HoG Review Score: 87%
FIFA 17 is the first FIFA game in the series to use the Frostbite game engine and adds a notable new game mode named The Journey. After a public vote, Marco Reus features on the cover of the game.
FIFA 17 include new attacking techniques, physical player overhaul, active intelligence system and set piece rewrite. In a first for the series, FIFA 17 features all 20 Premier League managers’ likenesses.
FIFA 17 features a new single-player story campaign mode titled The Journey where players assume the role of Alex Hunter, a young footballer trying to make his mark in the Premier League. Alex is able to select one of 20 Premier League clubs to play for at the beginning of the season and can play as an attacking midfielder, winger or striker.
FIFA 17 received a positive reception on release, with critics and fans alike debating if 2017 is a FIFA or PES year. The one thing everyone agreed with is that it was a great year for both of console gaming’s major football franchises.