When the news dropped that FIFA 16 would include women's teams, a lot of players, men and women, were pretty psyched. Finally, playable women's teams, even if it was only 12 of them and they could only play each other in a single tournament mode or one-off friendly matches.
If you were worried that this would be a one-time thing, included due to the rising popularity of the women's game around the hype of the 2015 Women's World Cup, worry no longer. FIFA 17 will continue to include women's teams, and they might be adding more to the original 12.
Norway's Ada Hegerberg confirmed that Norway will be one of the teams in FIFA 17.
And here's Andrine Hegerberg seemingly getting scanned in to create her player in-game.
Norway would join Germany, United States, France, Sweden, England, Brazil, Canada, Australia, Spain, China, Italy, and Mexico as a playable nation in FIFA 17. Hopefully more national teams will get added. Former world champs Japan won't be on that list any time soon, though, as their likenesses are being licensed by Pro Evolution Soccer.
After more national teams, the next step is to include women's leagues. With 30+ men's leagues already included in the game, it really shouldn't be so hard to include the 10-team American NWSL as a start.