish La Liga, Italian Serie A, French Ligue 1, German Bundesliga and Mexican Primera Division are now 420 points each, down from […]

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  • FIFA 09 is UK Christmas number one

    Chart-Track’s confirmed that FIFA 09 has pipped World at War to the post to take the UK number one slot. Activision will be well pissed off. The bookies won’t, however. The only way to win’s to keep it in your pocket, don’t you know. Last week’s charts here. Data for the week ending December 20. […]

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  • World at War celebrates month at top of UK charts

    Call of Duty: World at War is celebrating a month at the top of the UK charts, MCV writes. The Activision shooter’s looking good for Christmas number one, although FIFA refuses to drop off, taking third place this week. Last week’s chart here. Data below for the week ending December 6. Call of Duty: World […]

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  • And the reason there's no Wales in FIFA 09 is...

    In the words of an EA rep this morning: “We were unable to secure the official Wales license.” It popped up overnight that Wales isn’t included in FIFA 09, something Welsh fans are getting quite miffed about. Was Welsh football playing hard to get, or something? We’ve left a voicemail with EA to clarify the […]

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  • FIFA 09 doesn't include Welsh team, man is angry

    According to this Wales Online piece, there is no Welsh football team in FIFA 09. Rather obviously, some Welsh people are a bit pissed off about it. “In all seriousness you have to wonder how we are not in the game and yet New Zealand are,” said punter Noel Davies. “In earlier versions of the […]

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  • FIFA 09 hits 1 million in five weeks

    According to this MCV story, FIFA 09 has broken the 1 million sales barrier in the UK after only five weeks on sale. “We are delighted with the success of FIFA 09,” said Dan Holman, marketing manager for EA Sports. “We have continued to listen to gamers and football fans and the result has been […]

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  • PES 09 looks destined to score lower than FIFA 09

    EA will probably already be soaked in champagne, covered in streamers and pushing for the “wrong hole” with the secretary in the cleaning cupboard: it looks as though FIFA 09 is going to beat PES 09 at review. It’s probably going to be a close thing, but the games on Metacritic seems staggered in the […]

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  • FIFA 09 sells 1.2 million in Europe in a week

    EA’s confirmed that FIFA 09 has become the fastest selling game in the series, with 1.2 million units sold in Europe in only a week at retail. “FIFA 09’s great kick off is a testament to our loyal fans across Europe who simply can’t wait to get their hands on the game,” said EA Sports […]

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  • PS3 FIFA 09 cut to £25 at Morrisons

    According to this MCV story, UK supermarket Morrisons has cut the price of the PS3 version of FIFA 09 to £25. The Xbox 360 version is to remain at £40, the piece says. The promotion will run for two weeks. “This offer was a last minute decision,” explained a Morrisons spokesperson. More through the link.

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  • FIFA team talks Be A Pro

    There’s a video on Kotaku of the FIFA 09 team outlining the game’s Be A Pro mode, and it all looks very good, to be fair. The idea is that you take a player through his career, the goal of which is to become a “national legend.” Just a shame it’s football, really. Take a […]

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Fifa 09 Latest

  • Modern Warfare 2, FIFA 10 were biggest UK PlayStation games in 2009

    ELSPA’s confirmed that Modern Warfare 2 was the biggest selling game for PlayStation 3, and FIFA 10 for PSP, in the UK last year.

  • Games on Demand: Burnout Revenge, NFS ProStreet and FIFA 09 manual

    Microsoft has added Burnout Revenge, NFS ProStreet and FIFA 09 to the Games on Demand service for Xbox 360. Each will run you $19.99. Head on over to Major Nelson to get pricing for your specific region.

  • This week’s Xbox Live Deal of the Week is FIFA 09: Ultimate Team

    This week’s Live Deal of the Week, straight from the Major, goes to FIFA 09 and it’s Ultimate Team add-on. Normally at 800 MS points, you now get to download it for 400 MS points. Queue it up here. Reminder for the Silver members here – Gold members only. Thanks, Pyrix.

