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EA Sports has released a new update for FIFA 19 that includes both gameplay changes and bug fixes. The update is available now on PC and will be coming soon to Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

The update makes it so players can adjust Game Plans in the pause menu during a match, and so changes made to player positions in the pause menu to the Balanced Game Plan apply to all Game Plans. As well as this, player position changes when switching to a Game Plan with a vastly different formation to the Balanced Game Plan will not automatically happen.

“For example, if you are playing with a formation, on your Balanced Game Plan, that has a Left Back, and swap a Striker into the Left Back spot, and then change to a Game Plan where there is no Left Back, such as a three at the back formation, the swap may not be made automatically,” EA explains.

Another area being adjusted is bicycle kicks. Following the update, players that do not meet the agility requirement will no longer be able to perform them, the kicks will no longer happen in unrealistic situations, and the kicks are now more likely to fail.

Finally, changes have been made to matchmaking in Ultimate Team’s Division Rivals to reduce the difficulty of finding a match, including removing the opponent’s established date, club name, and online ID.

Read the full patch notes here.

FIFA 19 is available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

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FIFA 19 update makes changes to Game Plans, bicycle kicks

FIFA 19's latest update includes gameplay changes and bug fixes.

By Matthew Bennett | 10/23/2018 09:45 AM PT | Updated 10/23/2018 10:49 AM PT

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EA Sports has released a new update for FIFA 19 that includes both gameplay changes and bug fixes. The update is available now on PC and will be coming soon to Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

The update makes it so players can adjust Game Plans in the pause menu during a match, and so changes made to player positions in the pause menu to the Balanced Game Plan apply to all Game Plans. As well as this, player position changes when switching to a Game Plan with a vastly different formation to the Balanced Game Plan will not automatically happen.

“For example, if you are playing with a formation, on your Balanced Game Plan, that has a Left Back, and swap a Striker into the Left Back spot, and then change to a Game Plan where there is no Left Back, such as a three at the back formation, the swap may not be made automatically,” EA explains.

Another area being adjusted is bicycle kicks. Following the update, players that do not meet the agility requirement will no longer be able to perform them, the kicks will no longer happen in unrealistic situations, and the kicks are now more likely to fail.

Finally, changes have been made to matchmaking in Ultimate Team’s Division Rivals to reduce the difficulty of finding a match, including removing the opponent’s established date, club name, and online ID.

Read the full patch notes here.

FIFA 19 is available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

Read More


About Matthew Bennett

view all posts

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