It’s time to Play Beautiful, and once again EA SPORTS™ are celebrating the launch of FIFA 16 with the creation of an exclusive League of Ireland FIFA 16 cover. Fans can download this special sleeve for free when the game launches this #FIFA16THURSDAY, on all available formats. Back by popular demand and now in its fourth year, the FIFA 16 downloadable cover will feature Ciaran O’Connor from Derry, with a hat trick for Dundalk whose dynamic defender Andy Boyle completes the trio. The two players, will appear alongside the FIFA 16 global cover star Lionel Messi, and were selected after topping a poll of over 80,000 votes amongst League of Ireland fans, hosted on

The SSE Airtricity League FIFA 16 sleeve can be downloaded at from tomorrow September 24th on all formats, including Xbox One® and PlayStation 4® packs. Fans can also pick up their copy in-store with this exclusive cover appearing on shelves in hmv Xtra-vision Dundalk. Once you’ve printed* out your preferred sleeve, simply replace the existing cover in the FIFA 16 pack and start playing with your very own League of Ireland cover stars!

For the past eight years, FIFA has exclusively featured the League of Ireland, giving local fans the chance to play out their football fantasies. EA SPORTS™ FIFA 16 will be available nationwide from Thursday 24th of September.

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