Professional eSports commentator, Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez, hosted the segment featuring lead producer for FIFA 20, Sam Rivera.
Rivera talked about new gameplay mechanics that are made up of four different categories: Composed Finishing will assist with more accurate and satisfying shooting, making it seem more life-like. Set Piece Refresh offers a more detailed free kicks system and new penalty kicks with better aiming. Controller Tackling lets players be in control over cleaner tackle animations through the Active Touch System. Strafe Dribbling allows the player to be more agile with enhanced dimension while attacking.
New ball physics will also be introduced to provide more realism in ball spins, bounces, and shots.
FIFA 20 is getting its worldwide premiere today, with EA Sports set to lift the lid on the next entry in the hit footie sim.
FIFA 20 is getting revealed today in the run-up to E3 2019, with a trailer premiering ahead of a more in-depth look at EA Play.
The official EA Sports FIFA Twitter announced on Friday that the first ever FIFA 20 trailer would be revealed at 3pm UK time on Saturday June 8.
Details around the new VOLTA mode were also released, which allows players to play a more authentic, cultural experience with street football – off the court.
Locations for VOLTA include places from all around the globe. Include an underpass in Amsterdam, to a neighborhood spot in London, to a rooftop in Tokyo.
The inspiration around VOLTA came from EA Sports wanting to share in the culture of football (soccer) itself.
Ahead of the FIFA 20 reveal EA teased what fans can expect from the next FIFA game.
Alongside a teaser trailer the EA Sports FIFA Twitter account posted: “The stadium is anywhere. Full #FIFA20 reveal tomorrow at 3pm UK. Subscribe to EA SPORTS FIFA on YouTube to see it first”.
The teaser trailer for FIFA 20 also revealed the release date for the next FIFA game.
FIFA 20 has a release date of September 27 2019, with the game built on the Frostbite engine.
Chained skill moves, set-piece positioning, manual goalkeeper movement, passing and player switching will also be improved in the next FIFA game.
FIFA 20 will also include a new ’planned tackling’ system.
Here’s what EA had to say about it: “Planned Tackling is a new system that favours manual tackling by making sure that the defender that tries the tackle does so in a favourable context to your team.