FIFA 11 Touts Cross Platform Player Creator
I’m not sure if this is a first or not, but it’s pretty damn cool. The team as EA Sports has unveiled a new create a player feature called “Creation Center.” Begining with Fifa 11, soccer fans will be able to customize their players in completely new ways on both the Xbox 360 as well as the PS3. Read on to find out what else is in store.
Creation Center is a web based application that will allows soccer fans to “craft your own player and create the team of your dreams at www.easportsfootball.com.” You can use the tools they provide to create your player by customizing their appearance, accessories and attributes. But it doesn’t end there as you can also create an original team, crest and kits. If that’s not enough, how about you’re own stadium?
Once players and teams are created online you can then download them into your 360 or PS3 where you can share them with your friends. Created content can be used to play online, in tournaments, and in Kick-Off matches. And if you always have football on the mind, you can manage your created teams whenever your away from your console of choice just buy signing into the creation center. From there you can manage your created players or even test out some new formations and strategies. Creation Center will launch alongside of Fifa 11 this fall on September 28th in North America and October 1st in Europe and Asia. Check out a quick quote from the official EA Press Release Below!
“Having the ability to customize content in FIFA Soccer 11 to the degree where you are creating players and teams, choosing player attributes and managing team tactics effortlessly from the web opens up a world of possibilities of original content that fans will be able to create,” said David Rutter, producer of FIFA Soccer 11 on Xbox 360 and PS3. “Creation Center will perfectly compliment the official league and team licenses that are the hallmark of the FIFA franchise.”
FIFA Soccer 11 will be available for the PlayStation3, Xbox 360, PC, Wii, PlayStation2, Nintendo DS, PSP, and mobile. FIFA Soccer 11 on Wii will be available in stores Oct. 1 in Europe and Asia and Oct. 4 in North America. It is developed under the EA SPORTS brand by EA Canada in Burnaby, B.C. The game has not yet been rated.