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Think Madden doesn't change enough year to year? Then you'll get a real kick out of FIFA 13 for the Nintendo Wii.
Released on September 27th for nearly every video game system available, the latest iteration of EA's soccer sim has already sold over 4 million copies. Wii owners, however, were miffed to find out that their version of the game is nearly identical to last year's model, FIFA 12.

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Haha EA, i know some of the sports games have been really similar but wow. lachen.gif
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Anyone that buy them every year has it coming. What changed to the expect?
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Anyone that buy them every year has it coming. What changed to the expect?

They could at least update the game engine. It looks like all they did was update the roster list lol. Maybe throw in a couple new little features, and polish the menu's at a minimum.
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They wouldnt change engine, thats the last thing that would change.

If anything change the player names
    
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Eh. Every other platform, PC/360/PS3 are different for sure.
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EA does this for pretty much all sports games. I traded in NCAA football 2012 so I could pretty much get the same game in the 2013 version for $30.
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This brings up and interesting little piece of information...

When a company, especially one like ea, has exclusive rights to sports they can basically dump in a box and sell it. There is no competition so what are you going to do when you want to play a video game with your favorite sport, and players? Buy EA SPORTS and put up with their minimal content updates year to year, or don't play. mad.gif
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I'm going to actually have to say good call EA. As sad as it may seem for what the Wii is Fifa 12 was probably the best they could really get. There is a reason Wii games are a bit different from their counter ports in many titles.

So yeah, imo not surprising really.
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This is a sequel; is there no inherit obligation to offer substantial new content?
Seems like this should be illegal.
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Wasn't this the game that was getting people's Origin accounts banned on PC? If you downloaded the demo for it....
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