FIFA 18 Update History for Playstation, XBox and PC

FIFA 18 Update History for Playstation, XBox and PC

 

You want to know what has changed in the new title update? Find here in a single page the complete FIFA 18 Update history.

 
 
PLATFORMS
PLAYSTATION | XBOX ONE | WINDOWS PC | COMPANION & WEB APP

 
 

This page is updated every time it is announced a new FIFA 18 Update.
You can access this page on the top bar navigation: Live – Updates


 
 
 

FIFA 18 Update History for Playstation 4

Sony Playstation 4
 
 
FIFA 18 Update History
 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 7

📅 2-/01/2018

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Made the following changes in Gameplay:
✔️ After kickoff, the defending team will be more compact in defense.
✔️ Their attacking players will be less aggressive in pushing up the field.
✔️ Their defensive players will close the space between them and their attacking players to reduce the gap and limit the attacking team’s space.

Addressed the following issues in Gameplay:
✔️ Goalkeepers unnecessarily clearing the ball when it was passed to them in certain situations.

The following changes have been made for all FUT Champions Weekend league matches:
✔️ All matches will now take place in the FeWC Stadium, with the Time of Day always set to night and weather always set to clear.
✔️ The pre-match screens will no longer display which teams is the home team or away team; instead, players will always see their team on the left side of the screen, with their opponent’s team displaying on the right side.
✔️ You will no longer see your opponent’s kits in either gameplay or the pre-match screens; instead, you will see opponent wearing your unselected active kit.
✔️ The kit selection and match preview screens have been updated as a result of this change.
✔️ The orbit camera can now be used when watching FUT Champions Channel replays.

Addressed the following issues in FIFA Ultimate Team:
✔️ The player fitness and squad fitness search filters on the FUT Transfer Market not returning the correct items.
✔️ The player contracts and manager contract search filters on the FUT Transfer Market not returning the correct items.
✔️ The specialities displayed for some inform players, in the team management screens of a FUT online match, were incorrect. This was a visual issue only with no impact on gameplay.

Made the following changes in online modes:
✔️ Updated the colors used for the connection quality bards in all online modes, including in FUT
5, 4 and 3 bars are green
2 bars is yellow
1 bar is red

Addressed the following issued in Online Modes:
✔️ A player’s Pro Clubs Virtual Pro having incorrect attributes if it was created when the player is not connected to the servers.

Made the following changes in Audio/Visual/Presentation:
✔️ Updated to a number of kits.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 6

📅 05/12/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Addressed the following issues in Gameplay:
✔️ A freeze happening, in some situations, during the goal celebration for a goal that was scored by the goalkeeper.
✔️ The goal celebration being skipped, in some situations, after a goal was scored by the goalkeeper.
✔️ Holding the sprint button will once again cause a goalkeeper to get up quickly if he is on the ground while holding the ball.
✔️ The player sometimes being in control of the wrong player in a Skill Game.
✔️ Stringing the juggle skill move together multiple times in the Practice Arena could cause your player to disappear.
✔️ Updated the default FIFA Trainer settings for the Intro Match to show both Movement and Mechanics instead of just Movement.

Made the following changes in FIFA Ultimate Team:
✔️ Added the ability to watch FUT Champions Channel replays in a slower (0.5x) playback speed.
✔️ When toggling the playback speed of the replay, it cycles through Normal –> Fast –> Slow.
✔️ Removed the Single Player Camera from the list of available camera angles in FUT Champions Channel.
✔️ Removed the non-functional Restart button in the FUT Champions Channel Pause Menu.
✔️ Renamed the FIWC Stadium item to FeWC Stadium.

Addressed the following issues in FIFA Ultimate Team:
✔️ Added the ability to watch FUT Champions Channel replays in a slower (0.5x) playback speed.

Addressed the following issues in Online Modes:
✔️ FUT Squads that had default tactics values that were incorrectly set to over 100 have been reset to the normal default values.
✔️ A visual issue where sometimes the kit that a player selected to play with would not be the kit that their opponent would see them playing with in FUT Online modes.
✔️ The FUT Squad Battles Featured Squad image not loading properly after rapidly transitioning through screens.
✔️ The Pause Menu countdown timer sometimes displaying throughout a FUT Champions Channel replay.
✔️ The scrolling team lineup list sometimes displaying at the start of a FUT Champions Channel replay.
✔️ The penalty shootout tutorial sometimes displaying during a penalty shootout in a FUT Champions Channel replay.

