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The game features many improvements (250 as quoted by EA Games) to the game.

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Pros

many different online game options including leagues, starting your own club, and tournaments

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awesome new player animations create a more submersive experience

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custom goal celebrations

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keeps decent gamer stats: wins, losses, DNF%, streak, GFA, GAA, etc.

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amazing gameplay - significantly better than previous generations

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"Be a Pro" mode allows 10 to play at once

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perhaps the best soccer game ever made

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automatic player form updates based on real world performance with adidas Live Season

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Cons

asks to download squad updates every time you start a Live! quickmatch

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adidas Live Season isn't free after 2008/09

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it takes way to long from the time you load the game to when you can kick off

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jerks on Live! quit when you're winning

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cumbersome, awkward menu system as usual

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only tracks the rank of the top 10,000 players on Live!

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FIFA 09 is the 16th installment of the FIFA series of soccer/football games released by EA Sports in October 2008 for the 2008/09 season. The game features many improvements (250 as quoted by EA Games) to the game, including many to gameplay physics and animations, as well as improvement to the online experience. A notable new features is the "Be a Pro" (BAP) mode that allows you to play as a single player throughout the course of a game or even entire career. Also, new to the game is the addition of adidas Live Season, a feature that will automatically update player form based on how they are doing in the real world. FIFA 09 has been very well received by critics and is speculated to be the best soccer game every made, ousting Pro Evolution Soccer/Winning Eleven of its title.

New Features
  • "Be a Pro" mode allowing up to 10 players to play at once
  • adidas Live Season automatically updated players form data based on real world results
  • improved collision system that takes player's strength, and size into consideration in player contact
     
Post Review
Erik
01/04/2009 01:23

I LOVE THIS GAME. I have played many different FIFA versions going back to FIFA 97 for the SNES, and I am most impressed with the improvements in this version.

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