EA doesn’t just give Madden NFL players upgrade if they play on next-generation consoles. It has been published discovered FIFA 22, and its centerpiece is the new “HyperMotion” system that supposedly provides more realistic animation and gaming when you play on PlayStation 5,, Xbox X Series/S or Google Stage. The technology uses machine learning to produce animations in real time, leading to “organic” movement. HyperMotion also allows EA to capture movement for professional footballers competing at full incline, including superstars like Kylian Mbappé of Paris Saint-Germain.
The game also comes on PS4, Xbox One and PC (via Origin and Steam). A FIFA 22 Legacy Edition comes on the Nintendo Switch, although EA did not point out differences.
Fortunately, there are other significant changes no matter which platform you use. EA hinted at a “complete” reorganization of the goalkeeping system, a new experience of creating a club in career mode, “reimagined” Volta Football and a set of FIFA Ultimate Team Heroes items featuring stories of legendary players.
FIFA 22 will be released on October 1 for all supported platforms.
As with Madden, it is obvious that EA is not completely ready to give up support for previous generation consoles. This is not surprising given the larger player base and the shortcomings that limit the number of PS5 and Xbox series owners. However, it is clear that the gaming giant wants to provide a strong incentive to play on newer machines. Don’t be surprised if FIFA 23 intersects PS4 and Xbox One players.
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