Addressed the following issues in Audio / Visual / Presentation:
✔️ Updates to the 2D portraits for some players.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 5

📅 27/11/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Addressed the following issues in Gameplay:
✔️ Incorrect penalty calls where a defender legally wins a header but also collides with an attacking player.
✔️ Goalkeepers staying on the ground too long, not attempting to gather the ball, when the ball was within reach after a save.
✔️ Goalkeepers sometimes not going for the ball after a back pass.
✔️ This issue would occur more often if using manual passing.

Addressed the following issues in FIFA Ultimate Team:
✔️ Players getting a message that there are no attempts remaining in the current Daily Knockout Tournament when their final attempt is still active.
✔️ The game freezing when quickly selecting an opponent in Squad Battles immediately after getting to the Opponent Selection screen.
✔️ Corrected some of the text for the squad requirements in FUT Champions.
✔️ A visual issue with an incorrect overall player rating showing in the Player Performance screen of the Pause Menu in certain situations.

Made the following changes in Online Modes:
✔️ Added additional matchmaking regions in Pro Clubs.

Addressed the following issues in Online Modes:
✔️ Players being unable to make quick subs if they had used all their available pauses.
✔️ The trophy not being present in the Pro Clubs Championship celebration.
✔️ Captains disconnecting from Pro Clubs matches when Voice Chat is disabled via game launcher.

Addressed the following issues in Career Mode:
✔️ Players signed to pre-contracts, in the first season, not coming to your team if the first summer transfer window was disabled during Career Mode setup.
✔️ Some player attributes were missing from the Squad HUB.

Addressed the following issues in Tournaments Mode:
✔️ The tournament tree in the Women’s International Cup being empty after the semifinals.

Addressed the following issues in Audio / Visual / Presentation:
✔️ Repetitive whistling that was heard in some stadiums.
✔️ Some visual issues with the Bundesliga broadcast package.
✔️ Updates to a number of crests and kits.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 4

📅 14/11/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Made the following changes in Gameplay:
Removed the chance for the CPU AI controlled player to receive a second yellow card when trying to push or pull an opponent, with the exception of an attacker who is through on goal and 1 on 1 with the keeper.
This has no impact on human controlled players.

Here are a few more details about how the CPU team plays the game:
The CPU plays the game as you would, limited by the same input restrictions as a human player is.
This means that the CPU team has an active player, just like you do, which is called the CPU AI controlled player.

A CPU AI controlled player exists in the following circumstances:
On a team with no human players. For example, the CPU controlled team in Squad Battles.
On a team with human players who are all locked to specific players, that also has CPU teammates. For example, a Pro Clubs team, with less than 11 human players, with no ANY player.

A CPU AI controlled player does not exist in the following circumstances:
On a team with human players who are not locked to specific players.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 3

📅 31/101/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Made the following changes in Gameplay:
Made ground passes and ground through passes less effective when blindly passing the ball between 90 and 270 degrees, where 0 degrees is the direction the player is facing.
The most significant impact will be seen when the pass angle is between 140 and 220 degrees.
The impact scales when the pass angle is between 90 (least impact) and 139 degrees and between 221 and 270 (least impact) degrees.
The passes impacted by this change will see: reduced ball speed; reduced accuracy.
Disabled user controlled reactions, when locked to a player, when the goalkeeper is holding the ball.

Addressed the following issues in Gameplay:
The goalkeeper sometimes parrying the ball into his own goal.
The goalkeeper diving too early on the downward header and volley shots.
Players sometimes becoming invisible during a match.
Dragbacks not working when rapidly tapping the modifier button.
Players being unable to string together multiple stepovers.
The goalkeeper, in some situations, being unable to throw the ball after making a save close to the goal line.
The player automatically passing the ball from a set piece after the game had been paused in an Online match.
An issue with Custom controls where movement with the directional buttons was not working when locked to a player.

Made the following changes in FIFA Ultimate team:
Added the Objectives tile to the Pause Menu in all FUT Online modes.
Added Guest Mode in FUT Online Seasons and FUT Online Draft.
Disabled the FIFA Trainer within FUT Champions.

Addressed the following issues in FIFA Ultimate team:
An issue in Squad Building Challenges where tagging a group of challenges would make it unselectable.
ICONs displaying their current age on in-game overlays.
Wrong badge showing for your opponent on the Online Season’s Match Preview screens.
Objective Completed visual notification not displaying correctly for some Daily/Weekly Objectives.
Alignment of the text on Manager League items.
An issue with the effects shown during the pack opening animation.
The icon of your rank in Squad Battles displaying incorrectly when claiming rewards.

