Reactions to FIFA 12 demo, teams and expected release time

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The day has come to get your hands on the FIFA 12 demo, although the release time has not been confirmed by EA. The game demo will give fans a taste of what’s to come and is expected to go live on both the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live today.

Yesterday we heard about an early FIFA 12 review that was full of praise, we also posted our hopes for the commentators following the repetitiveness of the last game, and the new trailer showed some pretty cool skill moves.

With each bit of news that has trickled through over the last few days and weeks, we have got more excited about FIFA 12 and our expectations have raised higher, which could be a bad thing. Today we as well as our readers will find out if those expectations have been met. We want to hear your reactions to the FIFA 12 demo, any problems you may find (let us know the system you’re using), and what you think of the teams that are playable in the trial version. These are reported to be AC Milan, Dortmund, Marseille, Man City, Arsenal, and Barcelona.

We look forward to trying out the new features of FIFA 12 including a new collision impact engine, which we hope gives us more realistic tackles. At the time of writing we can confirm the PS3 version is not live on the PS Store yet, although we’ll keep you updated throughout the day. If you see the download go live, please share a comment. You can expect the full game to launch later this month, September 29-30.

Update: It’s expected that the FIFA 12 demo release time will be when the DLC’s are pushed to Xbox Live. We’re checking the PlayStation Store, expected UK time 5pm, and will update you when it goes live, also check out this page on Twitter for quicker updates.

Update 2: We’re hearing that the download has gone live on Xbox Live, and that PS3 owners in Europe will have to wait until tomorrow.

Also See: FIFA SIM predicts 2-0 win to Switzerland against England

  • Boobear24

    wen is fifa 12 out 29th of sept at midnight or  the 30th of sept at midnight

  • Gav135

    once you have done that go on the usa ps store and go to demos d-f and find fifa 12 pfffffffffffffffffffffffffffff WHAT A BALL ACHE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

  • Gav135

    listen up fools u need a USA account so create one its very easy or else you will have to wait till 5pm uk time ok p.s THE GAME IS VERY GOOD THE DEFENDING IS A BIG LEARNING CURVE BUT DONT LET IT PUT YOU OFF SHOOTING IS 10 OUT OF 10

  • OverRated Barcelona

    Barcelona is Over Rated… they are the best team in the world but come on..
    David Villa 91…..WTF !!
    Messi 95…hmm al right then
    Xavi and Iniesta both 92 ….WTF  !!

    Cristiano Ronaldo also 92…. WTF !!

    Dont tell me that Cristiano Ronaldo has the same overall score as xavi and iniesta…

    Cristiano Ronaldo should also be around 95….

  • Alistairiswicked

    Okay, I’ve waited long enough… Where on earth is it?!?!?

  • rarr

    sony are trying to get back on ps3 users as the assassins creed revelations beta came a little earlier than xbox users so they use the fifa 12 demo to get there own back

  • Kdsd

    i have waited all day

  • Deco

    Downloaded the demo yesterday on xbox live. Extremely disappointed . Didn’t feel like I was playing FIFA , felt more like last years version of Pro. Defending is terrible.

    • Mata

      change ur defending to legacy trust me it will work

  • Mark

    Creating an “American” account works.

  • Gamepainter

    Just create a new user on your ps3 sign him up fir psn and place yourself in unitdd states google a postal code for the state you choose anf bam you can download the demo

  • Gamepainter

    Just create a new user on your ps3 sign him up fir psn and place yourself in unitdd states google a postal code for the state you choose anf bam you can download the demo

    • Dabbevdbrand

      Doesnt work, we have different codes in europe/ for example we
      Cant play a game
      Bought in us

      • Gamepainter

        Youre wrong about the demo been playing it since last night and im in denmark..

  • Kdsd

    come on man when is it out on the uk

  • Kdsd

    come on man when is it out on the uk

  • Gav135

    just to clarify its on us psn now unde demos d-f at the bottom game on

    • Danwhite99

      Are you sure I’m in Scotland and it’s not on there yet?

      • Chees3

        Not here either

  • Lalalala

    Sure is

  • Elkinlaw26

    FIFA 12 is available in the US

    • Dabbevdbrand

      I need
      It in holland

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Johannes-Brandt-González/766727906 Johannes Brandt González

    just read on twitter it will be live between 2 and 6 pst..

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Johannes-Brandt-González/766727906 Johannes Brandt González

    just read on twitter it will be live between 2 and 6 pst..

    • Elkinlaw26

      Crap…. Been waiting all day !!!

