The only licensed game of the UEFA European Soccer Championship, UEFA Euro 2008 follows the 16-team tournament held in Austria and Switzerland throughout the month of June. UEFA Euro 2008 As in the real-life competition, 16 qualifying teams are equally divided among four groups. UEFA Euro 2008 PS3 New for 2008 is a knockout stage that separates groups A and B from groups C and D until the finals. In the quarterfinals, the winner of each group will compete against the runner-up from the second group. Match winners then advance to the semifinals to determine which two teams vie for the championship.
UEFA Euro 2008 uses EA Canada's FIFA engine for its 3D presentation. Included are more than 50 European national teams, with realistically modeled players and stadiums. Notable play modes include "Captain Your Country" and "Battle of Nations." The former involves trying to lead a country to victory by calling the shots on the pitch. The latter is an online mode that has players across the globe competing against one another. ...See Full Description
Perform signature celebrations with star athletes, such as Peter Crouch's version of "The Robot"
Compete online against players from around the world
BASIC CONTROLS : ATTACKING Left Analog Stick = move player, jog R2 Button (Hold) = sprint Left Analog Stick (Release) + R2 Button = stop ball Left Analog Stick (Release) + L1 Button = stop ball (facing the goal) L2 Button = pace control L1 Button = trigger player run Right Analog Stick = knock on (while sprinting) Right Analog Stick + L2 Button (Hold) = tricks ADDITIONAL CONTROLS SHOOTING Circle Button = shot, header R1 Button + Circle Button = finesse shot L1 Button + Circle Button = chip shot PASSING X Button = short pass, header Square Button = long pass Triangle Button = through pass L1 Button + Triangle Button = lobbed through pass L1 Button + X Button = pass and run L1 Button + X Button (Double Tap) = one-two pass (ground) Left Analog Stick = choose direction of pass, cross