EA SPORTS revealed today that FIFA 11 Ultimate Team, one of the most played, dynamic and connected modes within the FIFA franchise, will be available as a FREE download for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 3 November 2010.
And beginning 27 October, all returning FIFA Ultimate Team players – those who previously played FIFA 09 Ultimate Team or FIFA 10 Ultimate Team - can start their FIFA 11 Ultimate Team campaign early by visiting www.easportsfootball.com/ultimateteam and logging on to the FIFA 11 Ultimate Team web tool.
Returning players will be rewarded with two free gold packs to begin their team building-experience ahead of launch on 3 November.
The FIFA 11 Ultimate Team web tool now features full auction functionality - bidding, selling and the ability to post trades for the very first time - and links directly to the FIFA 11 Ultimate Team console experience. For every day between 27 October and 3 November that gamers log-on to the FIFA 11 Ultimate Team web tool they’ll receive a daily gift.
FIFA 11 Ultimate Team delivers a number of major changes as requested by gamers. Players can now pit their ultimate team directly against their friends' best squads in Play A Friend online matches - the No. 1 requested new feature. Plus, FIFA Ultimate Team Generations will also be available as an option within the web tool. This new online feature enables gamers to showcase their FIFA Ultimate Team heritage.
For the first time, FIFA 11 Ultimate Team includes the addition of Major League Soccer and the Russian Premier League and the superstars from those leagues, increasing the database to more than 8,000 players from 30 leagues.
Hear from the guys behind Ultimate Team in the latest FIFA Ultimate Team podcast. Click play to listen in.