Addressed the following issues in Online Modes:
Players crashing when matching up in Pro Clubs Friendly Matches in certain situations.
Players would not receive invites in Pro Clubs Friendly Matches in certain situations.

Addressed the following issues in Career Mode:
Players crashing during the first game of the season in certain situations.

Made the following changes in Audio / Visual / Presentation:
Updated the Chile National Team kits and crest to be authentic.

Addressed the following issues in Audio / Visual / Presentation:
The volume of the audio in the Cristiano Ronaldo celebration.
Some issues with crowd flags displaying the wrong images.
Some visual issues with the Bundesliga broadcast package.
Situations where the ball would appear to go through the goal netting.
An issue where a player on the ground would incorrectly animate as flipping or spinning.
Celebrations clipping through ad boards.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 2

📅 11/10/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Minor fixes to improve the game stability.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 1

📅 04/10/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Added the following in FIFA Ultimate team:
New functionality to Champions Channel including missed shots and hidden timeline.

Addressed the following in FIFA Ultimate team:
An issue with the extra time display on the Champions Channel timeline.
An issue with locked EASFC catalogue kits on opponent teams in Squad Battles.
An issue where the crowd would have incorrect flags when the home team is wearing a certain kit.
An issue where a player could crash when watching a FUT Champions Channel match.
An issue where players could control the goalkeeper in FUT Single Player modes.
Changed Matches Remaining to Attempts Remaining in FUT Champions Daily Knockout Tournament.
Changed the Possible Points text in Squad Battles to Projected Match Points.
Updated loan player portraits in the EASFC Catalogue.
Visual improvements to some FUT item types.

Addressed the following in Gameplay:
Tuned goalkeeper reactions in certain situations.
Tuned down the difficulty for Amateur and Semi-Pro difficulties.
Reduced shot accuracy and slightly increased goalkeeper reaction times in certain in-game situations.

Added the following in The Journey Hunter Returns:
Icons in cinematic scenes to indicate the user-triggered action.
Triggered actions are: Personality, FIFA 17 Result, Match Result, Key Decision, Player Performance, Team Performance, Partnership Rating

Addressed the following in The Journey Hunter Returns:
An issue where the player could crash during a cinematic in Chapter 5.

Added the following in Career Mode:
Added option to delegate contract renewals.
Allow users to renegotiate contract with a player whose release clause has been paid.

Addressed the following in Career Mode:
An issue where users could use a loaned player as part of a transfer deal.
An issue where Breaking News weren’t getting refreshed.

Addressed the following in Online Modes:
An issue in Pro Clubs where a player could return to an invisible lobby after a match.
Enabled the opponent indicators in online matches.
Improvements were made to the kit clashing logic.

Audio / Visual / Presentation Changes:
Adding this season’s authentic Bundesliga broadcast package.
Addressed multiple minor audio issues.
Improvements to the goal net animations.


 
 
 

FIFA 18 Update History for XBox One

Microsoft XBox One
 
 
FIFA 18 Update History
 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 7

📅 2-/01/2018

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Made the following changes in Gameplay:
✔️ After kickoff, the defending team will be more compact in defense.
✔️ Their attacking players will be less aggressive in pushing up the field.
✔️ Their defensive players will close the space between them and their attacking players to reduce the gap and limit the attacking team’s space.

Addressed the following issues in Gameplay:
✔️ Goalkeepers unnecessarily clearing the ball when it was passed to them in certain situations.

The following changes have been made for all FUT Champions Weekend league matches:
✔️ All matches will now take place in the FeWC Stadium, with the Time of Day always set to night and weather always set to clear.
✔️ The pre-match screens will no longer display which teams is the home team or away team; instead, players will always see their team on the left side of the screen, with their opponent’s team displaying on the right side.
✔️ You will no longer see your opponent’s kits in either gameplay or the pre-match screens; instead, you will see opponent wearing your unselected active kit.
✔️ The kit selection and match preview screens have been updated as a result of this change.
✔️ The orbit camera can now be used when watching FUT Champions Channel replays.

Addressed the following issues in FIFA Ultimate Team:
✔️ The player fitness and squad fitness search filters on the FUT Transfer Market not returning the correct items.
✔️ The player contracts and manager contract search filters on the FUT Transfer Market not returning the correct items.
✔️ The specialities displayed for some inform players, in the team management screens of a FUT online match, were incorrect. This was a visual issue only with no impact on gameplay.

Made the following changes in online modes:
✔️ Updated the colors used for the connection quality bards in all online modes, including in FUT
5, 4 and 3 bars are green
2 bars is yellow
1 bar is red

Addressed the following issued in Online Modes:
✔️ A player’s Pro Clubs Virtual Pro having incorrect attributes if it was created when the player is not connected to the servers.

