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FIFA 13 Wii U in development - report

'Wii U version being worked on by a different team'

FIFA 13 is reported to be in development for Wii U. That's according to Eurogamer who say that the game is being worked on by a different team from the Xbox, PS3 and PC versions.

EA confirmed that FIFA 13 will be released for Wii and 3DS today but made no mention of a Wii U version.

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The versions on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC have plenty of new features, chief amongst these is the new Impact engine which enables defenders to block attacking players using their bodies as well as their feet.

The first touch control system is also now more realistic, meaning that top class players such as Messi will be able to trap a ball with one touch while League 2 players may not be able to when receiving a long pass.

In a feature EA is calling Attacking Intelligence, attacking players will also benefit from improved AI, meaning players will move forward to support the striker. Dribbling has also been improved.

Can we expect these new features on a Wii U version? Who knows but, unlike FIFA 12 Wii, at least we know a Wii U version should be capable of competing with versions on other consoles.

Read CVG's FIFA 13 preview for more.


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  1. NintyHippo Tuesday 15th May 2012 at 14:42

    FIFA is awesome on the Xbox 360 and PS3. The Wii U version better be as good as the Xbox and PS3 versions. It's so annoying that the Nintendo consoles get not as good versions.

  2. SimplePlan2k8 Tuesday 15th May 2012 at 15:24

    Developed by another team doesn't fill me with confidence :x

  3. Darkblizz Tuesday 15th May 2012 at 15:52


  4. Mighty Shouter Tuesday 15th May 2012 at 16:08

    Lol. The Wii versions were developed by a "different team" and look how well they turned out...

  5. Darklord101 Tuesday 15th May 2012 at 16:40

    The wii u's first fifa game is 13, unlucky....
    Developed by a separate team?
    Doubly unlucky for future wii u owners.

  6. 3ds234 Tuesday 15th May 2012 at 16:47

    The wii u version better have money and for the 3ds one it better have realistic prices for players.

  7. GuitarHero Tuesday 15th May 2012 at 16:55

    I may just end up getting the PC version...

  8. Trilbee Tuesday 15th May 2012 at 17:33

    I may give it a look. Because I'm at University and don't own a console the 3DS is my main source of gaming and i've made it my mission to try new things. For example i'm going to buy Monster Hunter and Kingdom Hearts on 3DS because I've never played any of those games before. So I may do the same for this if the reviews are good and if there's online play.

  9. linkfinity Tuesday 15th May 2012 at 19:00

    i assume it's being developed by a different team because the wii u isn't quite finalized as of yet, so they shift it to another group of people so if they need to tweak it, to correspond with the wii u spec changes, they can with out delaying the multi format release date (as far as i am aware, fifa tends not to be delayed)

  10. olrodlegacy Wednesday 16th May 2012 at 16:08

    For the love of God, EA, just give us the same game as other consoles! We don't want your stupid gimmicks.

  11. liveswired Wednesday 16th May 2012 at 20:08

    Once again Nintendo fans being shafted by being given a second rate team - we should be well used to it by now though.

    Whose taking bets this is a HD follow up to to disastrous Wii series?

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