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. This README file contains infor mation 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 12 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 12 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. Notes on Video Card Chipsets 10. Notes on Video Card Support 11. Notes on Windows 12. Troubleshooting USB Devices ______________________________________________________________________________
8Ghz on Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7 1 Gigabyte of RAM (2 GB required for Windows Vista / Windows 7) DirectX® 9.com. and Windows NT 4. Windows 7 Note that Windows 95. click the install icon that appe ars and follow the on-screen instructions. b. * Once the game has installed you can launch it by locating the game through th e Start menu. Windows ME. In Windows Vista Classic Start menu style. you can install the progr am by running AUTORUN.0c ============================================================ 2. Windows (EA Store users): * Once the game has been downloaded by Origin.) Installing FIFA 12 Windows (disc users): * Insert the disc into your disc drive and follow the on-screen instructions.see supported chipsets in s ection 11) DirectX® 9. Windows 98.com or http://www.0c Compatible Sound Card 512Kbps or greater broadband connection for online gameplay MS compatible mouse Keyboard Please note that 16 bit colour is not supported Required Operating Systems: Windows XP SP2. Windows 2000. games are located in the Start > Prog rams > Games > Games Explorer menu.0c Compatible 3D accelerated 256 MB video card or equivalent (must support Shader Model 3.) Digital Retail Installation Note: If you d like additional information about your game as well as tips and pat ches please visit http://www.EXE directly from the root directory of the DVD.============================================================ 1. * Games on Windows Vista are located in the Start > Games menu and on earlier v ersions of Windows in the Start > Programs (or All Programs) menu.) If your "Autorun" feature is disabled If for some reason your "Autorun" feature is disabled. Installing the Game ============================================================ a. * Launch the game (once it is installed) directly from Origin.0 are not supported.eastore.0 or above . . Minimum System Requirements ============================================================ CPU with Dual core processor (Core duo 2 or better) Intel Core2Duo @ 1. c. Required Software: DirectX® 9. Windows Vista.ea.
While we have made every effort to ensure that FIFA 12 multi-tasks with all applications for Windows. Note: The more system memory available. ============================================================ 4. c. the better the game will perform in all areas. make sure the FIFA 12 DVD is in the DVD-ROM drive. we recommend that you shut down other applications and run FIFA 12 by itself when possible.0c ============================================================ DirectX® 9. ============================================================ 5.============================================================ 3.) Running the game under stressful Windows conditions At Electronic Arts we strive to bring you the best in graphics.EXE to begin DirectX® 9. you can uninstall FIFA 12 by accessing "Add/Remove Programs" in the Control Panel. We are always pushing the envelope of computer performance.) Installing DirectX® directly from DVD FIFA 12 comes with DirectX® 9.0c installation.) DirectX® and supported hardware We recommend that FIFA 12 be run with DirectX® 9.) Virtual memory We recommend that you let your operating system automatically manage the amount FIFA 12 installation. b.0c compatible sound cards and vid eo cards. you can uninstall FIFA 12 by accessing "Programs and Features" in the Control Panel.) Memory requirements in Windows FIFA 12 requires a minimum of 1 GB of RAM to run the game (2 GB required for Win dows Vista / Windows 7). Uninstalling FIFA 12 ============================================================ For Windows XP. Memory Requirements ============================================================ a. We also suggest you update your sound card and video card driver to the newest r elease from the vendor or chipset website.0c will be installed as part of the EA SPORTS a. b. . If you would like to install it manually. For Windows Vista. and access the following path on your DVD-ROM drive: "\DirectX\" Double-click on DXSETUP. audio and gamepla y. you can uninstall FIFA 12 by accessing "Programs and Features " in the Control Panel. DirectX® 9.0c. For Windows 7.