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Johannes-Brandt-González/766727906 Johannes Brandt González

        i just got ylod on my ps3 – so ive been waiting without a reason..

    • Elkinlaw26

      Crap…. Been waiting all day !!!

  • C Grennan97

    im con fuesed why is the demo not on ps3 store yet

  • C Grennan97

    im con fuesed why is the demo not on ps3 store yet

    • C Grennan97

      oops i mean confuesed

    • C Grennan97

      oops i mean confuesed

  • Elkinlaw26

    They are probably going to wait till midnight London time to release it… Tired of sitting looking at my TV

    • Dabbevdbrand

      Feel like an easport fifa slave checking every 30 minuts

    • Dabbevdbrand

      Feel like an easport fifa slave checking every 30 minuts

  • Gav135

    waited all day for this and no doubt have to wait all day tomorrow rest assured psn i will be getting rid of you after this BS

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Johannes-Brandt-González/766727906 Johannes Brandt González

    this is stupid.. how come this bad treatment of ps3 users..

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Johannes-Brandt-González/766727906 Johannes Brandt González

    this is stupid.. how come this bad treatment of ps3 users..

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Johannes-Brandt-González/766727906 Johannes Brandt González

    this is stupid.. how come this bad treatment of ps3 users..

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Johannes-Brandt-González/766727906 Johannes Brandt González

    this is stupid.. how come this bad treatment of ps3 users..

  • Elkinlaw26

    4:30 eastern time US and no FIFA

  • Wasspsonnnnn?

    They know where your ps3 is logged from by your IP lol. Why are people bothering from the UK to make a PSN account with a US address.

  • Wasspsonnnnn?

    They know where your ps3 is logged from by your IP lol. Why are people bothering from the UK to make a PSN account with a US address.

    • Marko1

      because it doesn’t matter about the IP, making a US account gives UK users access to the US store meaning they can download it at the US release time. Do you really think nobody would have figured it out if the IP adress mattered?

      • Wasspsonnnnn?

        CSB. That’s actually completely false. The content displayed for a UK user is still different. I interned with Sony, GOMD.

        • Marko1

          You interned with Sony and they explained to you the differences between playstation store content shown in the UK and Us, explaining specificaly that it is affected by IP? How convenient. Strangely enough I created a US account today and the content was different from the UK store.

    • Marko1

      because it doesn’t matter about the IP, making a US account gives UK users access to the US store meaning they can download it at the US release time. Do you really think nobody would have figured it out if the IP adress mattered?

  • Bluviper

    2pm PST = 10pm GMT not 7pm

  • Karlbrown26

    sick of waiting ive got us account no sign at all doesnt look good for us ps3 users

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Daniel-Work-Hougaard/686046896 Daniel Work Hougaard

    Please post here if you see it on the US psn. Tired of constantly logging onto my US acc :)

  • Dredgey

    when does it comeout on ps3 in the u.s?

    • Anonymous

      I heard rumour that it would be 2 in the US so that would be 7 in the UK

      • Dredgey

        thankyou :)

  • Seanster

    It’ll be worth the wait, just played a couple of games on the xbox and its a very big improvement, graphics, passing and solidity of the players are also improved along with the player impact engine. Wasn’t expecting such a marked difference.

  • Seanster

    It’ll be worth the wait, just played a couple of games on the xbox and its a very big improvement, graphics, passing and solidity of the players are also improved along with the player impact engine. Wasn’t expecting such a marked difference.

    • leeds united 198

      i agree! total revamp and it looks alot better

    • leeds united 198

      i agree! total revamp and it looks alot better

  • LordFifagamer

    looks like the ps3 users gonna have too wait until tomorrow.. sad.. 

  • Callum Nefc

    Anyone know any valad new york street names making a us account

    • Themartiner

      if u type it in on youtube there are loads just copy sum1 else address….but i just made one there and  it still ant available

  • BARRY

    If you want it on PS3 today it is being released in North America at 10am, so it will be around 16.00/17.00 UK time which means that you will have to have an American online account. It officially comes out in Europe tomorrow at around 16.00/17.00 as well. This is nothing to do with EA, this is when the Playstation Store gets updated for certain regions.

  • waiting for fifa 12

    its gonna be 14th Sep in europe atleast for ps3 user.. atleast that’s what ive read. correct me if im wrong

  • Bobzigot

    can anybody sign in to xbox live?

  • Nick Jonaldo

    anyone got it on ps3 yet?

