Now I have a real reason to go out and buy an Xperia Play. And trust me when I say I would buy a Play just for this one reason.
Sony Ericsson Nets FIFA 12 on Android
World’s Leading Football Franchise Optimised for Xperia™ PLAY
August 16, 2011, London – Sony Ericsson today announced a limited time exclusive agreement* with EA Mobile™, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) the world’s leading mobile games publisher, to deliver the much anticipated EA SPORTS™ FIFA 12 on Android. Optimised for the world’s first PlayStation certified smartphone Xperia™ PLAY, the No. 1 sports franchise on the planet, will be available for the device worldwide in the holiday season.
With improved gameplay depth, authentic commentaries, updated teams from the world’s top leagues and all new replay systems, FIFA 12 on Xperia™ PLAY is the ultimate football experience for Android. The dedicated graphical processing unit, optimised memory bandwidth and 60fps rendering of Xperia™ PLAY enhance the football gameplay experience. Audio is also improved with enhanced commentary and crowd chants.
“FIFA 12 will undoubtedly be one of this year’s most popular games and Xperia™ PLAY consumers will be able to master it before any other Android users,” said, Dominic Neil-Dwyer, Head of Market Development for Sony Ericsson. “Adding to a portfolio of quality games for Xperia™ PLAY, FIFA 12 adapts perfectly to the device and delivers the best football experience on Android.”
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*Limited exclusivity expires February 21, 2012.
^ Based on units sold world-wide as of July 25, 2011 (via NPD, Chart-track, GFK & Famitsu Marketing Data Service)