J1 League Coming To FIFA 17

By Ben Terrett, 1 year ago
Electronic Arts have announced that for the first time, the Meiji Yasuda J1 League and J.League Cup tournament will feature in FIFA 17.

J1 league

The J1 League is one of the most popular in Asia, and has been frequently requested for inclusion by FIFA gamers. All 18 J1 teams will feature authentic logos, kits, and player rosters, and they will also appear in FIFA Ultimate Team. In addition, the brand new Suita City Football Stadium, home of Gamba Osaka, will be available in the game.

j1 stadium

Nick Channon, Senior Producer of EA SPORTS FIFA, said:

The partnership with the J1 League is great news for our global fan base. It adds authenticity to the game, depth and new content to game modes, and most importantly, it answers a big request from football fans around the world.
J.League chairman, Mr. Murai, released the following statement:

I am very pleased today to announce the integration of Meiji Yasuda J1 League into the EA SPORTS FIFA franchise, which is enjoyed by fans worldwide. I expect that J1 League fans and supporters in Japan and football fans across the world will enjoy playing with the J1 League in FIFA 17.
FIFA 17 is coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 on September 27th in North America. A worldwide release will follow on September 29th.
Ben Terrett
Written by Ben Terrett
Ben has been a Newshound with TrueGaming Network since March 2015. A British expat living in the US, he can now be found in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Between 2011 and 2012, Ben worked for Rockstar North as a QA Tester on GTA V, but is still bitter that his name was left out of the credits.