FIFA 17 Soundtrack Destined To Go Big Or Go Home

Have you ever noticed how practically every title put out by video game developers at EA Sports also has a memorable soundtrack to along with it?

FIFA 16 was released last year and features a playlist of more than 42 artists, including such big names as Sam Smith, X Ambassadors, Bastille, Beck, Of Mice and Men, BØRNS, RAC, and Kygo, among others.

EA Sports is celebrating 25 years of cutting-edge sports video gaming this year, so FIFA 17 is almost guaranteed to have a stellar soundtrack as well as some cool new features for gamers.

In preparation for the release of FIFA 17, this September, fans have already started to turn online to guess and list suggestions for songs which they want to see added to the game.

Some of the most requested songs, according to fan blog fifa17news.com, include: “I Can’t Feel My Face,” by The Weeknd; “Written In the Stars,” by Tinie Tempah and Eric Turner; “Lean On” by Major Lazer & DJ Snake (feat. MØ); “Centuries,” by Fallout Boy; and “Die A Happy Man” by Thomas Rhett.

While those are all terrific choices, we here at AWM have our own predictions for some names we hope we might see when FIFA 17 drops in September.

Offner’s Picks:
• G-Eazy
• Bring me the Horizon
• Diplo
• Ty Dolla $ign
• Tiësto
• Pusha T
• Rhianna
• Nico & Vinz
• The Weeknd
• WSTRN
• RJD2
• Todd Terje
• Gareth Emery
• Hot Chip
• Skepta
• Swizz Beatz
• A$AP Rocky and/or Fetty Wap
• Meghan Trainor

Got a suggestion for FIFA 17? Tell us in the comments and we will put together a playlist of recommendations on Spotify.

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Daniel Offner

Daniel Offner is a 28-year-old journalist aspiring to be a go-to source of music, arts and entertainment. Offner is the assistant editor of The Wave Newspaper in Rockaway, N.Y. He has past experience as an editor reporter, freelancer, contributor and columnist for several digital and print media publications around Queens, Long Island and Westchester County. The first album Offner can remember listening to as a child was 'Out of Time' by R.E.M. (1991/WMG) as well as various tracks from artists such as Van Morrison, Depeche Mode, Eric Clapton and the Red Hot Chili Peppers that were sprinkled throughout his days as a youth. A New York native, born and bred, Offner had his first encounter with "The World's Most Famous Arena" before he could even walk. This was what ultimately led Offner became a devout fan of the New York Rangers Hockey Club. His lifelong passion for the sport spans well beyond 1994, when the Rangers brought Lord Stanley's Cup back home to New York for the first time in more than 50 years.

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