EA Sports' FIFA franchise, now known as EA Sports FC, is the most popular series of football simulation video games in the world. The franchise has been an integral part of the gaming world since its inception and consistently is a top-selling game every year. That means earning a nod as the FIFA cover athlete means you're one of the best in the world. FIFA games often include updated player rosters, improved artificial intelligence, and realistic physics to simulate the intricacies of the sport. The best FIFA games are hotly contested, but certain installments to the franchise have distanced themselves as some of the best sports games ever. The franchise has gained a massive fan base globally, with annual releases eagerly anticipated by football enthusiasts and gamers alike. Whether it's building out your "Ultimate Team" with new cards throughout the year or playing out your dream manager career for your favorite club, there is something for everyone in FIFA. Here is every FIFA cover by year. For a list of our most anticipated games for 2024, check out this article.
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