FIFA started in 1993 and it’s going on till today. FIFA started as a pixelated 16-bit arcade game. Now the latest FIFA 23 is now going to be the last FIFA game made by EA. So the question arises who will continue the legacy of this most popular sport game on gaming platforms?
In this article, I will take you back in when the FIFA game series started. You will learn the whole FIFA order and FIFA evolution from the very first game.
Let’s get started!!!!!
1. FIFA International Soccer
The first game of the FIFA Series was “FIFA International Soccer” this game was released in early 1993. This game was traditionally a 16-bit game featuring the national team without using any player’s name.
This game composes by Jeff Van Dyck & Graeme Coleman and the publisher is EA. This game is still available on some websites if you really FIFA enthusiastic then you should go and have a taste of the very first FIFA.
As this is the very first FIFA it comes with lots of bugs and is really easy to hack which makes players win easily.
Have a look at the FIFA international soccer gameplay.
Gameplay: FIFA International Soccer
2. FIFA 95
FIFA 95 was released in 1994. This game has similar gameplay as the previous version. FIFA 95 come up with a few minor changes and some of the bugs are solved.
FIFA 95 is the first edition which comes with club teams with eight national teams US, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, and Brazil. FIFA 95 was released on saga genesis.
Gameplay: FIFA 95
3. FIFA 96
FIFA 96 was released in 1995. Now this version of FIFA is really different from the previous versions. FIFA 96 was the first game enabled with 3D graphics on some platforms.
In this game players of the team come up with real player names and position rankings, and you can able to customize the team.
Players Rating: FIFA 96
Gameplay: FIFA 96
4. FIFA 97
FIFA 97 was released in June 1996. This game version comes with an increased number of playable leagues including Malaysia.
In FIFA 97 First time the commentary in gameplay feature is introduced. The commentary was done by john motson alongside andy gray and Des Lynam introducing matches.
FIFA 97 was released on Playstation, Gameboy, and Windows.
Players Rating: FIFA 97
Gameplay: FIFA 97
5. FIFA: Road to World Cup 98
FIFA 98 was released in 1997. FIFA 98 second 3-D game and the fifth game of the FIFA series. This game come up with very good graphics increased the number of players and much more.
In this game, FIFA registered teams are available to play plus this game come up with the first featured song of the game.
Players Rating: FIFA 97
|Alessandro Del Piero||95|
Gameplay: FIFA 98
6. FIFA 99
FIFA 99 was relaesed on 1998. In this version of FIFA 99, the Malaysian league is no more but the developers added the Portuguese and Belgium league.
Some of the European teams are not able to play in the leagues at that time. FIFA 99 launched on Windows, Nintendo, Playstation, and Dos.
Players Rating: FIFA 99
|Alessandro Del Piero||94|
Gameplay: FIFA 99
7. FIFA 2000
FIFA 2000 was released in 1999. FIFA 2000 come up with the changes in major leagues around the world. The American League is no more available in the FIFA 2000.
This game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, and game boy color.
Players Rating: FIFA 2000
8. FIFA 2001
FIFA 2001 was released in 2000. In this version of the game For the first time football club’s emblems were introduced. And the shooting power bar is introduced.
FIFA 2001 was relaesed on playstaion, Playstation 2 and on Windows.
Player Rating: FIFA 2001
Gameplay: FIFA 2001
9. FIFA 2002
FIFA 2002 was relaesed in 2001k. In this new version of FIFA, the power bar for the shoot and pass was introduced. And Japan football is included in national teams.
This game was released on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Playstation 2, and game cube.
Player Rating: FIFA 2002
|Juan Sebastian Veron||89|
Gameplay: FIFA 2002
10. FIFA 2003
FIFA 2003 was relaes in 2002. This game came up with all “Freestyle Mode” and more famous players were added to national teams and clubs.
This game was released on PlayStation 2, Windows, GameCube, game boy advance, Xbox, java.
Gameplay: FIFA 2003
|Ruud van Nistelrooy||93|
11. FIFA Football 2004
FIFA was released in 2003. In this FIFA Game players are allowed to take lower-ranked teams into top league competition.
In FIFA 2004 new gameplay feature “off the ball” was introduced which you can control two players in the box for passing.
Gameplay: FIFA 2004
12. FIFA Football 2005
FIFA Football 2005 brings a well-improved career model. In this game, players are able to perform real-life tips and tricks in the game. This time FIFA 2005 brings the full Mexican league.
Players Ratings: FIFA Football 2005
|Ruud van Nistelrooy||95|
13. FIFA 06
FIFA 06 launched on 24 Oct 2005. This game brings more improvement from the previous games. There is a noticeable increase in the control of the game. And the Team Chemistry feature is launched in this game where you can understand which players will work with the team.
Gameplay: FIFA 06
14. FIFA 07
FIFA 07 was released on 25 September 2006. In this FIFA game, not any significant changes are made just a few things introduced like Welby stadium and emirates and more customizations option for the team.
Player Ratings: FIFA 07
Gameplay: FIFA 07
15. FIFA 08
FIFA 08 was launched on September 2007. This version of FIFA introduced a new game mode called “Be a Pro” in which players only control the single player.
More clubs are added to the club’s section. League of Ireland and the Hyundai a-league of Australia.
Player Rating: FIFA 08
Gameplay: FIFA 08
16. FIFA 09
FIFA 09 was released on 2nd October 2008. FIFA 09 introduced a feature called “FIFA 09 Clubs” allowing players to join clubs and field their strongest team online.