you can press the Start button (if your gam epad has one) or press ESC. f. you must move whichever input device you plan to use in the game to the left or the right to select your team. Mouse. The button callouts in the front end of the game and also in game are based on w hatever button icon type you have chosen in the launcher configuration app. The use of a 360º-degree dual analog gamepad such as the Logitech® F510 ommended for full functionality.) Uncheck the Wait for Vsync option in the FIFA 12 launcher application under the Display Configuration tab within Game Settings. With in the FIFA 12 launcher application you can select either the Logitech® F510 style (A.) Turn the Commentary Volume all the way down within the game under Game Setti ngs. e. Y) or numeric type (Logitech® Rumblepad 2) of button icon imagery. Once you are on the Side select screen. d.of virtual memory. ============================================================ 7.) Disable the radar from within the game under Game Settings.) Turn off the MSAA in the FIFA 12 launcher application under the Display Conf iguration tab within Game Settings.) Lower the rendering quality in the FIFA 12 launcher application under the Di splay Configuration tab within Game Settings. Please note that you may have to recalibrate your controllers in Windows in orde r to have the game detect them correctly. c. Hot Keys ============================================================ The following hot keys can be used in the game to access certain functions more quickly. is highly rec . The following relates to VOIP and is for the Numpad only: * = . To bring up the in-game pause menus. Keyboard and Controller Functionality ============================================================ You can use the mouse. X. B.= + = ESC Turn off VOIP Turn down VOIP volume Turn up VOIP volume = Pause ============================================================ 8. keyboard or controller to navigate the game interface. ============================================================ 6. Improving Game Speed ============================================================ There are several ways by which you can speed up the overall FIFA 12 experience: a.) Lower the resolution in the FIFA 12 launcher application under the Display C onfiguration tab within Game Settings. b.
Notes on Video Card Support ============================================================ Recommended Chipsets: NVIDIA GeForce® 6xxx series (6800 or greater) NVIDIA GeForce® 7xxx series NVIDIA GeForce® 8xxx series NVIDIA GeForce® 9xxx series NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 2xx series ATI Radeon X1600 (X1600 or greater) ATI Radeon X1800 ATI Radeon X1900 ATI Radeon X1950 ATI Radeon HD 2xxx series ATI Radeon HD 3xxx series ATI Radeon HD 4xxx series Please note that NVIDIA GeForce 7300. Notes on Video Card Chipsets ============================================================ If you are experiencing problems with your video card and FIFA 12.8100. please contact your card manufacturer or chipset ven dor to get the latest drivers. check the video card for an identifying chip with the chipset manufa cturer's name on it. If there is no information in your video card manual or website. If there is no improvement. try updating your video card driver by downloading the latest driver available from the video card manufacturer. Windows Vista. Save game location by default will be: C:\Users\<user>\Documents\FIFA 12\ . ATI Redeon HD3200 and HD4350 are below minimum system requirement.============================================================ 9. try using the latest driver provided by the video chipset manufacturer. Notes on Windows ============================================================ FIFA 12 supports Windows XP SP2. Occasional flickering may be addressed by disabling the Catalyst A. and Windows 7.8200. If you experience problems. ============================================================ 10. Your vid eo card chipset is the video-processing chip located on your video card. ============================================================ 11.8300 and 9300. We expect this issue occurs on all ATI vi deo cards in Crossfire configuration (including single cards).I setting in the ATI control panel. X2 Crossfire X2 Turning on MSAA makes the issue worse. Error Message E0001 = This game requires a shader model 3 (or better) card. NOTE**: The screen on all OS' for the ATI Radeon HD 3870 ATI Radeon HD 4870 ATI Radeon HD 4870 may flicker whenever a screen transition happens in the game following video cards.
On the Hardware tab. ============================================================ 12. please ensure that all USB devices (including those not required to play FIFA 12) plugged into the computer have been correctly installed using the drivers provided by the manufac turer. Consult your Windows XP SP2 / Windows Vista / Windows 7 documentation for more i nformation. select Settings. and then click Control Panel. cli ck Start.To install the game properly on Windows XP SP2 / Windows Vista / Windows 7. cl ick Help. For information about using Device Manager. To open Device Manager. click Device Manager. you will need administrator access to your machine. If proper drivers are not provided by the manufacturer. Troubleshooting USB Devices ============================================================ Gamers using USB devices may experience uncontrolled menu selections upon playin g FIFA 12. To resolve this issue. on the Action menu in Device Manager. . you may choose to disabl e any of these devices using the Device Manager in your Windows operating system.*NOTE . Double-click on the System icon.
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