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  • Summary: EA Sports FIFA 19 delivers a champion-caliber experience on and off the pitch. Introducing the prestigious UEFA Champions League, offering authentic in-match atmospheres, featuring gameplay updates including elevated on-pitch personality and a striking overhaul, and providing new andEA Sports FIFA 19 delivers a champion-caliber experience on and off the pitch. Introducing the prestigious UEFA Champions League, offering authentic in-match atmospheres, featuring gameplay updates including elevated on-pitch personality and a striking overhaul, and providing new and unrivaled ways to play. Champions Rise in FIFA 19.

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    * UEFA Champions League coming to FIFA 19 -- There's no higher level in club football than the UEFA Champions League. Dreams are achieved and legends are made in this historic tournament that showcases the best clubs in the world. FIFA 19 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch is infused with the UEFA Champions League, thanks to official match presentation, a variety of tournament experiences that includes the Europa League and Super Cup, and an all-new commentary team in Derek Rae and Lee Dixon.

    * Brand new modes -- Experience the all-new standalone UEFA Champions League mode to play the famous tournament from the group stage to the final at the The Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid. Discover deep integration of the massive club competition in both Kick Off and Career Mode. Build your dream squad with live UEFA Champions League and Europa League content updates in FIFA 19 Ultimate Team. No matter where or how you play FIFA 19, you can experience the greatest club football competition in the world.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 25
  2. Negative: 0 out of 25
  1. Sep 25, 2018
    93
    EA has gone to great pains to incorporate their new license into the title and it shows from the game modes all the way up to the game’s tagline. Champions Rise and so has this franchise to the occasion.
  2. Oct 12, 2018
    91
    FIFA 19 reaffirms the series' strengths, even if some smaller problems, like not so real-like player models and a bad commentary keep it from reaching a better score. It still holds strong thanks to very good and even more refined gameplay, new licenses like UEFA Champion's League and the Italy's Serie A, a more accessible FUT mode and a great soccer feeling overall. Definitely the game to have for soccer fans.
  3. Sep 24, 2018
    90
    While Kick-Off's party games in particular are a highlight, FIFA 19 improves upon last year's outing in almost every department. One of the best football games around, FIFA 19 delivers the most fluid and fun entry yet, and is the kick up the backside the series needed. Back of the net.
  4. Sep 20, 2018
    80
    Honestly, I love soccer. I played it obsessively in my youth. I watch it when I can. It is my favorite sport by far, so it is with a heavy heart that I would say that a better option for sports fans looking for a visceral experience that is sorta, kind of, somewhat similar to soccer might find solace in NHL 19. That, of course, doesn’t apply to people who just want to play soccer and don’t care much for other sports. That’s okay, because this is definitely a good soccer game. It’s just not as good as it could be. It should be immediately apparent, due to a lack of modes, if this game isn’t for you. For that reason, I might suggest renting the game before jumping in feet first.
  5. Oct 2, 2018
    80
    FIFA 19 is basically the Paul Pogba edition of the series, focusing on creating excitement, showing off and trying to ensure every match is full of memorable moments… the problem is it’s all a bit much at times.
  6. Sep 23, 2018
    80
    FIFA 19's headline new feature, the Champions League, adds to an already slick and fine tuned package, but it's the subtle gameplay tweaks that have made EA's latest such a big success. On the pitch FIFA offers more control than ever before, finally making for a game that isn't just about showing off to mates.
  7. Sep 21, 2018
    70
    FIFA 19 has a lot of content and features that will entertain players offline and online for hours. It still has authenticity with what is needed to let us feel we have control over a broadcasted football game. It is a better version than FIFA 18 but it is still too keen on delivering a too spectacular soccer experience at all costs.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 47
  2. Negative: 40 out of 47
  1. Sep 28, 2018
    10
    I can't understand why there's so much hate about FIFA 19. If you like FIFA and you enjoy it (meaning know how to play it) you'll be pleased. Peace
  2. Nov 6, 2018
    7
    I honestly do not know why this game gets so much hate. Ok, I get that EA has a terrible reputation after SW Battlefield 2 and loot boxes etcI honestly do not know why this game gets so much hate. Ok, I get that EA has a terrible reputation after SW Battlefield 2 and loot boxes etc but to score this game as a 0 is really childish.

    Whilst it is not a remarkable upgrade on FIFA 18, I actually appreciate that it plays a decent game of football, nothing groundbreaking but enjoyable.

    I feel that the passes have weight and the variable ways of scoring goals and playing to your individual player's strengths is good enough.

