About the game
FIFA is EA Sports' long-running football simulation game that launches new instalments annually.
New FIFA 19 patch nerfs timed and powered finesse shots
EA Sports have addressed the issue where timed finesse shots would too often result in goals whether players nail the timing or not. The patch also reduces the maximum size of timed finishing window and nerfs yellow timing effectiveness.
New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe is number one on the UK sales chart
FIFA 19 and Red Dead Redemption 2 have been overthrown from the top spots as New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe physical sales start strong. Nintendo's new release also sold 56 per cent more copies than the original Wii U version at launch.
Sony share ranking of most downloaded PS4 games in 2018
Sony have shared the list of most downloaded PlayStation 4 games in 2018. EA's FIFA 19 took the first spot in front of Treyarch's Call of Duty Black Ops 4 while Beat Saber was the best selling VR game beating Job Simulator to first place.
FIFA dethrones Red Dead Redemption 2 in UK physical sales chart
It's been a few weeks since FIFA 19 started its hunt for the first spot in UK's physical sales chart, picking up speed a bit faster than Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2, whose second stint in the first place has now come to an end.
UK games market is bigger than music and video sector combined
The latest report from Entertainment Retailers Association shows that in 2018, games accounted for more than half of the entire UK entertainment market. This also means that the games market is bigger from video and music sector combined.
Red Dead Redemption 2 strolls into 2019 as first placed in UK
We've already said that it would be quite symbolic if Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2 won the last remaining week in the UK physical sales chart and that's exactly how it went down, with FIFA 19 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 following.
Red Dead Redemption 2 sales top UK's physical sales chart
By now, there's little doubt that Rockstar's Western Red Dead Redemption 2 has etched its name on the year 2018, despite launching relatively late in the year, so it's perhaps only fitting to see it keep up the heat in the last few weeks.
PS4 player numbers all but prove FIFA's domination over PES
After the introduction of My PS4 Life users have come up with a methodology for revealing player numbers for every game on the platform. The numbers show that EA's FIFA series is dominating while PES is almost nowhere to be found.
FIFA 19 reigns supreme in UK chart ahead of RDR2 and CoD
Although sales of boxed copies traditionally take a hit after Black Friday, FIFA 19, Red Dead Redemption 2 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 don't seem to care much as they got to keep their stranglehold on the UK physical sales chart.
US Army starting its own esports team to attract more soldiers
The US Army has announced plans to field their own esports team in an attempt to bolster their ranks, further the Army's brand and address the growing disconnect with the society, as staff sergeant Ryan Meaux revealed in a Reddit AMA.