FIFA 23: what’s new in players’ favorite football game? – Ouest-France evening edition


This Friday, September 30, 2022, the video game is released FIFA 23. The world’s best-selling football simulation, the new game from publisher EA Sports will be the last release to bear the name of the world football organization, the International Football Federation (Fifa). For the occasion, the developers have tried to bring a lot of new features that we go around.

For football and video game fans, this Friday, September 30, 2022 has certainly been a day marked in the calendar for a while now. Like every year, video game publisher EA Sports releases a new version of its football simulation game: FIFA 23. A special edition since it is the last with the name FIFA, before a change for the next season. The famous football game will be renamed EA SPORTS FC. In the meantime, players will be able to get their hands on the new version ofEA Sports, which has several new features. Arrival of women’s clubs from England and France, new mechanics in FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT), new comments… Overview of the new additions that you will find in the game.

The French and English women’s championships are «  in the game »

This is one of the main big new features of the game this year: fans of the French and English women’s championships will be able to play with their favorite club this year. The title acquired the licenses of the two competitions, D1 Arkéma for France and Women’s Super League for England, and clubs.

For the occasion, players from the main clubs of the two Leagues had their faces captured to be modeled as faithfully as possible within the football simulation. This arrival of women’s football clubs follows the arrival of the selections, two years ago.

WAS try to renew

A real EA Sports cash machine, the publisher has tried to renew the experience WAS. Game mode that allows players to create their teams from scratch, WAS is the preferred game mode for players. Despite the controversy surrounding the « packages » (Where “loot boxes”), these elements of the game that give players cards randomly, these are always present.

For the novelties, you have to look on the side of the collective of the teams. This part of gameplay has been completely redesigned by the publisher to bring a new experience to players.

FIFA 23 Ultimate Edition cover art. (Illustration: EA Sports)

Another novelty: a new virtual currency is appearing in this game mode. In particular, it will allow players to obtain other player cards, again via packs and randomly, to improve their teams.

The «  power shot » at the heart of the game

This is one of the main novelties specific to the gameplay : the power shot. A new mechanic. Through a specific key combination, players will therefore be able to trigger powerful strikes that will have a better chance of going straight to the goal. A mechanism created to try to shake up the habits of players.

Still in the realm of the game itself, set pieces have been completely revised. New dribbling moves are also available thanks to HyperMotion2 technology, which allowed the game developers to create more realistic animations.

Revisited single-player game modes

Finally, for those allergic to FIFA’s multiplayer game mode, the publisher has not forgotten the single player game modes. The career mode will be entitled to new cutscenes when choosing to be a coach. We can also embody a real coach like Pep Guardiola, Antonio Conte or Patrick Vieira.

For aficionados of Career mode where you play as a football player, the experience has been completely revised with new menus and new cutscenes.

Sam Kerr, Chelsea player, is the face of FIFA 23 (Illustration: EA Sports)

Finally, another novelty that should please fans: the men’s and women’s World Cups will also be present in the game. For the World Cup, all the teams qualified for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be present, as will the stadiums. of the competition which is played next November and December.



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