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Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 hits the field today

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 hits the field today

With FIFA 18 finally releasing the world over on September 29, it seems that EA's exclusive retail partner Amazon India has delayed orders of the game.

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

Electronic Arts has announced the worldwide launch of Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 today.

As you'd expect the Ronaldo and Icon editions will cost you a little more and come with some extras, but if you're not all that bothered about added Team of the Week loan players and Ultimate Team Gold Packs then you'll no doubt be satisfied with the standard version of the lovely game.

Check it out live here, via YouTube, at 8 pm PT / 11 pm ET. You'll also notice the lack of The Journey, FIFA's single-player campaign - although FIFA Ultimate Team is here. It's not running on Frostbite and the PS4 version runs in native 4K (in comparison to 1080p when docked on Nintendo Switch).

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And it's all thanks to those detachable Joy-cons, which means you can play it on the go and against friends in local multiplayer.

For more information about EA SPORTS games, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps, please visit http://www.easports.com to connect, share and compete. Still, there are a few concessions which had to be made when bringing over the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game to Nintendo's titchy beauty. Many independent retailers, on the other hand, would be looking to sell the game at a much higher price.

As far as experiments go, The Journey was a very successful one as shown by the fact that EA have chose to serve up a second instalment to the series with Alex Hunter returning alongside some familiar faces such as his sleazy agent, his doting mother as well as a couple of new characters.

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 is out tomorrow, and according to our review it's the best entry in the series this generation. The first Squad Battle of the season featured a specially chosen team by Antoine Griezmann, with the gamer taking on his 99-rated version alongside Thierry Henry.

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry attend #InvictusGames
Both were dressed in jeans, with the prince pairing it with a black polo shirt while his girlfriend wore a pale button-down shirt. After the game, Meghan accomplished another royal duty: shaking hands and chatting with the Australians and New Zealanders.

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