FIFA 17 Tackles PES Hard, Announces Inclusion of Japan’s J1 League

on June 24, 2016 12:25 AM

EA Sports may have just tackled Konami and its Pro Evolution Soccer pretty hard with an announcement made today via press release. The upcoming FIFA 17 will include the Japanese  Meiji Yasida J1 League and yhe J.League Cup tournament , featuring all 18 clubs with authentic logos, kits and rosters. They will appear in FIFA Ultimate Team and other modes across the game.

The clubs included are the following:

  • Vegalta Sendai
  • Kashima Antlers
  • Urawa Reds
  • Omiya Ardija
  • Kashiwa Reysol
  • FC Tokyo
  • Kawasaki Frontale
  • Yokohama F. Marinos
  • Shonan Bellmare
  • Ventforet Kofu
  • Albirex Niigata
  • Júbilo Iwata
  • Nagoya Grampus
  • Gamba Osaka
  • Vissel Kobe
  • Sanfrecce Hiroshima
  • Avispa Fukuoka
  • Sagan Tosu

In addition to the teams, Gamba Osaka home pitch Suita City Football Stadium will also be reproduced in the game, that will release on September 27th for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Below you can see the new stadium and the logos of the teams involved.

 

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