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FIFA 21 Next-Gen Available Today - Let's Hear Your Impressions!

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FIFA 21 Next-Gen Available Today - Let's Hear Your Impressions!

FIFA 21 for next-gen consoles has arrived today on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. With Dual Entitlement, players that own the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One version before the release of FIFA 22, can upgrade to the equivalent next generation console (PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S) for free. All progress made and the content you acquire in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team and VOLTA FOOTBALL will carry over. If you still have questions about FIFA 21 Dual Entitlement, make sure to visit the FAQ.

For those of you lucky enough to own a next-gen console and have played a few matches, make sure to share your impressions with the community.

Also, be sure to check out our YouTube page, as we’ll be uploading plenty of 4K gameplay footage.

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  1. Lighting is a little better. Kits are still a bit washed out for me. There's a bit more detail everywhere. Crowds look phenomenal compared to current gen. Faces and kits are a bit better but overall it isn't a massive upgrade. Incremental improvements, but they add up.
    Chronic Narnia
    And how does it look?
    krtgolfing
    Also is available on the ps5. Downloading it now.

    Every time I hit download it tells me I already own the upgrade but o don’t have it or see it .. Am I doing something wrong ?
    It’s not working for me at all I got to upgrade hit download it says I already own it but it’s not on my system and I never downloaded it .. someone help !
    cwilson250733
    How do you get to download it! I bought the digital version ps4/ps5?

    I went to the search button on my homepage and typed in fifa and one of the selections on the right was free ps5 upgrade
    stmark
    Every time I hit download it tells me I already own the upgrade but o don’t have it or see it .. Am I doing something wrong ?

    Did it ask you to confirm purchase? Basically I went to my PS4 version (I have the PS4 disc in) and if I scroll down to the FIFA 21 picture of Beckham, on the right hand side there was a prompt to DL the PS5 version. It asks me to confirm purchase (of 0 dollars) and I was able to DL.
    If you already have the PS4 version installed, you can switch between versions by pressing your start button and it shows both the PS5 and PS4 version as selectable.
    ChaseB
    Did it ask you to confirm purchase? Basically I went to my PS4 version (I have the PS4 disc in) and if I scroll down to the FIFA 21 picture of Beckham, on the right hand side there was a prompt to DL the PS5 version. It asks me to confirm purchase (of 0 dollars) and I was able to DL.
    If you already have the PS4 version installed, you can switch between versions by pressing your start button and it shows both the PS5 and PS4 version as selectable.

    There’s only one version showing and it’s my PS4 version. Every time i tried downloading the upgrade still getting the same message “you already own this item” it won’t let me download the upgrade smh .. I tried uninstalling the current gen version everything I between nothing .. smh 🤦🏽*♂️
    I have the PS5 upgrade downloading now as well. About a third of the way done in only five minutes or so. Stay up way too late to get a glimpse of go to bed?
    just played the PSG vs Liverpool opening game and there is no denying that it's a fantastic looking game. Honestly graphically to me it looks better than NBA 2k simply because of the richer and less washed out colors.
    The new camera is cool but I'd say the game looks less drastically different during gameplay which is understandable the players being zoomed out. Cut scenes though look amazing. And the crowd really looks good.
    Nothing jumped out to me gameplay wise that was different. Didnt have any fouls the whole game which was a problem for me last gen. The game is just a lot smoother and responsive. Didnt have a single hiccup or slow down with framerate.
    Also its instant load to get into a new match. I literally hit play match and I was in the game.
    edit....
    once games installed and you play a match theres a pretty cool cutscene of the players walking in the tunnels
    Turf looks a lot better. Non-scanned faces stick out like sore thumbs because the scans look so good. Did not notice new off ball behaviors at all but the contextual touches linking animations are evident. Subtle but if you've logged a lot of FIFA hours you'll see the difference. Hard to say much more with so little play time. But I will say I played a five minute half match on 100% default sliders and didn't hate it. Obviously some things I would want to change but for a quick default match it seemed OK.
    Last thing, not sure on the haptic stuff. It had me laying off sprint later in the match and seems like it also kicks in after some contact. Can't imagine the responsiveness crowd will like but maybe I'm wrong since it's a new feature Sony is pushing.
    Qb
    Turf looks a lot better. Non-scanned faces stick out like sore thumbs because the scans look so good. Did not notice new off ball behaviors at all but the contextual touches linking animations are evident. Subtle but if you've logged a lot of FIFA hours you'll see the difference. Hard to say much more with so little play time. But I will say I played a five minute half match on 100% default sliders and didn't hate it. Obviously some things I would want to change but for a quick default match it seemed OK.
    Last thing, not sure on the haptic stuff. It had me laying off sprint later in the match and seems like it also kicks in after some contact. Can't imagine the responsiveness crowd will like but maybe I'm wrong since it's a new feature Sony is pushing.

