05:03 PM - October 10, 2005 by Steve_OS
The Street Franchise Continues under the EA SPORTS BIG Brand
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – October 10, 2005 – Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS), the world’s leading interactive software company, has announced FIFA Street 2 is in development under the EA SPORTS BIG™ brand and will be in stores next spring.
Prove you have what it takes in four on four gameplay action which captures the passion and flair of real street soccer in this fresh arcade experience. Humiliate your opponents with the new trick stick beat system, over the top juggling moves and all-new gamebreakers that allow you to win a game like never before. Beat the best in the world by traveling to new International locations ranging from the famous Westway Leisure Centre in London to the beautiful beachside of Brazil. Featuring all new authentic tricks, FIFA Street 2 provides new gameplay experiences by making over the top moves and skills even bigger in this fast paced sequel. Take to the streets, unleash your tricks, and humble your rivals with or without the ball.
“FIFA Street is a game franchise with its own unique flair that celebrates soccer culture and styles from around the globe,” said executive producer Wil Mozell. “We’re very excited to be developing FIFA Street 2, a sequel with more depth, more killer moves from the street, and more than 300 top players and 20 national teams, which is going to deliver a truly immersive street soccer experience.”
FIFA Street 2, developed by EA Canada in Vancouver, B.C., is scheduled to ship on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube™, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system and PC. Screenshots can be found at www.fifastreet2.com.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for videogame systems, personal computers, and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTS™, EA™, EA SPORTS BIG™ and POGO™. In fiscal 2005, EA posted revenues of $3.1 billion and had 31 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.ea.com.