DOS Cover art
|Designer(s)||Adrian Carless, Andy Findlay|
|Platform(s)||MacOS, DOS, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Windows|
Actua Soccer (also known as VR Soccer) was a British football/soccer videogame of 1995, developed by Gremlin Interactive. It was the first title of the Actua Sports series. The game received a re-edition title Actua Soccer: Club Edition.
This was the first football/soccer videogame to include a full 3D graphics engine. It was released in 1995 for Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, PlayStation and Sega Saturn platforms. For the animations of the players, 3 players of the club Sheffield Wednesday served as motion capture models.
Actua Soccer contains only 44 national teams, each containing 22 players. However, in 1996 a new version containing clubs was released: Actua Soccer: Club Edition. It contained 20 Premier League teams from the 1996/1997 season. This videogame became a best seller in Europe, mainly in the United Kingdom.
The following national teams are featured in the game: