2002 FIFA World Cup Player Count and Stats (2024)

2002 FIFA World Cup player count stats and factsHere are a few of the most interesting 2002 FIFA World Cup facts and stats I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

2002 FIFA World Cup player count:

143,000 game units sold in Japan

Last updated 2/4/13

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Game Description

“2002 FIFA World Cup” is a soccer video game developed by EA Canada and published by EA Sports. It was released in 2002 for various gaming platforms, including PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox, and Microsoft Windows.

The game is based on the 2002 FIFA World Cup, which took place in South Korea and Japan. It allows players to experience the excitement and intensity of the prestigious international soccer tournament by competing with national teams from around the world.

“2002 FIFA World Cup” features all the official teams and players that participated in the real-life tournament, offering an authentic and immersive World Cup experience. Players can choose their favorite national team and lead them through the different stages of the World Cup, starting with the qualification rounds and progressing to the knockout stages.

The gameplay closely resembles that of other titles in the FIFA series, with intuitive controls and mechanics that make it easy for players to pick up and play. The game emphasizes realistic ball physics, player animations, and tactical strategies, providing a genuine soccer simulation.

One of the game’s highlights is the inclusion of special game modes dedicated to the 2002 FIFA World Cup. For instance, players can participate in the official World Cup tournament, attempting to reach the final and lift the coveted trophy. Additionally, there are various scenario-based challenges that allow players to recreate famous moments from the actual tournament or change history by altering match outcomes.

“2002 FIFA World Cup” also features a multiplayer mode, enabling players to compete against their friends in exhilarating matches and friendly rivalries.

The game’s presentation reflects the spirit of the World Cup, with dynamic crowd reactions, authentic stadiums, and commentary from real-life commentators, enhancing the overall immersive experience.

With its focus on the prestigious international tournament and inclusion of all the participating teams, “2002 FIFA World Cup” offered soccer fans a chance to relive the excitement of the 2002 World Cup and create their own moments of glory on the virtual pitch. It remains a fondly remembered title among sports game enthusiasts, celebrating one of the most significant events in soccer history.

Game Details

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