EA Sports has announced FIFA 11 Ultimate Team will be made available as a free download for the PS3 and Xbox 360 on November 3.
Starting today, all returning FIFA 09 UT or FIFA 10 UT players can start their FIFA 11 Ultimate Team campaign early by visiting the official website and logging on to the web tool.
Returning players will be rewarded with two free gold packs ahead of launch.
Here's a blurb with more information from the official press release:
The FIFA 11 Ultimate Team web tool now features full auction functionality - bidding, selling and the ability to post trades for the very first time - and links directly to the FIFA 11 Ultimate Team console experience. For every day between Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 that gamers log-on to the FIFA 11 Ultimate Team web tool they’ll receive a daily gift.
FIFA 11 Ultimate Team delivers a number of major changes as requested by gamers. Players can now pit their ultimate team directly against their friends' best squads in Play A Friend online matches—the No. 1 requested new feature. Plus, FIFA Ultimate Team Generations will also be available as an option within the web tool. This new online feature enables gamers to showcase their FIFA Ultimate Team heritage.
FIFA 11 UT also includes the addition of Major League Soccer and Russian Premier League, as well as players from those leagues which brings the player database to more than 8,000 players from 30 leagues.
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