FIFA 2017 is part of FIFA series by EA Sports which had first released its first FIFA video game in 1993. FIFA series is the most selling video game worldwide with more than 100 million copies sold till 2012. EA Sports had licences to many leagues, stadium and players which gives you the option to select your favourite League or stadium instead of some meaningless dummy clone. The latest FIFA 17 is having many exciting features from its predecessor FIFA 16. It had new game engine FrostBite, stadiums, advanced ball control, set pieces and most importantly a story mode for the first time called Journey.
FIFA 17 had more than 50 stadiums in the game from 12 different countries and another 30 generic stadiums. Some new stadiums arebeing added with returning stadiums and updated stadiums yet to be confirmed. Even its competitor PES 17 had only 24 stadiums to date for its PS 4 and Xbox One consoles.
FIFA 17 New Stadiums:
Suita City Football Stadium(Confirmed):
Suita City Football Stadium is home for Gamba Osaka and located in Japan. It had a capacity of almost 40,000 audiences and opened in 2015. Suita is one of the only three Asian stadiums present in FIFA 17.
Riverside Stadium (not confirmed yet):
Riverside Stadium is present in Middlesbrough in England is the home stadium of Middlesbrough F.C. It is opened in 1995 and had a capacity of 34742.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (Not Confirmed Yet):
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park located in London and home to West Ham. After the completion of the Olympics, the stadium is redesigned and reconstructed for another four years for 2016/17 season. The stadium is having a total capacity of 60,000 audiences.
FIFA 17 Updated Stadiums
Stadium: Old Trafford
Home team: Manchester United
Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Home team: Man City
Stadium: Parc Olympique Lyonnais
Home team: Olympique Lyon
FIFA Excluded Stadiums:
Not only there are new stadiums added to the list but also there are some excluded stadiums from the FIFA 17 edition.
Stadium: Boleyn Ground
Home team: West Ham United F.C.
It is removed from the game because it is closed from 2016 and the home team West Ham F.C shifted to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium.
Stadium: Camp Nou
Home team: FC Barcelona
The licence of Camp Nou expired for FIFA 17, and the new licence is now available with PES 17.
Stadium: Stade de Gerland
Home team: Olympique Lyonnais
Stade de Gerland also closed this year. The home team Olympique Lyon shifted to new Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium.
These are totally nine expected stadium changes including new additions, updated and excluded stadiums to the FIFA 17 edition and other than these there are almost 40+ returning stadiums from FIFA 16 and also 30 Generic stadiums. The new addition Suita City Football Stadium is also coinciding with the addition of new Japanese leagues to FIFA 17. They are J1 league and J1 League Cup, and Suita is also the home stadium for J1 League.