  • Xbox Live Activity for the week of May 4, Halo 3 tops once more

    Halo 3 isn’t going anywhere. The past four weeks have proved it. Differences this week include FIFA 09 taking the seven spot away from Left 4 Dead, and the Bionic Commando demo falling off the chart and being replaced by Fallout 3. Xbox 360 Top Live Titles Halo 3 Call of Duty: WaW Call of […]

  • Moore: PES is in FIFA’s “rear view mirror”

    EA Sports president Peter Moore told Eurogamer last week that there’s “distance” between the quality of FIFA PES. The Konami game is now in EA’s “rear view mirror,” said the exec. Moore, added that he’s demanding a Metacritic rating of 90 for this year’s version, up from the 87 accrued by FIFA 09. “I want […]

  • FIFA 09 Ultimate Team pack now on XBL and PSN

    The FIFA 09 Ultimate Team update’s available now on Live and PSN. The pack lets players choose the most talented players in the world, “develop them into a dream team” and then go against others online. Press release is posted below, and contains loads more information.

  • Whopping FIFA 09 PC update released

    EA put out what looks to be a sizeable update to the PC version of FIFA 09 this morning, including over 900 player pictures and all winter transfer from 42 countries. There’s a Live Ticker thing in it, as well. You can download it now. All the patch notes are here.

  • 1.25 million online games of FIFA 09 played daily

    EA claimed today that an average of 1.25 million online games of FIFA 09 are played every day, and that over 141 million online games have been played in total. The average figure is a 321 percent increase over FIFA 08′s online stats, apparently. “Online is the next great frontier in sports gaming. We are […]

  • US FIFA World Cup legs detailed

    EA’s announced detailed for the US qualifiers of the FIFA Interactive World Cup, the final winner of which will take place in a regional final in New York for the chance to go on to the actual final. Finally. The West Regional will take place on March 7 in Santa Monica, and the East Regional […]

  • FIFA 09 sales near 8 million

    FIFA 09 has sold 7.8 million copies to date, EA CFO Eric Brown said in the firm’s Q3 conference call last night, conflicting an NPD joint-report on global sales last year. The stats group claimed the top five sellers in the UK, US and Japan didn’t include the game, instead pointing to Mario Kart, Wii […]

  • FIFA 09 Live Season 360 gets price reduction

    The Major‘s confirmed that the Live Season feature in FIFA 09 where player’s stats are affected by the form of their real life counterparts has fallen in price. “The English Barclay’s Premier League, Spanish La Liga, Italian Serie A, French Ligue 1, German Bundesliga and Mexican Primera Division are now 420 points each, down from […]

  • FIFA 09 is UK Christmas number one

    Chart-Track’s confirmed that FIFA 09 has pipped World at War to the post to take the UK number one slot. Activision will be well pissed off. The bookies won’t, however. The only way to win’s to keep it in your pocket, don’t you know. Last week’s charts here. Data for the week ending December 20. […]

  • World at War celebrates month at top of UK charts

    Call of Duty: World at War is celebrating a month at the top of the UK charts, MCV writes. The Activision shooter’s looking good for Christmas number one, although FIFA refuses to drop off, taking third place this week. Last week’s chart here. Data below for the week ending December 6. Call of Duty: World […]

  • And the reason there’s no Wales in FIFA 09 is…

    In the words of an EA rep this morning: “We were unable to secure the official Wales license.” It popped up overnight that Wales isn’t included in FIFA 09, something Welsh fans are getting quite miffed about. Was Welsh football playing hard to get, or something? We’ve left a voicemail with EA to clarify the […]

  • FIFA 09 doesn’t include Welsh team, man is angry

    According to this Wales Online piece, there is no Welsh football team in FIFA 09. Rather obviously, some Welsh people are a bit pissed off about it. “In all seriousness you have to wonder how we are not in the game and yet New Zealand are,” said punter Noel Davies. “In earlier versions of the […]

  • FIFA 09 hits 1 million in five weeks

    According to this MCV story, FIFA 09 has broken the 1 million sales barrier in the UK after only five weeks on sale. “We are delighted with the success of FIFA 09,” said Dan Holman, marketing manager for EA Sports. “We have continued to listen to gamers and football fans and the result has been […]

  • PES 09 looks destined to score lower than FIFA 09

    EA will probably already be soaked in champagne, covered in streamers and pushing for the “wrong hole” with the secretary in the cleaning cupboard: it looks as though FIFA 09 is going to beat PES 09 at review. It’s probably going to be a close thing, but the games on Metacritic seems staggered in the […]

