EA has officially announced that its popular simulation football video game "FIFA 17" would be having a new major change in its engine. It revealed that the game would have a Frostbite engine.
The Frostbite engine has been used in other EA games like "Battlefield," "Mirror's Edge," "Need for Speed," "Dragon Age" and "Star Wars Battlefront." Previously, "FIFA" franchise used Ignite engine.
Though EA has not detailed the changes that the game would see with Frostbite engine, it noted that the engine would bring "authentic, true-to-life action, takes players to new football worlds, and introduces fans to characters full of depth and emotion," GameSpot reported.
"Frostbite unlocks a whole new world of possibilities for the FIFA franchise and its fans," said David Rutter, executive producer, EA.
EA released a teaser trailer on June 6 that included voiceover from new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, and features Real Madrid's James Rodriguez, Manchester United's Anthony Martial, Chelsea's Eden Hazard, and Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus.
EA is expected to have a full reveal of "FIFA 17" at EA's pre-E3 event, EA Play, on June 12 at 1 p.m. PT.
"FIFA 17" is expected to be released on Sept. 29, 2016 for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.