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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 This could be a straight shot for a goal.
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 PlayStation 2 At the end of a match the game shows a selection of highlights<br>Unfortunately in this case that means seeing Germany score the same goals against England over and over again
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 Xbox 360 Zooming in on the stadium from outer space perspective prior to every World Cup match.
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 Xbox 360 Bring in the pause menu to change various options or to make a substitution.

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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

Game Vortex Xbox 360 2006 86 out of 100 86
GameZone Xbox May 04, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
XBox Solution (XBS) Xbox 360 Jul 11, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jun, 2006 83 out of 100 83
TeamXbox Xbox 360 Apr 24, 2006 8.3 out of 10 83
Gamesmania.de Xbox 360 May 07, 2006 83 out of 100 83
Cheat Code Central Xbox 360 May 05, 2006 4.1 out of 5 82
UOL Jogos Windows Apr 25, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Deaf Gamers Xbox 360 2006 8 out of 10 80
4Players.de GameCube May 05, 2006 71 out of 100 71

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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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