FIFA 18: EA Sports brings stadium total to over 75 with four new venues

CARSON, CA - JULY 19: Tony Tchani
CARSON, CA - JULY 19: Tony Tchani /

Gamers can take the pitch at even more places around the world when FIFA 18 releases on Friday, Sept. 29.

A new MLS stadium, two new Premier League venues and Atlético Madrid’s new digs bring new dynamics to FIFA 18 for gamers this year, making the beautiful game even more beautiful.

According to a release from EA, the Wanda Metropolitano and it’s over 60,000 fans headlines the new class of stadiums available for game play in this year’s incarnation of the FIFA computer and console game.

The other three which have been added are the StubHub Center, home to MLS’ LA Galaxy; The Amex Stadium, the pitch occupied by the Brighton side of the Premier League, and Kirklees Stadium which the Premier League’s Huddersfield calls home. With the addition of these stadiums, the list of available venues for gamers now approaches 80.

Even more exciting for fans of the sides whose homes are now included is that these venues are fully licensed, meaning that all of the elements of the real pitches will be represented in the game. That includes specific pitch-side elements, fan chants, banners and signage that fans attending a match in the real stadiums would experience. EA promises high-resolution crowd looks as well.

With the addition of The Amex and Kirklees, the Premier League expands its dominance of venues featured in FIFA game play. Now with 20 different stadiums available for use in both computer and console play, the experience for Premier League fans is intricate. The English Football League has the next-most stadiums included in the game with seven. Bundesliga boasts five different venues.

StubHub becomes the third MLS stadium included in the game. BC Place Stadium (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) and CenturyLink Field (Seattle Sounders FC) preceded the Galaxy’s home.

Wanda Metropolitano brings LaLiga Santander’s total in the game to two, as Santiago Bernabéu Stadium (Real Madrid) was already part of the game.

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The world’s game will continue to earn that title as EA Sports continues to add new venues to FIFA every year. For players of FIFA 18, these four venues are sure to add enjoyment.