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FIFA 18: There’s something very strange happening to the in-game referees

They're turning up multi-coloured

FIFA 18 launches properly tonight – but it’s already had its fair share of issues.

The one to find itself on the FIFA Reddit involves the in-game officials. At least, that’s what we think they are.


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The referees are being generated with random-coloured limbs – making for some amusing creations.

Just take a look at some of these.

Referees are being generated with randomly coloured limbs

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Referees are being generated with randomly coloured limbs

 

This FIFA ref seems to have had a successful head transplant

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This FIFA ref seems to have had a successful head transplant

It’s not known yet as to why this happening – or if EA will be patching this, but chances are it’ll get picked up and addressed soon.

Speaking of FIFA 18, do you know anyone called Alex Hunter?

If so, you may want to give them a call.

GAME is offering anyone who shares the name of the main character, Alex Hunter, a free copy of the game.


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Alex Hunters of the UK simply need to send their full name, address and a scan or photo of their I.D.* to content@game.co.uk.

They will then be directed to their nearest GAME store to collect their copy.

You can customise Alex Hunter in The Journey this year

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You can customise Alex Hunter in The Journey this year

This offer forms part of an action-packed week of FIFA 18 launch events at GAME, which kicked off on Monday night with midnight openings in 248 stores for the early access Ronaldo Edition.

Fans can also head down this evening as 250 GAME stores will again be opening just before midnight ahead of the standard edition’s official launch on tomorrow.

This full list of stores can be found here

The Journey will return in FIFA 18 and will see Alex Hunter travel around the world

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The Journey will return in FIFA 18 and will see Alex Hunter travel around the world

Gamers will be treated to a 50% off voucher for Papa John’s pizza – perfect grub to get you through tonight’s FIFA 18 marathon.

Remember to check out our absolutely everything about FIFA 18 piece for more details about the game.

Happy shopping!


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*Passport, driving licence or birth certificate; Alex Hunters can be Alexander’s, Alexandra’s or reasonable variants of the name. Terms and conditions apply (available on game.co.uk from midnight tonight, also found below).