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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 The fans are there to cheer on for their players.
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 PlayStation 2 It may be an odd angle but in the game this camera shot of a corner being taken works really well
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 Xbox 360 Klasnic scored a goal, and it's time to celebrate that shot.
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 PlayStation 2 Germany take a free kick. The positioning of the wall is automatic

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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

GameZone Xbox May 04, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamesmania.de Xbox May 07, 2006 83 out of 100 83
TeamXbox Xbox 360 Apr 24, 2006 8.3 out of 10 83
Cheat Code Central Xbox May 05, 2006 4.1 out of 5 82
PC Powerplay Windows May, 2006 80 out of 100 80
IGN GameCube Apr 18, 2006 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot PlayStation 2 May 04, 2006 7.7 out of 10 77
4Players.de Xbox May 05, 2006 71 out of 100 71
Jeuxpo.com GameCube 2006 7 out of 10 70
Cubed3 GameCube May 04, 2006 6 out of 10 60

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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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