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This README file contains informatio n on features not covered in the manual, as well as more detailed information on certain features already covered in the manual. This README file also contains information on known issues, multipl ayer issues and hardware issues. Content of Web Links within this document may not be under the control of Electr onic Arts . ______________________________________________________________________________ NOTE: Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United S tates and other countries. ============================================================ TABLE OF CONTENTS ============================================================ 1. Minimum System Requirements 2. Installing the Game a.) Installing FIFA 10 b.) Digital Retail Installation c.) If your "Autorun" feature is disabled 3. DirectX® 9.0c a.) Installing DirectX® directly from DVD b.) DirectX® and supported hardware 4. Uninstalling FIFA 10 5. Memory Requirements a.) Memory requirements in Windows b.) Running the game under stressful Windows conditions c.) Virtual memory 6. Improving Game Speed 7. Hot Keys 8. Mouse, Keyboard and Controller Functionality 9. EA SPORTS Online
10. Notes on Video Card Chipsets 11. Notes on Video Card Support 12. Notes on Windows 13. Troubleshooting USB Devices
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For Windows Vista. FIFA 10 installation. you can uninstall FIFA 10 by accessing "Add/Remove Programs" in the Control Panel. DirectX® 9.0c ============================================================ DirectX® 9. and access the following path on your DVD-ROM drive: "\DirectX\" Double-click on DXSETUP.) Installing DirectX® directly from DVD FIFA 10 comes with DirectX® 9. Uninstalling FIFA 10 ============================================================ For Windows XP.EXE directly from the root directory of the DVD. . * Launch the game (once it is installed) directly from the EA Download Manager. In Windows Vista Classic Start menu style. ============================================================ 3. you can install the progr am by running AUTORUN. If you would like to install it manually.com.) DirectX® and supported hardware We recommend that FIFA 10 be run with DirectX® 9. Note: If you d like additional information about your game as well as tips and pat ches please visit http://www. c. click the install i con that appears and follow the on-screen instructions. you can uninstall FIFA 10 by accessing "Programs and Features " in the Control Panel.0c installation. b.com or http://www.) If your "Autorun" feature is disabled If for some reason your "Autorun" feature is disabled.) Digital Retail Installation Please contact the digital retailer through whom you purchased this game for ins tructions on how to install the game or how to download and reinstall another copy of the game. make sure the FIFA 10 DVD is in the DVD-ROM drive. games are located in the Start > Prog rams > Games > Games Explorer menu.eastore.0c compatible sound cards and vid eo cards. We also suggest you update your sound card and video card driver to the newest r elease from the vendor or chipset website.0c. ============================================================ 4.0c will be installed as part of the EA SPORTS a.ea. b.Windows (EA Store users): * Once the game has been downloaded by EA Download Manager.EXE to begin DirectX® 9.
f.) Disable the radar in Game Settings. the better the game will perform in all areas. Hot Keys ============================================================ The following hot keys can be used in the game to access certain functions more quickly: F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 F7 F8 F9 = = = = = = = = Tele camera Action camera Broadcast camera End to End camera Sideline camera Dynamic camera Widescreen camera Radar Toggle .) c. Turn off (in Game Settings in My FIFA 10): 3D Grass Postprocessing Quality Depth of field Referee Linesman e. Memory Requirements ============================================================ a. ============================================================ 6. Lower the shader quality in Game Settings in My FIFA 10. We are always pushing the envelope of computer performance.============================================================ 5. Note: The more system memory available.) b. Lower the level of detail in Game Settings in My FIFA 10.) Memory requirements in Windows FIFA 10 requires a minimum of 512 MB of RAM to run the game (1 GB required for W indows Vista). ============================================================ 7.) Turn the Commentary Volume all the way down in Game Settings. we recommend that you shut down other applications and run FIFA 10 by itself when possible.) Running the game under stressful Windows conditions At Electronic Arts we strive to bring you the best in graphics. While we have made every effort to ensure that FIFA 10 multi-tasks with all applications for Windows. b.) Virtual memory We recommend that you let your operating system automatically manage the amount of virtual memory. Improving Game Speed ============================================================ There are several ways by which you can speed up the overall FIFA 10 experience: a.) d.) Lower the resolution in Game Settings in My FIFA 10. c. audio and gamepla y.
Keyboard and Controller Functionality ============================================================ You can use the mouse. To bring up the in-game pause menus. Please note that you may have to recalibrate your controllers in Windows in orde r to have the game detect them correctly. Up to a 5 button mouse can be used.Pause Menu NOTE: To change camera view in Practice Arena use the hot keys. you can press the Start button (if your gam epad has one) or press ESC. Please note that when using digital only gamepads you should not change the Move Player etting to Analog as this could cause undesirable effects in gameplay. You can re-map your controls to customise your game experience from the Controls screen in My FIFA 10. keyboard or controller to navigate the game interface.ESC . FIFA 10 also supports the use of the mouse to control gameplay actions. Once you are on the Side select screen. The use of a 360º-degree dual analog gamepad such as the Logitech Dual Action is h ighly recommended for full functionality. and controls can be configured in the Controls screen. you must move whichever input device you plan to use in the game to the left or the right to select your team. The following hot keys can be used from the main menu to access certain game are as more quickly: B K M O S T = = = = = = Be A Pro: Club and Country Kick-off Team Manager Mode Online Game Modes Game Settings Tournament Mode ============================================================ 8. Mouse. The following gamepads are also supported: Logitech® Logitech® Logitech® Logitech® Logitech® Logitech® Logitech® Saitek ChillStream Cordless Rumblepad 2 Rumblepad Rumblepad 2 Vibration Feedback Gamepad Dual Action Gamepad Cordless RumblePad s .
