EA SPORTS 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

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Win the 2010 FIFA World Cup — Compete as one of 199 teams from qualification right through to a virtual reproduction of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final. Play in any of the 10 official stadiums that come to life with the pageantry and festivity of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.

2010 FIFA World Cup Online — The first-ever full and authentic 2010 FIFA World Cup online tournament. Compete as your favourite country against rivals in the group stage through the knockout rounds to be crowned 2010 FIFA World Cup champion. Navigate the Globe to locate top countries and opponents among all 199 participating nations.

Spectacular Presentation: 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ comes to life in spectacular fashion with all the emotion and pageantry of the official tournament, including all 10 official licensed stadiums. Experience confetti cannons, streamers, giant banners, seat cards, flags and fireworks as if you were in South Africa.

Battle of the Nations — Represent your country in the 2010 FIFA World Cup online tournament against your rivals to win global supremacy. Earn individual and team points and prove your nation is the best. Every performance is rated, recorded and uploaded and your ratings all count towards player and nation leaderboards.

Home & Away Tactics — CPU mimics international football by creating strategic, defensive formations for weaker teams playing away from home. Plus, weaker teams raise their level of play on their home pitch.

Altitude Effects — Less air resistance at altitude means the ball travels faster and further. Plus, player will noticeably fatigue faster and their stamina challenged while playing in cities at higher elevations versus sea level.

Authentic Stadiums — Compete in all 10 official stadiums of 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™.

Features
  • Overview

    EA SPORTS™ celebrates the single largest sporting event on the planet with the only official and exclusively licensed videogame for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™.

    Experience all the emotion and passion of the world’s fiercest national rivalries as you live the dream of competing against fans from around the world for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. Take on the challenge of leading your home nation from qualification right through to a virtual re-creation of the FIFA World Cup Final™ and feel what it is like to score the goal that lifts a nation. 

    For the first time ever, play out the 2010 FIFA World CupTM in a full and authentic online tournament mode.  Carry the hopes and dreams of your favourite nation into battle against fans from rival countries. Compete under the same conditions your real-world heroes will face in South Africa, from the group stage through the knockout rounds to the chance to be crowned 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa TM champion. For fans of nations that failed to qualify for South Africa this is the chance to replay and re-write history. Plus, earn individual and team points to prove your nation is the best in Battle of the Nations.

  • PSP

    Win the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ — Compete as one of 199 teams from qualification right through to a virtual reproduction of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Final. Play in any of the 10 official stadia that come to life with the pageantry and festivity of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.  

    Captain Your Country — Play as yourself or choose to control an individual real-world player and attempt to lead your favourite nation to the FIFA World Cup™ Final. Watch yourself rise up and your global player ranking increase as you improve from B-team player to earn the captaincy of your country and the right to lead your nation on to the pitch in South Africa. A unique camera angle keeps both player and action in focus, zooming in when you’re on attack.

    Spectacular Presentation — 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ comes to life in spectacular fashion with all the emotion and pageantry of the official tournament, including all 10 official licensed stadia. Experience confetti cannons, streamers, seat cards, flags and fireworks as if you were in South Africa.

    New Shooting Mechanic — Utilise the analogue cursor for total control over the ball and more precise shots during set pieces. Strike the ball with the finesse needed to curve it around the wall and past the keeper for the game-winning goal.

    Golden Moments — Dominate your opponent, build momentum and earn a power boost that will propel your squad to victory. Choose the right time and the right way to boost your team -- offense, defense, the entire squad or just your goalkeeper to prevent your opponent from rallying from behind.

    Authentic Stadiums — Compete in all 10 official stadia of 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™.

  • Nintendo Wii

    Win the 2010 FIFA World Cup — Compete as one of 199 teams in a virtual reproduction of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. Represent your favourite country and play in any of the 10 official stadiums that come to life with the pageantry and festivity of the official tournament.
     
    Play the Official Tournament with Friends
    — You and up to 31 friends can re-create the official tournament. Choose a country and advance through the tournament by taking on and defeating your friends one at a time to write your own history.

    Spectacular Presentation: 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ comes to life in spectacular fashion with a South African art style designed for Wii that captures the emotion and pageantry of the official tournament, including all 10 official licensed stadia. Experience confetti cannons, streamers, flags and fireworks as if you were in South Africa.

    Global Elimination Tournament — Compete in Global Elimination, a multiplayer, knockout-style tournament against up to three friends. Draft and strategically select countries to play as, create alliances and gang-up on rivals until only one player is declared the winner.

    Build Zakumi’s Dream Team —Take on all 32 countries who have qualified for the World Cup in head-to-head matches with challenges. Begin with random players and then steal your opponents’ players after each victory. Win a challenge and pick a player until you have conquered the world.  Take your Dream Team to a friend’s house on your Wii Remote.

    Strike It System — Non-stop football action pits you against friends in head-to-head challenges utilizing the Strike It System. Shake the Wii-mote perfectly in order to either score or defend free-kicks, penalties, and corners, creating frantic action on the pitch.

    User-controlled Celebrations — Score a goal and then use the +Control Pad to pull off celebrations and admire your performance via a new close-in camera that really delivers the emotion of each goal scored.

    Earn Awards — For the first time on Wii, earn awards by scoring goals or completing tasks.

    Pick-up-and-Play Controls — New, accessible control scheme option enables even newcomers to videogames to compete for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Choose to play the style that best suits your skills, from All-Play for novices to Pro Control for experienced players.

    Authentic Stadiums — Compete in all 10 official stadiums of 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™.

  • All Platforms
    This title is rated 3+