Made the following changes in Audio/Visual/Presentation:
✔️ Updated to a number of kits.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 6

📅 05/12/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Addressed the following issues in Gameplay:
✔️ A freeze happening, in some situations, during the goal celebration for a goal that was scored by the goalkeeper.
✔️ The goal celebration being skipped, in some situations, after a goal was scored by the goalkeeper.
✔️ Holding the sprint button will once again cause a goalkeeper to get up quickly if he is on the ground while holding the ball.
✔️ The player sometimes being in control of the wrong player in a Skill Game.
✔️ Stringing the juggle skill move together multiple times in the Practice Arena could cause your player to disappear.
✔️ Updated the default FIFA Trainer settings for the Intro Match to show both Movement and Mechanics instead of just Movement.

Made the following changes in FIFA Ultimate Team:
✔️ Added the ability to watch FUT Champions Channel replays in a slower (0.5x) playback speed.
✔️ When toggling the playback speed of the replay, it cycles through Normal –> Fast –> Slow.
✔️ Removed the Single Player Camera from the list of available camera angles in FUT Champions Channel.
✔️ Removed the non-functional Restart button in the FUT Champions Channel Pause Menu.
✔️ Renamed the FIWC Stadium item to FeWC Stadium.

Addressed the following issues in FIFA Ultimate Team:
✔️ Added the ability to watch FUT Champions Channel replays in a slower (0.5x) playback speed.

Addressed the following issues in Online Modes:
✔️ FUT Squads that had default tactics values that were incorrectly set to over 100 have been reset to the normal default values.
✔️ A visual issue where sometimes the kit that a player selected to play with would not be the kit that their opponent would see them playing with in FUT Online modes.
✔️ The FUT Squad Battles Featured Squad image not loading properly after rapidly transitioning through screens.
✔️ The Pause Menu countdown timer sometimes displaying throughout a FUT Champions Channel replay.
✔️ The scrolling team lineup list sometimes displaying at the start of a FUT Champions Channel replay.
✔️ The penalty shootout tutorial sometimes displaying during a penalty shootout in a FUT Champions Channel replay.

Addressed the following issues in Audio / Visual / Presentation:
✔️ Updates to the 2D portraits for some players.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 5

📅 27/11/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Addressed the following issues in Gameplay:
✔️ Incorrect penalty calls where a defender legally wins a header but also collides with an attacking player.
✔️ Goalkeepers staying on the ground too long, not attempting to gather the ball, when the ball was within reach after a save.
✔️ Goalkeepers sometimes not going for the ball after a back pass.
✔️ This issue would occur more often if using manual passing.

Addressed the following issues in FIFA Ultimate Team:
✔️ Players getting a message that there are no attempts remaining in the current Daily Knockout Tournament when their final attempt is still active.
✔️ The game freezing when quickly selecting an opponent in Squad Battles immediately after getting to the Opponent Selection screen.
✔️ Corrected some of the text for the squad requirements in FUT Champions.
✔️ A visual issue with an incorrect overall player rating showing in the Player Performance screen of the Pause Menu in certain situations.

Made the following changes in Online Modes:
✔️ Added additional matchmaking regions in Pro Clubs.

Addressed the following issues in Online Modes:
✔️ Players being unable to make quick subs if they had used all their available pauses.
✔️ The trophy not being present in the Pro Clubs Championship celebration.
✔️ Captains disconnecting from Pro Clubs matches when Voice Chat is disabled via game launcher.

Addressed the following issues in Career Mode:
✔️ Players signed to pre-contracts, in the first season, not coming to your team if the first summer transfer window was disabled during Career Mode setup.
✔️ Some player attributes were missing from the Squad HUB.

Addressed the following issues in Tournaments Mode:
✔️ The tournament tree in the Women’s International Cup being empty after the semifinals.

Addressed the following issues in Audio / Visual / Presentation:
✔️ Repetitive whistling that was heard in some stadiums.
✔️ Some visual issues with the Bundesliga broadcast package.
✔️ Updates to a number of crests and kits.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 4

📅 14/11/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Made the following changes in Gameplay:
Removed the chance for the CPU AI controlled player to receive a second yellow card when trying to push or pull an opponent, with the exception of an attacker who is through on goal and 1 on 1 with the keeper.
This has no impact on human controlled players.

Here are a few more details about how the CPU team plays the game:
The CPU plays the game as you would, limited by the same input restrictions as a human player is.
This means that the CPU team has an active player, just like you do, which is called the CPU AI controlled player.

