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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.

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FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 PlayStation 2 In this Global Challenge match Germany defeated England<br>It starts with England one goal down<br>For maximum points the player must win and score three goals in normal time
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 Xbox 360 German coach displayed during quick-substitution mode.
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 Xbox 360 In quick play mode, each country you select will be displayed on the globe.
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 Xbox 360 Loading screens display trivias about selected country.

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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

Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jun, 2006 83 out of 100 83
Cheat Code Central Xbox May 05, 2006 4.1 out of 5 82
TTGamer Xbox 360 May 15, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Deaf Gamers Windows 2006 8 out of 10 80
NintendoWorldReport GameCube Jun 04, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Club Skill GameCube May 21, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Apr 27, 2006 13 out of 20 65
Cubed3 GameCube May 04, 2006 6 out of 10 60
1UP PSP Jul 01, 2006 C 50
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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