FIFA 13 cover stars revealed
Lionel Messi will be joined by nine additional local stars
Posted by Alex 'SpectralShock' V on Aug 24, 2012 - 4:36pm EST (Aug 24, 2012 16:36)
Electronic Arts has today revealed its lineup of stars that will help launch FIFA Soccer 13.
The world’s top player, Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi, will appear on FIFA Soccer 13 covers around the world with nine other top players. The players include Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Joe Hart in the United Kingdom, Karim Benzema in France, Roberto Soldado in Spain, Claudio Marchisio in Italy, David Alaba in Austria, Tim Cahill in Australia, Jakub Baszczykowski in Poland, and Balázs Dzsudzsák in Hungary.
The stars will grace the cover of FIFA Soccer 13 packaging, be integrated into marketing and advertising campaigns, and utilized in social media activities around the world.
“FIFA Soccer 13 will launch with the world’s best and most exciting player, Lionel Messi, on the cover all over the world, which is a perfect way to herald the launch of the best soccer game we have ever developed,” said Matt Bilbey, Senior Vice President and GM of Football, EA SPORTS. “FIFA Soccer 13 will deliver a game as unpredictable as Messi, and an experience that is completely connected to the heartbeat of the season.”
A FIFA Soccer 13 demo will launch beginning September 11. The full game is planned to ship on September 25 in North America and September 28 worldwide. For more, be sure to read our FIFA 13 Preview from E3.