EA Sports announced today that it is celebrating the transfer signing of Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi with a special pre-order incentive for FIFA Street, launching at retail worldwide in March 2012. Fans who pre-order FIFA Street from leading retailers around the world will receive exclusive in-game access to an Adidas all-star team featuring Messi and 12 of the greatest players in the world.
“The all-star adidas team will be a must-have for street soccer fans wanting to play with the most stylish and skilled team in the game,” said Sid Misra, Lead Producer on FIFA Street. “Along with the iconic environment inspired by Plaça de Catalunya, our fans will enjoy the added flavor and depth that this special pre-order offer delivers.”
EA Sports has announced a new street soccer game called EA Sports FIFA Street. The game promises an “authentic” street soccer experience set in various locations around the world, such as Buenos Aires, and is said to feature a new control system.
“This is the first time our award-winning FIFA development team is creating a street soccer game, and we are going to deliver a level of authenticity never before seen in this genre, along with amazing gameplay,” said Matt Bilbey, Vice President and GM of Soccer, EA SPORTS. “FIFA Street will appeal to new fans that are looking for a unique, fun soccer experience, and long-time FIFA fans looking for an authentic street soccer experience with the level of quality that they know and love from the FIFA franchise.”
EA Sports FIFA Street is due out in early 2012 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 platforms.