‘FIFA 17’ Patch Notes, News & Update: Initial Update Brings Various Gameplay Changes & Bug Fixes

Oct 19, 2016 01:11 PM EDT | By V Doctor

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EA Sports is set to launch the first "FIFA 17" update, which will bring gameplay adjustments and fixes. The new "FIFA 17" patch also provides some visual changes to improve overall gaming experience.

EA Sports provided the "FIFA 17" patch notes. In terms of "FIFA 17" gameplay, changes were made to a situation where cancel was unresponsive after requesting a clearance, as well as a rare situation where the penalty shootout should have ended earlier.

The "FIFA 17" update also addressed an issue where players sometimes overrun the ball after a skill move. The chance of error from ground crosses or triple tap was increased, as well as the CPU AI's tendency to attack directly. Improvements were also made to ball physics where shots off the goal posts lose a lot of speed.

The new "FIFA 17" update made gameplay adjustments in the goalkeeper position for corner kicks, player switching from corners and free kicks and contested headers logic from corner kicks. It addressed an issue where the player would control the ball, instead of trying a clearance.

"FIFA 17" can now skip the cut scene for contentious fouls. General fixes for player controlled celebrations were made and the general responsiveness of shooting was enhanced. Passing responsiveness while the ball is in the air was also adjusted.

According to EA Sports, in Pro Clubs, they increased the experience needed for the higher overall ratings in "FIFA 17." They also addressed aproblem where a player's face after custom changes were made did not show properly in-game.

In Ultimate Team, the "FIFA 17" patch fixed the shooting and crossing text in custom tactics. It also addressed an issue where an injured player iscompelledbe substituted in FUT online matches. FUT Single Player difficulty no longer defaults to the CPU setting.

The "FIFA 17" update also addressed a situation in Career Mode where the CPU AI would frequently leave star players on the bench. A number of visual adjustments were made for Tigre and Velez Sarsfield, as well as an issue where the chosen kit is not the one that appears during the game and an issue where the fog from a player's breath was separated.

A frame-rate issue during pre-match skill game was also fixed. The "FIFA 17" update will launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, writes PlayStation Lifestyle.

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