EA Sports UFC 2 is a mixed martial arts fighting video game developed by EA Canada, and published in March 2016 by Electronic Arts for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The sequel to 2014's EA Sports UFC, it is based on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brand. The game's cover art features Ronda Rouseyand Conor McGregor.
Gameplay heavily resembles real UFC fights. The player can select from over 250 fighters and may customize various aspects of the fight, such as the rules. The fighter can perform an array of attacks, such as kicks, punches, grapples, submissions, and takedowns. The player can fight in a variety of game modes, including the career and ultimate team modes. The player can create customizable fighters and the game features both male and female fighters.
The game was announced in November 2015. When developing the game, EA Canada took into consideration a large amount of fan feedback that was given from the previous game. EA Canada hoped that by listening to fans' criticisms of the first game, EA Sports UFC 2 would be drastically improved over the previous game. Many additions were made in an effort to prove this.
EA Sports UFC 2 received generally positive reviews from critics upon release. Many publications were in agreement that the visuals were the game's strongest aspect. Other features that were praised include the improvements made over the previous game and the large roster of fighters. The main criticisms were concerning the lack of depth in some of the game modes, particularly the career mode, as well as the poor tutorials, and the inconsistent physics and controls.
Its sequel, EA Sports UFC 3, was released worldwide on February 2, 2018.
UFC 2 Playstation Hits Edition - PlayStation 4 (Used)
Publisher: EA SPORTS
Platform: Sony PlayStation 4
Release Year: 2016
Game Name: EA Sports UFC 2
ESRB Descriptor: Blood, Lyrics, Mild Suggestive Themes, Violence
ESRB Rating: T-Teen
Control Elements: Gamepad/Joystick
Number of Players: 1-2