    You ain't lying about the non-scans vs. the scans for player faces. Just captured a Sterling celebration with the full zoom in and man it looks unreal. But then you'll see some real uncanny valley ish with non-star no scans. Like they don't look fake or anything but you just can tell they don't belong.
    Looks like it’s a widespread issue where a lot of PS5 users are getting shafted when it comes to getting the update.
    Keep getting an error message that we already own this item and it won’t let us download it because of something called the “FIFA 21 PFT tracker”
    No response from EA or SONY as of yet.
    God forbid an EA release goes smooth in any way.
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    Gosens6
    Looks like it’s a widespread issue where a lot of PS5 users are getting shafted when it comes to getting the update.
    Keep getting an error message that we already own this item and it won’t let us download it because of something called the “FIFA 21 PFT tracker”
    No response from EA or SONY as of yet.
    God forbid an EA release goes smooth in any way.
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    The only thing I would say is it maybe wasn't supposed to be released yet. Is it just people who went digital having the issue? I have the disc and it was seamless but I know at least one person who was digital who is having the issue.
    ChaseB
    The only thing I would say is it maybe wasn't supposed to be released yet. Is it just people who went digital having the issue? I have the disc and it was seamless but I know at least one person who was digital who is having the issue.

    I thought the same thing that it wasn’t supposed to be released yet, but even FIFAS official Twitter account is spreading the word that it’s released and available to play.
    When looking on Twitter and Reddit, it honestly seems random.
    Digital, physical, standard or special editions, there doesn’t seem to be any rhyme or reason as to why a bunch of us keep getting this error message.
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    Gosens6
    I thought the same thing that it wasn’t supposed to be released yet, but even FIFAS official Twitter account is spreading the word that it’s released and available to play.
    When looking on Twitter and Reddit, it honestly seems random.
    Digital, physical, standard or special editions, there doesn’t seem to be any rhyme or reason as to why a bunch of us keep getting this error message.
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    Thanks for the heads up.
    Fifa 21 next gen graphics are a lot better than maddens next gen ones
    it seems grass snow and players have been improved
    but the MOST noticeable is the BALL
    it moves realistically now
    its much more PES feeling too
    player animations esp. running could have been improved but i understand FIFA is now a online game more so than a sim
    Glad i held off next gen. Looked at a video of gameplay. Other then the snow on the field, crowd and goal celebrations the game plays and looks just like last gen. Player models, animations on the field look the same. Not impressed at all EA.
    So this is my first time playing fifa 21. I play a little of 20 but not a lot. And I’m blown away by the graphics. It look so real I’m in awe. Now i didnt have a problem with the gameplay got to get used to it since technically I haven’t play a fully fifa since 18. But so far so good. I’m kinda happy i didnt play 21 cuz everything to me is new. Now madden is different i played 21 and not going to lie worry about there next gen
    The game seems pretty familiar from the PS4 version and the graphics don't seem like that much of an upgrade but the new camera and the haptic feedback are pretty great and make it feel next gen.
    Playing on Series X...
    I actually prefer the gameplay on ne. xt-gen. I'm not sure if it's placebo but the ball seems to move differently and the game plays a little slower/tighter.
    I hope there is day 1 patch coming as I think this version is playing off an old version of FIFA, at least for career mode. One of the patches on previous gen introduced randomization of youth academy player gear (i.e. long sleeves, different boots, etc...) and this doesn't seem to be present on next-gen. I suspect many of the bugs that were present at launch on previous-gen that were later fixed may still be in next-gen. This kind of sucks.
    I also haven't seen any of the kid mascots in-game. I've tried FA Community Shield, EPL and UCL (all in career mode).
    Anyways, game is nice "free" upgrade, hopefully they can update career mode, so it is par with last-gen.
    edit: training injuries are still in CM and iirc this was taken out in one of the patches. I actually like this feature, so I'm not too bothered by it but it does suggest CM fixes/patches are missing.
    First impressions are that it looks gorgeous. Between the new camera and enhanced visuals for the crowds and player scans when they show closeups it looks very life like.
    I’ve enjoyed the games I’ve played so far. Much more so than last gen.
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    Saw a couple comments about the ball... I noticed something different as well. It might be entirely visual and be related to being able to see rotation/spin with more clarity. But I saw a few instances where it seemed to come off the foot with more natural action based on how it was struck. Again, might be entirely visual fidelity, but they did put out a tweet about ball impact effects that showed Haaland's foot meeting the ball (and the ball deforming at impact) so perhaps there's tech involved that wasn't there before. Seems like a stretch but I saw a few slices and flubs from awkward positions that looked more lifelike than last gen.
    Can someone check to see if the Adidas All-Star Team issue is on the PS5 version with those players not showing up in the Club Transfers? I know it got fixed in the PS4 version but just wanted to make sure
    Qb
    Saw a couple comments about the ball... I noticed something different as well. It might be entirely visual and be related to being able to see rotation/spin with more clarity. But I saw a few instances where it seemed to come off the foot with more natural action based on how it was struck. Again, might be entirely visual fidelity, but they did put out a tweet about ball impact effects that showed Haaland's foot meeting the ball (and the ball deforming at impact) so perhaps there's tech involved that wasn't there before. Seems like a stretch but I saw a few slices and flubs from awkward positions that looked more lifelike than last gen.

