With the World Cup safely tucked away in sunny Spain and the festivities well and truly over, the infectious fever has finally died down. Apart from meaning that we'll hopefully never hear one of those damn vuvuzelas again, this also means that the official 2010 FIFA World Cup game is about to start sliding down the slippery slope into bargain bins. The Hut is currently leading the price crash with a £17.93 price tag for the Xbox 360 version, which will save you £7 compared to the next cheapest offering from ShopTo.
The FIFA series stands proud as the current king of the footy game- and 2010 FIFA World Cup actually packs a slew of improvements under the hood. A staggeringly broad team roster, touched-up mechanics and a new penalty 'composure' meter makes for a more accessible, fluid and tense experience. Euro 2008's Battle of the Nations and a full online World Cup tournament mode add some serious value to the equation- and as you'd expect, the graphics have been sharpened up accordingly. Even Fabio's leering face has never looked so good.
There's a single caveat to this deal. With the World Cup well and truly over, this game is destined to sink fairly quickly into relegation and bargain bin status. We can expect a fairly significant price slump over the next few weeks; and truly thrifty consumers will want to hold off for a while. Or, conversely, just wait for FIFA 11.
Thanks to pjc83 at Hot UK Deals