Pre-orders for the standard version of the Xbox One [in Europe] won't come with a free game.
Microsoft has clarified that a free copy of FIFA 14 will only come with pre-orders for the special Day One Edition of the Xbox One console.
The new claim comes two weeks after a Microsoft executive claimed that "all pre-orders for Xbox One this holiday will include a copy of FIFA 14 at no extra cost". That quote, by corporate VP Phil Harrison, suggested that the offer was not limited to the special edition of the system.
Xbox communications executive Larry Hyrb tweeted news of the promotion with an attached image of the Xbox One - but this was not a Day One Edition.
However, days later the Xbox EMEA social marketing manager Graeme Boyd would clarify on Twitter: "Had a few questions on this so wanted to clarify: "FIFA 14 will only come free with Xbox One Day One Edition pre-orders, while stocks last.."