FIFA 17 demo hits the goal and goes live for Xbox One and PC

EA Sports has released the official demo for FIFA 17, the next game in its popular pro soccer series for the Xbox One, while PC players can grab it through EA's Origin service.

EA has already revealed the features in the demo, including the following 12 teams that are available to play in its Kick-Off mode:

  • Manchester United
  • Manchester City
  • Chelsea
  • Real Madrid
  • Juventus
  • Inter
  • Paris Saint-Germain
  • Olympique Lyonnais
  • Seattle Sounders
  • Bayern München
  • Tigres U.A.N.L. (MX)
  • Gamba Osaka

In addition, the demo will let gamers play in three stadiums: CenturyLink, Stamford Bridge and Suita City Football Stadium. EA adds:

As the Kick-Off matches are loading, play brand new Skill Games that are included in the FIFA 17 Demo. You'll be able to enjoy 4 Single Player Skill Games and 3 of the brand new Multiplayer Skill Games that will be available in FIFA 17.

Finally, the demo will offer a glimpse of FIFA 17's story mode:

For the first time ever in FIFA, live your story on and off the pitch as the Premier League's next rising star, Alex Hunter. You'll have the opportunity to play a select experience in The Journey which will be limited to playing as one of the world's top clubs Manchester United.

Download the FIFA 17 demo from the Xbox Store for Xbox One

The full game will be released on September 27. In addition, Microsoft is taking pre-orders for a special Xbox One S FIFA 17 bundle in 500GB and 1TB versions.

John Callaham