Cover art featuring Lionel Messi and St James’ Park
FIFA 13 (also known as FIFA Soccer 13 in North America) is the 2012 edition of Electronic Arts’ association football FIFA video game series and was developed by EA Canada. A demo of the game was released on 11 September 2012; with the following teams being playable: Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City, Juventus, A.C. Milan, Arsenal and was downloaded a record 1.99 million times within three days. The game was released in late September 2012 in most regions with the Japanese release being in October.[a]. FIFA 13 included new features to the FIFA franchise such as the First Touch Control and new celebrations were also added.
Winner of Best Sports Game of E3 from the prestigious E3 Game Critics, FIFA 13 captures all the drama and unpredictability of real-world football. The game creates a true battle for possession across the entire pitch and delivers freedom and creativity in attack through gameplay innovations which revolutionize artificial intelligence, dribbling, ball control, and physical play
A new additional feature in FIFA 13 is to support Kinect for Xbox 360 and PlayStation Move for PlayStation 3. The Wii U version includes some exclusive touch-based features including the ability to shoot precisely by tapping an image of the goal and managing the match in real-time.