FIFA Soccer 96 NA SMD

Extended Play Productions Probe Entertainment (SNES, Game Boy and Game Gear)


EA Sports Black Pearl Software (Game Boy and Game Gear)


Windows DOS Sega 32X Sega Mega Drive SNES Game Boy Sega Game Gear PlayStation Sega Saturn

Release date(s):

Genesis NA 1995 EU November 30, 1995 Windows NA September 30, 1995 PlayStation NA November 1995 EU 1996 Game Boy NA December 1995 EU 1996 Game Gear NA 1995 EU 1995 Super Nintendo Entertainment System NA November 1995 EU November 23, 1995

FIFA 96Edit

FIFA Soccer 96 (also known as FIFA 96: Virtual Soccer Stadium) is a video game developed by Extended Play Productions and released by EA Sports in 1995. It was released for the Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Saturn, Sega 32X, Sega Game Gear, PlayStation,Super Nintendo Entertainment System and DOS systems.

FIFA 96 is the third entry in the FIFA Series, its tagline being Next Generation Soccer. It was the first in the series to feature real-time 3D graphics on the Sega Saturn, PlayStation, 32X, and DOS versions, using technology called "Virtual Stadium". The SNES and Mega Drive editions used the FIFA '95 engine. It is also the first in the series to present players with real player names and positions, with ranking, transfer and team customisation tools.


FIFA 96 features 15 songs which were composed and arranged by Graeme Coleman.


The game was a bestseller in the UK.[1] IGN gave the PlayStation version 7.8 out of 10, while GamePro gave the same version 4 out of 5. For the DOS version PC Gamer gave a 92 out of 100.


  1. Jump up^ Gallup UK Playstation sales chart, February 1996, published in Official UK PlayStation Magazine issue 3
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