About the game
FIFA is EA Sports' long-running football simulation game that launches new instalments annually.
Switch's Mario Tennis Aces debuts in first place on UK charts
Nintendo Switch has seen two games debut in UK all formats chart's top 40, although only Mario Tennis Aces has managed to break into top 10. As it stands now, it's sitting in first place, replacing Barlog and Co's dad simulator God of War.
Valve shut down CS:GO and Dota 2 item trading in Netherlands
The Dutch weren't kidding when they said they'll prosecute makers of games that contain loot boxes and Valve seems to be the first in line, resulting in the developer suspending CS:GO and Dota 2 marketplace trading until further notice.
Detroit: Become Human drops to second place on UK charts
Unfortunately for David Cage and Quantic Dream's Detroit: Become Human, the game has failed to hold the first berth on UK's physical sales chart, unsurprisingly losing ground to the World Cup craze-induced sales of EA Sports' FIFA 18.
God of War one week away from breaking PlayStation record
Cory Barlog and Co's new Kratos makeover isn't showing signs of stopping, both when it comes to sales and streams of community made memes. This new achievement however, means that God of War only needs one more week to beat The Last of Us.
God of War tops UK boxed charts for fourth week running
God of War has managed to retain the first spot in UK's boxed sales chart for the fourth week in a row, which means that Kratos' new gig has overtaken The Last of Us: Remastered in consecutive chart positions for a Sony's published title.
Belgian Gaming Commission wants to prosecute loot box peddlers
Belgian Gaming Commission has suggested that criminal prosecution should be enforced against Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard and Valve due to loot boxes in FIFA, Overwatch and Counter Strike: Global Offensive and their gambling nature.
EA defends loot boxes, claims they're not gambling
Despite the Dutch and Belgians cracking down on loot boxes in their recent legislative escapades, EA seems to be standing firm and speaking in a recent investor call, its CEO Andrew Wilson said he doesn't see their loot boxes as gambling.
God of War still rules UK boxed sales, Donkey Kong Country second
This week's UK boxed sales chart has been slightly reshuffled compared to the last week, albeit God of War has no intention of vacating that pole position. Interestingly enough, Donkey Kong came in second, despite being a Wii U port.
EA announce World Cup update for FIFA 18 and it's free
We've got to admit that seeing EA and free in a single sentence isn't something you see everyday, which is just one more reason why FIFA 18's free World Cup update is so special. Nobody will believe you in a few years anyway, right?
God of War retains pole position in UK boxed sales chart
Naturally, nobody expected radical changes on the UK boxed sales chart, what with this time of the year being particularly quiet when it comes to new releases. God of War and Far Cry 5 remain firmly in front but we did see a few upsets.