A CPU AI controlled player exists in the following circumstances:
On a team with no human players. For example, the CPU controlled team in Squad Battles.
On a team with human players who are all locked to specific players, that also has CPU teammates. For example, a Pro Clubs team, with less than 11 human players, with no ANY player.

A CPU AI controlled player does not exist in the following circumstances:
On a team with human players who are not locked to specific players.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 3

📅 31/10/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Made the following changes in Gameplay:
Made ground passes and ground through passes less effective when blindly passing the ball between 90 and 270 degrees, where 0 degrees is the direction the player is facing.
The most significant impact will be seen when the pass angle is between 140 and 220 degrees.
The impact scales when the pass angle is between 90 (least impact) and 139 degrees and between 221 and 270 (least impact) degrees.
The passes impacted by this change will see: reduced ball speed; reduced accuracy.
Disabled user controlled reactions, when locked to a player, when the goalkeeper is holding the ball.

Addressed the following issues in Gameplay:
The goalkeeper sometimes parrying the ball into his own goal.
The goalkeeper diving too early on the downward header and volley shots.
Players sometimes becoming invisible during a match.
Dragbacks not working when rapidly tapping the modifier button.
Players being unable to string together multiple stepovers.
The goalkeeper, in some situations, being unable to throw the ball after making a save close to the goal line.
The player automatically passing the ball from a set piece after the game had been paused in an Online match.
An issue with Custom controls where movement with the directional buttons was not working when locked to a player.

Made the following changes in FIFA Ultimate team:
Added the Objectives tile to the Pause Menu in all FUT Online modes.
Added Guest Mode in FUT Online Seasons and FUT Online Draft.
Disabled the FIFA Trainer within FUT Champions.

Addressed the following issues in FIFA Ultimate team:
An issue in Squad Building Challenges where tagging a group of challenges would make it unselectable.
ICONs displaying their current age on in-game overlays.
Wrong badge showing for your opponent on the Online Season’s Match Preview screens.
Objective Completed visual notification not displaying correctly for some Daily/Weekly Objectives.
Alignment of the text on Manager League items.
An issue with the effects shown during the pack opening animation.
The icon of your rank in Squad Battles displaying incorrectly when claiming rewards.

Addressed the following issues in Online Modes:
Players crashing when matching up in Pro Clubs Friendly Matches in certain situations.
Players would not receive invites in Pro Clubs Friendly Matches in certain situations.

Addressed the following issues in Career Mode:
Players crashing during the first game of the season in certain situations.

Made the following changes in Audio / Visual / Presentation:
Updated the Chile National Team kits and crest to be authentic.

Addressed the following issues in Audio / Visual / Presentation:
The volume of the audio in the Cristiano Ronaldo celebration.
Some issues with crowd flags displaying the wrong images.
Some visual issues with the Bundesliga broadcast package.
Situations where the ball would appear to go through the goal netting.
An issue where a player on the ground would incorrectly animate as flipping or spinning.
Celebrations clipping through ad boards.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 2

📅 11/10/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Minor fixes to improve the game stability.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 1

📅 04/10/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Added the following in FIFA Ultimate team:
New functionality to Champions Channel including missed shots and hidden timeline.

Addressed the following in FIFA Ultimate team:
An issue with the extra time display on the Champions Channel timeline.
An issue with locked EASFC catalogue kits on opponent teams in Squad Battles.
An issue where the crowd would have incorrect flags when the home team is wearing a certain kit.
An issue where a player could crash when watching a FUT Champions Channel match.
An issue where players could control the goalkeeper in FUT Single Player modes.
Changed Matches Remaining to Attempts Remaining in FUT Champions Daily Knockout Tournament.
Changed the Possible Points text in Squad Battles to Projected Match Points.
Updated loan player portraits in the EASFC Catalogue.
Visual improvements to some FUT item types.

Addressed the following in Gameplay:
Tuned goalkeeper reactions in certain situations.
Tuned down the difficulty for Amateur and Semi-Pro difficulties.
Reduced shot accuracy and slightly increased goalkeeper reaction times in certain in-game situations.

Added the following in The Journey Hunter Returns:
Icons in cinematic scenes to indicate the user-triggered action.
Triggered actions are: Personality, FIFA 17 Result, Match Result, Key Decision, Player Performance, Team Performance, Partnership Rating

Addressed the following in The Journey Hunter Returns:
An issue where the player could crash during a cinematic in Chapter 5.

Added the following in Career Mode:
Added option to delegate contract renewals.
Allow users to renegotiate contract with a player whose release clause has been paid.

