This is the biggest season yet in the world of EA Sports. Whether you’re a veteran of the games or if you just love sports and want another way to express your fandom, this year’s lineup will offer something for everyone. From introducing all new ways to team up and play with friends to reinvented career experiences that change how you shape your legacy to story modes that take you on a journey through the highs and lows of the sport, these games capture the passion, competition and intensity of the sport like never before. Here’s an overview of what to expect this year:
EA Sports Madden NFL 18 provides fans a deeper Madden NFL experience than any previous edition of the storied franchise. Madden NFL 18 touts a long list of new enhancements including its debut on the celebrated Frostbite gaming engine, and features such as exciting new ways to team up and play with friends in MUT Squads, and the first-ever story mode “Longshot.” Longshot takes players through an emotional, immersive and cinematic gameplay experience where players will determine the fate of Devin Wade, a forgotten NFL prospect, on his journey to the Draft—on and off the field. The brand-new mode features branching dialogue, high school and 7v7 football play, and new gameplay mechanics. It also features recognizable, big name Hollywood talent like Oscar award winner, Mahershala Ali, and Friday Night Lights star, Scott Porter.
September 15, 2017
EA Sports NHL 18 introduces NHL Threes, a bold new take on fast-paced, over-the-top 3-on-3 hockey action. The all-new, arcade-inspired hockey experience features faster gameplay, bigger hits and high-scoring action that’s easy to pick-up-and-play. Enter unique NHL Threes arenas with all-new commentary and pick your style of play, from fast-fun couch co-op to fully competitive online team play where you choose the game rules and modifiers. Take on the NHL Threes circuit-style Campaign Mode and play through regional circuits, from minor leagues to the big show, completing challenges and unlocking surprises along the way. NHL Threes combines the best of arcade-era fun with authentic 3-on-3 overtime action that is made to be played with friends.
NBA Live 18
September 15, 2017
NBA Live 18 introduces The One, an all-new, dynamic career experience centered on your player, your choices and your legacy. Create your unique player identity and decide how you become a legend by mastering your selected role on the court along with signature abilities and traits, only you can pull off. Embark on your quest to be the greatest basketball player on the planet in The League and The Streets with, or against other players in solo, co-op and multiplayer challenges delivered through Live Event content. Dominate the court with innovative one-on-one gameplay arming you with an arsenal of all-new moves for each position with unprecedented control and responsiveness. Put your new-found skills to the test as you manage and build your favorite team in Franchise and Live Ultimate Team.
September 29, 2017
EA Sports FIFA 18 is back for a new season, and brings The World’s Game to life thanks to the World’s Best soccer player: Cristiano Ronaldo. FIFA 18 provides the biggest step in gameplay innovation in franchise history thanks to Real Player Motion Tech, an all-new, game-changing animation system brought to life using data captured with Ronaldo to make players feel and move just as they do on the pitch. FIFA 18 will also immerse you in the story of young English striker Alex Hunter, who’s back for a second season and taking to the world stage alongside a star-studded cast featuring Cristiano Ronaldo, Dele Alli, Antoine Griezmann and James Harden. In The Journey: Hunter Returns, you’ll have the chance to play for some of the biggest clubs in the game as Alex tours the soccer world on his journey to cement his standing as one of the game’s hottest prospects.