FIFA 20 News

No Taxation Without Misrepresentation

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Electronic Arts sees a phenomenal surge in sales due to the pandemic, but the impact on the bottom line is minimal compared to a good tax dodge.

FIFA Crowd Noise Will Be Used in Upcoming Premier League Broadcasts

Real soccer noise recorded for video games, now used for real soccer matches.

EA Begins Rolling Out Titles on Steam, but There Are Some Notable Absences

Also, EA Access via Steam isn't ready just yet.

EA Is Bringing in Real-Life Footballers to Play in a Global FIFA Charity Cup

Some virtual soccer to get us through the day.

Everyone Is Trying to Figure out Why a FIFA Pro Match Was Determined by Rock, Paper, Scissors—Including EA

The FIFA esports arm promises it's reviewing the situation and trying to prevent similar episodes in the future.

Untitled Goose Game Wins Top Bill at the 2020 DICE Awards

It was a wonderful night in Las Vegas, and the winner is one mischievous goose.

Soccer Legend Rio Ferdinand Urges Adults to "Set Parameters" Over Money and Time Kids Spend on Video Games

The former pro footballer wants to help educate parents about loot boxes.

"We Call Them Surprise Mechanics": 52 Quotes and Stats That Defined 2019 for Video Games

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | A look back at 2019 as captured in 52 quotes and stats for 52 weeks

Soccer Star Mesut Özil Removed From PES in China—EA Denies Doing the Same for FIFA 20

NetEase removed Özil from PES 2020 after he spoke out about the internment of Uighur Muslims.

FIFA 20 Removes Retired Dutch Player Marco van Basten After He Uses Nazi Greeting on Television

"We have an expectation that our commitment to equality and diversity is upheld across our game," EA says.

FIFA 20 Players Protest Outside EA's Bucharest HQ, Citing Weekend League Pack Luck

Button delay is also a hot button issue, apparently.

FIFA 20's Smurfing Problem Has Players Yearning For a Better Ranking System for Division Rivals

A new challenge system is wreaking havoc in ranked play.

EA Doubles Down on Live Service Games Ahead of Next Gen

Ultimate Team titles, The Sims 4, and Apex Legends are leading EA's digital growth and informing its strategy.

FIFA Esports Site Data Breach Leaks Players' Personal Info [Update]

If you signed up to compete in the FIFA 20 Global Series, you might want to turn on 2FA.

FIFA 20 Fans Plead to EA as #FixCareerMode Trends on UK Twitter

Players are airing numerous frustrations with FIFA 20's Career Mode.

FIFA 20 Closed Beta is Live Today. Here are the Dates, Features, and How You Get In

Those who opted in are getting their first look at FIFA starting today.

Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony and Other Game Companies Unite Around the Issue of Loot Box Odds

Several publishers are set to disclose odds by 2020 at the latest.

FIFA 20 Career Mode is Finally Getting Some Major Updates

You're one bad press answer away from an unhappy team.

EA CEO Andrew Wilson Explains Why There Aren't More EA Games on Switch

They're playing them elsewhere, it seems.

FIFA 20 Cover Stars Reveal Sees the Return of Eden Hazard

Virgil Van Dijk and Eden Hazard step forward to headline this year's version.

UK Gambling Commission: FIFA Ultimate Team Packs and Loot Boxes Aren't Gambling

At least not under current legislation.

FIFA 20 Won't Include Juventus License as PES Signs Exclusive Deal

This has been a very interesting offseason for virtual soccer.

It's Been a Week of Euphemisms, Mistranslations, and Disingenuous Spin in the Video Game Industry

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | The industry trades in gameplay for wordplay and we get a week full of misrepresentations and misunderstandings

FIFA 20 Looks to Be Adding the Flavor of FIFA Street With the New Volta Mode

A new mode takes the soccer action to the streets.

FIFA Neymar Cover is Not FIFA 20 Cover, EA Confirms

EA speaks on the recent FIFA 20 cover leak.