Addressed the following in Career Mode:
An issue where users could use a loaned player as part of a transfer deal.
An issue where Breaking News weren’t getting refreshed.

Addressed the following in Online Modes:
An issue in Pro Clubs where a player could return to an invisible lobby after a match.
Enabled the opponent indicators in online matches.
Improvements were made to the kit clashing logic.

Audio / Visual / Presentation Changes:
Adding this season’s authentic Bundesliga broadcast package.
Addressed multiple minor audio issues.
Improvements to the goal net animations.


 
 
 

FIFA 18 Update History for PC

Windows PC
 
 
FIFA 18 Update History
 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 7

📅 23/01/2018

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Made the following changes in Gameplay:
✔️ After kickoff, the defending team will be more compact in defense.
✔️ Their attacking players will be less aggressive in pushing up the field.
✔️ Their defensive players will close the space between them and their attacking players to reduce the gap and limit the attacking team’s space.

Addressed the following issues in Gameplay:
✔️ Goalkeepers unnecessarily clearing the ball when it was passed to them in certain situations.

The following changes have been made for all FUT Champions Weekend league matches:
✔️ All matches will now take place in the FeWC Stadium, with the Time of Day always set to night and weather always set to clear.
✔️ The pre-match screens will no longer display which teams is the home team or away team; instead, players will always see their team on the left side of the screen, with their opponent’s team displaying on the right side.
✔️ You will no longer see your opponent’s kits in either gameplay or the pre-match screens; instead, you will see opponent wearing your unselected active kit.
✔️ The kit selection and match preview screens have been updated as a result of this change.
✔️ The orbit camera can now be used when watching FUT Champions Channel replays.

Addressed the following issues in FIFA Ultimate Team:
✔️ The player fitness and squad fitness search filters on the FUT Transfer Market not returning the correct items.
✔️ The player contracts and manager contract search filters on the FUT Transfer Market not returning the correct items.
✔️ The specialities displayed for some inform players, in the team management screens of a FUT online match, were incorrect. This was a visual issue only with no impact on gameplay.

Made the following changes in online modes:
✔️ Updated the colors used for the connection quality bards in all online modes, including in FUT
5, 4 and 3 bars are green
2 bars is yellow
1 bar is red

Addressed the following issued in Online Modes:
✔️ A player’s Pro Clubs Virtual Pro having incorrect attributes if it was created when the player is not connected to the servers.

Made the following changes in Audio/Visual/Presentation:
✔️ Updated to a number of kits.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 6

📅 30/11/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Addressed the following issues in Gameplay:
✔️ A freeze happening, in some situations, during the goal celebration for a goal that was scored by the goalkeeper.
✔️ The goal celebration being skipped, in some situations, after a goal was scored by the goalkeeper.
✔️ Holding the sprint button will once again cause a goalkeeper to get up quickly if he is on the ground while holding the ball.
✔️ The player sometimes being in control of the wrong player in a Skill Game.
✔️ Stringing the juggle skill move together multiple times in the Practice Arena could cause your player to disappear.
✔️ Updated the default FIFA Trainer settings for the Intro Match to show both Movement and Mechanics instead of just Movement.

Made the following changes in FIFA Ultimate Team:
✔️ Added the ability to watch FUT Champions Channel replays in a slower (0.5x) playback speed.
✔️ When toggling the playback speed of the replay, it cycles through Normal –> Fast –> Slow.
✔️ Removed the Single Player Camera from the list of available camera angles in FUT Champions Channel.
✔️ Removed the non-functional Restart button in the FUT Champions Channel Pause Menu.
✔️ Renamed the FIWC Stadium item to FeWC Stadium.

Addressed the following issues in FIFA Ultimate Team:
✔️ Added the ability to watch FUT Champions Channel replays in a slower (0.5x) playback speed.

Addressed the following issues in Online Modes:
✔️ FUT Squads that had default tactics values that were incorrectly set to over 100 have been reset to the normal default values.
✔️ A visual issue where sometimes the kit that a player selected to play with would not be the kit that their opponent would see them playing with in FUT Online modes.
✔️ The FUT Squad Battles Featured Squad image not loading properly after rapidly transitioning through screens.
✔️ The Pause Menu countdown timer sometimes displaying throughout a FUT Champions Channel replay.
✔️ The scrolling team lineup list sometimes displaying at the start of a FUT Champions Channel replay.
✔️ The penalty shootout tutorial sometimes displaying during a penalty shootout in a FUT Champions Channel replay.

