While EA’s extremely Soccer (or Football outside of North America) title, FIFA, ran on the Ignite game engine from EA for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, things are changing for ! As of today, EA Sports has announced that FIFA 17 will run on the Frostbite engine. Yes, the very same engine that powers other EA games such as Need for Speed, Star Wars Battlefront, Battlefield One and even EA PGA Tour 2016.

“Frostbite unlocks a whole new world of possibilities for the FIFA franchise and its fans,” said David Rutter, VP and Executive Producer. “We have never been as excited as we are today about the future of football and the experiences we are going to deliver inFIFA 17.”

EA Play will have a live stream today at 1PM PDT / 4PM EDT for fans to check out the game in action. In addition, members of EA Access and Origin Access will be able to try a trial version of the game via early access, however, no date has been announced on when that will be happening. Fans who pre-order FIFA 17 Super Deluxe Edition can get up to 40 FIFA Ultimate Team Jumbo Premium Gold Packs, Team of the Week loan players, and other FUT content. Click here to read about all our available pre-order offers.

FIFA 17 will be available on September 27 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Welcome, FIFA 17, you’ve reached the next level!

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