Apparently, the next iteration of FIFA on 3DS will only feature rooster updates while every other gameplay feature or game mode will rimain identical to the 2013 version."The 3DS version of FIFA 14 is almost identical to last year's version, bar updates to this season's kits and squads, EA has admitted.
In a Nintendo eShop update released this morning, the description for FIFA 14 states: "FIFA 14 Legacy Edition delivers unmatched authenticity that reflects the current football season with updated kits and rosters but no updates to gameplay or game modes.
"It features 30 officially licensed leagues, 50 real-world tournaments, and 500 authentic clubs. Play traditional matches or free your game in epic 5-v-5 street matches with 3D effects. Play as a real-world superstar or re-create yourself. Optional touch screen controls deliver pin-point shooting and passing at your finger-tips."
The game will cost £39.99 when it releases on the eShop this Thursday.
This isn't the first time EA has been criticised for lazy updates of mobile versions of FIFA. Last year, the publisher faced scrutiny for its Wii and PlayStation Vita versions of FIFA 13, which were only updated to include the latest kits and team rosters."
So what do you think about it? Is this latest great effort by EA going to prove there's no market for hardcore games on Nintendo consoles? Or it's to prove prortable gaming has definetively moved on smartphones?