'Caps playing FIFA12 at EA

Gift Guide: EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer 12

The holiday season is one full of cheer and generosity, as we look to bring joy to friends and family alike. Trying to find that perfect gift can be a challenge – especially for the sports fans in your life – but not to worry, we’ve got you covered! Each day until December 23, whitecapsfc.com will present a Whitecaps FC gift idea. Make sure to also check the Whitecaps FC Facebook and Twitter pages for daily giveaways.

FIFA 12 is the latest and greatest instalment of the incredibly popular EA Sports FIFA Soccer videogame series.  It also happens to be one of the hottest gifts to give this holiday season!  This year’s edition of the world’s most popular sports game is especially sweet for Whitecaps FC fans, as the team is fully integrated for the first time. You can now play as the ‘Caps and find your favourite players in the game with realistic faces – scanned at the EA Sports motion capture studio in Burnaby, BC – as well as the team’s new home stadium, BC Place.

Revolutionary gameplay innovations inspired by the real-world of soccer make FIFA Soccer 12 deeper and more engaging. FIFA 12 brings to the pitch the game-changing new Player Impact Engine, a physics engine built to deliver real-world physicality in every interaction on the pitch. All-new Precision Dribbling delivers a higher fidelity of touch on the ball for attacking players, while Tactical Defending fundamentally changes the approach to defending by placing equal importance on positioning, intercepting passes and tackling. Plus, CPU players have been infused with Pro Player Intelligence, the next generation of player intelligence and performance.

Available in every platform, from Playstation 3 to Xbox 360 to Nintendo Wii, EA Sports’ FIFA 12 is a must-have for any gamer in your life!

Whitecaps FC 2012 MLS season tickets start at $329, plus applicable tax and a $10 processing fee per order. To secure a seat and for additional information about Whitecaps FC MLS season tickets, including loge seats and suites, call 604.669.9283 or visit whitecapsfc.com/protect.

About Vancouver Whitecaps FC
In 1974, Vancouver Whitecaps FC played their inaugural season in the North American Soccer League, and in 1979, the club won the NASL Soccer Bowl championship. From 1987 to 1992, as a member of the Canadian Soccer League, Vancouver won four straight CSL titles. In 2002, Whitecaps FC created a full club model that encompasses professional teams for men and women, extensive youth development and grassroots participation programs, facility development, and the Whitecaps Foundation to support specific initiatives related to health and wellness through soccer. Since 2004, Whitecaps FC have won two United Soccer Leagues First Division championships and two USL W-League championships. In 2012, Whitecaps FC will begin their second season in Major League Soccer on Bell Pitch at BC Place Stadium in downtown Vancouver.