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FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
77
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GameCube
74
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Xbox 360
73
3.0
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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 Oh, that was a foul for sure.
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 Xbox 360 This ball was no trouble for Edwin van der Sar.
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 Xbox 360 Germany, opening the FIFA World Cup
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 Xbox 360 Title screen

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
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Jul, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Fragland.net PlayStation 2 Jun 21, 2006 81.5 out of 100 82
GameStar (Germany) Windows May, 2006 81 out of 100 81
PC Gamer UK Windows Dec 13, 2006 7.9 out of 10 79
DarkZero PlayStation 2 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Video Game Talk Xbox 360 Jun 13, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
videogamer.com Xbox 360 May 08, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Apr 27, 2006 13 out of 20 65
Lawrence PlayStation 2 Apr 28, 2006 C+ 58

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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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