FIFA 17 game is a sports video game in the FIFA game series, released on 27 September 2016 in North America and 29 September 2016 for the rest of the world. This is the first FIFA game in the series to use the Frostbite game engine. On 21 July 2016 it was announced that after a public vote Marco Reus would feature on the cover of the game. The demo was released on 13 September 2016. The Play First Trial was released on 22 September 2016 in Microsoft Windows Origin Access and Xbox One EA Access.
The new features in FIFA 17 game include new attacking techniques physical player overhaul active intelligence system and set piece rewrite. EA also announced at Gamescom 2016 that Squad Building Challenges and FUT Champions will be in FIFA Ultimate Team but not in the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 editions of the game.
Commentary is once again provided by Martin Tyler and Alan Smith, Alan McInally ingame score updates Geoff Shreeves injury reports and Mike West classified results for major leagues Commentary in other languages such as Spanish and French is also provided.
EA Sports announced at E3 2016 that they will have all 20 Premier League managers’ likenesses in the game.
On 23 June 2016 EA Sports announced that the J1 League and J.League Cup will be featured in the game for the first time.On 4 September 2016 EA Sports announced at Brasil Game Show 2016 that 18 Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A teams will be featured in their respective league Corinthians and Flamengo who signed an exclusivity deal with Konami for Pro Evolution Soccer do not appear. Five Serie B teams are also in the game. The Brazilian teams in the game have generic player names which the user cannot change.
FIFA 17 introduced a new single player story campaign mode The Journey for PS4 Xbox One and Windows. Players assume the role of Alex Hunter voiced and modeled by Adetomiwa Edun, a young footballer trying to make his mark in the Premier League. The player is able to select any Premier League club to play for at the beginning of the season. The player can play in an upfield position RW ST LW and CAM only. The story mode also features a dialogue wheel similar to the Mass Effect series.
Alex Hunter is a fictional 17yearold male from Clapham London.Hunter grandfather is former English striker Jim Hunter who scored 22 goals in the 1968 69 season Under his grandfather guidance Hunters life goal is to play as a footballer in the Premier League The game begins with a football match between two young team one of which features Hunter and his best friend Gareth Walker. After a penalty shoot out in which one of Hunter or Walker scores the winning penalty a scout remarks about Alex Hunters talent to Jim Hunter. Six years later Alex Hunter and Gareth Walker take on the exit trial which can be failed depending on how Alex Hunter performs. If you fail you will have to redo the exit trial. If you succeed then Hunter signs for a Premier League club. Hunter soon learns that Walker has joined the same club.
Both players attend the club pre season tour of the United States where they play against Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint Germain. In the regular season, after starting most games as a substitute Alex Hunter is loaned out to one of Newcastle United Aston Villa, or Norwich City as a result of the major signing of either Harry Kane or angel Di Maria by Alexs parent club. After impressing on loan in the EFL Championship Hunter returns to his parent club only to find that Walker has left for the club rivals.
Due to a successful season in the starting eleven Hunter gets to start in the final of the FA Cup in which he faces Gareth Walker for the first or second time since his departure from the club. Before the game Hunter and Walker encounter in the tunnel. Regardless of the result, Walker and Hunter shake hands after the game and they become reconciled. Later, in Hunters flat Hunter discovers that he has been selected in the England national team.