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PaulLFC
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(09-28-2012, 01:01 PM)
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This was posted by Jubbly in the FIFA 13 OT, but I think it deserves highlighting, because it's pretty disgusting from EA.

As revealed by Nintendo Gamer, FIFA 13 on Wii is nothing more than the Wii version of FIFA 12 with the number changed, transfers updated and kits changed. They've posted up a lot of comparison screenshots, I'll quote some of them below. On the left, FIFA 12, and on the right, FIFA 13:





More screenshots at the link

This should have been a free update, or at the most paid DLC for a reduced price. Charging full RRP for this is an insult to Wii owners and anyone who buys it.
Blablurn
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(09-28-2012, 01:02 PM)
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thats just lazy
Canis lupus
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(09-28-2012, 01:03 PM)
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Fifa 13 is the same game as Fifa Football on Vita aswel. :/
King_Moc
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(09-28-2012, 01:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by Blablurn

thats just lazy

It's quite a bit more than just lazy.
jiggles
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(09-28-2012, 01:03 PM)
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The Vita version got roughly the same treatment.
EightBitNate
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(09-28-2012, 01:03 PM)
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chEAp
Meelow
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(09-28-2012, 01:05 PM)
Wow EA.
Ragus
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(09-28-2012, 01:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by TurkishEmperor

Fifa 13 is the same game as Fifa Football on Vita aswel. :/

I guess EA sees no point in developing good games on consoles, which will end their lifecycle in the next 1-2 year.
giant_frying_pan
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(09-28-2012, 01:05 PM)
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Dundee for old Rangers is an upgrade :)
grimshawish
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(09-28-2012, 01:06 PM)
Such horror. Seriously though, who does this with their brand? :/
Isn't Fifa WiiU a 'test' with it just 2012 port of the 360 version?
@MUWANdo
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(09-28-2012, 01:06 PM)
Didn't they pull a similar stunt with a Tiger Woods game for PC not so long ago? Like, they took one of their crappy free-to-play cash shop browser games, rebranded it as if it was the latest console game and then charged full price for it on Steam?
BGBW
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(09-28-2012, 01:06 PM)
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I hope that programmer got paid extra for sacrificing his one lunchtime break to put this together.
Heart Attack
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(09-28-2012, 01:07 PM)
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Let's be honest here. The main reason people keep buying FIFA/Madden/NBA 2K game each year is because of the roster and kit updates.
Canis lupus
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(09-28-2012, 01:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ragus

I guess EA sees no point in developing good games on consoles, which will end their lifecycle in the next 1-2 year.

ok
PaulLFC
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(09-28-2012, 01:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ragus

I guess EA sees no point in developing good games on consoles, which will end their lifecycle in the next 1-2 year.

They see a point in charging people full RRP for nothing more than a transfer and kit update, though. Shameful stuff. And despite the popular opinion on it, I have a feeling the Vita will be around for quite a while longer than that.
Nibel
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(09-28-2012, 01:09 PM)
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Pathetic company releases pathetic game, nothing new

Besides: the core FIFA gamers play on the 360 or PS3, so although this is embarassing they will get away with this easily
Meelow
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(09-28-2012, 01:10 PM)

Originally Posted by grimshawish

Such horror. Seriously though, who does this with their brand? :/
Isn't Fifa WiiU a 'test' with it just 2012 port of the 360 version?

With the Gamepad things and stuff like that, EA also gimped FIFA 07 for the Xbox 360, EA hates new consoles lol.
Metalmurphy
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(09-28-2012, 01:10 PM)
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That's was pretty much the situation of PC FIFA before 11. Infact, it was probably the same engine too. That thing was TERRIBLE!
ombz
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(09-28-2012, 01:10 PM)
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Im confused now. So were these bull shots then?
http://www.nintendo-gamer.net/2012/0...creens-arrive/
Edit: sorry read the op wrong
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Sid
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(09-28-2012, 01:11 PM)
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How were the psp and 3ds versions?
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(09-28-2012, 01:11 PM)
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Vita has native screenshot functionality. Someone who owns both games should take snaps at how identical the game is.

Originally Posted by ombz

Im confused now. So were these bull shots then?
http://www.nintendo-gamer.net/2012/0...creens-arrive/

Wii not Wii U.
Meelow
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(09-28-2012, 01:12 PM)

Originally Posted by ombz

Im confused now. So were these bull shots then?
http://www.nintendo-gamer.net/2012/0...creens-arrive/

That's Wii U.
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(09-28-2012, 01:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ragus

I guess EA sees no point in developing good games on consoles, which will end their lifecycle in the next 1-2 year.

...
Nibel
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(09-28-2012, 01:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by ombz

Im confused now. So were these bull shots then?
http://www.nintendo-gamer.net/2012/0...creens-arrive/

I would burst into laughter if they'd port the Wii version over to Wii U :lol
FoxHimself
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(09-28-2012, 01:15 PM)
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Wow! That's actually pretty incredible. While I'm sure they probably just didn't want to spend the resources on this, it's a disgusting practice and one that should make headlines.
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PaulLFC
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(09-28-2012, 01:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sid

How were the psp and 3ds versions?

