FIFA 22 Title Update 3 Patch Notes: Platform Release Date, New Star Heads, Latest News & Gameplay Improvements

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FIFA 22 is a month into its existence, and we've now received a third patch update to the game.

Update - Title 3 on the way to consoles

The great news for players on consoles that have been waiting for the latest FIFA 22 Title Update is that the arrival is just around the corner.

Title Update 3 will be released to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Stadia on November 9, 2021. You can learn more about the Patch Notes by reading below.

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Title Update 3 is now live

Title Update #3 was released on PC and Stadia on Wednesday, 3 November.

The update is likely to arrive on PlayStation and Xbox consoles within the next week.

Title Update #3 Patch Notes Revealed

EA has revealed the patch notes that will soon be live in FIFA 22, and they hit VOLTA, Career Mode, and more.

Read over all of the incoming changes below.

Gameplay

  • In a rare situation, the ball could be moved during a free kick without play resuming for both sides.
  • In some situations, the referee did not call for a foul after the goalkeeper made illegal contact with the ball carrier.
  • Addressed some stability issues that could occur during the 2nd half.
  • Sometimes, goalkeepers were jumping too far forward when attempting to make a diving save.
    • These jumping animations did not affect a goalkeeper’s ability to make saves.
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OVERPOWERED - Goalkeepers are once gain nerfed
  • In some instances, the referee incorrectly cancelled their advantage call, resulting in an unintended set piece.
  • When playing as a locked player, the opposition’s defensive line could have continued following the locked player deep into their own half, even when it was not beneficial to do so.
  • Own goals could have sometimes registered as a Shot On Target for the scoring side.
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Career Mode

  • Added a Change Team Sheet shortcut on the Training Hub, enabling the manager to quickly cycle between Team Sheets for Training Drills.
  • When getting transferred to a new club in Player Career, Pros with an OVR of 86 and higher will immediately be a part of the starting XI.

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OPTIMISED - Speed between Career Mode screens has increased, with less risk of losing your save
  • Career Mode progression could have been lost between play sessions depending on how the mode was exited.
    • When exiting Career Mode, the save pop up has been updated to have Save and Quit as the first option as it allows players to manually choose their save slot.
  • In Player Career, the Avoid Conceding objective UI did not display correctly.
  • In Player Career, the player-controlled Pro could become a member of the starting XI unintentionally quickly.
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VOLTA FOOTBALL

  • Added 2 new party games to VOLTA ARCADE.
    • These will only be available following a server update. Please follow @EAFIFADIRECT for updates on when this will be live in-game.
  • Added a shortcut for deallocating all Skill Points used in the Skill Tree.
  • Added an audio cue that plays when there’s a new leader in VOLTA ARCADE party games.
  • When playing VOLTA BATTLES through Activities, the opposing Squad OVR could display an incorrect number.
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LIGHT IT UP - Two new Volta Arcade games are coming
  • The Signature Ability button callout did not always display during matches when the Signature Ability was ready to be activated.
  • When selecting an AI-controlled teammate in the Change Outfit menu found in the Store and browsing the available items, the player’s Avatar could be displayed instead.
  • The ball could have sometimes traveled through the Musical Nets VOLTA ARCADE party game.
  • During the Wall Ball VOLTA ARCADE party game, the white shooting limit line will now display as red when the player-controlled Avatar crosses it.
  • Addressed a stability issue that could occur when playing a VOLTA FOOTBALL Survival match.
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General, Audio, and Visual

  • Updated some badges, commentary lines, kits, banners, flags, broadcast packages, stadia, pre-match scenes, and tifos.
  • Updated 31 starheads and 1 new starhead.
    • This will only be available following a server update. Please follow @EAFIFADIRECT for updates on when this will be live in-game.
  • Addressed various instances of typos and incorrect UI/text formatting.