Summary: FIFA 20 introduces a brand-new futsol mode you never knew you wanted, and slight tweaks everywhere else help keep this year's game feature-complete, even if it's light on huge changes. If you've been a fan in year's past, this is an inoffensive sequel.
New Futsal Mode
A new way to play that you didn't know you'd love.
FUT Expands Further
You can always count on EA to improve Ultimate Team annually.
Minor Improvements on the Pitch
Gameplay isn't a heck of a lot different from last year's.
Top Critic Average
For all the scathing comments about FUT's predatory and disgusting practices, it cannot be denied that FIFA 20 is still a great game.
FIFA 20 is a better football simulation in overall compared to FIFA 19, but it’s still lagging behind its main competitor greatly. EA is losing the race to Konami, at least in this generation of consoles, where they used to dominate..
Review in Persian | Read full review
FIFA 2020 builds off the success of previous installments. There aren't any groundbreaking steps that were taken to enhance the overall experience, but I don't think FIFA needs that just yet. Perhaps a few years into the future, they can look to make some major changes, but like I said before, their formula (the way the game plays) is working and it would be foolish to drift away from it. If demand were to go down, that would be the time to make appropriate adjustments.
FIFA 2020 is a return to form for EA's blockbuster sports series. It still needs to improve in a few areas - Career mode, in particular - but new additions such as VOLTA and House Rules FUT are title-winning prospects.
This year strategy for FIFA 20 defines what we can call a base game, unfortunately, everything else feels uninspired except for VOLTA. This mode that captures the street nature of the game, has been a pleasant surprise and tons of fun.F
Review in Spanish | Read full review
FIFA 20 is, once again, an enjoyable football simulation, rejuvenated by the Volta mode and the improved controls. However, none of the changes are major and the core of the game is exactly the same as last year, which doesn't cut it in face of the competition.
Review in Czech | Read full review
The lack of changes to the gameplay are emblematic of the series as a whole. As PES continues to tweak its on-field game, FIFA tweaks the modes surrounding it. These tweaks are a success overall but the game finds itself lagging behind. Ultimately none of this matters. FIFA fans are going to continue to eat up the game and PES fans are going to continue to think of themselves as football purists. If you like FIFA, the new Volta mode is a ton of fun and the upgrades all around make it worthwhile. If you hate FIFA, this won't change your mind.
If what they had in mind was a little better than mediocrity, than the game is a resounding success. I can only hope that the developers understand this type of incremental improvements are no longer enough, and that's it's time for a new kind of wheel.
Fifa 20 has all the parts to make for a competent, impressive footballing title this year. I played Pro Evo last month and was pleasantly surprised by the fluidity and realistic football on display in that title and wondered whether Fifa could compete on the pitch. In a way it does, at least for a little while. Matches are genuinely balanced with a good use of physics and improved animations, but various glitches and bugs hold this game back from ascending to the level it should hit. The career mode is almost entirely unplayable if you want a realistic experience and unless you're prepared to put some serious time into Ultimate Team, Volta's short story mode may not be enough to keep you coming back for more.
New modes are always a welcome addition, but when the issues the game has are related to the most important aspect of the game, which is the gameplay, then the overall experience become more of a challenge to adapt and live with all these issues instead of being a fun competitive experience.
Review in Arabic | Read full review