    Feels a lil heavier too Q.
    Time to get the band back together!
    jrnlgrn
    Have they added any goal keeper animations?

    Haven’t seen any new ones but tbh I’ve only played a few matches.
    They’re still suspect at the near post from what’ve seen so far
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    Anyone else think the frame rate is a bit choppy on PS5?
    Also 'Tele' camera view doesn't have shadows which makes it unplayable as you can't sense depth etc..
    (Preface: I didn't play a lot of 20 and skipped 21 entirely before next gen, so my impressions may be a bit skewed toward the experience feeling newer than many of yours.)
    Very impressed so far. The lighting and crowds in the opening cinematic jumped out first as being substantially better than current gen FIFA. Subtle "little things" like bubbles floating over the pitch well after kickoff for West Ham add a lot to the uniqueness of certain stadiums.
    Player models (minus lighting) don't seem a ton different than PC on Ultra settings, but star player faces look absolutely stunning, even on MLS teams.
    I'm not a huge fan of gameplay running at 60 FPS and all off-ball cutscenes (even ones running at real time) locked to 30. It's a strange stylistic choice that is even more noticeable on next-gen than it ever was on PC and PS4/XB1. Madden has this same issue and it's absolutely jarring.
    Gameplay itself, at least to me, isn't the massive leap forward I expected but it still feels new and fresh in some ways. This is very much a FIFA game even if it's been refined in certain areas.
    I'm convinced the children walking out with the players may only be for the opening cinematic. Haven't seen it again since, but, as an OS'er above also said, the cutscenes before the match look really cool. I just don't know if any stadiums other than Anfield get any detailed exterior shots. Didn't see any for Vancouver, West Ham or Real Madrid.
    Overall, this still feels next gen to me, even if it's the same type of refinement we saw from PS4's FIFA 14. That, to me, isn't a bad thing. I don't see any gamebreaking flaws so far, and the graphics seem to look as good as the "next gen teaser" EA released earlier this summer (not so much with Madden). The PS5 controller feedback is really nice, especially while defending after chasing down an attacker.
    As I said in the Madden impressions thread, this generation will live and die by the amount of effort EA wants to put in. More work needs to be done to push this hardware to the limit, and I have my doubts that EA actually wants to do it with the Ultimate Team money coming in. This is a solid start, but this series (and Madden, and NHL) needs to innovate over the next 8ish years, no excuses.
    Are the prematch cutscenes specific to different teams, game modes or big match-ups? I didn’t notice anything different in a quick “Kick Off” match with Arsenal. Same old entrance into Emirates Stadium as current gen. I haven’t had a chance to mess around with Career or Tournament modes. Seems only a few teams (namely Liverpool) got the next-gen treatment. Am I missing something, or do I need to just keep playing?
    Yeah the intros are only specific to a few big clubs. I think because Arsenal is a PES partner they got the shaft in FIFA.
    I’ve seen the intro in Liverpool, Milan(s), and Real.
    Kinda upset Dortmund didn’t have it .
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    jrnlgrn
    So what is it like playing with 2 bottom of the barrel League 2 teams. Is all the fancy presentation gone? What about non scanned players.

