Beautiful Game Play
FIFA 16 departs from the norm, bringing an advanced level of play that is both balanced for an exciting game play that is unique to you. A higher level of Courage comes to you for Defending, taking Charge of the Midfield in such a way that you experience more Magical Moments than ever before.
FIFA 16 brings to your disposal, tools for stopping your opponent without fear. Move with greater freedom as a defender by relying on your team to defend as a unit, and your back line to track menacing runs to create balance between attacking and defending.
Use 25 innovative feature changes to mobility and locomotion to track skilled players. Mobile defenders can close down space and change direction quickly using swing-step behavior to stay with your opponent. You'll feel freedom of movement as you track runs and look to break up attacks.
Defend As A Team
Defend together, win together. Rely on your teammates to cover gaps when you close down an attacker. New defensive AI gives players better awareness of dangerous space on the pitch relative to the ball and their opponent. Your teammates will track back to stop sophisticated attacking runs, and close down angles of attack.
Newer Tackling Basics
Get stuck in and win back the ball with new tackling mechanics and animations. All new slide, standing, and fake tackles make going in for the ball responsive, rewarding, and fun!
Take Charge of the Midfield
FIFA 16 makes the midfield matter, knowing that games are won and lost in the midfield. Stay in possession with patient build-up play or ping clinical passes through space to start an attack.
Players anticipate passes and move to shut down options and close passing channels. Smarter teammates will look for space and allow more opportunities to build play through the midfield.
FIFA 16 brings a revolution in passing on the field of play, letting you play sharp and intelligent passes so you can find teammates with precision. Using a new mechanic, ping driven ground passes to find teammates in tight spaces to open up your attacking options.
In FIFA 16 players will have that cutting edge every team needs to unlock defenses that create more WOW moments.
Dribble but Don't Touch
The best touch can be the one you don't take. Free yourself from the ball to buy time, create separation, feint, and blow by your defender just as Messi does when he is at his best for a near limitless creativity on the ball.
Send that cross in! Authentic crosses let you find teammates with greater accuracy. Attacking players run onto and attack the ball with intent, making defenses scramble as crosses are played behind the back line with vicious intent.
Strike the ball right and finish like a pro. Better placement of the foot and ankle gives players variety in shooting and goals scored. You'll be able to feel where the ball is struck and adjust your approach for improved accuracy and power.
High Level Competition with the FIFA Trainer
Reach your potential with FIFA Trainer. Learn as you play with an optional graphic overlay that prompts you with gameplay options depending on your position on the pitch and trainer level. Basic commands get you started, while deeper hints will improve the game of the most skilled players.
Innovative Play - Women's National Teams
Women are IN THE GAME. Compete as 12 Women's National Teams, for the first time in the FIFA franchise, in Kick Off, an Offline Tournament, and Online Friendly Matches.