The world's most popular game strikes the pitch with more than 300 teams from throughout the world, including national teams like USA, England, Brazil, France, and Japan and international clubs like Manchester, Leeds, and Liverpool, plus powerhouse clubs from the past. Battle for victory in stadiums filled with passionate fans as they support their team with electrifying chants while waving their club and country flags.Key Features:
- More than 300 world-class teams and clubs
National and club teams illustrate the world's passion for soccer. Play a match involving international club teams from eleven different leagues including classic clubs from the past. 9 different stadiums provide authentic settings, with passionate fans dressed in team colors, waving country and team flags while cheering, chanting, and booing the intense soccer action.
- World-class player control and realism
Playing against the world for the Cup has never been so realistic with controls and player response so real you'll think you're in a real soccer match. Play with a revolutionary passing system that gives users complete control of the ball while running, passing, and moving. Execute a variety of soccer moves like high-flying headers, bicycle kicks, slide shots, hard tackles, hurdles, and 360 spins. Aggressive goaltenders do everything to keep you in the match by performing multiple dives, blocks, and moves in an effort to keep the world's best out of the net. Special skill moves include a step-over and two types of shimmy moves for complete control.
- World-class gameplay
Play in a physical, grueling single-match exhibition or try your luck in multiple competitions. The national season gives users the opportunity to compete in English, Spanish, Dutch, French, Italian, German, Scottish, Belgian, and Portuguese seasons and compete for the championship of each country. Enter the international competition and see if your team has what it takes to win it all in pursuit of the ultimate trophy. Special competitions allow you to play as or against classic clubs from the past as well as customize your own league and tournament, giving you ultimate control of your soccer schedule.
- Complete team management
Manage your team's strategy and tactics with multiple customizable playing formations. On-the-fly switching lets you take advantage of an opponent’s weakness or strengthen your lineup with the push of a button. Tailor all the details for your team including names, numbers, and uniforms.
- Intense soccer action
Players' reactions and emotions following a play illustrate the real intensity packed into World Tour Soccer 2002. Players plead and argue with referees while they are being given a red or yellow card, shout at each other following a mistake, look to the skies following a blown opportunity, and tackle one another following a game-winning goal.
- Real weather and field effects
Play during the day or in the evening under the stadium lights. Rain, snow, and fog influence your team's performance. As the match unfolds, watch as the field weathers in wet and dry conditions. Fireworks fill the stadium sky following a victory in championship play.