FIFA 14 already got an update patch released.
For those who already got their hands on the game, you will notice that a title update will be available. The update addresses stability issues found in the closed beta and minor fixes to a couple game mode (Skill Games, Creation Centre) items. If you haven’t got the update, be sure to restart and download the title update in an active session.
There will also be a second update planned for the next week that will address the next issues:
• The effectiveness of headers from corner kicks and crosses.
• The effectiveness of finesse shots.
• The accuracy of lofted through-balls.
The second TOTW is out on FUT 14 and features some amazing IN-Form players like Aguero, Isco or Alaba:
GK: Brad Guzan – Aston Villa (79 > 80)
LB: Leighton Baines – Everton (83 > 84)
LB: David Alaba – Bayern München (81 > 82)
CB: Dejan Lovren – Southampton (78 > 80)
CAM: Isco – Real Madrid (84 > 85)
CAM > LM: Koke – Atlético Madrid (81 > 82)
CAM: Thiago Neves – Al Hilal (77 > 79)
CAM > LW: Foued Kadir – Stade Rennais (74 > 74)
ST: Diego Milito – Inter (82 > 83)
RW: Pedro – FC Barcelona (85 > 86)
ST: Sergio Aguero – Manchester City (88 > 89)
GK: Robert Green – Queens Park Rangers (76 > 78)
LB: Dmitriy Kombarov – Spartak Moskva (76 > 78)
RM: Acorán – SD Ponferradina (69 > 72)
CAM > LM: Lucas Piazon – Vitesse (73 > 74)
RM > LW: Robbie Kruse – Bayern 04 Leverkusen (74 > 74)
ST: Frode Johnson – Odds Ballklubb (63 > 64)
CAM > LW: Jesse Lingard – Birmingham City (63 > 64)
You can pick up these in-form players in packs from 25th September 6:00PM – 5:30PM on 2nd October. You can view this team in-game at the Web App or more detailed at FUTHead!
EA SPORTS just released 12 Club Partner Covers for FIFA 14 that fans can download and print for their FIFA 14 case. Covers are available for the following clubs: Aston Villa, FC Barcelona, Everton, Newcastle United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur, Wycombe Wanderers, Swindon Town, Leyton Orient, and the FA of Ireland. All 12 covers can be found here.
EA also released custom covers for all MLS teams and you can download them here.
Those who got the retail version of FIFA 14 will already know this but for those who didnt got FIFA 14 yet you’ll need to know that the 5 minutes online quitting rule is gone! In FIFA 13 you could quit an online game within its first 5 minutes and get away no penalties. Well from now you can’t do it anymore without losing the game.
The FIFA 14 Mobile version is out! The game features 33 leagues, over 600 licensed teams,34 authentic stadiums and more than 16,000 players. Other features like FUT 14, new touch controls,Online Multiplayer mode (iOS only),commentaries in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish are included in the game.
You can get the game for free from the iTunes store (iOS) or GooglePlay store (Andriod).
The EA Sports website has a new interactive feature called Fan Rewards. The feature allows you to complete different challenges on the website and get credit points in exchange. With those credits you can redeem different prizes from the website store and unlock more features on FIFA 14. To get started you’ll need to go here and login with your Origin details. Once you’re in you can start browsing the challenges here. At the moment, the store doesn’ have any rewards but as the page says the rewards will come soon.Good luck completing the challenges and have fun!
More FIFA 14 reviews popped out on the web this week, as well some really great FUT 14 guides:
– FIFA 14 Review (FSB)
– FIFA 14 Review (FUTHead)
– Neville’s Ultimate Team Talk (EA)
– FIFA 14 Beginner’s Tips (PG)
– FIFA 14 review: raw talent (Polygon)
– FIFA 14 Review: 7 Ways EA Sports Have Won The Football War (Again) (WhatCulture!)
– FIFA 14 review (Eurogamer)
– 14 Reasons To Buy FIFA 14 (EA)
– Best kits in FIFA14 (FIFAAddiction)
– FUT 14 Chemistry Guide and FAQs (ultimateteam.co.uk)
– FUT 14 Coin Making Trading Guide (ultimateteam.co.uk)
– FUT 14 Squad Builder Guide (ultimateteam.co.uk)
The last thing we have for you is the face capture venue of Atletico Madrid:
That’s it guys! See you next week!
* UPDATE *
EA Sports temporarily disabled the FUT Coin Reward Boosts in the EAS FC Catalogue while they investigate an issue that affects the FUT economy! The FUT Coin Reward Boosts will be enabled once the issue has been fixed.
FIFA 14 is officially available worldwide as of today!