    • Tan

      For ps3 it will be out at about 4 to 5 o’clock only if you got us account otherwise wait till tomorrow in Europe

  • Nick Jonaldo

    anyone got it on ps3 yet?

  • Gav135

    I have read that i its out in north america at 10am there time so it will be 16.00/17.00 uk time on the US account you created that my friend is the ps3 only hope oherwise it will be tomorrow :(

  • Darraghcunningham

    fifa 12 demo isnt available on psn if you create a us account i just did and its not there

  • Darraghcunningham

    fifa 12 demo isnt available on psn if you create a us account i just did and its not there

  • Darraghcunnigham

    has any us ps3 user got fifa 12 demo

  • Darraghcunnigham

    has any us ps3 user got fifa 12 demo

  • Darraghcunnigham

    has any us ps3 user got fifa 12 demo

  • Darraghcunnigham

    has any us ps3 user got fifa 12 demo

    • Msjsjd

      Not on psn yet

  • Nick074eva19

    Can u all sign in xbox i cant get.on at all are servers down oe sumat

    • leeds united 198

      im on xbox live mate, got no problems and downloaded fifa fine, heard on twitter if too many are downloading it then they will put it back too 5pm tonight

      • Nick074eva19

        I got a 3074 error or sumat i dunno wat to do

      • Barnes97

        i am a xbox user, and i cant find the demo anywere help!!!

  • leeds united 198

    great passing, shooting, movement, tackling is so much improved too. cant wait too play this on the 27th with my season ticket

  • Darraghcunningham

    prick

  • leeds united 198

    think its the best football game ive played so far

  • Darraghcunningham

    are you sure and what time today

  • Dazz Quested

    Europe are getting it tomorrow! But if you make yourself a us psn account you can get it today

    • http://www.facebook.com/n00b5l4y3r Mark David Wigh

      How do i do that!?!

    • sas1520

      This guy is talking out of his backside.  I tried what he said to do and it is not even on the American PSN yet. 

  • Gav135

    everytime if you live in europe and have a ps3 you get your bottom reemed fact

  • Emad_daniel

    Ya, what are the ps3 release time details? I heard 10am EST, for North American release.

  • Cdmazz

    Why are we always last?????

  • Gav135

    major let down ps3 again im getting rid of this japenese piece of crap

  • Darraghcunnigham

    fk xbox wat about ps3

  • Cdmazz

    Just bend on easports website it says it goes live there on pc and xbox on 13th and ps3 14th!!!! Gutted

  • Daniel Moss

    Struggling to find fifa 12 demo on xbox 360 how do i find it under the ea sports fifa 12

  • Darraghcunningham

    are you sure i heard it hits uk today

  • Cdmazz

    Just read that FIFA 12 for the ps3 isn’t out untill 2morr (demo)

    • Gav135

      in europe its out tomorrow but if you have a us account i think you can get it today but its not on either yet ffs ps3

      • Aasasa

        No you cannot….I tried!!

  • Darraghcunnigham

    wat time is ps3 released

  • Bakes_sekaB

    Download has begun.

  • Bakes_sekaB

    Download has begun.

  • Nick074eva19

    Cheers mate

  • vaney69

    wikid mate found it on 360 under ea sports fifa 12, cheers bro!!

  • Nick074eva19

    Im looking for it cant see it on 360 sneekytoasr6 mate i thought it was ment be 10

  • Nick074eva19

    Im looking for it cant see it on 360 sneekytoasr6 mate i thought it was ment be 10

    • Arian No

      its under EA Sports Fifa 12 so search E under Games a-z not demos

    • Arian No

      its under EA Sports Fifa 12 so search E under Games a-z not demos

  • Cleveleym

    what time is it released on xbox 360??

  • Cleveleym

    what time is it released on xbox 360??

    • Nick074eva19

      Ment be 10 mate i cant see it can u i keep signing out nd in but nothing mate

      • Cleveleym

        il try now mate il log out and in.

  • Hayezy01

    what time is it coming on PS3?

  • Sneekytoasr6

    Wow… Ive been up all night/ morning and its not on xboxlivee yet…. My got

    • Nick074eva19

      I hate it ment b 10am now on 27 mins past nothing..

  • Hayezy01

    Cant wait…

  • Yhuben

    i read somewhere that it will be released at 10:00am BST

  • stillrandomrab

    it will be worth the wait

  • Mikeyjsummers

    So nobody has any ideas of the time

  • Edwardsdan

    game is released 30th september not 29th?