    I played a Football League 2 game between Leyton Orient and Morcambe earlier. Some generic player faces look better than others, but many of them, as well as the generic stadia, are showing their age on the new hardware. The generic faces thankfully don't look awful but can be kinda jarring if a generic/generated player is alongside top flight players or superstars. This is true of one of the PSG defenders in the opening game.
    The presentation elements thankfully aren't all barebones on the lower flight teams in Kick Off mode. Football League 2 had a few of its own production flourishes and league-specific commentary but the generic stadiums didn't offer anything in the way of special advertisements on the LED boards or any real pageantry.
    I think each league has its own broadcast package, which is nice, even if some of the lower tier leagues are recolored/reskinned versions of the generic EA Sports package. In some ways, it makes reaching international competitions or getting a bigger contract in Career even more rewarding when the big clubs get so many perks.
    FIFA is definitely more authentic to the big teams and leagues, however. The feeling after scoring a goal in the Bernabeu is off the charts, and, like I said, seeing flourishes like bubbles in the air in London Olympic Stadium before and during kickoff is awesomely unexpected.
    The coolest thing I saw in the generic stadiums during my time playing in the lower leagues were a ton of stewards, wearing flourescent orange, standing in the aisle separating the home and away cheering sections. I've never seen that in previous games. Pleasantly surprised at the substantial upgrades made to crowds.
    stmark
    It’s not working for me at all I got to upgrade hit download it says I already own it but it’s not on my system and I never downloaded it .. someone help !

    I am having a similar issue on xbox. The X|S version of Madden installed just fine, but for FIFA when I choose it said install trial (for EA Play) or manage version. Manage version brings up this normal version (which I own and returns to the same screen) or the three other versions I don't have (champions, ultimate, beckham.) So luckily I was able to install the trial version and play - hopefully tomorrow on the "actual" release date it will clear it up as an owned game for me. Otherwise I guess I will try a chat with microsoft or EA if need be.
    Like madden, I can see some fairly decent graphic improvements. Nothing huge, but still I think along the lines of what NBA 2k21 did. Gameplay like madden seems slightly different - more weight to players, the ball doesn't feel as fast, etc.
    Qb
    KG, I can't believe you didn't take the obligatory only big clubs get special intros shot at Arsenal. You're slipping!

    You know I was thinking it in my mind lol.
    What’s funny is that Spurs have it hahahaha
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    F34R
    So far, it's pretty decent. Felt completely different on PS5 vs playing on PC.

