If you’ve enjoyed EA’s FIFA soccer video game series over the years, you’ve probably noticed that as detailed as the game has become, it’s lacked one aspect of the modern game—tournaments.
EA announced it had acquired the rights to arguably the world’s second-largest international tournament, the UEFA Champions League. That competition had previously been part of Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer franchise. UEFA, European soccer’s governing body, chose to end the partnership in April.
Now you’ll be able to play as international superstars like Lionel Messi or this year’s breakout star Mo Salah in matches from club games to massive tournaments, and then to the world stage, all in one game.
It’ll also feature enhanced gameplay, more complete tactical control over teams, and a new version of the story mode, called “The Journey”
EA announced that the next iteration of the game, FIFA 19, will be released Sept. 28. and will be arriving on Xbox 360 and PS3, PC and Nintendo Switch.