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FIFA Soccer 08 is another yearly update in the soccer franchise. The version for PS2 and PC uses the same graphics technology as in the years before while updating rosters and stats, adding new teams, new control options and new game modes.

As in other versions, there are 620 teams, from 30 national leagues, adding the Australian, Czech and Irish leagues. Returning game modes include single matches, tournaments, challenges, manager mode (with optional PS2-PSP connectivity) and online interactive leagues. The major new game mode is called Be A Pro - Co-op Season. Unlike the Be A Pro mode from the next-generation version where a single player is controlled via shoulder cam in one match only, the mode on PS2/PC lasts an entire season and features local co-op for up to four players with regular camera perspectives. Players can gain experience points for completing pre-set goals or being man of the match, which can be used to boost attributes.

Among the new control options are manual passes and crosses, with direction and strength determined by analog stick direction and length of the button press, respectively. On defense, the best defender for the current situation can be selected via the right analog stick. In one-on-one situations, it is now possible to switch control to the keeper directly, with manual saves and slide tackles possible.


FIFA Soccer 08 Windows Home team preparing for game
FIFA Soccer 08 Windows Stadium overview
FIFA Soccer 08 Windows Scored!
FIFA Soccer 08 Windows Main Menu

Promo Images

FIFA Soccer 08 Screenshot
FIFA Soccer 08 Screenshot
FIFA Soccer 08 Screenshot
FIFA Soccer 08 Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "FIFA 08" -- European / Australian title

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User Reviews

More of the same? Windows Joakim Kihlman (275)

Critic Reviews

IGN UK PlayStation 2 Sep 25, 2007 8.6 out of 10 86 Windows Dec 07, 2007 8.3 out of 10 83
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Oct 26, 2007 8 out of 10 80
GameZone PlayStation 2 Oct 24, 2007 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Oct 16, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Oct 25, 2007 78 out of 100 78 PlayStation 2 Sep 24, 2007 75 out of 100 75
UOL Jogos Windows Oct 12, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gamestyle PlayStation 2 Nov 04, 2007 6 out of 10 60 PlayStation 2 Oct 01, 2007 12 out of 20 60


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