FIFA 17’s Last-Gen Versions Will Have Limited Modes Due to Console Limitations, Features Revealed

September 10, 2016 Written by Zarmena Khan

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FIFA 17‘s last-gen versions will understandably have limited features and modes due to hardware limitations. However, Electronic Arts has assured fans that there’ll be some “big” changes including gameplay innovations, audio enhancements, and new Squad Building Challenges for FIFA Ultimate Team. Here’s a rundown of what’s included:

SQUAD BUILDING CHALLENGES

Complete challenges and earn unique in-game rewards in all-new Squad Building Challenges (SBC). Test your squad-building skills by choosing from Basic, Advanced, or League specific challenges. Check in often, Challenges will be updated throughout the season. FIFA 17 fans who own an Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 will be able to enjoy this brand new feature. 

GAMEPLAY

New Attacking Techniques and the Set Piece Rewrite let you Own Every Moment in FIFA 17.

New Attacking Techniques

New options in attack including Low Driven Shots give players more ways to create chances and finish in front of goal.

Set Piece Rewrite

From free kicks to penalties to corner kicks, inject personality and experience control from every dead ball situation.

NEW LEAGUES

The J-League and Brazilian Clubs will be available to FIFA 17 fans who play on Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. Additionally, the Norway and Netherlands International Women’s Teams will be available. 

PRESENTATION

Joining West Ham’s new home at the Olympic Stadium will be Middlesborough’s Riverside Stadium, alongside Gamba Osaka’s Suita City Football Stadium.

We’re adding brand new chants, making FIFA 17‘s crowds the most vibrant and dynamic to date. New additions this year include the Icelandic Clap and the Hala Madrid anthem, alongside many new high quality chants from La Liga clubs.

GAME MODES

Available game modes in FIFA 17 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3:

  • FIFA Ultimate Team including Squad Building Challenges
  • Career Mode
  • Be a Pro Player
  • Be a Pro Goalkeeper
  • Tournament Mode
  • Women’s International Cup
  • Online Seasons
  • Online Friendlies
  • Skill Games
  • Kick-Off
  • Play Next Fixture
  • Practice Arena

FIFA 17 releases on September 27.

[Source: EA]