Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 On Nintendo Switch Is Ridiculously Good (And Addictive)

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30 September, 2017

That most wonderful time of year is nearly upon us again with Federation Internationale de Football Association 18's September 29 release date but a matter of hours away.

Besides the Frostbite engine, the big shiny, glitzy new feature that had everyone talking ahead of the launch of FIFA 17 previous year was The Journey which saw a story-mode incorporated into a football game for the first time.

"Although I've talked about it, and that team has talked about it, people see us as being biased".

Check it out live here, via YouTube, at 8 pm PT / 11 pm ET. (Actually created by the agency and EA Sports, the in-game feat is described by the brand as a "seamless dragback, flick, and spinning volley.") In the spot, the player uploads it for the review of the Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 community and it goes viral around the world.

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One of the novelties of this Switch version is the option to control the game with a single Joy-Con.

You haven't got long to claim it though! The game was initially released on the PS4, Xbox One and PC and it has been finally released for the Nintendo Switch. This allows you to play against friends by splitting the controllers, although this implies giving up some abilities since you will be playing with fewer buttons. Unfortunately, the game is missing a couple of modes present in the other versions.

With this version you'll get up to 40 FIFA Ultimate Team Jumbo Premium Gold Packs worth up to £89.99, three match FUT Team of the Week loan player as well as Cristiano Ronaldo FUT loan player for five matches and Brazilian Ronaldo Icon loan player for five matches. Automatic substitutions are an excellent addition to online and versus play, keeping the game flowing rather than having one player pause the game to make a simple change.

Electronic Arts has removed the Denuvo anti-tamper tech from one of their most popular games, Mass Effect: Andromeda. Pausing is now more streamlined, while returning to games when unpausing provides a little countdown timer so you can prepare yourself for when the action resumes.

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