    Whilst I do accept that charging full price for this year's effort if you already have FIFA 18 is difficult to justify but taking the game on its own merits (and ignore the fact that it is an EA game) and I actually enjoy it.

    Like others have mentioned, I do wish tho that more time and effort had been spent on the career mode. The fact that it is almost identical to last years effort is pretty lazy and as I don't play the FUT mode, it is where I spend most of my time.

    If this had been a biannual release I think it would have been viewed in a very different light. Take some time out EA as Ubisoft did with Assasins Creed, refine your product and bring us more of what we want. Listen to feedback for once. They won't however, as people continue to buy year after year ( I didn't buy it, I have it shared with my brother in law).

    7.5 for me
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  3. Sep 30, 2019
    1
    O mesmo jogo, os mesmos bugs... Vergonhoso. Pay to win. Mesmo gráfico e jogabilidade de sempre.
  4. Dec 17, 2018
    0
    You might think this score is because of hyperbole, but I assure you it is not, and I'll tell you why.

    This is not just the worst FIFA I've
    You might think this score is because of hyperbole, but I assure you it is not, and I'll tell you why.

    This is not just the worst FIFA I've ever played, it could very well be the worst video game I've ever played, or at least it's up there.

    It's as buggy as ever, there have been no substantial changes to career mode or pro clubs (in fact, the last update broke player progression in career mode..), Ultimate team is an absolute **** with incredibly bad servers that just highlights the boring and broken gameplay, pay2win casino, a boring and uneven experience in squad battles, the "content" aka SBC's are filled with mistakes and several times EA Sports have had to pull them down because of these mistakes.

    When I talk about broken gameplay, I talk about inconsistent passing and shooting, overpowered times finesse shots, AI defending being the best option, which is so boring you might as well fall asleep. In fact the game is so automated you wouldn't believe these conmen try to make you think this is an e-sport.

    That sounds pretty bad, but why is this a 0/10 and not 2/10 or even 3/10 you might ask. Because not only is the game buggy, inconsistent, assisted(in both good and bad ways) and boring. It's predatory.

    This whole game is about packs, even the journey, the single player story mode, does everything it can with rewards to try and get you into Ultimate Team. The packs contain players and the more you buy, the higher the chance for good players to use or sell for coins to buy the high end players. You can earn packs as weekly rewards through gameplay, but you must play this game A LOT to get something out of it and even then it's mostly a dud. But hey, there's Promo Packs in the store!! With horrendous pack odds, which this year is finally disclosed.

    By the way, when there's promos going on with high rated special cards in packs, the pack odds are suspiciously not updated and only show the odds from before the promo.. There was made a post about this on reddit when people complained about getting bad packs during said promo.

    Please keep this casino mode in mind if you ever plan on getting your kids this game.
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  5. Oct 5, 2018
    0
    Horrific shooting, horrific passing, horrific goalkeepers. Headers from crosses/corners are almost effective 100% of the time. I started aHorrific shooting, horrific passing, horrific goalkeepers. Headers from crosses/corners are almost effective 100% of the time. I started a career mode as PSG on Professional difficulty - the first 4 teams put 8 headers past me, and I conceded 3 own goals from crosses that ricocheted off of my defenders. How many goals did I score in these 4 games? One. Now, you can sit here and say "You're just bad at FIFA," but I had 300+ goals/530+ assists in just over 400 games in Pro Clubs.....so you do the math - I'm decent. The passing is just pathetic. Gone are the days where you point to a player and press 'A'. 99% of the time the pass goes to either a different player (if you're lucky) or more often than not, the other team. They've also decided to not change anything about career mode or Pro Clubs. On Pro Clubs often times you will play against a team that has almost identical kits as you. There's no way that this is a difficult thing to fix. This is easily the worst FIFA I have ever played. I'm actually contemplating returning it and sticking to 18. Expand
  6. Oct 4, 2018
    0
    This Fifa is terrible. passing is off... the cut scenes stutter in The Journey. no changes to pro clubs or career mode . i really hate thisThis Fifa is terrible. passing is off... the cut scenes stutter in The Journey. no changes to pro clubs or career mode . i really hate this years game. Expand
  7. Dec 15, 2018
    0
    Very bad game, EA does nothing to improve it , the online experience is horrendous, games are laggy and full of button delay. The worst FIFAVery bad game, EA does nothing to improve it , the online experience is horrendous, games are laggy and full of button delay. The worst FIFA ever. And the patches are making a bigger mess in an already bugged game. Expand

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