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19 Jan 2021

FIFA 21 Title Update #8: Career Mode change could revamp Youth Academy system

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Title Update #8

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Career Mode Patch Notes

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Youth Scout Revamp

The latest title update will soon be available on all platforms and there are plenty of changes across all game modes.

One of the major changes in Title Update #8 is coming to Career Mode, with developments on the Youth Scouting System.

Release Date

The latest FIFA 21 update became available on PC/Steam on Tuesday, 12 January.

We will see the update rolled out on all consoles on Tuesday, 19 January.

Title Update #8

There are plenty of fixes coming to FIFA 21 in the latest update.

One of the most notable for Ultimate Team fans is the ball change where you will only see your own ball!

NO MORE! You will only see your own ball on FUT 21
NO MORE! You will only see your own ball on FUT 21

There are updates in Career Mode, VOLTA, Pro Clubs too!

See the full Title Update #8 Patch Notes here.

Career Mode Patch Notes

Made the following change:

The potential quality of Youth Players is now more aligned with the general football region that they come from.


Addressed the following issues:

  • Player OVRs could remain unrealistically high in their 30s, resulting in players retiring seemingly at their peak.
  • Addressed further instances of Strikers taking too long to be retrained as Centre Forwards.

Youth Scout Revamp

There are changes to the scouting system that all Career Mode managers should now be aware of!

“The potential quality of Youth Players is now more aligned with the general football region that they come from.”

FUTURE STAR! Saka is one of the brightest prospects
FUTURE STAR! Saka is one of the brightest prospects

Sending your scouts to the right country has become more crucial, as certain countries will provide you with better young players.

Will you find the next prodigy? Well, we suggest trying your luck in some of the world’s top footballing countries like Brazil, Spain and France!

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