EA Sports released the teaser for the latest edition in their flagship series last night, the hotly anticipated FIFA 17 demo, and it hasn’t disappointed.
In terms of changes, the biggest sports game franchise going have shaken things up with their latest release, implementing the new Frostbite engine which has been so successful in EA’s Battlefield series.
FIFA’s biggest competitors, Pro Evolution Soccer, have been slowly catching up over the past few years, and rocked EA in nabbing their cover star, Lionel Messi, and his club Barcelona as affiliates for the new season.
In terms of gameplay, the deal with the Catalan giants is rather meaningless, but it has turned heads amongst fans who have long disregarded PES as an alternative.
With fans being left hanging on for the demo release until 6pm on Tuesday night, there was tangible excitement across social media, but was it all worth it?
With FIFA 17 still in it’s infancy, what can we learn from the demo and what can we expect from the full game? Our gaming boffins at Shoot! take you through the top five talking points from the new game…