As a proof that social games are getting bigger and bigger every day, Electronic Arts has released FIFA Superstars via their recently purchased developer, Playfish. The free to play social game is available on Facebook at the moment and we can agree that the game is the best of its kinds, at least for now.
FIFA Superstars is the first social game developed through the EA/Playfish partnership and the first sports game developed by Playfish, who prove that they know their business anyway
“On the eve of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, we’re introducing into social gaming an entirely new category and game play style built around the most popular sports franchise in the world,” said Kristian Segerstrale, vice president and general manager of Playfish. “EA SPORTS FIFA Superstars captures all the magic and passion of the beautiful game, allowing players to build and manage a team of the world’s greatest footballers and compete against their friends. We’re looking forward to working with our players and evolving the game in many exciting ways through the FIFA World Cup and beyond.”
FIFA Superstars will leverage EA SPORTS football licenses for 30 leagues, 500 teams and 15,000 players. Fans will be able to create a fantasy club side by collecting or trading players, challenging friends head-to-head and competing in leagues, or searching out broader leader boards to compete against the best. To capitalize on the worldwide football fever driven by the 2010 FIFA World Cup South AfricaTM, players can predict the outcomes of games in the 2010 FIFA World CupTM to win valuable in-game coins.
If it sounds interesting enough, check out FIFA Superstars here and have fun!