Not sure on PSP. Vita version is apparently the same as this, i.e. last year's game with transfers. 3DS version according to Nintendo Gamer is, surprisingly, improved.
jerd
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(09-28-2012, 01:16 PM)

Originally Posted by Heart Attack

Let's be honest here. The main reason people keep buying FIFA/Madden/NBA 2K game each year is because of the roster and kit updates.

I can't tell if this is serious or not. GAF has broken me.
Pazuzu9
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(09-28-2012, 01:17 PM)
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I look forward to hearing EA's response to this.
Metalmurphy
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(09-28-2012, 01:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by jerd21

I can't tell if this is serious or not. GAF has broken me.

Pretty sure that is indeed the main reason and why the game sells tons every year.

Most people are completely unaware of the changes and buy it anyway. GAF is a minority.
The_Darkest_Red
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(09-28-2012, 01:17 PM)
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This is absolutely pathetic.
madmackem
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(09-28-2012, 01:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nibel

I would burst into laughter if they'd port the Wii version over to Wii U :lol

Wii u version is a mash up of 12 and 13 from what i read it isnt the full 13 thats on current gen systems.
BGBW
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(09-28-2012, 01:18 PM)
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It's basically 40 DLC! HA HA HA.
miksar
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(09-28-2012, 01:19 PM)
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I believe they did nothing but updated squads for PS2 after PS3 and 360 became primary platforms. Wii is in essentially the same position right now.
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(09-28-2012, 01:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by Pazuzu9

I look forward to hearing EA's response to this.

"To be fair, this year's FIFA releases on those platforms are intended for new players to the series."
Yagharek
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(09-28-2012, 01:19 PM)
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If you have a Wii dont bother with Fifa, get PES playmaker 2011-12 or wait for 13. Im still playing 2011 and its still the best football game Ive played.

Ever/
Sid
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(09-28-2012, 01:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by madmackem

Wii u version is a mash up of 12 and 13 from what i read it isnt the full 13 thats on current gen systems.

Lol what?i think i read it had feature parity.
Wax Free Vanilla
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(09-28-2012, 01:23 PM)
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Fifa 13 is the same game as Fifa Football on Vita aswel. :/

They did the same with the PSP versions. FIFA 12 is a reskinned FIFA 07.
jerd
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(09-28-2012, 01:24 PM)

Originally Posted by Metalmurphy

Pretty sure that is indeed the main reason and why the game sells tons every year.

Most people are completely unaware of the changes and buy it anyway. GAF is a minority.

I've never really thought about this I guess. I'm on a 2 year cycle with NBA 2K and a 3-4 year with NCAA and Madden, and I just have a hard time believing people are buying yearly for a roster update and new uniforms. But I suppose there are people, ok I guess most people (forget how much of a nerd I am sometimes) who don't even see trailers or gameplay or impressions of games before they buy them. Some poor souls are going to be picking this game up on Wii even though they already have FIFA 12, just because they enjoy the series.
The_Darkest_Red
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(09-28-2012, 01:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by Wax Free Vanilla

They did the same with the PSP versions. FIFA 12 is a reskinned FIFA 07.

Seriously? Wow, I feel really ignorant for at one point believing that FIFA on Vita would be equivalent to the console version.

I hate EA for this.
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(09-28-2012, 01:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sid

Lol what?i think i read it had feature parity.

No Ultimate Team, which is the biggest feature/mode of the game.
aganu
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(09-28-2012, 01:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sid

Lol what?i think i read it had feature parity.

I doubt it. I watched two gameplay videos for the Wii U version and from what I noticed, First Touch and Tactical Free Kicks are clearly missing. Not sure if the new attacking A.I. is included but in the videos it resembled FIFA 12's A.I. on PS360/PC a lot more.
Last edited by aganu; 09-28-2012 at 01:32 PM.
Kiyo
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(09-28-2012, 01:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by grimshawish

Such horror. Seriously though, who does this with their brand? :/
Isn't Fifa WiiU a 'test' with it just 2012 port of the 360 version?

A company that likes making money? Obviously EA did the analysis and determined that it'd still sell enough with only a roster upgrade vs putting time into the game to sell a few more.
bud23
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(09-28-2012, 01:37 PM)
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This is a shame,but Im not surprised at all given that the Vita version is exactly the last Fifa updated with the new rosters.Well done again EA.
Sid
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(09-28-2012, 01:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Wax Free Vanilla

They did the same with the PSP versions. FIFA 12 is a reskinned FIFA 07.

So the 3ds version is the best one on portables?
Massa
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(09-28-2012, 01:39 PM)
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Shocking news: the PS2 version is also the same as last year's.

Originally Posted by bud23

This is a shame,but Im not surprised at all given that the Vita version is exactly the last Fifa updated with the new rosters.Well done again EA.

To be fair, it's not. Sounds like they improved the game's performance quite significantly.
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(09-28-2012, 01:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sid

So the 3ds version is the best one on portables?

I dunno about that, didn't the 3DS version lack online play for a while? lol
The Hermit
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(09-28-2012, 01:41 PM)
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Shocking news
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(09-28-2012, 01:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Takao

I dunno about that, didn't the 3DS version lack online play for a while? lol

Still does.
Ardenyal
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(09-28-2012, 01:43 PM)
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Wii getting the PS2 treatment this late is quite surprising, yes.
ScreenSplitter
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(09-28-2012, 01:45 PM)
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A third party notorious for lazy development does a cheap port on a dying console? Fuck, someone get my hat.

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