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FIFA 17 News Roundup #46

Welcome back to a new FIFA 17 news roundup post where we gather all the content released throughout the week in our favourite football video game and put it in one single post.

First news we have on our agenda are the ones related to FUTTIES.

Earlier this week it was announced that Leroy Sané won the FUTTIES RM/RW category.

The nominees and the winner of the FUTTIES LB category were revealed as well with Luke Shaw winning the category and getting his own winner SBC.

You can now vote for the best FUTTIES LM/LW category by completing the SBCs of Coman, Konoplyanka or Sterling.

Two more End of an Era SBCs have been dropped in FIFA 17 Ultimate Team, this time featuring two English legends, Lampard and Gerrard:

Steven Gerrard
Steven Gerrard (Loan)
Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard (Loan)

EA Sports released more “Best Of” SBCs this week:

Loyal Lads
PL POTM – Hazard
PL POTM – Hazard (Loan)
FUTMas – Luka Modric
FUTMas – Luka Modric [Loan]
FUTMas – Mousa Dembélé
FUTMas – Mousa Dembélé [Loan]

New Marquee Transfers SBCs are up as well:

Douglas Costa [Loan]
Kyle Walker [Loan]
Dani Alves [Loan]
James Rodríguez [Loan]
Leonardo Bonucci [Loan]

For the latest Summer Transfer in FUT 17 you can check this page.

Below you can see the players who got an in-form and made it in TOTW 44:

Starting XI

  • GK: Sebastián Viera – Junior FC
  • CB: Benedikt Röcker – Brøndby IF
  • CB: Douglas Bergqvist – Östersunds FK
  • CB: Alyaksandr Martynovich – FC Krasnodar
  • CM: Young Wook Kim – Jeonnam Dragons
  • CDM: Alexandru Gaţcan – FC Rostov
  • LM: Kristoffer Larsen – Lyngby BK
  • LM: Alexandr Kokorin – Zenit St. Petersburg
  • ST: Ricardo Laborde – FC Krasnodar
  • ST: Jo Inge Berget – Malmö FF
  • ST: Johnathan Aparecido Silva – Suwon Samsung Bluewings

Subs

  • GK: Jesse Joronen – Fulham
  • CM: Petar Brlek – Wisła Kraków
  • CAM: Kurtis Byrne – St. Patrick’s Athletic
  • RM: Eric Larsson – GIF Sundsvall
  • RM: Gerard Badía Cortés – Piast Gliwice
  • ST: César Arias – Alianza Petrolera
  • ST: Samuel Adegbenro – Viking FK

These in-forms are available in packs from July 19th – July 26th! You can view this TOTW in more details on FUTHead or EASports.

Bedoya, Bradley, Mattocks, De Jong, Pizarro and Corona are the latest players to get a MOTM card in FIFA 17 thanks for their performance in the 2017 Gold Cup.

A new set of Marquee Matchups SBC is live in FIFA 17 as well.

EA Sports prepared the following Single Player Tournament for this week in FIFA 17:

Nation Shield

Squad Requirements
Max. 3 nationalities in your Starting XI and a min. of 75 chem.

Rewards
2,000 coins

Difficulty
Professional

Tournament Schedule
Begins: 21/07/2017 – Ends: 28/07/2017

Update 6.2 is now available for FIFA Mobile which includes the next updates:

-Gameplay:

  • Fixed an issue with players being frozen and unresponsive at the beginning of a possession
  • Fixed an issue with swipes to shoot sometimes being ignored
  • Tuned corner possessions and player positions
  • Tuned how fast possessions end when the player no longer has the ball

-Tuned Great Chances to make sure higher success rate. Moved players closer to the net and give easy passing options

-Tuned Good chances by creating more space and clearer passing options

-Fixed issues where Dribbler was immediately pressured on possession start

-Reduced the length of Attack Mode matches from 2:00 to 1:30

-Added the option to toggle Auto-Play

-Changed the Tactic Selection screen to a single list sorted by highest OVR

-Fixed some issues with changing tactics failing to persist into gameplay

-Fixed an issue causing matches to end while the player still had time left

-Fixed an issue where the wrong information appeared on the screen while waiting for your opponent to finish their match

-Many other fixes and performance improvements

Additionally, if you’ve played the game over the last week, you may have noticed that EA are including patch notes in the game’s News section now.

End of an Era program is now live in FIFA Mobile featuring Totti, Kuyt, Lahm, Xabi Alonso, Gerrard and Lampard as 99 OVR reward players for completing their special plans. You may also find them in packs or market!

This week’s Retro Star Players in FIFA Mobile are Morata, Dybala and Klaasen.

Finally, the newest Community TOTW is live in FIFA Mobile featuring Mané as the spotlight in-form player:

Thanks for checking this week’s news and we will see you as usual next week with more news.

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Co-Founder of FIFA-Infinity.com, Juventus supporter, Graphic Designer, FIFA Modder in spare time and lately an Ultimate Team fanatic!