The 2006 FIFA World Cup mode is a recreation
of the real international world cup tournament. Players take their team all the
way through qualifying from one of the six zones (Africa, Asia, Europe,
North, Central America & Caribbean, Oceania and South America) or
simply choose to play the game with all the officially qualified teams. As you travel through Europe playing in the tournament, users fill their virtual passport with stamps to celebrate their victories.
In terms of multi-player, up to eight players can battle it out simultaneously for qualification through the World Cup Finals.
Global Challenge provides even the most hardcore soccer gamer
with a real test of their ability. Users play through 40 different challenges that
take the form of classic scenarios from FIFA World Cup history but
re-lived with modern teams. Be aware, there is no difficulty level in Challenge Mode, so prepare for a true challenge that can be avoided in the other game modes.
Scenarios vary from overturning a 2-1 deficit with 20 minutes left
on the clock to winning a crucial penalty shoot-out. With each
successful completion of a scenario players can earn points that can be
redeemed in the virtual store. Here players can unlock legendary players,
new exotic footballs or exclusive apparel for your team.
In Penalty Kick Mode, players experience a true penalty shoot-out. Users can usenew moves to distract the goalkeeper or put off the penalty taker. New animations make the penalty shoot-out even more interactive event.
The mode allows the player to score the goal that puts his or her team through to the next round of the FIFA World Cup. The skill of your player, their experience and your own reflexes are all combine to make each and every penalty even more challenging.