FIFA 25 Sep 2020 5:23 PM +00:00

FIFA 20 Pitch Notes: Title Update #12 – Overload tactical adjustments explained & CONMEBOL update arrives!

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Fully licensed CONMEBOL competitions are now available in Career Mode and Kick Off mode as part of EA's latest update.

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The Copa Libertadores is the pinnacle of South American domestic football and it's now in FIFA 20!

Furthermore, EA has responded to community feedback and made alterations to the D-Pad controlled tactics - specifically the overload function.

Keep reading for a full breakdown of what these changes mean.

CONMEBOL Arrival

Bringing South America’s premier competitions to FIFA is a big step for EA.

Prior to the update, Argentina’s top clubs Boca Juniors and River Plate were unlicensed.

Copa Libertadores Teams
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Not only are both these Arginitan giants now licensed, but their stadiums are also available on the new update.

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Players from Brazilian clubs will remain generic and unavailable on Ultimate Team - however, the clubs' crests and kits will still be fully licensed.

Copa Libertadores Kick Off
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CHAMPIONS! You can now lead your team to CONMEBOL Libertadores glory in Kick-Off mode

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Just imagine scoring the winner against your mates with the noise of some of the most passionate fans in the world blaring from your TV!

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All new features will require a new save to become available in Career Mode.

Full new competition list:

  • Copa Libertadores
  • Copa Sudamericana
  • CONMEBOL Recopa

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Full new stadium list:

  • Estadio Presidente Juan Domingo Perón (Racing Club, Argentina)
  • Estadio Libertadores de América (Club Atlético Independiente, Argentina)
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Tactical Adjustments

The changes to the D-Pad tactics are related to the Overload
Ball-Side and Team Press.

Overload Ball-Side will now affect player stamina much more than before - 2.4 times more in fact!

This tactic is only in effect out of possession, therefore it will not affect your attacking plans.

Stamina Overload Ball Side 2
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LIGHT WORK: Pre-update stamina levels after 80 minutes while using Overload Ball-Side

The above image shows how little the Overload Ball-Side tactic would affect stamina, where below you can see the more realistic reflection of the high-intensity tactic.

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Stamina Overload Ball Side Updated 1
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REST DAY NEEDED: Post-update stamina levels after 80 minutes while using Overload Ball-Side

The Team Press tactic has also undergone a change in stamina,
with players stamina reducing at the same rate as Overload Ball-Side.

Your teams will have to be superfit to be carrying these tactics out now!

You can find the full list of patch notes from Title Update #12 here.

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