FIFA 18 Update 1.04 Makes Gameplay Changes, Read Patch Notes

October 30, 2017Written by Tyler Treese

FIFA 18 update 1.04

A brand new FIFA 18 update is releasing today for consoles. FIFA 18 update 1.04 will make changes to passing, and has a bunch of other gameplay tweaks. It’ll also fix a slew of smaller bugs.

Check out the FIFA 18 update 1.04 patch notes below:

New Gameplay Changes:

  • Made ground passes and ground through passes less effective when blindly passing the ball between 90 and 270 degrees, where 0 degrees is the direction the player is facing.
    • The most significant impact will be seen when the pass angle is between 140 and 220 degrees.
    • The impact scales when the pass angle is between 90 (least impact) and 139 degrees and between 221 and 270 (least impact) degrees.
    • The passes impacted by this change will see:
      • Reduced ball speed.
      • Reduced accuracy.
  • Disabled user controlled reactions when locked to a player, when the goalkeeper is holding the ball.

Fixed issues in Gameplay:

  • Fixed an issue where the goalkeeper sometimes parrying the ball into his own goal.
  • Fixed an issue where the goalkeeper diving too early on a downward header and volley shots.
  • Addressed an issue where players sometimes becoming invisible during a match.
  • Dragbacks not working when rapidly tapping the modifier button.
  • Fixed an issue where players were unable to string together multiple stepovers.
  • Addressed an issue where the goalkeeper, in some situations, being unable to throw the ball after making a save close to the goal line.
  • Addressed an issue where the player automatically passing the ball from a set piece after the game had been paused in an Online match.
  • Fixed an issue with Custom controls where movement with the directional buttons was not working when locked to a player.

New changes in FIFA Ultimate team:

  • Added the Objectives tile to the Pause Menu in all FUT Online modes.
  • Added Guest Mode in FUT Online Seasons and FUT Online Draft.
  • Disabled the FIFA Trainer within FUT Champions.

Fixed issues in FIFA Ultimate team:

  • Fixed an issue where Squad Building Challenges where tagging a group of challenges would make it unselectable.
  • ICONs displaying their current age on in-game overlays.
  • Wrong badge showing for your opponent on the Online Season’s Match Preview screens.
  • Addressed an issue where objective Completed visual notification not displaying correctly for some Daily/Weekly Objectives.
  • Alignment of the text on Manager League items.
  • Addressed an issue with the effects shown during the pack opening animation.
  • Addressed an issue where the icon of your rank in Squad Battles displaying incorrectly when claiming rewards.

Fixed issues in Online Modes:

  • Fixed an issue where players crashing when matching up in Pro Clubs Friendly Matches in certain situations.
  • Addressed an issue where players would not receive invites in Pro Clubs Friendly Matches in certain situations.

Addressed the following issues in Career Mode:

  • Fixed an issue where players crashing during the first game of the season in certain situations.

New changes in Audio / Visual / Presentation:

  • Updated the Chile National Team kits and crest to be authentic.

Addressed the following issues in Audio / Visual / Presentation:

  • Fixed the volume of the audio in the Cristiano Ronaldo celebration.
  • Addressed some issues with crowd flags displaying the wrong images.
  • Fixed some visual issues with the Bundesliga broadcast package.
  • Situations where the ball would appear to go through the goal netting.
  • Fixed an issue where a player on the ground would incorrectly animate as flipping or spinning.
  • Celebrations clipping through ad boards.

FIFA 18 is available now.

[Source: Sihmar]