Ranking Every FIFA Game This Century From Worst To Best Based On Metacritic Scores
The greatest FIFA of all-time is FIFA 10 according to popular review aggregating website Metacritic.
EA Sports' franchise has transcended football and become a global phenomenon, with the yearly releases regularly being big sellers.
Every gamer has their personal favourite FIFA - and settling the debate for greatest of all-time can be quite tricky.
But according to a rating based on reviewer scores and user scores, it's FIFA 10 that offers the premium virtual football experience with a 91 rating from reviewers and 7.6 from users.
At the bottom is FIFA 20 which was slammed at release for lacking in innovation as well as game modes like career mode being completely broken.
Fans were even less forgiving than the average reviewer score of 79, with it receiving an appalling 1.1 user score.
Check out the full rankings below based on PlayStation reviews (all ratings accurate at the time of writing.)
20. FIFA 20 - 79/1.1
19. FIFA 06 - 80/7.8
18. FIFA 08 - 81/7.1
17. FIFA Football 2005 - 81/7.5
16. FIFA 16 - 82/4.4
15. FIFA 15 - 82/5.6
14. FIFA Football 2002 - 82/6.1
13. FIFA 07 - 82/7.8
12. FIFA 19 - 83/1.9
11. FIFA Football 2001 - 83/7.3
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10. FIFA 18 - 84/3.4
9. FIFA Football 2004 - 84/6.4
8. FIFA 17 - 85/4.9
7. FIFA 14 - 87/6.3
6. FIFA 09 - 87/7.5
5. FIFA 13 - 88/6.7
4. FIFA Football 2003 - 88/6.6
3. FIFA 11 - 89/8.1
2. FIFA 12 - 90/7.2
1. FIFA 10 - 91/7.6
Interestingly, the top five contains FIFA 10, 11, 12 and 13 meaning EA Sports could have been onto a winning formula with those four consecutive games.
However, FIFA 14 would launch on the PlayStation 4 as well as the PlayStation 3 which required more work than usual from the publisher.
Fans have become vocal in recent years about the lack of ambition in the franchise and the focus it places on the Ultimate Team mode.
Ultimate Team made a debut in FIFA 09 and has become a lucrative mode with the company seeing huge revenue increases during the UK's lockdown period.
SlottyVegas recently crunched the numbers to discover exactly how much cash has been generated in that time
SlottyVegas used data from quarterly business reports, SuperData and other sources as part of its study.
FIFA produced an incredible £2.8 million per day through physical purchases and online transactions, according to the research findings.
And the popular football franchise had made a staggering £186,215,940 over the course of the UK's current lockdown period as of May 28.
There's no denying Ultimate Team has had an impact on FIFA and ultimately, its critical reception.
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