Most years there are two annual game releases that can be guaranteed to bring people queuing at the doors upon release day.
Call of Duty is one and the other it the yearly release of FIFA – the console version of which is scheduled for release on Friday.
The console release of FIFA however has been superseded by the announcement of FIFA 14 on iOS and Android, not only that but it is free to play.
The game, published by EA Sports is over a 1GB download and features in app purchases such as Ultimate team and the unlocking of other game modes.
The play store description is as follows:
REAL PLAYERS. REAL TEAMS. REAL LEAGUES. Welcome to the most authentic football game for Android smartphones and tablets. Feel the excitement of every pass, shot, and tackle with new touch controls. Plus, live every moment of real-world football with EA SPORTS™ Football Club Match Day. Get in there with FIFA 14!
** This game has superior graphics and is packed with tons of real football leagues, teams, and players. Please make sure you have at least 1.35GB of free space on your device. **
FEEL THE PASSION
Featuring 33 leagues, over 600 licensed teams, and more than 16,000 players. From the English Premier League and La Liga to the German Bundesliga and beyond. March toward glory in 34 authentic stadiums. Plus, for the first time on mobile, listen to commentaries in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish!
MATCH DAY MADNESS
EA SPORTS™ Football Club Match Day lets you follow the heartbeat of your favorite club. Play along with real-world fixtures from top leagues. Every injury, suspension, and change in team form is reflected in-game – keeping you connected wherever you are!
BUILD YOUR ULTIMATE TEAM
Earn and trade, or buy and sell FIFA players to create your own fantasy team. Choose your play style, formation, kits, and more. Compete in tournaments to earn coins, then spend them on new players and items to improve your team. Play for free or purchase packs. The choices are endless!
INUITIVE NEW TOUCH CONTROLS
Hold and drag players to move them around the field, tap to pass, swipe to shoot – and more! FIFA 14’s new Touch Flow Controls put the excitement of playing the world’s most popular sport at your fingertips – literally.
ROCK OUT – FIFA STYLE
Featuring a killer soundtrack with the hottest artists, from Empire of the Sun to Vampire Weekend. It’s an epic playlist only FIFA can bring you!
Upgrade your game to unlock three extra modes: Manager, Tournament, and Kick Off!
The game you love. The game you live for. WE ARE FIFA 14!
FIFA 14 is playable in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Dutch, Russian, and Brazilian Portuguese. Hit the pitch around the world!
FFIA 14 can be downloaded for free from the Appstore, or from Google Play