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FIFA 22 Patch 4 Available For All Platforms - Patch Notes

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FIFA 22 Patch 4 Available For All Platforms - Patch Notes

FIFA 22 patch 4 is coming soon, most likely early tomorrow morning. As usual, the patch will be available for PC users first, then released a few days (sometimes up to a week) later for console users. We will provide an update when it’s available on each platform. Check out the patch notes below.

UPDATE: (1-12) FIFA 22 patch #4 is available today for PC users.

UPDATE: (1-18) FIFA 22 patch #4 is available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Stadia.

FIFA Ultimate Team

Made the following changes:

  • During away matches, players will see their own equipped pitch line colors instead of their opponent’s.
  • Updated Transfer Market and Stadium search filters to match the look and functionality of the Transfer Market Player Quality search filter.

Addressed the following issues:

  • Addressed further instances of some players seeing an initializing message when attempting to match-make in Division Rivals, and not finding an opponent.
  • In some cases, Team Management options could not have been adjusted during a Division Rivals match.
  • In a rare scenario, players were not able to enter the FUT Champions menu.
  • Some SBCs UI elements did not display correctly.
  • The match UI did not display an image for some Player Items when displaying the Players To Watch overlay.
  • Images on FUT Heroes Player Items did not always display correctly.
  • Flair Shots were not always being counted towards Objective progress.
  • An Event countdown timer incorrectly displayed when no Event was active in the Objectives menu.
  • The progress bar on the FUT Champions Play-Offs tile did not always display correctly after losing a match, this was a visual issue only.
  • The FUT Champions preview screen did not always display its navigational tabs correctly.
  • A placeholder UI element was unintentionally available in the menus and could have generated a message regarding Finals Qualification when selected.
    • This was a visual issue only and had no other impact on FUT Champions.
  • The Captain of a Co-Op lobby could not select the Edit Squad option while they were the only player in the lobby.
  • The in-game Friends List button call out could sometimes not appear.


Made the following changes:

  • Driven Passes are now more likely to be intercepted by players standing in the ball’s travel path.
  • Some dribbling animations triggered by moving the left stick which include the ball carrier taking small touches to avoid a potential tackle will now only occur when the Contextual Agile Dribbling setting is set to On.
  • When defending a cross with the Auto Switching setting set to Automatic, On Air Balls and Loose Balls, or Only Air Balls, an automatic player switch will occur slightly faster than before.
  • Reduced shooting assistance when attempting a shot in situations where the goalkeeper is positioned closely to either one of their posts.
  • When playing matches with the Defensive Corners Custom Tactics slider to 1 or 2 bars, more players will now be positioned outside of the box and at the halfway line.
  • Improved AI teammate defensive marking during short corner scenarios.
  • Added more variety to the types of shots the CPU AI can perform.
  • In a situation where a Jockeying defender is nutmegged, they will no longer perform an animation in which they slip while turning.
  • Reduced the frequency of CPU AI slide tackles.
  • Removed some lunging animations that could occur when the controlled player was attempting to block a Ground Pass or a short Lob Pass.

Addressed the following issues:

