FIFA 12 is the 19th game in Electronic Arts' FIFA series of association football video games. It was the first FIFA to include FUT in the retail disc. It was also the first time FIFA Ultimate Team was released for PC and in form colored cards made their first appearance. The best rated FUT card in history was also released for FIFA 12.
Described as a 'revolutionary year' in the FIFA series, with huge changes to gameplay, including the all-new player impact engine, introduced after years of development. It reimagined the physics of FIFA, taking the game to all new levels of realism, with advanced animation creating authentic-looking collisions. Also new to EA Sports FIFA 12 was the tactical defending system and the precision dribbling. New mode head to head seasons reflected the increasing online focus, with gamers ranked on their perormance gainst other players around the world, rather than versus the computer.