    in what way? Good? I have it on PC, but without mods this year (as of yet) I was contemplating getting it on PS5.
    As a pes player, this game still kinda sucks. Just feels so unnatural and canned. Def better than last generation, and looks pretty good, but not at PES 21 level. Not even close IMO.
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    I didn't get my series x yet just wanted to ask you guys a quick question. If you have ea access do you get the next gen upgrade automatically when playing a game from the vault?
    Your EA vault games (and previously owned games under your Xbox Live account) will be available to download onto your new Series X when you first boot it up and login. The only true next gen EA Sports games are Madden 21 and FIFA 21 for now, and you have to own them first to get the next gen upgrade for free through their dual-entitlement program.
    Can someone tell me how to get the upgraded version on ps5?
    I have the game on the disk..i inserted the disk..and it will install the ps4 version. When the disk is in, in the right part of the screen it appears the logo of fifa 21 but it sais 59.99 euros. I searched it and i cannot find the ps5 version ( i watched a lot of videos on YT and for me it doesnt show up).
    I tried instaling the ps4 version in the hope that afterwards i can upgrade it, but it shows me the same thing, it tells me to buy the game, and nowhere it shows the ps5 version.
    I want to know the steps for an upgrade with a disk in. Do i have to install, do i have to search it with the disk?
    Thanks
    franch1se
    in what way? Good? I have it on PC, but without mods this year (as of yet) I was contemplating getting it on PS5.

    FYI....there are mods now for the PC.
    pistonica
    Can someone tell me how to get the upgraded version on ps5?
    I have the game on the disk..i inserted the disk..and it will install the ps4 version. When the disk is in, in the right part of the screen it appears the logo of fifa 21 but it sais 59.99 euros. I searched it and i cannot find the ps5 version ( i watched a lot of videos on YT and for me it doesnt show up).
    I tried instaling the ps4 version in the hope that afterwards i can upgrade it, but it shows me the same thing, it tells me to buy the game, and nowhere it shows the ps5 version.
    I want to know the steps for an upgrade with a disk in. Do i have to install, do i have to search it with the disk?
    Thanks

    I did it with a disc, but it sounds like that way didn't work for you. I literally just went down into that next set of panels (away from the game bar where you pick the game to play) where there was a large FIFA graphic, and then on the right part of the screen there was a "free upgrade" or something like that button to click. I "purchased" the PS5 version for $0 dollars since obviously already owned the game/had disc in, and was off to the races.
    I've been playing the PS5 version for a bit overnight. So it isn't a huge leap forward as far as the gameplay goes but that shouldn't surprise anybody. That being said there is a lot to like (beyond the fact I only had to pay for the game once):
    - The new camera angle. I didn't like it my first few matches but then it grew on me. Once I'm completely used to the slight angle changes it may be my favourite angle. It just does a fantastic job of showing a huge chunk of the screen and the movement around the ball.
    -Combine the above with some of the new off the ball AI stuff they were talking about and it feels like there is more going on. Nothing has changed but seeing the streaking winger actively stop and stutter backwards trying to get back onside or the waving of a guy who has sprung free is begging for that through ball. The game feels slightly more alive.
    -The Haptic Feedback: Still trying to figure out how they are applying this, but it appears to kick in when a player is tired or when they're at the end of a big sprint, being connected with and even when there are direction changes. On a few closing down sprints with VVD I was already feeling a tougher trigger in some cases in the first half. Part of me wonders if slower players are given a tighter trigger by default. Here is the big takeaway: There should be no visceral connection between those trigger buttons and the speed on screen. It's not a gun or something a first party character is touching but strangely enough it seems to have a positive effect. I sense a tired player and it translates to my perception. I am also enjoying the mild feedback you get on ball strikes.
    -Load times are insane. They've also used those menu cards really well. Instead of starting the game I go to the Career Mode card hit X and 10-15 seconds total I'm in my career and ready to go. Loads to games are out of games is instant. Career set up took about 20 seconds. That right there is amazing.
    The one negative so far I have, although I haven't been able to recreate it, and it is something I've NEVER seen in FIFA was during a goal mouth scramble in the default Liverpool / PSG game while the rest of the game was being downloaded I had a downright massive framerate drop to basically 0. The action paused for a moment and juttered back into life. Hopefully it was due to the downloading.
    The adaptive triggers are not done well at all. I don’t even know what they’re doing in this game. I thought it had to do w stamina, but random players have that trigger mechanism when running. It’s a bit frustrating, and I didn’t see where I could disable them.
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    KG
    Yeah the intros are only specific to a few big clubs. I think because Arsenal is a PES partner they got the shaft in FIFA.
    I’ve seen the intro in Liverpool, Milan(s), and Real.
    Kinda upset Dortmund didn’t have it .
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    I haven't played enough but I believe it is more than that. I saw a video with Hoffenheim walking through the tunnel
    JayD
    I haven't played enough but I believe it is more than that. I saw a video with Hoffenheim walking through the tunnel

