- And In This Corner
EA SPORTS MMA will feature a vast array of fighters in its roster, including two world class fighters Fedor Emelianenko and Randy Couture. MMA legends Frank Shamrock and Dan Henderson, as well as international stars Shinya Aoki and Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza showcase global variety. Every fighter will use their distinct style and fight like their real-life counterparts.
- Career Mode
In career mode, you will have the opportunity to train around the globe with top MMA trainers like Randy Couture, Pat Miletich, Rickson Gracie and Bas Rutten. Visit gyms in Japan, Brazil, Thailand and the United States to learn new skills and techniques. You choose what techniques you want to improve and then go out and do the actual drills to improve your gameplay skills. Bring your created fighter up through the ranks to attempt to make one of biggest stages in mixed martial arts - STRIKEFORCE. No career mode will ever be the same, ensuring a unique experience each and every time.
- Create a Fighter/Fighter Share
Put yourself into the world of MMA training and fighting and begin in your quest to become a champion! Upload photos of yourself or others and use Photo Game Face to create your own, personalized roster of fighters. Display and share these create-a-fighters via Fighter Share by uploading and browsing other created fighters. In addition, through Fighter Share players can download and try out any fighters!
- Feel the Fight
Controller rumble acts as an alert to simulate body movement when an opponent attempts to advance position. Take notice and use the small window of opportunity to counter or defend.
- Live Broadcast YOUR Fight
Once selected by an EA SPORTS promoter, you will have the opportunity to have your online fight broadcast viewed by gamers all around the world via the console or web! EA SPORTS Live Broadcast is one of the new and highly innovative online features for EA SPORTS MMA. Create your fighter, produce your hype video and get noticed by an EA SPORTS promoter and fight for real world prizes and online fame! In addition, your fight will also feature live commentary calling every move!
- MMA Online
Level Up online and earn title belts in each weight class online.
- Submission Battles
Using an intuitive system, opponents must strategically manage their advances or counters to secure the desired outcome; button mashing is the road to failure. Properly manage your stamina because in MMA you must be smart as well as strong.
- The Definitive MMA Experience
Featuring multiple disciplines, rule sets, locations, and fighters from, the global sport of MMA, all represented authentically. Throw down in a ring, hexagonal or circular cage. Environments come to life with ring girls, corner men and referees. When fighting in STRIKEFORCE, matches will be officiated by the best in the business - Big John McCarthy. Ring announcer Jimmy Lennon Jr. provides fighter introductions, while MMA legend Frank Shamrock and Mauro Ranallo call the action.
- Total Strike Control
Go on the offensive with Total Strike Control; an intuitive control system for striking, elbows, knees and kicks. Total Strike Control is accessible via analog sticks or face buttons, providing the utmost flexibility.