EA’s subsequent soccer recreation goes to be a bit completely different than most of its numerous sports activities releases. That’s as a result of, in contrast to FIFA or Madden, its upcoming FC Tactical is a turn-based RPG-like soccer recreation that includes magical-seeming particular strikes. Bizarre, however intriguing!
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Introduced on October 11, EA Sports activities’s FC Tactical is a free-to-play soccer recreation for cellular units launching in 2024. However to be clear: This new recreation isn’t changing FC Cell 24 Soccer, the pre-existing EA soccer recreation on telephones that performs just like the console model. As a substitute, FC Tactical is one thing very completely different, described by EA in a press launch as a turn-based recreation that can comprise over 5,000 genuine gamers throughout 10 leagues, together with Premier and Ligue 1.
In response to EA, matches are “simulated, with turn-based alternatives” the place gamers will select to defend, assault, pull off “ability strikes,” or take pictures at scoring a purpose. Screenshots reveal an interface that appears quite a bit like different turn-based technique video games, simply as a substitute of tanks or fantasy warriors, there are soccer gamers in sports activities arenas.
EA says FC Tactical will characteristic a wide range of modes together with on-line pal matches, ranked play, leagues, and guilds. Of us must “practice gamers” to “grasp high-skill strikes” or unlock particular traits. That sounds quite a bit like that is some bizarre soccer RPG, and issues solely get weirder whenever you have a look at among the screenshots featured on the sport’s web site and Google Play Retailer web page.
A few of the photos present soccer gamers pulling off what I might describe as particular assaults, full with magical-looking visible results like flames and vitality pulses. I don’t anticipate any of those gamers are going to be summoning huge monsters to assist them rating a purpose, however who is aware of?
EA Sport’s FC Tactical launches subsequent 12 months. Gamers can pre-register through the Google Play Retailer or Apple App Retailer.