Current greats like Messi can now play alongside past stars like Pele on the virtual pitch.
Electronic Arts is bringing legendary players such as Pelé, Patrick Vieira, and Ruud Gullit, to FIFA 14 Ultimate Team to the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Fans will be able to craft their FIFA 14 Ultimate Team with a mix of legendary players playing alongside today’s stars. Each Legend will have unique attributes that will showcase the skills and flair that made them legendary at the height of their careers, and will be randomly included in Gold Packs in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team beginning with the launch of the Xbox One.
“Our fans will be able to bring stars from different eras together to create teams and combinations they have previously only dreamed about,” said David Rutter, Executive Producer of FIFA 14. “For the first time ever, you will be able to play with Pelé and Messi in the same lineup. It is going to create a unique experience within our most popular game mode.”
A FIFA 14 demo will launch worldwide for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC beginning September 10. EA Sports also announced that it has developed Seasons into a new online mode called Co-op Seasons, where anyone can play with a friend online against two other online friends anywhere in the world in 2v2 ranked online play, trying to climb up to Division One, win a League Title and achieve greatness together. In addition, Match Day has been expanded to Seasons and Co-op seasons, completely connecting fans playing online to the real-world soccer season for the world’s top leagues, with injuries, suspensions, and player form changing throughout the season based on real-world events and performances.
It will be easy for fans to bring their FIFA 14 experiences to the new generation of consoles: between Xbox 360 and Xbox One, and between PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Fans will be able to bring their FIFA 14 Ultimate Team full roster, progress, in-game items and in-game currency (coins) to the new consoles so they can access and compete with their squads on either console throughout the season. EA Sports Football Club level, XP and select catalogue items such as celebrations and historical kits will also travel to the new consoles along with Seasons progress, including trophy case and leaderboards, Virtual Pro and accomplishments, and selected Career Mode rewards.