EA will be making 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia a free update to FIFA 18, it has announced.
As far as you have a copy of FIFA 18 on Xbox One, PS4, PC or Nintendo Switch you will have the download available on May 29.
The update adds an officially-licensed World Cup mode. So expect teams, stadiums and kits – alongside the official match ball and trophy.
Game modes included in the update are: FIFA World Cup Kick-Off; FIFA World Cup Tournament; and FIFA World Cup Ultimate Team.
Feel the excitement and drama of football’s greatest event with the authentic tournament experience through
official FIFA World Cup™ elements, featuring all 32 qualified national teams, match balls, stadiums, and the iconic trophy – rendered in the Frostbite™ game
engine for the first time.
All 12 official stadiums from Russia are included, featuring immersive atmospheres, national team banners, and high-resolution crowds.
Build your dream international squad with stars from all 32 qualified nations with dynamic player items related
to the real-world tournament, plus legendary FIFA World Cup™ ICONS.
Score incredible goals in FIFA 18 as new movement and finishing animations unlock more fluid striking and heading of the ball.
All-new crossing controls bring greater options to how you send it into the box.
Whipped to the spot, arching deliveries, and pinged crosses to the back-stick will shake up your attacks in the final third.
REAL PLAYER MOTION TECHNOLOGY
The biggest step in gameplay in franchise history, FIFA 18 introduces Real Player Motion Technology,
an all-new animation system that unlocks the next level of responsiveness and player personality.
Now Cristiano Ronaldo and other top players feel and move exactly like they do on the real pitch.
From tiki-taka to high press, new Team Styles put the most recognised tactics of the world’s best clubs on the pitch in FIFA 18.
More time and space to read the play through New Player Positioning, while improved tactics give players greater options on
the ball as teammates exploit space and make new attacking runs.
Authentic sun positions, cinematic atmosphere grading, signature pitch-side fixtures, on-pitch debris, club and stadium specific banners,
adaptive commentary, and changes in pitch quality all come together to bring the most immersive football experiences to life in FIFA 18.
Hear authentic chants as you attack, feed off the energy of new, high-def dynamic crowds and interact with your fans while celebrating.