FIFA 17 midnight launch: Crowds queue overnight in the UK to acquire their hands on the greatest footy game with the year

Soon after months of waiting, FIFA 17 has ultimately arrived.The hugely-anticipated game has been out there to download on each the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 1 for some time – but gamers had to wait until midnight on September 29 to be in a position to play it.All you need to do to download the game is head to the online retailer section on your console and search for Fifa 17 coins to purchase and play it.

British video game retailer GAME hosted many midnight openings for fans to get physical copies with the game.Retailers in Newcastle, Peterborough, Preston and Cambridge also hosted FIFA 17 tournaments and gave punters the possibility to win tickets to some Premier League clashes.

Exclusive to GAME, totally free FIFA 17 Ultimate Group posters have been provided to every consumer who attended a midnight launch event and FIFA Ultimate Team home kit t-shirts had been readily available to purchase.Stores nationwide hosted a lot of FIFA activity for the launch, with regional football teams receiving involved and instore tournaments, including a Quickest FIFA Objective competition, taking place about the country.”FIFA is among the most well-known franchises in the world and, with new attributes such as The Journey story mode, FIFA 17 looks set to continue the series’ achievement,” stated Guy Lister, GAME’s chief operating officer.

Abdul Razale from Bow was amongst the first to score a copy of your hotly anticipated game at GAME’s midnight launch at Westfield Stratford City.

“I began queuing from 7pm, really keen to have my hands around the new game,” stated Razale.”I’ve normally been a Fut 17 coins fan, and I’ve currently played FIFA 17 early access on Xbox Live. I’m specifically searching forward for the Journey mode, which is adding something fresh to the series.”

All that shiny new football gaming goodness takes its toll though. FIFA 17 takes up a whopping 40GB of space – so be sure you have got sufficient obtainable on your hard drive.