Amazing New FIFA 19 Features
EA has not only got the Champions League emblem; it has also got a brand new commentary team only for European nights under the lights. Derek Rae and Lee Dixon provide their professional opinion for the Champions League, so you will have more than just the typical set of Martin Tyler and Alan Smith for business.
A Touch Of Class Part 2
Among the most annoying things about previous FIFA games is that it was not completely clear whether in-game strategic choices --like with your wingers swap sides or forcing your defense to play an offside trap--were triggered. As soon as you clicked the button, you never knew whether it would be busy permanently or if it was temporary and whether it was currently occupied. This year, there is a definite toggle, so you know when you are telling a center-back to join the assault. I mean, you should probably be able to tell in the 6ft 6in bulge that is standing on the goal line, so you might need to get your eyes checked.
A Little Class
As part of active touch, now you can feint to go in one direction prior to getting the ball while actually touching the ball in the opposite direction. Sucks to be a guardian.
Game programs are a new feature in FIFA 19 which permit you to configure alternative tactical options before the game. This means that you can now have different game plans for when you're 1-0 down and will need to go on the offensive--pushing full-backs up and having more players flooding the box, for example--and for when you're 2-0 up and wish to protect your lead. As soon as you've made your plans, you merely use the d-pad in-game to switch to your other pre-meditated systems. Sadly, this means all-out park and attack the bus no longer exist as in-game alternatives.
Another new player instruction option is the ability to inform a central midfielder to pay the wing or the middle of the park.
EA says 50/50 battles over a loose ball will now take into consideration a lot more factors than they did last year, including player characteristics and consumer reaction times. FIFA 19 has been revealed. We know its launch date, we know that it's poached the Champions League permit from rival football game PES, and we understand it will feature the next and last chapter of Alex Hunter's narrative in The Journey. But very little has been shared about how the game feels and plays.
This got a bit lost in the excitement of getting the Champions League permit, but the Europa League are also in FIFA 19. Amazing news for all the Arsenal fans out there.
You have greater control over your team's defensive fashion. That means that you can change the way your team try to reclaim the ball through the following settings:"pressure following ownership reduction,""constant pressure,""drop back,""balanced," and"pressure on touch."
Now you can tell your full-backs what type of runs to make when on the attack. Go in the participant instructions tab of team direction and you will see a new choice to inform full-backs to overlap the winger or underlap to the middle of the pitch.
As has become a frequent feature in soccer games, you can correct your group's width and thickness in FIFA 19. However, it is also possible to adjust the amount of players that you send forward for corner kicks and tweak the number of players will make forward runs in play.
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Passing generally feels somewhat better this season, but the biggest step forward has been observed in through moves, which feel a lot more natural. They feel way stronger; too strong, in reality, and we would not be surprised to see them nerfed before launching.
Among PES 2018's best small improvements was a gray mark above the currently selected second participant when defending. This permits you to know which second person will press and which player you will change to if you press L1 / LB.
Now you can try to hit a shot even sweeter than before by tapping Circle / B another time, as your foot hits the ball. Get the timing right, and there is a good chance the ball will be flying into the top corner. Get it wrong, and it will probably end up in row Z.
The Champions League will obviously be viewed at The Journey, Ultimate Team, and Career Mode, but additionally, it will get its own standalone mode. Within this, you can establish a custom Champions League, and have it include any group you prefer. Amazing news for the Arsenal fans out there.
One team's players will finally have triangular icons--compared to the normal circular ones--on the mini-map for faster and easier identification involving your teammates and opponents.
Fortunately, we have hands on with the newest soccer game at EA Play. As you might expect, it seems very like FIFA 18, but it builds on its predecessor in several of little ways. These are details that took us some time to notice, but they will wind up making a massive difference over the course of the upcoming dozens of hours that all of us spend playing FIFA 19.
Scoring headers from corner kicks now feels a lot more satisfying, as your players seem to hang in the air a little longer when jumping. They also make more lively runs to the box.
This may seem minute, but stepovers seemed to be somewhat easier to activate and a bit more powerful. Additionally, a right-weighted stepover will now bring a small touch to the left (and vice versa), which has the double effect of appearing more lively and of fooling your opponent.
A new active touch system enables better touches with several distinct areas of the body, which looks great and gives you better control over the ball.
If you are the type of FIFA player who likes to play out from the back, this one's for you. You know when you are playing beside a friend and you would like to play with it to your center-back or right-back from a goal kick, but if you move the stick, your partner will see the camera swing around and know where you are going to pass to? Now, moving the rod from a goal kick does not move the camera, so that you can emulate Barcelona and Manchester City to your heart's content.