EA Announces UEFA Champions League in EA SPORTS FIFA 19, Available September 28
Experience the Excitement of the UEFA Champions League Across FIFA 19 With a New Tournament Mode, The Journey: Champions, FIFA Ultimate Team and More
View the FIFA 19 Reveal Trailer Here with the Remixed UEFA Champions League Anthem composed by Hans Zimmer and Featuring Vince Staples
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, at EA PLAY, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) announced the pinnacle of club football competition is coming to EA SPORTS™ FIFA 19* with the integration of the UEFA Champions League, as well as the additions of the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup on the PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™ and PC.
“The UEFA Champions League has been one of the most requested features from players for over a decade, and we’re so excited for one of the World’s biggest competitions to join The World’s Game in FIFA 19,” said Aaron McHardy, Executive Producer for EA SPORTS FIFA. “We are elevating the experience this year in so many ways, from integrating UEFA Champions League content across the game, to adding a variety of new features that bring more control to gameplay.”
Fans can achieve glory in the brand-new UEFA Champions League tournament mode featuring all the drama from the group stage through to the illustrious final or play a custom version of the tournament with any European club of their choice included in the game.
In The Journey: Champions*, the dramatic finale of the narrative driven story mode, players will chase the UEFA Champions League trophy as iconic young footballer Alex Hunter, on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Alternatively, players can build their dream squad in FIFA 19 Ultimate Team™, featuring live and authentic content from the world's most prestigious club competitions, including the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.
In PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC gameplay, new features allow players to control the pitch in every moment, from tactical approach to each technical touch, including the all-new Active Touch System that changes the way players receive and strike the ball, 50/50 Battles where reactions and player attributes determine the outcome for winning loose balls across the pitch, the new Dynamic Tactics system gives players greater ability to setup their squads and customize their tactical approach, and more.
Returning as cover star is Cristiano Ronaldo, joined by the Brazilian superstar, Neymar Jr, for the FIFA 19Champions and FIFA 19 Ultimate pre-order editions. Continuing to rack up top honors, Ronaldo took home this year’s Ballon d'Or trophy alongside a historic third consecutive UEFA Champions League title for Real Madrid C.F. making him the first player to win five UEFA Champions League trophies. Neymar Jr debuted with an electrifying first season at Paris Saint-Germain F.C. fresh off a world record transfer last summer. The Brazilian winger was named Ligue 1 Player of the Year and helped Paris Saint-Germain F.C. in their unprecedented domestic quadruple.
Players who pre-order** the Champions Edition for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch™ will get three days early access, up to 20 Jumbo Premium Gold FUT Packs, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr FUT Loan Items for seven matches, and more. Pre-order the Ultimate Edition for the digital versions of PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC and get up to 40 Jumbo Premium Gold FUT Packs and more. All the pre-order details are available here.
EA Access*** and Origin™ Access Basic*** members can enjoy up to 10 hours of play time as part of the Play First Trial, and Origin Access Premier**** members can jump right into the full game first to get full access on PC starting September 20.
FIFA 19*, is developed by EA Vancouver and EA Romania and will be available worldwide on September 28, 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch systems. Join the EA SPORTS FIFA community at Facebook and on Instagram, or follow us on Twitter @easportsfifa.
* FROSTBITE GAME ENGINE AND THE JOURNEY: CHAMPIONS ARE AVAILABLE ON XBOX ONE, PLAYSTATION 4 AND PC PLATFORM VERSIONS ONLY. UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON XBOX ONE, PLAYSTATION 4, PC AND NINTENDO SWITCH VERSIONS ONLY, SEE HERE https://www.easports.com/fifa/champions-league-features FOR MORE DETAILS. NOT ALL FEATURES AVAILABLE ON ALL PLATFORMS.
** CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OFFER DISCLAIMERS AND PRE-ORDER DETAILS, VISIT https://www.easports.com/fifa/news/2018/fifa-19-pre-order-offers .
*** CONDITIONS, LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS APPLY. SEE ea.com/ea-access/terms AND origin.com/store/origin-access/terms FOR DETAILS.
****CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY; CERTAIN TITLES MAY NOT BE INCLUDED. SEE origin.com/store/origin-access/terms FOR DETAILS.
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Intense Split-Screen Shoot’em Up ‘Dimension Drive’ leads eastasiasoft’s Physical Switch Collection
Launching in Asia July 2018. Pre-orders available on June 14th!
Hong Kong - June 8, 2018 – Independent developer & publisher Eastasiasoft Limited, alongside developer 2Awesome Studio, today announced that the intense split-screen shoot’em up Dimension Drive will be the first release in the eastasiasoft physical line-up for Nintendo Switch.
Dimension Drive takes the shoot’em up genre to the next level and challenges you to fight across two battlefields on one split screen. Instantly switch between them to dodge waves of bullets, reach secret areas, or surprise your enemies.
Dimension Drive has been localized for the Asian market and is playable in Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese as well as English and Spanish. The physical release contains a number of updates and improvements over the original download version, including online leaderboards, a new ranking system, improved collision warning as well as updated graphics and optimized performance.
Dimension Drive for Nintendo Switch will launch in Asia in July 2018 and will be available at selected retail partners in Asia and online retailer Play-Asia.com. Players can look forward to both Standard & Limited Edition releases of Dimension Drive.
The Limited Edition will be limited to 3,000 copies and available for US$34.99 / HK$269. The Standard Edition will be available for US$24.99 / HK$195. Online pre-order at retailer Play-Asia.com will open on June 14th.
Dimension Drive Limited Edition for Nintendo Switch includes:
Further information on Dimension Drive can be found here:
About Dimension Drive:
This intense space shoot’em up challenges you to fight across two battlefields on one split screen. Instantly switch between them to dodge waves of bullets, reach secret areas, or surprise your enemies. Play solo or turn it up to 11 with a local co-op partner.
Climb the global leaderboards in four different difficulty modes ranging from Normal for a balanced challenge to Insane for whoever can take the pain. Still too easy? Step into the 13 zones of the Mirror Dimension in New Game+.
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The Journey Down is out on Playstation 4 and Xbox One!
Today is a big day for the Skygoblins!
Like most kids, we grew up spending countless hours playing video games on every console we could get our hands on. I always wondered where those magic games came from and who made them. Even today I honestly have no idea how they made games back then, probably with assembly code and voodoo magic, and I guess a lot of them came from Japan.
But anyhow! Thanks to our dear friends on Blitworks, we just released The Journey Down for XBox One and Playstation 4 so hip hip hooray to us! Oh, and one more thing :) There is also a Nintendo Switch version coming soon!
If you want to know more about how TJD found its way to the consoles, you can check out the video above or read about it on our dev blog:
Thanks for reading!
/Skygoblin (Mathias, Henrik & Theo)
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