|Release dates:||EU 3rd October 2008
NA 14th October 2008
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FIFA 09 is the latest installment in the FIFA series. The release date for the demo game is scheduled for September the 11th for the Xbox 360 and the Playstation 3. It will also be released for all other major formats, including PC, PS2, PSP, Nintendo DS, and will even be available as a game on mobile phones.
 Leagues, Teams and Stadiums
EA Sports have announced that there will be over 500 licensed teams in the game and about 30 leagues. There are also going to be 40 national teams, the same as in the predecessor FIFA 08. There are speculated to be 15 new stadiums unseen in FIFA 08. A complete list of all teams and their in-game strength and ratings can be found here: FIFA 09 Teams List.
 New Features
The Playstation 3 version of the game is set to have an unnamed new game mode. In the Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows versions, Adidas Live Season will be introduced. Real life form and injuries will affect there abilities. But you have to pay extra. However each purchase entitles a 'trial', where the customer can select one league they wish select for the Adidas Live Season. This will be updated free of charge.
Be a Pro will now also take a new feature called Be a Pro season which lasts for four seasons. You play for a club in the bid to make it to the top, acting out a career like a proper player.
User controlled celebrations have been added allowing users to do their own celebration after scoring a goal. This feature was first introduced in EA's official Euro 2008 game. There is a vast array of celebrations to choose from.
Another new feature is the Arena. When matches are loading or before going to the main menu you take control of a certain player and can shoot against a goalkeeper.
Caesar Palace - 1ne Chromeo - Bonafied Lovin' (Yuksek Remix} Cansei de Ser Sexy - Jager Yoga Curumin - Margrela Cut Copy - Lights and Music Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley - Something for you (Loaf of bread) Datarock - True Stories DJ Bitman - Me Gustan Duffy - Mercy Foals - Olympic Airways Gonzales - Working Together (Boys Noize remix) Hot Chip - Ready For The Floor (Soulwax remix) Jakobinarina - I'm a Villain Junkie XL - Mad Pursuit Jupiter One - Platform Moon Kasabian - Fast fuse Ladytron - Runaway Lykke Li - I'm Good I'm Gone Macaco - Movin' MGMT - Kids My Federation - What Gods are these Najwajean - Drive Me Plastilina Mosh - Let U Know Radiopilot - Fahrrad Reverend and the Makers - Open Your Window Sam Sparro - Black and Gold Señor Flavio - Lo Mejor Del Mundo Soprano - Victory The Airborne Toxic Event - Gasoline The Black Kids - I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance With You (The Twelves Remix) The Bloody Beetroots - Butter The Fratellis - Tell Me A Lie The Heavy - That Kind Of Man The Kissaway Trail - 61 The Kooks - Always Where I Need To Be The Pinker Tones - The Whistling Song The Script - The End Where I Begin The Ting Tings - Keep Your Head The Veronicas - Untouched The Whip - Muzzle #1 Tom Jones - Feels Like Music (Junkie XL Remix) Ungdomskulen - Modern Drummer
Real stadiums that are set to feature on Fifa 09 are:
1. Allianz Arena (Bayern Munich) 2. Bay Arena (Leverkusen) 3. Deutsch Stadion (Generic Germany) 4. Nordbank (Hamburger SV) 5. Olympiastadion (Hertha BSC) 6. Signal Iduna (Borussia Dortmund) 7. Veltins Arena(Schalke 04)
1. Anfield (Liverpool) 2. White Hart Lane (Tottenham) 3. Emirates Stadium (Arsenal) 4. Old Trafford (Manchester United) 5. St. James' Park (Newcastle) 6. Stamford Bridge (Chelsea) 7. Wembley (FA/National)
1. Camp Nou (Barcelona) 2. Mestalla (Valencia) 3. Vicente Calderon (Atletico)
1. Stadio Delle Alpi (Juventus) 2. Stadio Olimpico (Roma, Lazio) 3. San Siro (AC, Inter)
1. Parc De Princes (PSG) 2. Stade de Gerland (Lyon) 3. Stade Velodrome (Marseille)
1. Azteca (Mexico)
1. Millennium Stadium (Wales)