As EA FC 24 continues its successful run, players can look forward to the Title Update 5, a response to community feedback addressing several key aspects of the game. This update heralds significant gameplay tweaks and improvements across various modes.
Gameplay Enhancements in Update 5
The gameplay has received a fine-tuning, notably:
- Ground passes from extreme angles now have reduced power, curbing an exploit that affected game balance.
- Fixes have been implemented for instances where players kept possession after stumbles.
- Contextual Deflection Passes are now exclusive to players with the Incisive Pass, Incisive Pass+, Trivela, and Trivela+ Playing Styles.
Ultimate Team Updates
Several issues within the Ultimate Team mode have been addressed:
- Stability issues when entering the store via an Evolutions screen have been resolved.
- Specific scenarios leading to Player Items losing some PlayStyles after an Evolution have been fixed, restoring correct PlayStyles.
- Stability problems when starting a match with evolved player items in one’s squad have been ironed out.
Further Gameplay Refinements
Additional gameplay improvements include:
- A slight reduction in the speed of ground passes made at extreme angles.
- Decreased potential accuracy for crosses by players with the Whipped Cross and Whipped Cross+ Playing Styles.
- Enhanced goalkeeper reactions to shots at the near post.
- Addressed user-controlled players moving towards the ball trajectory unintentionally.
- Rectified instances where ball carriers inadvertently regained possession following a stumble animation.
- Contextual Deflection Passes could have been performed by players lacking the specific Playing Styles mentioned above.
- In some cases, a requested cross resulted in the ball being stepped on instead of crossed.
- Improved goalkeeper force in deflecting the ball.
- An accidental first-time pass could have been triggered when activating Player Lock.
- Team management screens could become unresponsive following a goalkeeper’s red card.
- Set-play animations not always playing correctly.
- Players re-entering the pitch could clip through others.
Career Mode Adjustments
Updates in Career Mode include:
- Players now correctly regenerate stamina after international matches in Manager Career.
- The Player Widget is now consistently present during tutorial screens in Player Career.
- Avoidance of duplicate or similar objectives occurring simultaneously.
- A stability issue was rectified.
Pro Clubs and VOLTA FOOTBALL
Within Pro Clubs, a stability issue upon completing a skill game has been resolved. In VOLTA FOOTBALL, the timer during Foot Golf Arcade now displays correctly.
General, Audio, and Visual Enhancements
The update brings:
- UI updates, kits, celebrations, audio enhancements, broadcast packages, balls, badges, reactions, and advertising boards.
With these comprehensive updates, EA FC 24 takes a step forward in refining the virtual football experience, ensuring that players have the most realistic and balanced gameplay possible.