Step onto the pitch and play professional
football your way in FIFA 09. Experience the most authentic
football simulation EA SPORTS™ has delivered as you live the
fantasy of playing as a professional player and customize the game
to suit your style and ability.
Powered by the third generation of the EA
SPORTS football engine, FIFA 09 features more than 250 core
gameplay additions and enhancements that deliver the most
responsive, intelligent and realistic action ever for the series.
Enjoy turning defenders with more controlled dribbling and ball
control, snapping off precision shots with improved first-time
shooting mechanics and firing beautifully timed passes with greater
accuracy, placing the ball exactly where you want it.
With new player momentum physics the speed
and weight of the player determines everything from the distance of
a slide tackle and the power of a header to the severity of player
collisions and the height of a player's jump. Plus, players now
behave according to their physical attributes with larger, stronger
players dominating collisions, battles for control of the ball, and
position in challenges for two player headers.
FIFA 09 features new Custom Team
Tactics that gives you all the tools to become a first-team coach.
For the first time, go inside the game engine to customize the
positioning and support play of your teammates and decide exactly
how your team will play in any situation. Now you are the
player, coach and manager! You have the power to adjust and
customize tactical settings so CPU players and your team perform
just like the real-world team plays or how you think it should play.
Save your tactics and then make strategic decisions to exploit your
opponent's weaknesses, all on-the-fly.
Live the fantasy of a professional football
player through the popular feature innovation - Be A Pro - now
expanded to include a career mode. In Be A Pro: Seasons you pick or
create a professional player and then develop his skills at a single
outfield position with the ultimate goal of becoming a national
FIFA 09 delivers a new level of
authenticity. The matchday experience is now true-to-life with a
referee and assistants. Plus, crowds, stadium atmosphere, and
commentary have all been regionalized in exacting detail and 15 new
- Polished, refined gameplay - Featuring 250
additions and enhancements to core gameplay, including new
animation technology that creates more responsive first-time
shooting and passing, faster and more controlled dribbling, and
improved trapping, and new player momentum physics that delivers
realistic player collisions, authentic jostling for the ball,
and more variation in tackling.
- Custom Team Tactics -Become a first-team
coach with the power to tune and balance 11 tactical sliders for
140 attacking and 40 defending options (more than 50,000
combinations) so CPU players and your team perform just like the
real-world team or how you think the real team should play. Save
your tactics to make strategic decisions to exploit your
opponent's weaknesses during the game. Plus, share your
strategies with friends online*.
- Be A Pro: Seasons - Pick or create a
professional player and test your football ability over a four
season campaign. Master a single position and develop your
skills -- passing, shooting, positioning, marking -- to
ultimately become a national legend.
- Improved Goalkeeper Intelligence -
Goalkeepers position themselves more intelligently, react to
shots more realistically and recover from saves faster.
- Customized Controllers - Create your own
bespoke controller configuration, save it and even take it
online effortlessly. Assign actions to the buttons exactly how
you like them for complete control.