Fourth patch for FIFA 16 bringing significant changes to gameplay

Posted December 11th, 2015 at 2:15 pm


Currently available on PC and arriving soon on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the fourth post-release patch for FIFA 16 looks as though it’ll have a tremendous impact on gameplay. Based largely on consumer feedback, EA Sports prioritized the improvements implemented in the latest patch through four key areas: penalties and referee decisions, passing, defensive pressure, and player positioning. 

Patch Details

Improvements to the Rules and Physics systems to have better referee decisions and help address penalty decisions.

Behavioral changes in ‘Secondary Contain’ and ‘Interceptions’ to help balance high-pressure situations.

Improvements in how quickly fatigue effects occur for players using ‘Aggressive Interceptions’ and ‘Secondary Contain’. This could, in turn, have an impact on your ability to apply high pressure as the game progresses and your players become increasingly fatigued.

Addressed instances where no auto tackle launched even when positioned properly.

Improvements in the positioning system to allow for better attacking runs and support.

In addition to the above, we have made minor changes to attribute boosts provided by Chemistry in FIFA Ultimate Team, which affects passing, interceptions, and long shots.