14 Oct 2021 10:47 AM +00:00

FIFA 22 Title Update #1 Patch Notes: Update now arriving on consoles

FIFA 22 is ramping up, with a second promo on the way in Ultimate Team.

The early stages of the game usually have a few bugs, but EA has listened to the feedback and implemented the first title update for the game.

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Latest - Consoles on the way

Over a week after the PC / Stadia release, Title Update 1 is finally arriving on PS4, PS4, Xbox One and Series X|S.

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Expect the update to go live on 14 October 2021.

Release Date

Title Update #1 is now available on PC (Origin/Steam) versions of FIFA 22.

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The update was released on Wednesday, 6 October for PC and Stadia, with the console update arriving on Thursday, 14 October.

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Full Title Update #1 Patch Notes

Take a look at all the changes and fixes coming to the game.

FIFA Ultimate Team

Made the following changes:

  • Updated Division Rivals Progress tile UI to improve readability and clarity.
  • Players will begin their walkout animation slightly later when opening or previewing a Pack with a walkout Player Item.
  • Tifos can now be seen in the Stadium while a match is paused.
  • Tifos can now be seen during additional pre-match scenes in Squad Battles and Friendlies.
  • When obtaining Stadium Items or Bundles from the FUT Store, a pop up message will now inform players if one or more of the Items is for a Stadium customization slot that needs to be unlocked via Objectives.
  • When previewing a kit Stadium Item or a Stadium Item Bundle containing a kit, a goalkeeper wearing the aforementioned kit is now present beside the outfield player.
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Gameplay

Made the following changes:

  • Reduced the effectiveness of goalkeepers when diving for top corner shots taken from inside of the penalty box.
    • This change specifically applies to shots taken within 37 feet/11.27 meters of the goalkeeper.
  • Improved the frequency of player-controlled sliding blocks making contact with a traveling ball.
  • Updated the defensive logic for players near the halfway line when defending a counterattack that originated from a corner situation.
    • Defenders near the halfway line will now attempt to more closely mark the counter-attacking players.
  • Added goalkeeper animations that could occur when a keeper is attempting to save a high finesse shot.
    • This change is intended to provide more authentic-looking goalkeeper reactions and very slightly increases the effectiveness of goalkeepers saving this type of shot.
  • Updated the defensive logic for players near the halfway line when defending a counterattack that originated from a corner situation.
    • Defenders near the halfway line will now attempt to more closely mark the counter-attacking.
  • Improved the frequency of player-controlled sliding blocks making contact with a traveling ball.
  • Widened the area where the reticle can be placed during free kicks in order to allow for more control over spin and general placement.
  • In Co-Op matches, Player Lock will now be canceled after the Player Locked player performs a pass, or after their teammate performs a pass to a different player.
  • [PS5 Only] Added a new Controller Setting to set desired Adaptive Trigger Resistance.
  • Improved referee logic to call more fouls caused by high-velocity tackles.
  • Improved referee logic to call for fewer penalty kicks caused by reasonably timed slide tackles.
  • Improved referee logic to call more fouls in situations where a player purposefully collides with a goalkeeper that is holding the ball.
  • Improved referee logic to call for fewer fouls due to soft physical contact.
  • Improved throw-in accuracy and target selection.
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Career Mode

Made the following changes:

  • Added a Player Growth button callout to the level-up screen in Player Career.
  • On the team select screen in Player Career, the Board Expectations section has been replaced with the team’s formation.
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VOLTA FOOTBALL

Made the following changes:

  • VOLTA ARCADE tournaments can now start with a minimum of 2 human players.
  • Increased the maximum amount of time that a matchmaking search can last for in VOLTA ARCADE.
  • Removed the Driven Lob from Foot Tennis.
    • Requesting a Driven Lob will result in the request for a standard Lob.
  • Removed the Welcome To VOLTA ARCADE screen that appeared before every VOLTA ARCADE tournament.
  • Updated some lines of text across the UI.
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General, Audio, and Video

Made the following changes:

  • Added new songs in EA SPORTS Trax and VOLTA Trax.
  • Added 31 star heads.
    • This will only be available following a server update. Please follow @EAFIFADIRECT for updates on when this will be live in-game.
  • Added the ability to perform Jul’s celebration to some players.
  • Updated the order of players on the Player Performance screen so that Strikers are at the top instead of goalkeepers.
  • Updated some broadcast packages, stadia, crowd chants, commentary lines, tifos, UI elements, corner flags, crowds, pre, and post-match scenes, goal songs, anthems, badges, ad boards, tutorial overlays, celebrations, non-playable characters, and balls.
  • Updated several instances of the UI displaying typos, misaligned text, incorrect visuals, and unintended spacing.
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There are a host of fixes to address issues too, and the list can be seen in the full Title Update #1 Patch Notes.