EA has just confirmed the constellation of football stars who are set to grace the international covers of FIFA 12 when it arrives in September.
Headlining the group is Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney and Real Madrid’s Kaká, who will be joined by stars Philippe Mexès in France, Gerard Piqué in Spain, Giampaolo Pazzini in Italy, Mats Hummels in Germany, Jack Wilshere in the UK and Ireland and many others all over the world to. The stars will grace the cover of FIFA 12 packaging, be integrated into marketing and advertising campaigns, and utilized in social media activities around the world.
“This is an iconic group of footballers who all passionately play our game, and we are excited to have them speak to fans around the world about their own personal experiences playing the best sports game on the planet,” said Matt Bilbey, Vice President and GM of Football, EA SPORTS. “With all the accolades FIFA 12 has received so far we are confident we have the most authentic and highest quality game we have ever created, and these superstars will play an integral role in sharing their excitement for its highly anticipated launch.”
This is the first of a series of announcements as the complete FIFA 12 player lineup is unveiled leading to the game’s launch. Rooney will be joined on the cover of FIFA 12 in Ireland by Jack Wilshere, with other football stars to be revealed in other countries around the world.
FIFA 12 is arriving on every console you can imagine on the 30th of September 2011.