The servers are getting spit-shined and all polished up as EA Sports gets ready to let us all into the ultimate football video game experience, Ultimate Team, 11-on-11 online football.
EA SPORTS revealed today that FIFA 11 Ultimate Team will be available as a FREE download for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on November 3, 2010, and for the first time, includes the addition of players from Major League Soccer and Russian Premier League, increasing the number of available players to 8,000 from 30 leagues. Beginning Oct. 27, all returning FIFA Ultimate Team players—individuals who previously played FIFA 09 Ultimate Team or FIFA 10 Ultimate Team—can start their FIFA 11 Ultimate Team campaign early by visiting www.easportsfootball.com/ultimateteam and logging on to the FIFA 11 Ultimate Team web tool.
Returning players will be rewarded with two free gold packs to begin their team building experience ahead of launch on Nov 3. The web tool features full auction functionality—bidding, selling and the ability to post trades for the very first time—and links directly to the FIFA 11 Ultimate Team console experience. For every day between Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 that gamers log-on to the FIFA 11 Ultimate Team web tool they’ll receive a daily gift.