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gamescom: Football Legends Coming to FIFA 14 Ultimate Team – Only on Xbox

By Xbox Wire Staff
Football (or soccer) fans will have the ultimate FIFA experience when “FIFA 14” launches this fall with legendary footballers, including Pele’, Patrick Viera, Freddie Ljungberg, Ruud Gullit and Gary Linekar, only available in “FIFA 14” Ultimate Team on Xbox One and Xbox 360. Fans will be able to build their “FIFA 14” Ultimate Team with a mix of legendary players on the pitch, alongside today’s stars on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Legendary players Freddi Ljungberg and Ruud Gullit joined EA SPORTS Senior Vice President Matt Bilbey, and Xbox Vice President’s, Phil Spencer and Phil Harrison, to unveil the exclusive “FIFA 14” Ultimate Team offering for Xbox fans at gamescom, in Cologne, Germany. Ljungberg and Gullit were confirmed as two of the first Legends to join “FIFA 14” Ultimate Team on Xbox later this year. 

In another crowd-pleasing announcement, Harrison shared that all pre-order Xbox One Day One Edition consoles in Europe will include “FIFA 14.” 

Fans Can Create Their Ultimate Dream Team with “FIFA” Ultimate Team

“FIFA 14” will feature FIFA’s award-winning authenticity, a massive online world, and deep innovation in gameplay and services. Ultimate Team is the most popular mode in “FIFA,” with more than 3 million games played daily, and more than 17 million players transferred daily. Fans can truly build their dream teams and now, they can create teams with the stars of today and the heroes of yesterday.

“We’re thrilled to bring legendary footballers to ‘FIFA 14’ Ultimate Team on Xbox.  Only on Xbox will you be able to terrorize defenses with a dream partnership of Messi with the legendary Pelé,” said Bilbey, EA SPORTS Senior Vice President and Group General Manager. 

Each Legend will have their own distinct look, unique attributes, and custom biography, and will be randomly included in Gold Packs in “FIFA 14” Ultimate Team on Xbox One and Xbox 360. Fans will be able to acquire Legends in packs or through the Transfer Market, and then compete with their squads in special tournaments that showcase the skills and flair that made each of these players legendary. Each legend will be available in packs for a limited time and at different times throughout the season.

“FIFA 14” Special Console bundles – Only on Xbox

The Xbox team gave gamers another great reason to choose Xbox One as their next generation console, with the news that all pre-order Xbox One consoles in Europe will include a digital version of a blockbuster game and the first game included will be the best-selling sports franchise “FIFA 14.”  All pre-orders to date and future pre-orders will include “FIFA 14,” while supplies last. Additionally, from September 27 in Europe fans will be able to purchase a “FIFA 14” Xbox 360 bundle, including a copy of “FIFA 14” for Xbox 360, while supplies last.

“Xbox One is home of the greatest games - our blockbuster games won over 100 awards at E3 – and with the addition of ‘FIFA 14,’ our goal is to make Xbox One the clear choice for gamers, including the millions of FIFA fans who play daily,” said Harrison.

“FIFA 14” comes to Xbox 360 on September 24 in North America and September 27 in Europe and will be available on Xbox One. 
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