EA SPORTS announced that FIFA 16 will have 12 Women’s National Teams for the very first time in franchise history, which will be launched on September 22, 2015 in the United States, Canada and Mexico and from September 25 to the rest of the world.
FIFA 16 will have 12 Women’s National Teams – Trailer
National teams from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, Sweden and the United States, representing their respective federations in various game modes, FIFA 16, including Kick Off, a tournament outside online as well as friendly online tournaments.
“Bring some of the best players and teams in the world for our franchise is a massive event, EA SPORTS, and we are equally excited to bring millions of fans a new way to play,” said David Rutter, Vice President and General Manager EA SPORTS FIFA. “We are ensuring that fans get a real experience by playing with the women of the national teams thanks to our innovative player capture tools, as well as how sophisticated platform game in which we will continue innovating to FIFA 16”.
From the new player movement and likeness, to animations and realistic attributes, the development team has recreated FIFA 12 best teams in the world ranking. Capturing all new player movement took meticulous detail, supported by a motion capture session at EA Canada with four women from the United States National Team: Sydney Leroux, Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe.
The movements of the players helped build a special transport for women in FIFA 16, including new steps, turns, runs and horizontal movements. Soccer Canada also visited EA to give references catch the players by a body scan 360 degrees-these references were used to develop new models of players. The mobile scanning unit face has traveled to different tournaments and events in the world to capture facial features, including haircuts to ensure that the players are as realistic as possible in FIFA 16. The players will look and move in the game as they do on the court when representing their country.
“I honestly can not believe all the science and technology behind this game, getting into the motion capture and after-absorbed and play,” said Abby Wambach, holder of the world record for international goals scored for the US Women’s National Team. “We are all excited to see ourselves in the game, but even more excited to see the reaction of all the fans, including fans of our teams that maybe did not expect something like this from EA SPORTS.”