2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: EA explains why it’s not coming to PS4 or Xbox One

By Dave Cook, Friday, 7 February 2014 09:45 GMT

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil was confirmed for PS3 and Xbox 360 yesterday, along with a big list of new tweaks and features. EA Sports has since explained why the game isn’t coming to next-gen formats.

Over on Twitter, EA Sports stated:

The second tweet is interesting certainly, and since they went out, Videogamer has received a statement from EA further explaining the decision.

It reads, “EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is coming exclusively to Xbox 360 and PS3 as a fully featured console game. For our fans on the new generation of consoles and playing FIFA 14, we will have a range of engaging content, promotions and tournament within FIFA Ultimate Team so that those fans can experience the World Cup in unique and fun ways.

“When we made the decision we considered a number of factors but most importantly we wanted to create a great game within our development resources that could reach as many people as possible and the way to do that was make our best game yet on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. We gave our team the mandate of setting a laser focus on building the highest quality game for X360 and PS3 they could, and that’s exactly what they are doing.”

Let us know what you make of the above.

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