These challenges are a fine way to lose an hour doing absolutely nothing

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Posted by Shaftesburyw from the Business category at 15 Mar 2023 12:59:17 am.
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As we all know, the real enemy is the other players, and nowhere is that more apparent as in Pro Clubs, where drop-in games are filled with FIFA 23 Coins players who frighten the AI with absurd calls to move the ball. It's fun to develop your own Shrek-adjacent goal monster with a closet filled with silly hats but when your progression is tied to your game rating, it's a reason to engage in sloppy skill actions that even Saint Maximin wouldn't bother with.

Unfortunately, FIFA's street football car, Volta, suffers a similar fate. The proof is in the new "Take Flight" Signature Ability that transforms the player into an aerial wizard. Because the power relies upon collaboration and crossing, the majority users simply choose Power Strike and haphazardly smack the ball on the back of a stunning run.

The good news is that it seems EA has listened to my pleas for an upgraded Volta Arcade, so I can take full credit for the fact that it's been expanded to include an exciting battle royale version with fun mini-games and obstacle courses that recall the best aspects of Fall Guys. It's still a bit risible being only available at weekends, though.

Quelle surprise, Ultimate Team has received the most attention, and the team-training mode I've desired has come with the release of FUT Moments. Moments provides bite-sized pockets of FIFA games through exciting challenges that will test your shape and determine how different cards work together.

It's still early days but there's plenty of potential to chronicle player careers and recreate immortal moments of football's history by using this kind of mode. The current edition contains highlights from the great times that included Jurgen Klopp as well as Kylian Mbappe, but in next year's game, it'd be awesome to see what EA's team will do with other legends of football like Pele and "King" Kazuyoshi Miura.

Elsewhere, there are sweeping changes to the chemical system. Chemistry does not have to be influenced by a player's place in the formation relative to other players, a change that enables greater variety across nations and leagues. It's unlikely to impact anyone's strategy much However, it's nice that you're able throw in wildcard players and have more ways for them to be connected to top division players.

The search for the perfect midfielder to achieve that coveted "33"-like chemistry feels much like the idea of a Squad Building Challenge now, which feels intentional. These challenges are a fine way to lose an hour doing absolutely nothing. However, EA's'sudoku for football geeks' is best played via the companion app, and buying FIFA 23 Coins away from Ultimate Team's unresponsive menus for consoles.
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