FIFA 17 makes defenders more likely to attack, improves shooting and more in update 1.02 for PS4 and Xbox One. Check out the full patch notes from EA Sports.
FIFA 17 has been given its first major gameplay update on PS4 and Xbox One.
Version 1.02 makes defenders more likely to attack, improves ball physics, and fixes issues with players overrunning the ball.
Passing responsiveness when the ball is in the air has been tweaked, as has the general responsiveness of shooting.
According to EA Sports patch notes, version 1.02 also makes changes to Pro Clubs, Ultimate Team and Career Mode.
You can see the full list of FIFA 17 update 1.02 patch notes below:
Addressed the following in gameplay:
- A situation where cancel was unresponsive after requesting a clearance.
- A rare situation where the penalty shootout should have ended earlier.
- Increased the CPU AI tendency to attack directly.
- An issue where players sometimes overrun the ball after a skill move.
- Increased the chance of error from ground crosses (triple tap).
- Improvements to ball physics where shots off the goal posts lose too much speed.
- Goalkeeper positioning for corner kicks.
- Improvements made to player switching from corners and free kicks.
- An issue where the player would control the ball instead of attempting a clearance.
- Improvements to contested headers logic from corner kicks.
- General fixes for player controlled celebrations.
- Cut scene for contentious fouls can now be skipped.
- Improved the general responsiveness of shooting.
- Minor improvement to passing responsiveness when the ball is in the air.
In Pro Clubs, we:
- Increased experience required for the higher overall ratings in Pro Clubs.
- Addressed an issue where a player’s customised facial features did not display properly in game.
In Ultimate Team:
- FUT Single Player difficulty no longer defaults to your CPU setting.
- Addressed an issue where the player is forced to substitute an injured player in FUT online matches.
Corrected the shooting and crossing text in custom tactics
In Career mode, we:
- Addressed a situation where the CPU AI would frequently leave star players on the bench.
Visual changes include:
- Added new components of the 2016/17 Premier League broadcast package.
- Updated team kits, banners and flags for Velez Sarsfield and Tigre.
- The goalkeeper now correctly celebrates after catching the final penalty in a shootout.
- Addressed an issue where the selected kit isn’t the one used in-game.
- Addressed frame-rate issue during pre-match skill game.
- Addressed an issue where the fog from a player’s breath was detached from their position.
- General overlay fixes.
FIFA 17 is out now on Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
The annual football game, which was the subject of a number of retail discounts, features a brand new story-based game mode called The Journey.
The Journey sees players assume the role of Alex Hunter, who experiences all the highs and lows of being a professional football player.
FIFA 17 also contains the popular FIFA Ultimate Team mode, in which users build a team by opening card packs and selecting players with the best chemistry.
There’s also the Be a Pro modes for outfield players and goalkeepers, as well as online cups, women’s international tournaments, skill games and Career mode.