  • Goalkeepers were sometimes unable to make saves when shots were aimed close to them, between their knees and head.
  • When playing matches with the Defensive Depth Custom Tactic Slider set to 7 or above, defenders could unintentionally drop too deep into their own half.
  • When attempting to perform a right stick Player Switch to a Center Back, a different player could sometimes be switched to instead.
  • In some situations, goalkeepers were not making successful saves on shots that were within reachable diving distance.
  • When performing a right stick Player Switch, the Next Player Indicator could sometimes appear over an unintended player as opposed to the player that was originally switched off of.
  • A white placeholder UI element could have sometimes displayed near players during matches.
  • In rare instances, a goalkeeper could deflect a saveable low shot into their own net.
  • Sometimes, a goalkeeper could commit a foul without a referee awarding a set piece to the other team.
  • The Team Press meter would unintentionally decrease while Team Press was starting up after its activation.
  • When activating Player Lock, a Player Switch could not be requested until the player let go of the right stick input and then made a Player Switch request.
  • Sometimes, a foul was not called following a tackle that was clearly late.
  • When losing the ball, in a rare situation, the original ball carrier could become stuck in place.
  • When requesting a first time Driven Pass, the Let Ball Run command was sometimes being performed.
  • In rare situations, play could continue for a short period of time after a penalty kick was called.
    • The correct penalty kick would eventually be awarded.
  • In a rare situation when passing with a goalkeeper in Co-Op play, the goalkeeper would remain the selected player until a manual Player Switch was requested.
  • When standing up after a slide tackle, a foul could be incorrectly called on the player standing up.
  • In situations where a defender would make an unsuccessful attempt to block a shot, an animation could occur which involves the player moving their leg away from the ball.
    • This was a visual issue only and did not affect the outcome of the situation.
  • In rare situations when the ball was far from the ball carrier’s feet, a requested Pass or Shot could take too long to occur.
  • The defending player could unintentionally decelerate when chasing after an air ball.
  • When rushing the goalkeeper towards an incoming ball, sometimes the goalkeeper would get close to the ball without reacting to it, resulting in a loss of possession.
  • The Next Player Switch Indicator could sometimes unintentionally switch from a Center Back to another player in inappropriate situations.
  • In some rare situations, a requested Fake Shot would not be performed and the controlled player would not animate correctly.
  • In very rare circumstances, the goalkeeper could teleport when making a diving save.
  • Sometimes, the Drag To Drag Skill Move could have been unintentionally requested.
  • When making a catch, the goalkeeper could sometimes unnecessarily fall to the ground.
  • The ball could travel through a defender in a rare situation when the ball receiver would make a touch on the ball, prior to the defender attempting to make contact with it.
  • When performing a Clearance, the ball would not always travel as far as intended.
  • Players could sometimes stumble in inappropriate situations.
  • A goal celebration could rarely get stuck repeating over and over, resulting in a delayed continuation of the match.
  • In some situations, the CPU AI team would not attempt to win the ball back.
  • The CPU AI team could sometimes take too long to perform a free kick.
  • When the ball was received via chest following a lobbed pass, it could bounce high enough in the air to cause unintentional player switching.
  • Addressed potential stability issues that could occur during Penalty Shootouts.

Career Mode

Addressed the following issues:

  • Youth Players could have been generated with unrealistically proportioned arms.
  • Youth Player names and numbers did not appear on their kits during matches.
  • In Player Career, the Pro’s OVR and positions could be unintentionally changed after editing them.
  • When coming on as a sub in Player Career, the team’s tactics, play style, and difficulty level could get reset.
  • Youth Players born after 2005 were showing a 1980 birth date when being edited.
  • Youth Player progress could sometimes become unintentionally stuck.
  • In some cases, renewed contracts could apply to players with 1 year less than what was agreed upon in negotiations.
  • Editing a player’s boots could sometimes result in them wearing gloves.


Made the following changes:

  • During matches, the Skill Meter now displays which actions contributed towards its build up.
  • Added 2 new Stadiums.
    • These will only be available following a server update. Please follow @EAFIFADIRECT for updates on when this will be live in-game.
  • Added 4 Party Games to VOLTA ARCADE.
    • These will only be available following a server update. Please follow @EAFIFADIRECT for updates on when this will be live in-game.

Addressed the following issues:

  • In rare situations, some players could not match-make in VOLTA SQUADS when grouped together.
  • When viewing the Season Progress pop up, the correct level was not highlighted on the UI, this was a visual issue only.
  • The Season Progress button call out was not always present in the UI.
  • When attempting to trigger a run, a Simple Skill Move could have unintentionally been performed.
  • The Closest To The Pin and Bucket Ball party games could have sometimes used an unintended camera angle.
  • In some instances, a VOLTA ARCADE tournament did not begin until at least one player left before the first party game took place.
  • The Season Progression post-match screen did not always display correctly.

Pro Clubs

Made the following change:

  • Slightly reduced the reactions of CPU AI teammates when attempting to contain a player who is dribbling.
    • This change only affects CPU AI teammates on teams with human players and does not affect Practice Matches.

Addressed the following issue:

  • The Customize tile did not display correctly.

General, Audio, and Visual

Made the following changes:

  • Updated some kits, stadia, sound effects, celebrations, ad boards, sound effects, broadcast packages, stadium announcer lines, crowds, and balls.
  • Added and updated a total of 124 star heads.
    • These will only be available following a server update. Please follow @EAFIFADIRECT for updates on when this will be live in-game.

Addressed the following issues:

  • When changing the right stick input in Accessibility Settings, some parts of the UI could not be navigated.
  • Some typos were present in the UI.
  • EATV videos did not always have sound.
  • Some main menu tiles did not always display the intended content.
  • The Parental Control Settings were not always available through FIFA Playtime.
  • Addressed some potential stability issues.

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