  • FIFA 09 sells 1.2 million in Europe in a week

    EA’s confirmed that FIFA 09 has become the fastest selling game in the series, with 1.2 million units sold in Europe in only a week at retail. “FIFA 09’s great kick off is a testament to our loyal fans across Europe who simply can’t wait to get their hands on the game,” said EA Sports […]

  • PS3 FIFA 09 cut to £25 at Morrisons

    According to this MCV story, UK supermarket Morrisons has cut the price of the PS3 version of FIFA 09 to £25. The Xbox 360 version is to remain at £40, the piece says. The promotion will run for two weeks. “This offer was a last minute decision,” explained a Morrisons spokesperson. More through the link.

  • FIFA team talks Be A Pro

    There’s a video on Kotaku of the FIFA 09 team outlining the game’s Be A Pro mode, and it all looks very good, to be fair. The idea is that you take a player through his career, the goal of which is to become a “national legend.” Just a shame it’s football, really. Take a […]

  • Interview: EA Sports marketing boss talks FIFA 09

    FIFA and PES. PES and FIFA. It’s the ball-shaped war that’ll never, ever end. How does EA plan to win this year? Videogaming247 caught up with EA Sports senior marketing manager, John Dongelmans, and had a chat about FIFA 09 and the threat of Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer, multi-platform support, and plenty more. FIFA 09 […]

  • OXM gives FIFA 09 9/10, full thing scanned and posted

    OXM UK’s given FIFA 09 9/10. You can read the entire review on LusoFIFA, right here. The game’s out on October 3.

  • FIFA 09 PC vid focuses on graphics, control and connectivity

    EA’s put out a new FIFA 09 PC video talking up the version’s unique features, mainly the new mouse control method and online functions. There’s a good bit of talk about graphics in there as well, which are apparently great if you have a good PC. Radical. After the break. Game’s out on October 3.

  • EA releases monster FIFA 09 ad

    After the break. It’s four minutes long and was shown at half time in the Man Utd-Chelsea match at the weekend. It’s actually awesome, and we hate football more than mass murder and global hunger, so that’s saying something. Rooney, etc.

  • 360 and PS3 FIFA 09 would only run on “1-3% of PCs”

    Posting on the EA forums, a UK staffer for the publisher has claimed that the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of FIFA 09 are “different” to the PC SKU as the huge majority of home computers simply wouldn’t be able to play them. Full thing: The PC version of FIFA 09 is different to the […]

  • FIFA 09 Clubs explained by EA

    EA’s released a Q&A explaining FIFA 09 Clubs, the game’s new online mode. Basically: FIFA 09 Clubs is a mode designed for PLAYSTATION 3 and XBOX 360 that enables gamers to form or join user-controlled ‘clubs’. These clubs are ranked within divisions based on total points. Clubs will be relegated and promoted within divisions based […]

  • “General opinion” says FIFA can’t match PES gameplay, says Konami’s Murphy

    Football War Day entered a new phase this afternoon, as Konami’s John Murphy laid into FIFA, saying concensus suggests PES is, in a nutshell, better. “It is all very well for EA to say that FIFA is making great strides, but general opinion suggests that they still have a long way to go before they […]

  • FIFA 09 Wii video shows waggling and 8v8 play

    Football War Day continues, with the release of an impressive FIFA 09 Wii trailer from EA. There may be a smidgen of control ideas from PES 08 Wii in there, but who are we to judge? Looks great, and we hate soccer so much it makes us hyperventilate and punch things. See after the break.

  • FIFA 09 demo now on Live

    Nelson’s just confirmed the release of the FIFA 09 demo on Live. The taster was released for PC this morning. Blurb: [ESRB: RP (Rating Pending)] Download the demo for FIFA 09 and play professional football with more responsive first-time shooting, passing, one-touches plus faster and more controlled dribbling and improved trapping. Plus try new Custom […]

  • FIFA 09 PC demo released: get it now

    EA’s released the FIFA 09 PC demo, a teaser weighing in at 786Mb. Get it here. The demo appears to consist of a fair amount of teams across various leagues for quick play, and there’s a look there at the FIFA “desktop” and “widget manager.” All looks pretty enough. Thanks to GameTV for the tip!