FIFA 09 also brings the first time the user-controlled goal celebration and the English commentator Tyldesley was replaced by Martin Tyler.
Players Rating: FIFA 09
Gameplay: FIFA 09
17. FIFA 10
FIFA 10 was released on September 28, 2009. in this version of FIFA, the extended manager feature is introduced where the assistant manager will prepare the teams and change the team lineup according to the upcoming matches.
Player Rating: FIFA 10
Gameplay: FIFA 10
18. FIFA 11
FIFA 11 was released on September 28, 2010. FIFA 11 allows players to play as goalkeepers for the first time. FIFA 11 also replace the manager mode with the career mode.
Player Rating: FIFA 11
Gameplay: FIFA 11
19. FIFA 12
FIFA 12 was released on 28 September 2010. The first time FIFA 12 was launched and fully operational on MAC OS X. In this version of FIFA there is a significant improvement in Precision dribbling, tactical defending, and Pro player intelligence.
Players Rating: FIFA 12
Gameplay: FIFA 12
20. FIFA 13
FIFA 13 was released on 25 September 2012. FIFA 13 has only a few minor changes in the game. Attacking intelligence and complete dribbling with 1st touch control are the main advancements in the game.
Players Rating: FIFA 13
|Robin van Persie||88|
Gameplay: FIFA 13
21. FIFA 14
FIFA was released on 23 September 2013. This FIFA look the same in the graphic but there are some new features like goal celebration of the top football players were added including Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Gareth bale. FIFA 14 also introduces human intelligence with True player motion.
Player Rating: FIFA 14
|Robin van Persie||89|
22. FIFA 15
FIFA 15 was released on September 2014. This is the first edition of FIFA where the technology partner is the English premier league. In this game, 20 stadiums were added with live television visuals and a live scoreboard.
Player Ratings: FIFA 15
Gameplay: FIFA 15
23. FIFA 16
FIFA 16 was released on September 2015. This game brings the female teams on board. Now players are able to play Female football with enhanced graphics and improved players’ motion.
Players Rating: FIFA 16
Gameplay: FIFA 16
24. FIFA 17
FIFA 17 was released on 27 September 2016. This time FIFA brings the story mode to the game. This story is based on Alex hunter a fictional footballer.
Player Rating: FIFA 17
|David De Gea||90|
25. FIFA 18
FIFA 18 was released on 29 September 2017. This time FIFA brings ultimate team icons on all platforms and introduced the Cruyff turn.
Player Rating: FIFA 18
Gameplay: FIFA 18
26. FIFA 19
FIFA 19 was released on 13 September 2018. FIFA 19 introduce the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, and Super cup competitions to the game. And the final chapter of the story mode based on Alex hunter was released too. New commentators Derek Rae and Lee Dixon feature in the UEFA champions league.
Player Rating: FIFA 19
|Kevin De Bruyne||91|
|David De Gea||91|
Gameplay: FIFA 19
27. FIFA 20
FIFA 20 was released on 24 September 2019. FIFA 20 introduce the volta mode (Street Football mode). This is the first time FIFA street appears in the main franchise. Zinedine Zidane was the star icon of FIFA 20.
Players Rating: FIFA 20
|Kevin De Bruyne||91|
|Virgil van Dijk||91|
Gameplay: FIFA 20
28. FIFA 21
FIFA 21 was released on 6th October 2020. There are rumors that time that the game will not release due the pandemic situation. But EA makes sure the release of the game. This game was released in October while every other game before that was release in September.
Kylian Mbappe is the game cover star replacing the chirstiano Ronaldo.
|KEVIN DE BRUYNE||91|
|Virgil van Dijk||90|
Gameplay: FIFA 21
29. FIFA 22
FIFA 22 was released on 27 September 2021. FIFA 22 brings the “HyperMotion Technology” this technology enhance the gameplay and make it more real. This technology only available on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and Stadia.
Player Rating: FIFA 22
|KEVIN DE BRUYNE||91|
Gameplay: FIFA 22
30. FIFA 23
FIFA 23 was released on 26 September 2022. This 30th and the last edition of the by the EA developers. This game comes with enhanced security features like EA anti-cheat service. In this game, the developer improves the players tackling and movement power and improves the stadium atmosphere try to make it more realistic.
Player Ratings: FIFA 23
|Kevin De Bruyne||91|
|Virgil van Dijk||90|
Gameplay: FIFA 23
So that’s all of the FIFA editions till now.
Lets answer your highly asked question in the FAQ section.
Most popular song of FIFA Game all time?
According to Spotify data the most popular song from 90 and till is (Glass animal -Heat Waves).
Why FIFA 23 is the last FIFA?
FIFA 23 is the last installment of EA sports FIFA franchise but this does not mean there no more FIFA video game for the fans. Hopefully, more FIFA will come but now new developer will make FIFA.
Why is EA and FIFA splitting?
The FIFA & EA sports unable to continue there partnership due unable to settle down the agreement. Some rumors said that FIFA wants more licensing fee from EA Sports due to the rise in the profits in previous FIFA games editions. Instead of increasing the licensing fee EA decides to split their ways from FIFA.
What will FIFA 24 be called?
FIFA 24 will might stay the same but will be developed by a new game development company or may be if FIFA did not reach an agreement with any company FIFA game may observe a gap year. Meanwhile, EA will launch its own EA Sports FC next year for soccer fans.