Gamescom – the largest trade fair for video games. Gamescom 2016 starts on August 17 and ends on August 21 in Cologne, Germany. EA Sports is attending the event to demonstrate their upcoming games including FIFA 17. Here you can find the latest news and the full coverage of FIFA 17 at Gamescom.
August 16 – FUT Live
EA Sports revealed some FIFA 17 Ultimate Team new features at FUT Live @ Gamescom on August 16th. Above, you can watch the recorded FUT Live live-streaming.
FUT Live – The Recap
The show started with the new FIFA 17 Trailer, introducing Blur’s Song 2 Remastered song as a part of FIFA 17 Soundtrack. Then EA moderators, Spencer and Castro invited FIFA 17 senior producer, Nick Channon to talk about FIFA 17 new features. Then, FUT producer, Garreth Reeder joined Castro and Spencer to explain more about the new FUT 17 modes, FUT Squad Building Challenge and FUT Champions.
Peter Moore (EA CCO) also joined the conversation to announce the total prize for the next FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship Series (FIFA Interactive World Cup), which will worth of USD 1.3 million.
The FUT New Legends were revealed afterwards, 10 new legendary footballers in FIFA 17 (Xbox One only). The show continues with FUT 17 special kits, inviting the record producer, Zedd to the stage, the new FUT special kits which designed by FIFA 17 Soundtrack artists, were visually revealed.
With the FUT 17 pack opening by Castro, EA Sports has not only shown the new pack opening’s animation, but also they have invited another guest to the FUT Live stage, whose player card came out form Castro’s Gamescom promo pack. While the pack animation was showing, Marco Reus suddenly appeared there walking to the FUT Live stage at Gamescom. He joined the show and handed Castro, Spencer and Zedd his autographed Borussia Dortmund jersey as a gift. Then, Marco and Castro teamed up to play a 2v2 match against Spencer and Zedd as another team in FIFA 17. Reus-Castro team won the match with 3-2 as the final result.
After Marco Reus and Zedd left the stage, Matt Lafneriere (FIFA 17 Mobile line producer) has joined the show and talked about the FIFA Mobile features and details. The show ended then with showing the FIFA 17 Gamescom Trailer again.
August 12 – FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Live
FIFA 17 Ultimate Team will be live at Gamescom on August 16th at 7:30pm CET / 10:30am PT / 6:30pm UK. During this live stream, EA will be revealing two new modes, new Legends and some other news about FIFA 17 Ultimate Team. You can watch this FUT live stream at http://bit.ly/eagamescom2016
What are expected to be revealed?
- FUT 17 New Modes
- FUT 17 New Legends
- FUT 17 New Kits
- FIFA 17 Managers
- FIFA 17 New Trailer
- FIFA Mobile