When was the first FIFA video game?

1993
EA Sports began the FIFA series in 1993, hoping to develop a hold on football in the same way that they dominated the market for American gridiron football gaming with Madden NFL. Starting with FIFA International Soccer, EA Sports created a handful of additions for 16-bit electronic game systems and the Sega CD.

What is the oldest FIFA?

FIFA International Soccer
When the series began with FIFA International Soccer on the Sega Mega Drive in late 1993, it was notable for being the first to have an official license from FIFA, the world governing body of football….FIFA (video game series)

FIFA
First release FIFA International Soccer 15 December 1993
Latest release FIFA 22 1 October 2021

What kind of game is FIFA World Cup 98?

World Cup 98 is the first official FIFA World Cup game developed by EA Sports after obtaining the rights from FIFA in 1997. Unlike the previous World Cup games, which were in 2D and showed a bird’s-eye view, World Cup 98 used a 3D engine, utilising DirectX for the PC version.

Who won the 1998 World Cup host country?

Host selection. France was awarded the 1998 World Cup on 2 July 1992 by the executive committee of FIFA during a general meeting in Z├╝rich, Switzerland. They defeated Morocco by 12 votes to 7. Switzerland withdrew, due to being unable to meet FIFA’s requirements.

What’s wrong with World Cup 98?

World Cup 98 does have some small faults: red cards aren’t shown for tackles from behind, for example; there are no old rules for the Classic Cup mode (golden goal in 1966, anyone?!); the climactic effects are poor; and there’s still no facility for setting up mini-tournaments between friends.

Which is the first FIFA World Cup game?

World Cup 98 (known in Europe as FIFA World Cup 98) was the first official FIFA World Cup game developed by EA Sports after obtaining the rights from FIFA in 1997. Unlike the previous World Cup games, which were in 2D and showed a bird’s-eye view, World Cup 98 was the first in the franchise to use a 3D engine, utilising DirectX for the PC version.