E3 2017: ‘FIFA 18’ On Switch Is Mediocre To The Core

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FIFA 18 is a solid 3rd party title on Nintendo Switch. Although it’s missing some features that are on the Xbox One and Playstation 4 version, the game’s portability makes up for it.

I’m not shy about the fact that I’m not a FIFA fan. I’ve never played a game in the series, and probably never will. With that said, however, I understand the appeal of these games. The quick demo I tried at E3 was fun, but not something that I could see myself playing on a regular basis.

Fundamentally, soccer bores me. The game that often ends in 0-0 is just something that I don’t enjoy watching – FIFA is a bit different. By actually controlling the players, like in any other sports game, you’re carving your own path and possibly allowing for a high scoring game.

Visually, FIFA 18 on Switch is…fine? It’s not up to snuff when compared to its modern console counterparts, but it’s also not terrible.

This is a brief review because I truly don’t have much to say about the title. If you’re a Switch owner that enjoys the FIFA series, absolutely pick up this new version. If you’re like me and couldn’t care less about the franchise, don’t bother.

Aric Sweeny
Monkeys Fighting Robots Assistant Editor-in-Chief. Along with my work here, I'm a staff writer for Enthusiast Gaming. I have a passion for entertainment media. Follow me on Twitter to talk all things pop culture!

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