    Yeah I suspect there are a lot more but those I listed are the only intro's I've seen so far. Spurs too.
    sva91
    The adaptive triggers are not done well at all. I don’t even know what they’re doing in this game. I thought it had to do w stamina, but random players have that trigger mechanism when running. It’s a bit frustrating, and I didn’t see where I could disable them.
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    Only a few matches in and still trying to suss out the trigger stuff. Like said a few posts ago, long sprints will cause it. This might be the "random" players you are feeling. After my cpu-controlled right back made a long sprinting run up the sideline and received a thru pass he was trigger heavy. Once I had control I could see his sprint stamina bar was about halfway, even if his overall stamina was still fairly high. I think that's a smart use of the system and has me sprinting a little less.
    One thing I caught that appears to be a real miss was I had a player get a knock. It did not seem to affect his triggers which is a real oversight. That is the perfect scenario for a temporary hindrance on his movement as he shakes off the injury. Gives the user something to think about regarding a sub given the game situation. It was that same RB, so if I had 5-10 game minutes of restricted movement (that could also gradually lessen) and was defending a pacey, tricky winger I might need to sub immediately even if he will run it off.
    Qb
    Only a few matches in and still trying to suss out the trigger stuff. Like said a few posts ago, long sprints will cause it. This might be the "random" players you are feeling. After my cpu-controlled right back made a long sprinting run up the sideline and received a thru pass he was trigger heavy. Once I had control I could see his sprint stamina bar was about halfway, even if his overall stamina was still fairly high. I think that's a smart use of the system and has me sprinting a little less.
    One thing I caught that appears to be a real miss was I had a player get a knock. It did not seem to affect his triggers which is a real oversight. That is the perfect scenario for a temporary hindrance on his movement as he shakes off the injury. Gives the user something to think about regarding a sub given the game situation. It was that same RB, so if I had 5-10 game minutes of restricted movement (that could also gradually lessen) and was defending a pacey, tricky winger I might need to sub immediately even if he will run it off.

    I'm getting a handle on this. It appears to be directly related to the stamina bar. So on a gut busting run you're going to feel the triggers lock up or if the collective fatigue of a player has his bar at half way you're going to feel it.
    A few things shot out at me in regards to the haptic feedback on the triggers:
    Late first half I send Salah on a through ball run. He uses his speed to get onto the ball and hit the byline. I stop, hit the L2 trigger to try to protect and pivot back to put a ball in the lane for the trailing Firmino and the trigger is tight because Salah is gassed from his run. a few seconds later the triggers are eased becuase he has regained stamina.
    TAA late in the second is tired and the triggers are tight. Sub on James Milner (by no means fast) and the triggers are loose again.
    Finally I'm seeing more of an impact on the AI as well. Late game I sub Firmino off for Minamino straight swap in the middle. Minamino is fast and he gets a step on an exhausted (1/2 to 1/4 stamina bar) De Ligt. De Ligt tries to force the smaller Minamino off the ball as he goes through but appears to be too tired and once Minamino has that yard of space, a tired De Ligt, even facing the right way isn't catching up, nor was his partner in the middle who was tired as well. Genuinely felt good.
    I'm still not certain if this is gimmicky or not, but especially late game it seems to have some genuine impact which potentially makes substitutions feel more impactful.
    franch1se
    Is that with Paul or Fifer?
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    Fifer has the best tool and people are already making mods for that tool. Even Paul released his gameplay mod using both tools.
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    I love the game, it's definitely one of the best sports games of all time imo.
    However, i did not receive my deluxe edition packs. Has anyone heard of anyone else not receiving them? Are the bonus packs only for last gen or are they for next gen too?
    Oh and @sva91
    You have two options for the trigger feedback. There is a setting in the FIFA menus to turn it off. I don't think it's in controller settings but rather game settings... because of course!
    Also, in the PS5 devices settings you can set the trigger effect intensity from strong (default), medium to low. I went down to medium and think I prefer that since they aren't quite so tight. On strong it almost locked up and clicked before releasing... Worried I was going to break the damn thing!
    You can do it for vibration as well but on medium you don't really feel the movement/ball striking feedback only the celebrations and stuff.
    Qb
    Oh and @sva91
    You have two options for the trigger feedback. There is a setting in the FIFA menus to turn it off. I don't think it's in controller settings but rather game settings... because of course!
    Also, in the PS5 devices settings you can set the trigger effect intensity from strong (default), medium to low. I went down to medium and think I prefer that since they aren't quite so tight. On strong it almost locked up and clicked before releasing... Worried I was going to break the damn thing!
    You can do it for vibration as well but on medium you don't really feel the movement/ball striking feedback only the celebrations and stuff.