Addressed the following issues in Audio / Visual / Presentation:
✔️ Updates to the 2D portraits for some players.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 5

📅 23/11/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Addressed the following issues in Gameplay:
✔️ Incorrect penalty calls where a defender legally wins a header but also collides with an attacking player.
✔️ Goalkeepers staying on the ground too long, not attempting to gather the ball, when the ball was within reach after a save.
✔️ Goalkeepers sometimes not going for the ball after a back pass.
✔️ This issue would occur more often if using manual passing.

Addressed the following issues in FIFA Ultimate Team:
✔️ Players getting a message that there are no attempts remaining in the current Daily Knockout Tournament when their final attempt is still active.
✔️ The game freezing when quickly selecting an opponent in Squad Battles immediately after getting to the Opponent Selection screen.
✔️ Corrected some of the text for the squad requirements in FUT Champions.
✔️ A visual issue with an incorrect overall player rating showing in the Player Performance screen of the Pause Menu in certain situations.

Made the following changes in Online Modes:
✔️ Added additional matchmaking regions in Pro Clubs.

Addressed the following issues in Online Modes:
✔️ Players being unable to make quick subs if they had used all their available pauses.
✔️ The trophy not being present in the Pro Clubs Championship celebration.
✔️ Captains disconnecting from Pro Clubs matches when Voice Chat is disabled via game launcher.

Addressed the following issues in Career Mode:
✔️ Players signed to pre-contracts, in the first season, not coming to your team if the first summer transfer window was disabled during Career Mode setup.
✔️ Some player attributes were missing from the Squad HUB.

Addressed the following issues in Tournaments Mode:
✔️ The tournament tree in the Women’s International Cup being empty after the semifinals.

Addressed the following issues in Audio / Visual / Presentation:
✔️ Repetitive whistling that was heard in some stadiums.
✔️ Some visual issues with the Bundesliga broadcast package.
✔️ Updates to a number of crests and kits.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 4

📅 14/11/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Made the following changes in Gameplay:
Removed the chance for the CPU AI controlled player to receive a second yellow card when trying to push or pull an opponent, with the exception of an attacker who is through on goal and 1 on 1 with the keeper.
This has no impact on human controlled players.

Here are a few more details about how the CPU team plays the game:
The CPU plays the game as you would, limited by the same input restrictions as a human player is.
This means that the CPU team has an active player, just like you do, which is called the CPU AI controlled player.

A CPU AI controlled player exists in the following circumstances:
On a team with no human players. For example, the CPU controlled team in Squad Battles.
On a team with human players who are all locked to specific players, that also has CPU teammates. For example, a Pro Clubs team, with less than 11 human players, with no ANY player.

A CPU AI controlled player does not exist in the following circumstances:
On a team with human players who are not locked to specific players.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 3

📅 25/10/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Made the following changes in Gameplay:
Made ground passes and ground through passes less effective when blindly passing the ball between 90 and 270 degrees, where 0 degrees is the direction the player is facing.
The most significant impact will be seen when the pass angle is between 140 and 220 degrees.
The impact scales when the pass angle is between 90 (least impact) and 139 degrees and between 221 and 270 (least impact) degrees.
The passes impacted by this change will see: reduced ball speed; reduced accuracy.
Disabled user controlled reactions, when locked to a player, when the goalkeeper is holding the ball.

Addressed the following issues in Gameplay:
The goalkeeper sometimes parrying the ball into his own goal.
The goalkeeper diving too early on the downward header and volley shots.
Players sometimes becoming invisible during a match.
Dragbacks not working when rapidly tapping the modifier button.
Players being unable to string together multiple stepovers.
The goalkeeper, in some situations, being unable to throw the ball after making a save close to the goal line.
The player automatically passing the ball from a set piece after the game had been paused in an Online match.
An issue with Custom controls where movement with the directional buttons was not working when locked to a player.

Made the following changes in FIFA Ultimate team:
Added the Objectives tile to the Pause Menu in all FUT Online modes.
Added Guest Mode in FUT Online Seasons and FUT Online Draft.
Disabled the FIFA Trainer within FUT Champions.

Addressed the following issues in FIFA Ultimate team:
An issue in Squad Building Challenges where tagging a group of challenges would make it unselectable.
ICONs displaying their current age on in-game overlays.
Wrong badge showing for your opponent on the Online Season’s Match Preview screens.
Objective Completed visual notification not displaying correctly for some Daily/Weekly Objectives.
Alignment of the text on Manager League items.
An issue with the effects shown during the pack opening animation.
The icon of your rank in Squad Battles displaying incorrectly when claiming rewards.

