FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006

Critic Score User Score
GameCube
74
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Xbox 360
73
3.0
Windows
78
3.7
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Description

Released one month before the actual World Cup 2006, this game lets players play all the matches before they even started. Featuring 12 official German stadiums and all the teams that qualified for the World Cup 2006 in Germany, plus additional teams and unlockable classic players. The playable modes let you try any of the qualifying stages or skip right to the world cup mode assuming as one of the qualified teams. Additional modes include Global Challenge where you can replay 40 historical moments in football history to change the outcome, and various multiplayer matches.

Screenshots

FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 Xbox 360 Selecting a team to control.
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 PlayStation 2 One of the three post match statistics screens
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 Xbox 360 The ball crossed the outer line.
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 Xbox 360 This could be a straight shot for a goal.

Alternate Titles

  • "Mistrzostwa Świata FIFA 2006" -- Polish title
  • "FIFA WM 2006" -- Common German abbreviation
  • "FIFA Fussball-Weltmeisterschaft Deutschland 2006" -- German title
  • "Coupe Du Monde De La FIFA 2006" -- French title
  • "Copa do Mundo FIFA 2006" -- Brazilian title
  • "2006 FIFA 世界杯" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "2006 FIFA World Cup Germany" -- Alt title

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Critic Reviews

Gamesmania.de PlayStation 2 May 07, 2006 83 out of 100 83
GameZone Xbox 360 May 03, 2006 8.3 out of 10 83
Cheat Code Central Xbox May 05, 2006 4.1 out of 5 82
Cheat Code Central PlayStation 2 May 05, 2006 4.1 out of 5 82
FOK!games PlayStation 2 May 08, 2006 74 out of 100 74
4Players.de PlayStation 2 May 05, 2006 71 out of 100 71
Video Game Talk Xbox 360 Jun 13, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Apr 27, 2006 13 out of 20 65
Factornews Xbox 360 May 31, 2006 6 out of 10 60
RewiredMind Xbox 360 May 06, 2006 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

Cover

The cover design has been localized with different athletes portrayed for specific release countries:
  • England: Frank Lampard (England)
  • China: Zhi Zhen (China)
  • Germany: Lukas Podolski (Germany)
  • Italy: Alessandro Del Piero (Italy)
  • USA, Canada and Mexico: Jamie Lozano (Mexico) and Claudio Reyna (USA)
  • Portugal: Simao (Portugal)
  • The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg: Arjen Robben (The Netherlands)
  • Switzerland: Ricardo Cabanas (Switzerland)
  • Spain: Xavi (Spain)
  • All other countries: the FIFA World Cup trophy and the official emblem

Online servers

On 1st September 2007, EA closed their servers for multiplayer games, for the Xbox, Windows, PS2 and PSP versions.

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