    You can be honest, you lowered it because your finger strength is laughably low. Get back in the gym Drago.
    I am wowed by this game or rather this upgrade for ps5
    It’s no longer has the stupid “skills” intro
    It no longer has a all that feels like it’s in a string
    Players no longer run like they are like being controlled by a puppet master
    This could be the best soccer game I’ve played
    Tomba
    I am wowed by this game or rather this upgrade for ps5
    It’s no longer has the stupid “skills” intro
    It no longer has a all that feels like it’s in a string
    Players no longer run like they are like being controlled by a puppet master
    This could be the best soccer game I’ve played

    It feels more responsive online too, which is nice.
    I am so horrible at this game. I can't play defense at all.
    My opponents in online seasons average 89790707070 shots on goal a game. They can pretty much run to the goal at will. I even tried liverpool and it seems my defenders are too slow to keep up and they just get ran past.
    ZB9
    I am so horrible at this game. I can't play defense at all.
    My opponents in online seasons average 89790707070 shots on goal a game. They can pretty much run to the goal at will. I even tried liverpool and it seems my defenders are too slow to keep up and they just get ran past.

    Hmmmm, in what ways are you being burned, through balls or just on ball and they just blitz past you?
    ChaseB
    Hmmmm, in what ways are you being burned, through balls or just on ball and they just blitz past you?

    both lol but a lot of through balls
    Hey guys.
    Long time gone I am currently testing the PS5 version of FIFA21.
    The following match was played full manual on professional difficulty. I need go get the hang of the game first... it’s been to many days since I last focused on FIFA.
    I am using some slightly changed OS Community sliders due to my full manual controls. I lowered the users shot and pass error to 55 and 50 (instead of 68 and 55).
    Enjoy.

    I also lowered the injury frequency to 80 (from 90). Still I had 1 or 2 guys send off the pitch with injuries nearly every match. This still seems to be way to high especially for career mode. One game I had 3 guys send off. I’ll try 70 now.
    In career I have 3 main player out for weeks. 2 for 3 month each. (Broken toe). Maybe injury severity needs lowering to.
    ChaseB
    And this is Online Seasons with normal teams or Ultimate Team?

    yea online seasons
    Ive switched to 5-4-1 and still cant keep opponent from getting to the box seemingly at will. I just dont have it on the sticks in this game, when i switch to the defender i get juked out of my shoes.
    TopSide83
    Nice looking gameplay, still wish I’d see some fouls.

    Surprisingly I’m seeing a few fouls. The key for me was turning off the auto agile dribbling and using the left bumper to agile dribble on one and ones.
    This causes the AI to make mistakes will tackling. I’m averaging 5-7 AI fouls a game on world class. It’s not a ton but it’s a decent amount
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    ZB9
    yea online seasons
    Ive switched to 5-4-1 and still cant keep opponent from getting to the box seemingly at will. I just dont have it on the sticks in this game, when i switch to the defender i get juked out of my shoes.

