FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006

Critic Score User Score
PSP
72
4.1
PlayStation 2
77
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Xbox
77
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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 PlayStation 2 The Global Challenge option has the player attempting to change the outcome of historic matches to earn points and medals
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 PlayStation 2 The main management screen of the World Cup game
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 PlayStation 2 After a display of logos and licences the game goes into an animated sequence of in-game footage
FIFA World Cup: Germany 2006 Xbox 360 Germany, opening the FIFA World Cup

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

FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Xbox 360 May 09, 2006 80 out of 100 80
X-Power Xbox Apr 19, 2009 8 out of 10 80
IGN GameCube Apr 18, 2006 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy GameCube May 04, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Deaf Gamers PlayStation 2 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
Club Skill Xbox 360 May 02, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox 360 Apr 28, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxpo.com GameCube 2006 7 out of 10 70

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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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