NearlyÂ 500 VIP guests, soccer players, personalities and media swarmed New York Cityâ€™s Highline Ballroom Monday evening to celebrate the long-awaited release of theÂ FIFA 16Â videogmae in North America Â in what was a high profile party in partnership with Major League Soccer.Â Amongst the attendees were the World Champion U.S. Womenâ€™s National Team, including Sydney Leroux, Abby Wambach, Christen Press and others. New York City FC players RJ Allen, Khiry Shelton and Tony Taylor joined New York Red Bulls players including Bradley and Shaun Wright-Phillips, Luis Robles, Dax McCarty, Lloyd Sam and others. Â Â EA SPORTS and MLS favorite and recording star Lupe Fiasco took the stage to close the night, while several other personalities swarmed about the dance floor.
With the worldwide launch ofÂ FIFAÂ 16, EA SPORTSâ„¢ unveiled a creative campaign showcasing some of the worldâ€™s top athletic talent celebrating the fun, competitive quest for beauty with an operatic ode to football. The campaign kicks off with a two minute video dramatizing the competitive nature of football â€“ Messi vs AgÃ¼ero; Bryant holding his court; Morgan showing her intensity â€“ and challenging their opponent toÂ Play Beautiful,Â all to an accompanying over-the-top soundtrack.Â Watch video here:Â https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-OgKyUuFfI
FIFA 16Â innovates across the entire pitch to deliver a balanced, authentic, and beautiful football experience. The game also offers brand new ways to play by introducing Womenâ€™s National Teams and a new mode in FIFA Ultimate Teamâ„¢ called FUT Draft.
FIFA 16Â is now available in North America onÂ Originâ„¢ on PC, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Xbox 360Â® games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStationÂ®4 and PlayStationÂ®3 computer entertainment systems.
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