Electronic Arts announced today that it will celebrate UEFA EURO 2012 with an officially licensed videogame for the 2012 European Football Championship in Poland and Ukraine, which starts on 8th June. UEFA Euro 2012 will be released as an expansion pack for FIFA 12 on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC beginning 24th April, 2012.
"This game will tap into the passion fans have for their national teams by capturing all of the national rivalries in-game, and re-creating all the emotion of the UEFA EURO 2012™ tournament," said Producer Sebastian Enrique. "We are utilizing the best-playing FIFA videogame ever, driving live, digital content created from the biggest headlines from the tournament into the game, and offering an exclusive new mode that will challenge gamers in unique and compelling ways."
UEFA Euro 2012 will contain all 53 UEFA member national teams, and eight official stadiums from the tournament. Fans will be able to enjoy an online mode that allows them to compete for the chance to be crowned the UEFA EURO 2012 champion. A live service will also be available that takes real-life story lines from the qualifying campaign and during the tournament into the game, enabling fans to relive dramatic moments with challenges based on real-life matches.
UEFA EURO 2012 is being developed by EA Canada in Burnaby, B.C. It is scheduled for release on 24th April, 2012 in North America and Europe, and April 25 in other countries around the world.
The price will be £15.99, 1800 MS Points and 2500 FIFA Points on PC.
UEFA Euro 2012 revealed as expansion pack for FIFA 12
29 March 2012 | By Jamie Davey
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