Soccer (1985 video game)

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Soccer Cover.jpg
North American cover art
Developer(s) Intelligent Systems
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Composer(s) Koji Kondo
Platform(s) NES/Famicom, Nintendo GameCube (Animal Crossing game), Virtual Console (Wii, Wii U)
Release date(s) NES/Famicom
  • JP April 9, 1985
  • NA October 18, 1985[1]
  • EU January 15, 1987
Famicom Disk System
  • JP February 21, 1986
Virtual Console
  • JP December 2, 2006
  • NA November 19, 2006
  • EU December 22, 2006
  • AUS December 22, 2006
Wii U
  • JP December 3, 2014
  • INT June 12, 2014
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

Soccer (サッカー Sakkā?) is a video game produced by Intelligent Systems[2] and Nintendo as part of its Sports Series for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was released in Japan in 1985, in the United States at launch in 1985 and in Europe in 1987. It was also released for the Family Computer Disk System in 1986. It is also available on the Virtual Console since June 12, 2014, to be bought from the Wii Shop Channel and the Wii U Nintendo eShop.


The objective is to kick the ball into the opponent's goal. The game features cheerleaders and the ability to choose between 15, 30, and 45-minutes halves. Pressing B passes the ball, while A shoots at the opponent's goal.

There are seven teams represented in the game:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Soccer : instruction booklet.". U.S. Copyright Office. 1985-10-18. Retrieved 2015-05-07. 
  2. ^ "Intelligent Systems - Official List of Software". 

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