Addressed the following issues in Online Modes:
Players crashing when matching up in Pro Clubs Friendly Matches in certain situations.
Players would not receive invites in Pro Clubs Friendly Matches in certain situations.

Addressed the following issues in Career Mode:
Players crashing during the first game of the season in certain situations.

Made the following changes in Audio / Visual / Presentation:
Updated the Chile National Team kits and crest to be authentic.

Addressed the following issues in Audio / Visual / Presentation:
The volume of the audio in the Cristiano Ronaldo celebration.
Some issues with crowd flags displaying the wrong images.
Some visual issues with the Bundesliga broadcast package.
Situations where the ball would appear to go through the goal netting.
An issue where a player on the ground would incorrectly animate as flipping or spinning.
Celebrations clipping through ad boards.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 2

📅 07/10/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Minor fixes to improve the game stability.

 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 1

📅 03/10/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

Added the following in FIFA Ultimate team:
New functionality to Champions Channel including missed shots and hidden timeline.

Addressed the following in FIFA Ultimate team:
An issue with the extra time display on the Champions Channel timeline.
An issue with locked EASFC catalogue kits on opponent teams in Squad Battles.
An issue where the crowd would have incorrect flags when the home team is wearing a certain kit.
An issue where a player could crash when watching a FUT Champions Channel match.
An issue where players could control the goalkeeper in FUT Single Player modes.
Changed Matches Remaining to Attempts Remaining in FUT Champions Daily Knockout Tournament.
Changed the Possible Points text in Squad Battles to Projected Match Points.
Updated loan player portraits in the EASFC Catalogue.
Visual improvements to some FUT item types.

Addressed the following in Gameplay:
Tuned goalkeeper reactions in certain situations.
Tuned down the difficulty for Amateur and Semi-Pro difficulties.
Reduced shot accuracy and slightly increased goalkeeper reaction times in certain in-game situations.

Added the following in The Journey Hunter Returns:
Icons in cinematic scenes to indicate the user-triggered action.
Triggered actions are: Personality, FIFA 17 Result, Match Result, Key Decision, Player Performance, Team Performance, Partnership Rating

Addressed the following in The Journey Hunter Returns:
An issue where the player could crash during a cinematic in Chapter 5.

Added the following in Career Mode:
Added option to delegate contract renewals.
Allow users to renegotiate contract with a player whose release clause has been paid.

Addressed the following in Career Mode:
An issue where users could use a loaned player as part of a transfer deal.
An issue where Breaking News weren’t getting refreshed.

Addressed the following in Online Modes:
An issue in Pro Clubs where a player could return to an invisible lobby after a match.
Enabled the opponent indicators in online matches.
Improvements were made to the kit clashing logic.

Audio / Visual / Presentation Changes:
Adding this season’s authentic Bundesliga broadcast package.
Addressed multiple minor audio issues.
Improvements to the goal net animations.


 
 
 

FIFA 18 Update History for the Companion & Web App

EA Companion App for FIFA 18 Ultimate Team
 
 

FIFA 18 UPDATE 1

📅 25/10/2017

ADDED CONTENT & FEATURES

FUT Web only:
Added keyboard support for drop down menus and overlays.
Typing in dropdown menus will navigate to the most relevant item.
Esc and Enter keys will close/confirm overlays.

FIFA 18 Companion iOS only:
Added a Close button and Previous/Next navigation to picker menus.
Addressed an issue where tapping through overlays would register on other screen elements behind the overlay.

FIFA 18 Companion Android only:
Added support for Android O features (SDK 26).

All platforms:
Moved the Buy Now button to the main bidding panel.
In Squad Building Challenges, added a counter for rare player and quality requirements.
In Squad Building Challenges, changed how the “or” requirements are displayed to make them more clear.
Addressed Search and Reset button inconsistencies between different sections.
Previously selected players in the Compare Price flow are now remembered.

Also the following issues have been addressed on all platforms:
The Send To Active Squad button missing for players bought in the Transfer Market
Automatic scrolling to the top of the page on Transfer Market and Unassigned screens when performing actions.
Selected items will now stay in focus.
Player images not showing on special pack art.
Being unable to un-watch expired items in Transfer Targets.
The Previous and Next buttons missing from default searches.
Needing to confirm twice to view a shared squad link.
A hang when opening a shared squad link.

 
 
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  1. Para FIFA ,não é Palmeiras o maior vencedor do Brasil ? Eu Márcio acredito que a FIFA reconheça que o Palmeiras tem maior numero do Brasil em títulos e o Santos do tal do Pelé em segundo ….!!!!

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