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Is FIFA 14 coming to Wii U? 'Additional formats to be announced in the months ahead,' say EA

Don't write off the chances of FIFA making an appearance on Wii U

FIFA 14 has been revealed for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Set for release this autumn, the latest game in EA's massive football series has yet to be confirmed for Wii U but EA has given Nintendo fans hope, saying that additional formats will be announced in the coming months.

An EA spokesperson told ONM: "At present we are only revealing PS3, Xbox 360 and PC but additional formats will be revealed in the months ahead.

The Xbox 360, PS3 and PC versions of FIFA 14 feature improved dribbling
The Xbox 360, PS3 and PC versions of FIFA 14 feature improved dribbling
Given that FIFA 13 was released for Wii U, Wii and 3DS and that all the FIFA games came out on Wii and DS, it would be a major surprise if Nintendo fans missed out on FIFA 14 altogether.

But will it be the same as the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC versions which feature more strategic dribbling, improved defensive AI and a redesigned career mode? You may remember that FIFA 13 Wii U boasted many GamePad exclusive modes but Nintendo fans missed out on the Ultimate Team mode.

Hopefully we'll find out more in the next few months...

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  1. L_A Wednesday 17th Apr 2013 at 11:37

    Oh, I see. Trolling Wii U owners yet again, EA? You're getting quite good at this.

  2. Mighty Shouter Wednesday 17th Apr 2013 at 11:51

    Well it's obviously not coming to Wii U and 3DS. I don't see why they wouldn't just announce it right off the bat. It's a new game, and the Wii U (and 3DS) has been out for a while now.

  3. tloc365 Wednesday 17th Apr 2013 at 12:16

    Well this is not looking good. If it's not announced with the other version it's likely we will get a cut down version again if we get one at all. The Vita got the same cut down version two years running, looks like the Wii U will be the same.

  4. lminett Wednesday 17th Apr 2013 at 12:25

    I know people like Fifa, but at the end of the day its only Fifa, its not exactly getting any better these days, nor have the last few fifa games been that much fun to play.

  5. onmsam Wednesday 17th Apr 2013 at 12:26

    i cant think of anything good to say about EA at the minute

  6. tloc365 Wednesday 17th Apr 2013 at 12:44

    I know people like Fifa, but at the end of the day its only Fifa, its not exactly getting any better these days, nor have the last few fifa games been that much fun to play.

    Well that's your opinion. It's one of the best sellers year after year so there is a lot of people who wanted this game.
    Still have small hope that it will be confirmed late for the Wii U like Splinter Cell was but if they leave out ultimate team and other features, this along with GTA V will be one of the few games i will have to get on the xbox.

  7. Abe hikura Wednesday 17th Apr 2013 at 12:47

    at best the Wii U version will be last years 360 versions minus ultimate team plus gamepad stuff

  8. imbusydoctorwho Wednesday 17th Apr 2013 at 12:56

    I should think FIFA 14 will come to Wii U,but I bet it'll be a cut down version of last years PS3/360 games.

  9. olrodlegacy Wednesday 17th Apr 2013 at 14:21

    Even with EA's track record, there is absolutely no chance that they will avoid Nintendo consoles completely, they would be idiotic to miss out on its fanbase. But if they don't give Nintendo the best game this year, when Nintendo has the most powerful home console, Nintendo should just shun them completely and go about acquiring a football license of their own.

  10. Chewie Wednesday 17th Apr 2013 at 14:44

    I'd never buy Fifa on the Wii U over the 360/PS3. I think the majority of those who own more than one console would do the same.

  11. liveswired Thursday 18th Apr 2013 at 00:03

    I know people like Fifa, but at the end of the day its only Fifa, its not exactly getting any better these days, nor have the last few fifa games been that much fun to play.

    I for one was absolutely addicted to FIFA 13 for a long time and yes, it is your opinion - but FIFA is critically acclaimed and is a series that has sold millions worldwide for nearly 20 years.

    At the end of the day if the Wii U does not get massive multi format titles like FIFA, system sales will suffer big time.

  12. liveswired Thursday 18th Apr 2013 at 00:11

    Even with EA's track record, there is absolutely no chance that they will avoid Nintendo consoles completely, they would be idiotic to miss out on its fanbase. But if they don't give Nintendo the best game this year, when Nintendo has the most powerful home console, Nintendo should just shun them completely and go about acquiring a football license of their own.


    Unfortunately the Wii U will be completely destroyed in both hardware and online infrastructure by the upcoming PS4/Xbox releases at the end of this year. But even so the Wii U is not outright the most powerful console in this generation - in terms of RAM it certainly has more (but slower) which allows the Wii U to best the 360/PS3 on the texturing and lighting front - but in terms of CPU performance - it is pretty weak next to CELL. But essentially people are not buying a Wii U for power but the Nintendo experience.

  13. liveswired Thursday 18th Apr 2013 at 00:15

    I know people like Fifa, but at the end of the day its only Fifa, its not exactly getting any better these days, nor have the last few fifa games been that much fun to play.

    Well that's your opinion. It's one of the best sellers year after year so there is a lot of people who wanted this game.
    Still have small hope that it will be confirmed late for the Wii U like Splinter Cell was but if they leave out ultimate team and other features, this along with GTA V will be one of the few games i will have to get on the xbox.

    If Nintendo don't manage to secure a Wii U version of GTA V the Wii U will be consigned to failure.

    The Wii U was meant to encourage gamers to return to Nintendo home consoles after driving them away with the Wii - how can they if the biggest multplats don't arrive on the console!

  14. tloc365 Thursday 18th Apr 2013 at 13:58

    I'd never buy Fifa on the Wii U over the 360/PS3. I think the majority of those who own more than one console would do the same.

    I don't get this. If the game came with all features intact + extra gamepad support and you already owned a Wii U why would you buy it on xbox/ps3? I have an xbox and I will be buying all future multiplats on Wii U unless they have features removed.
    If its the same game but with the great extra gamepad features why would you get the other versions?

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