    Yeah, getting solid at containing and when to go for the ball certainly takes some getting used to. And sometimes you're just going to get ganked in the game, it happens.
    Some thoughts from someone who hasn’t played fifa since 19 and been a PES person instead.
    The graphics are nice, but not mind blowing. Certain teams like Liverpool or PSG look amazing in terms of players looking like themselves. That said I found Ronaldo to look less realistic than the PS4 version of PES. I understand Juventus is a fully sponsored team in that game but still. EA sports games in general have always had somewhat of a cartoony style to them which is obviously their design choice
    There are quite a few times where the ball gets kicked around up in the air which I like since in PES I’ve found the game to be mostly ground based. The CPU in my early experience will try to send long aerial passes to teammates running up the pitch. This also results in a number of inaccurate passes which I actually like
    Game has been a bit too easy for me on default settings but world class difficulty. Will have to turn down the assists as it makes it very easy to do a through pass and have a shot on goal
    All in all pleased, especially as you can buy the disc version for 25 right now.
    So EA basically gave the middle finger to the PC crowd this this time, PS5/XSX getting better enhancement when the superior hardware PC platform gets left with the version that PS4/XB1 got.
    BSDShoes
    So EA basically gave the middle finger to the PC crowd this this time, PS5/XSX getting better enhancement when the superior hardware PC platform gets left with the version that PS4/XB1 got.

    Not saying it's right but EA have consistently done that when upgrading to new consoles.
    seriously this game reminds me of football kingdom ESP the ball movement.
    this is my favorite soccer game ive played in awhile
    i sat down with it again(adjusting sliders to be out soon too0 and it was just pure joy to play
    I just saw something today on this new fifa just messing around. You can change the color of the shade of green for the pitch. Is this new for just fifa next gen or on fifa 21 current gen as well? I only partially downloaded currently because I was just concentrating on next gen only. May seem like a small detail but boy it has me stoked.
    poulka
    I just saw something today on this new fifa just messing around. You can change the color of the shade of green for the pitch. Is this new for just fifa next gen or on fifa 21 current gen as well? I only partially downloaded currently because I was just concentrating on next gen only. May seem like a small detail but boy it has me stoked.
    Changing the pitch color is possible on both.
    Edit: On PS4 you could only change it in Kick-off mode though.
    jrnlgrn
    Changing the pitch color is possible on both.
    Edit: On PS4 you could only change it in Kick-off mode though.

    Oh okay. Yeah it like that next just change it in kick off. I think it may change in career mode as season progresses throughout the months. Thanks man.
    I've been playing the PS5 version & noticed that there is a shimmer to the graphics especially when playing in the snow. Has anyone else noticed this or is it just me? I do play with HDR on so not sure if that's causing it. Besides that I'm really enjoying the game.
    I completely unexpectedly just got a PS5. My fiancée's mum walked in with it literally about an hour ago!
    What are the best things I should be looking out for about next-gen FIFA once k get it downloaded?
    Mackrel829
    I completely unexpectedly just got a PS5. My fiancée's mum walked in with it literally about an hour ago!
    What are the best things I should be looking out for about next-gen FIFA once k get it downloaded?

    Congrats on the PlayStation man! :y220e:
    Looks like Christmas came early for you this year! :)
    Got my Series X over the weekend. Really impressed with FIFA. Load times and menus are snappy, the gameplay feels really really nice. The star for me is the pitch. It's so realistic. It's very impressive. Current gen was already a great game, but this just takes it a step further. Feels similar to the jump fro 20 to 21 on current gen.
    Stormyhog
    I've been playing the PS5 version & noticed that there is a shimmer to the graphics especially when playing in the snow. Has anyone else noticed this or is it just me? I do play with HDR on so not sure if that's causing it. Besides that I'm really enjoying the game.

    This is something that I just came across as well. I am on series x and see the the same flicker on the snow. I am enjoying the game as well.
    PRO_TOO
    my career with Leeds goes on.
    this time we were guests in Sheffield. a win was well anticipated... see for yourself how this went down!

    Whats going on with the passing animations this year? It looks super weird, like the players dont really want to touch the ball.
    I will say, end to end cameras have saved this game for me. It’s nowhere near perfect but it gives an added depth to presentation with seeing the stadium, an extra sense of marking on d by just getting a more 3D view of positioning, and a much better view of seeing the game unfold.
    Very hard to get used to at first but so much fun.

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