Will Career Mode get the overhaul it needs?
EA does look to be showing Career Mode more attention ahead of FIFA 21 and here is what we know so far.
Latest News – FUT Trailer on the way
EA announced that we’d be getting a good look at FIFA 21 FUT very soon, for the second of their reveals this month.
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There are a number of reveals set for August, with the Gameplay Trailer the being the first.
It certainly delivered the goods, so we have high expectations for what to expect with the career mode trailer, but when exactly could we be seeing it?
With a number of features set to be revealed through August, we could be seeing the career mode as early as next week.
An interview with Brian Hayes, EA’s UFC 4 Creative Director may have revealed something promising about what to expect.
When asked about career mode improvements for UFC 4, he said. “The biggest thing we focused on throughout the career mode trends this year was really trying to give the player more choices”.
Could we be seeing more choices than ever before in FIFA 21 career mode too?
Career Mode overview
As revealed on the FIFA 21 website, this is what is coming to FIFA 21 Career Mode!
Manage Every Moment
“New additions create additional depth in matches, transfers, and training to give you more control over your team’s rise to the top.
“Experience a whole new way to play out your season with the new Interactive Match Sim.
“Jump in and out of matches to influence the course of the action, or take charge of key moments including penalties and free kicks to change the outcome of the match.
“Monitor match data and make changes directly from the sim based on the match stats and your players’ performance levels and stamina.
“Manage your players’ development in greater detail with a revamped growth system.
“Turn right backs into right wingers, defensive midfielders into centre backs, and more to fill gaps in your team, and monitor player attribute changes during training to see how your squad is progressing.
“Get more insight into your squad’s performance levels with match sharpness, a new attribute that indicates how likely your players are to perform in the most crucial moments during the course of a game.
“Increase your players’ sharpness with a new Active Training System that gives you the ability to set up group training sessions to improve the likelihood of your strikers putting big chances away or of defenders making key tackles.
“Plan your team’s training schedule with a new activity management system.
“Decide when to train and when to rest during the week as you balance your players’ sharpness with morale and fitness to make the difference between winning and losing.
“Enhanced opposition AI sees opponents approach games with more intelligence in both defence and attack.
“New systems create more informed AI decision-making in marking, tackling, passing and dribbling to present you with more challenges during each match and keep your Career fresh from game to game.
FIFA 21 Career Mode enhances transfer realism by providing both human and AI-controlled teams with new ways to sign players.
Make Loan to Buy offers with optional or mandatory future transfer fees to secure new talent for your team, and respond to AI manager-initiated player swap proposals as you look to master the transfer market.
“Customise your Career Mode with new initial set-up options.
“Get a more true-to-life experience of negotiating signings on the transfer market with Authentic Transfers, or boost your team’s starting budget to help you build your squad with Financial Takeover.
More info will revealed this August.
FIFA 21 Trailer
The FIFA 21 trailer gives us a glimpse at FUT Co-op as well as a significant feature on Volta.
There wasn’t much said about Career Mode, but there’s still plenty of time for that to come!
FIFA 21 Pre-Order Bonus!
This is huge for career mode players who look to build a championship squad from within.
Some will undoubtedly complain that this bonus is much too significant to how career mode will work in-game, but the mode getting any attention is a good thing.
How to pre-order?
We’ve got everything you need to know about how to pre-order FIFA 21. Plus, we’ve broken down the different FIFA 21 Editions available too!
READ MORE: What we know about the FIFA 21 Demo
Leon Joseph is just a few years into his journalist career, but has already had pieces published in many major publications including Tech Crunch and the Game Spot. In regards to academics, Leon earned a degree in business from Texas State. Leon has passion for emerging technology and covers upcoming products and breakthroughs in the gaming industry.