EA has released the first trailer for Fight Night Champion, which not only shows that the latest game in the boxing series looks very impressive, but also reveals that it’ll be released in March next year.
Fight Night Champions will also be the first EA Sports game to get a ‘Mature’ rating according to the info box on the games’ website. The Fight Night Champion trailer also points to what looks like a more immersive career mode with dialogue and cut scenes.
You can see the first Fight Night Champion trailer below, courtesy of IGN.
So far, EA Sports website says that Fight Night Champion will include the following new features:
Full Spectrum Punch Control
Control your boxer’s punches with precision and accuracy like never before with a new synergy of gameplay controls. From overhand punches to strategic counter jabs and one-punch knockouts, overwhelm your opponents with your refined skill set.
Move around the ring and time your attacks with precision. Building off the best-in-class gameplay engine featured in Fight Night Round 4, you now have an even wider range of abilities when it comes to counterattacks, setting up combos, and attacking your opponent.
Create your alter ego and put him in the ring against past champions. Work your way up the ranks through training and scheduled bouts, and establish your name as the fighter to beat. Take your boxer online and see how you size up against the best in the world competing for local or worldwide belts in the all-new Fight Night Nation.
Create an online gym with your friends and battle it out to see who’s the ultimate champion, or turn boxing into a team sport and challenge other gyms in Rival Matches to unlock items, win trophies, and more.
As the first-ever ‘M’ rated EA SPORTS title, Fight Night Champion showcases the truest graphical representation of the sport, lifestyle, and culture of boxing with authentic and dynamic blood, realistic body damage and deformation, and mature content throughout. Experience the violence and brutality that is true to the trade.
Fight Night Champion is coming March 1st 2011, and EA Senior Vice President of Worldwide Development Andrew Wilson is confident it’ll break new grounds:
“The EA Sports Fight Night franchise has consistently delivered one of the best sports experiences with each iteration
“EA Sports Fight Night Round 4 was a genre defining game, and led the way as the industry transitioned to physics-based sports games. EA Sports Fight Night Champion will again forge new ground and deliver a sports experience unlike anything seen in the genre to date.”
So Train2Game, are any of you boxing fans? Did you enjoy Fight Night Round 4? And regardless of your interest in the sport, how impressive do you think the graphics of Fight Night Champion look?