please use generic Windows game controller drivers. ============================================================ 9.5435.) EA SPORTS Online Services Join EA SPORTS online today and unlock the most exciting online sports gaming exp erience! Your Career You are an online athlete! Participate and compete online to build up your stat s.0. EA SPORTS Online ============================================================ a. **NOTE: Users using the Saitek P2600 Rumble Pad may notice gameplay issues when using the latest driver. . or later) **NOTE: Older keyboard models may not allow for more than 2 buttons to be presse d at the same time.P880 Dual Analog Pad P990 Dual Analog Pad P2500 Rumble Pad P2600 Rumble Pad P2900 Wireless Pad P3200 Rumble Pad Cyborg Rumble Pad Thrustmaster Dual Trigger 2-in-1 Rumble Pad Dual Trigger 3-in-1 Rumble Pad Wireless Dual Trigger Gamepad FireStorm Dual Power 3 FireStorm Dual Analog 3 Run'n'Drive 3-in-1 Rumble Force Run'n'Drive 3-in-1 Wireless Rumble Force T-Wireless 3-in-1 Rumble Force Rechargeable Wireless 2-in-1 Dual Trigger hama® hama® Black Force hama® BlackSteel hama® Flashlight Blue SpeedLink Thunderstike Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller for Windows (driver installed must be version 6. This may limit your ability to control players and actions in FIFA 10. **NOTE: Controllers without analog sticks do not allow for full functionality wi thin the title. dat ed May 20th 2006. To avoid any issues.0.
The official EA SPORTS online rules of online play mean that R ankings are based on everyone playing with the same game options. If there is no improvement. b. check the video card for an identifying chip with the chipset manufa cturer's name on it. Your vid eo card chipset is the video-processing chip located on your video card.) EA SPORTS Online requirements a. the following TCP/IP p orts must be open in the outbound direction: HTTP HTTPS Roomsvr 80 443 30440-30449 TCP/IP TCP/IP TCP/IP The following UDP ports must be opened for game packets.improve your online ranking and watch your online career progress! Your Skill L evel determines your absolute abilities making you the most sought after competitor o r the biggest target on the Internet! Matchup It has never been easier to play your favourite EA SPORTS title online! MatchUp makes locating an online opponent fast and easy. Notes on Video Card Chipsets ============================================================ If you are experiencing problems with your video card and FIFA 10. . try using the latest driver provided by the video chipset manufacturer. Locate another Member with similar ab ilities or go for it and challenge a Member rated as one of the best! Ranked Games Play by the rules. or select 'Ranked' and go right into game play. Leaderboards Who is the highest Rated player? And who is the best online athlete in the EA S PORTS community? The new Leaderboard tracks and sorts the top Members against a huge v ariety of game play statistics. If there is no information in your video card manual or website. for the outbound and in bound connections Peer Game Connection Game Packets News Ticker 3659 3658 9570 UDP UDP UDP ============================================================ 10. try updating your video card driver by downloading the latest driver available from the video card manufacturer. Firewalls Note that if you have a firewall and want to play online. Create a custom game a ccording to your preferences.
Consult your Windows XP SP2/Windows Vista documentation for more information. To resolve this issue.============================================================ 11. *Video card must support Shader Model 2. *NVIDIA GeForce® MX series are not supported. If proper drivers are not provided by the manufacturer. Notes on Video Card Support ============================================================ Recommended Chipsets: NVIDIA GeForce® 6xxx series (6600 or greater) NVIDIA GeForce® 7xxx series NVIDIA GeForce® 8xxx series NVIDIA GeForce® 9xxx series NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 2xx series ATI Radeon 9xxx series (9800 Pro or greater) ATI Radeon X300 ATI Radeon X550 ATI Radeon X600 ATI Radeon X700 ATI Radeon X800/850 ATI Radeon X1300 ATI Radeon X1600 ATI Radeon X1800 ATI Radeon X1900 ATI Radeon X1950 ATI Radeon HD 2xxx series ATI Radeon HD 3xxx series ATI Radeon HD 4xxx series ***NOTE: *Laptop models of these chipsets may work. *NOTE . *Only DirectX® 9 capable cards are supported by FIFA 10 running on Windows Vista. *Performance issues may be experienced on some graphic cards when runni ng FIFA 10 on Windows Vista. Troubleshooting USB Devices ============================================================ Gamers using USB devices may experience uncontrolled menu selections upon playin g FIFA 10. ============================================================ 12. you will n eed administrator access to your machine. please ensure that all USB devices (including those not required to play FIFA 10) plugged into the computer have been correctly installed using the drivers provided by the manufac turer. If you experience problems.To install the game properly on Windows XP SP2/Windows Vista.0 or above. you may choose to disabl e any of these devices using . but are not officially suppo rted as they have not been tested. please contact your card manufacturer or chipset ven dor to get the latest drivers. ============================================================ 13. Notes on Windows ============================================================ FIFA 10 supports Windows XP SP2 and Windows Vista.
For information about using Device Manager. cl ick Help. . on the Action menu in Device Manager. Double-click on the System icon.the Device Manager in your Windows operating system. and then click Control Panel. On the Hardware tab. click Device Manager. To open Device Manager. cli ck Start. select Settings.
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