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EA Sports has pushed live the first title update for FIFA 17 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, bringing with it changes to Clubs, Ultimate Team, and more.

The update improves Goalkeeper positioning on corners, increases the chance of error from ground crosses, improves contested header logic from corner kicks, improves the responsiveness of shooting, and fixes an issue where players would control the ball instead of attempting a clearance.

As well as these changes, the update also increases the experience required for higher ratings in pro Clubs and addresses an issue where players are forced to substitute an injured player in Ultimate Team.

The full patch notes are below:

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.

Pro Clubs

  • 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.

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

Career

  • Addressed a situation where the CPU AI would frequently leave star players on the bench.

Visual 

  • 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.

Source: EA Sports

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FIFA 17’s first title update is now available on Xbox One and PS4

Changes have been made to gameplay, Pro Clubs, Ultimate Team, and more with FIFA 17's first update.

By Matthew Bennett | 10/18/2016 07:00 AM PT

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EA Sports has pushed live the first title update for FIFA 17 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, bringing with it changes to Clubs, Ultimate Team, and more.

The update improves Goalkeeper positioning on corners, increases the chance of error from ground crosses, improves contested header logic from corner kicks, improves the responsiveness of shooting, and fixes an issue where players would control the ball instead of attempting a clearance.

As well as these changes, the update also increases the experience required for higher ratings in pro Clubs and addresses an issue where players are forced to substitute an injured player in Ultimate Team.

The full patch notes are below:

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.

Pro Clubs

  • 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.

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

Career

  • Addressed a situation where the CPU AI would frequently leave star players on the bench.

Visual 

  • 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.

Source: EA Sports

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About Matthew Bennett

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Matt is one of the longest-serving members of the EGMNOW team. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at EGMNOW.com. He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Find him on Twitter @mattyjb89