FIFA 19: New stadiums unveiled for latest edition

The most predictable announcement in the games has been confirmed: we will get another FIFA this year. On the E3 stage, EA confirmed that FIFA 19 would be with us at the end of September with a lot of new features, the most exciting of which is focused on its new licenses: the UEFA Champions League, the Europa League and the Super Cup. [19659002] The release date is now fast approaching: the demo will be available for your gaming pleasure as of Thursday, September 13. This also means that we can take a first look at the new stadiums, as well as the player rankings updated within the new game.

Continue reading to discover everything else we know about FIFA 19.

FIFA 19: Champions League, Europa League and Super Cup

For ten years, FIFA's great rival, Pro Evolution Soccer, had the exclusive rights to the Champions League. Now that the deal is over, the surprise was not that EA awarded it to FIFA, but how fast it stopped him. FIFA 19 will receive for the first time matches of the Champions League, the Europa League and the Super Cup: brand and everything. This will undoubtedly mean quick tournaments, but also an inclusion in career mode (one more reason to aim for a top-three result) and possibly some interesting turns in Ultimate Team.

But maybe it's crucial in The Journey …

FIFA 19: The Journey returns for the third season

The Journey will return for the third season, and it will probably be starring Alex Hunter or one of the other players They have made famous in the world. first two seasons. It's a shame, considering how many other interesting stories have to be told in the world of football, but you can not blame EA for persisting with a winning formula.

The good news is that this will take advantage of that new license from them according to EA Sport creative director, Mat Prior, in an interview with Engadget. He was always a target for & # 39; The Journey & # 39; End the pinnacle of club football, "said Prior. It was something we wanted to show as the ultimate goal of a player.

"There will be many surprises and it will focus on seeking the glory of the Champions League."

FIFA 19: adjustments in the game

You may think that there is a lot that you can modify a game where the rules of the sport on which it is based have hardly changed in more than 100 years. That's true up to a point, but EA usually has an innovative trick in its sleeves beyond the squad number and the kits update. The first advances have shown a series of adjustments to the formula. The most interesting of these is something called Active Touch, which apparently makes the game feel more fluid and realistic, while also giving players their own personality by playing more clearly.

There are also 50/50 battles, which combines the players. statistics with your reactions to see what odds you have of winning a loose ball. In addition to that, strategists will be happy to hear about Dynamic Tactics, which allows players to plan multiple game plans before each accessory, and then apply them on the fly by simply pressing the D-pad.

Finally, there is a programmed finish This is a high risk / high reward dynamic that allows you to adjust your shot with a second press of the button timed perfectly. Do it right and you can apply the killer curve, precision and speed, but do it wrong and it will be a horrible mistake that leaves the crowd booing.

FIFA 19: new stadiums

As always, the new FIFA will include a flurry of new stadiums so you can showcase your stuff. The images below, both provided by EA Sports, present the brand new novelty of Tottenham Hotspur (and so far incomplete) and Molineux, the home of Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Since FIFA 19 will debut on September 28, this means you can play in the new Tottenham stadium before them.

Other new arenas include Signal Iduna Park of Borussia Dortmund, Fulham's Craven Cottage and Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán of Seville.

Although these new stadiums will not have a perceptible effect on the playability of FIFA 19, they will significantly increase the realistic feel of the game. This has always been one of the main points of sale of the juicy EA Sports franchise, so the new stadiums will be a welcome addition to FIFA 19.

FIFA 19: Player ratings

EA Sports is making us wait to discover the rankings of the FIFA 19 players. In characteristic style, the rankings have been published bit by bit, in an attempt to increase publicity for the game.

At the time of writing, 80 of the top 100 players in the game have been revealed, leaving only the best 20 to the imagination. The remaining qualifications will come out of EA Sports soon, but the last round is almost as useful, which gives us an idea of ​​which players have not achieved first place.

The main headline is that Mohamed Salah of Liverpool is ranked only 27. The Egyptian has a good reputation for being one of the best players in the world, after enjoying a stellar season the last time. Salah was the winner of the PFA Player of the Year award after scoring 44 goals in all competitions in his debut season for Liverpool, but that was not enough to make him one of the best in FIFA 19.

Other players They are lost among the top 20 players of Real Madrid and Wales striker Gareth Bale, Juventus striker Paulo Dybala and Man City man David Silva.

Stay tuned to this page to receive updates on the top 20 when EA Sports releases them. [19659016] FIFA 19: Formats

That FIFA 18 appears on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC is a no-brainer. The good news is that after five years of absence from Nintendo, FIFA 19 will continue on the Switch for the second season.

Fortunately, the large installation base will encourage EA to perform a full conversion this time. Last year, although it was fine, The Journey was missing thanks to the use of a different engine, the same reason why the PS3 and Xbox 360 editions were lost. It's not clear if that's still the case, but EA says the Switch version will see a big boost from last year's exit, with teams playing more like their real-life counterparts.

It is unclear if the game will appear on PS3 and Xbox 360, but the series should approach its latest years in next-generation hardware.

FIFA 19: date of publication

EA has confirmed FIFA 19 will launch on September 28, 2018. Normally, EA members Access has access a few days before the others, so it may be worth looking for the subscription.