MegaJon writes "Year after year Fifa has dominated the market when it comes to soccer, or football, games around the world. This year is different though, it looks like a much better game is on the horizon and should give Fifa a run for its money."
This seems exaggerate, though FIFA 15 has some flaws indeed.
The better of the 2 games deserves to be on top and if its PES so be it and its always nice to see EA get a kick in the balls at the same time and hopefully Fifa 16 will be better for it though after reading XB1 will be 720p for PES I see sales taking a hit and Fifa still taking the win.
Competition is a good thing otherwise companies get lazy. Madden was really boring after they outright bought the licence for the NFL after that scare from 2K5.
PES has been better than FIFA for as long as I can remember. FIFA is more popular because it's officially licensed and because you don't need any skill to pull off great looking goals (unlike PES). FIFA makes you feel like you're great at the game even if you're no good. It flatters its way into the console's disk tray.
@Angeljuice I've never managed to get my head around that argument. I've always prefered PES but I also find it easier than FIFA, especially throughout the whole of the last gen. My first games of each of this years demos - I won 5-0 in PES and only managed to scrape a 1-1 draw in FIFA.
@Angeljuice I agree with Wh15ky,PES to me is easier (maybe becuase i play soccer/football) though if you put fifa on all manual controls, it slows the game down a ton and makes getting goals more realistic!
i have been a PES/ISS/Winning Eleven player since the 90's and i started with Winning Eleven 3. I had to give up with PES2009 which was a nice piece of garbage but i still bought PES2010 which was my very last one. I started with FIFA since FIFA10 until FIFA14. I got tired of FIFA since FIFA12 it doesn't improve since 09 apparently. I haven't been expecting much from PES2015 but i really enjoyed the demo, much more than FIFA's. I felt there is a next gen feel in PES and FIFA felt the same as 14 with better graphics. FIFA online is unplayable with bunch of kids quitting in the middle of a match. PES this year for me, no doubt!
What will sell beter? that's all that matters for them, and I bet it's fifa.
Who cares what matters to them? Every real football fan will tell you that PES15 is much closer to the real thing than FIFA15 and that's what we should care about.
PES has never outsold FIFA even when it was the better game in the ps2 era fyi
It can't be very hard to provide a better all around game than an EA title. EA is very minimalist when it comes to upgrades. Just like Apple is with their tech. It's about the profits, not the improvements.
My sentiments exactly
Im not buying Fifa this year but playing the PES demo.. its still feels clunky and robotic. There isnt that smoothness of player movements like Fifa.
Played both demos PES is better
Played both too. PES is too easy. Through balls and shooting in particular. PES 2014 had some interesting ideas for making through balls and shooting harder but that whole game had a half baked unfinished feel to it. Based upon playing the PES 2015 demo it looks like konami have abandoned those ideas all together, which is dissapointing. FIFA looks like it's just the same boring, monotonous, irritating crap. Menus are nicely presented though.
Anybody who plays football and anybody who has played both demo's will tell you that PES15 plays more like the beautiful game than FIFA15, the build up play, the AI, the crossing, the heading etc, so much smoother in PES. First time i've been excited for PES for a while now.
Agreed. The AI is absolutely great in PES. The offensive runs, the defensive contain against them, the awareness of the cpu AI while trying to build up (they actually pass back to open space up front or in the midfield instead of dribbling to no apparent place), etc. are strong reasons to support PES. Plus, I love the fact that every little touch is important. Finally, the midfield seems to be critical in PES. There are a rare few times where you can just bypass the midfield and those are mostly on counter attacks. I'm loving the demo.
I'm buying PES
this game only does good in asia.. fifa is too big and casual to be dethroned anywhere else.
Who told you that?
Wow. Did you guys see that comparison video? That's probably one of the worst. The FIFA half of the screen was extremely blurry, while the PES half look crisp. Now, you can tell that PES has better character models, but this comparison cannot be used to compare graphics. I have seen higher quality videos of both games and PES does look better.
Tried both demos. I think PES is much better and deeper than fifa... I'm just worried about the online performance....
This is the area where EA has completely dominated PES. I am hopeful but resigned to the notion that if online IS subpar, I will still have a great game of football to play alone.
Fifa h2h seasons is complete garbage I'd rather play against the cpu everyone is using teams with fast strikers so that they can just keep spaming L1+triangle I'm taking it back to gamestop.
PES vs FIFA battle begin:D I loved both of this game but unfortunately one of this must be allways worst. PES or FIFA, I must try it.
Fed up with Fifa online is garbage,host advantage is a joke sometimes you literally can't do anything your team is slower than your oppositions you can't win 1 header or 50/50 tackle,then in another game it's advantage to you no skill involved it seems very scripted and frustrating and I was in top 20,000 players out of 440,000 on PS4 on Fifa 14,gonna give PES a try this year
Fifa is better cause it's more fun , anyone can pick up and play .. ( how a good game should be , fun and easy ) It has every known important league and players ... And It has every new official jersey ... And more people play online . Just to name a few
Played both Fifa 15 and PES 2015 demos, gameplay wise PES is much more smoother and feels better than FIFA 15. Graphically FIFA 15 is better as it has so much more detail than PES, the crowd and pitches in PES are so bad compared to FIFA and there's no football atmosphere is PES.
i think its best if pes becomes king of football(soccer) once again. fifa has been king for quite a while now.
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