FIFA 22, is a football simulation game released globally for all consoles last year in October. It is the 29th version of the video game by Electronic Arts, an American video game company and its headquarters are in the Redwood City of California.The FIFA 22 video game has been released on various platforms such as Microsoft Windows, Xbox series, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. For the second consecutive year, Kylian Mbappé is the cover athlete for this video game.
The 7 things you should keep in mind before you play FIFA 22
This new version of FIFA has been released with various compelling features and these features will intrigue the fans of this game. Some of the top features are listed below:
- HyperMotion Technology
It is one of the most advanced technologies in the video games industry. The HyperMotion technology captures motion data from real-life players playing a real football game on the ground. These real players play the game wearing motion-capture suits to record their movements on the field such as aerial duels, tackles, and on-ball actions. All these actions are recorded and used in the machine learning algorithm of this game to process over 8.7 million frames of match capture for realistic animations and graphics.
- Career Mode
Career mode allows the players to play the game as a player or a manager. Players can also create and design clubs with customized kits and stadiums. This game has a career mode option so that players can design their career plans in the game by collecting experience points.
- Skipping the Welcome to FIFA story
The FIFA 22 starts with a welcome story where a few top players like David Beckham and Eric Cantona are seen crossing paths with the player you created on the streets of Paris. This welcome story part of the game seems non-skippable but you can skip it easily. The kickabout in the streets can be paused and can be exited to the main menu easily.
- Selecting Players
When it comes to selecting players, you should consider the ones with the best rating and highest potential. Making your club is also an option to enjoy the game but selecting the established players is one easy and most used option. See below the list of top ten potential players with the best ratings:
- Kylian Mbappe (PSG)
- Kai Havertz (Chelsea)
- Gianluigi Donnarumma (PSG)
- Jadon Sancho (Manchester United)
- Erling Haaland (Dortmund)
- Matthijs de Ligt (Piemonte Calcio)
- Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool)
- Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid)
- Phil Foden (Manchester City)
- Pedri (Barcelona)
- No More BPM
The Bronze Pack Method, also known as BPM is no more effective in FIFA 22. This decision of FIFA was in the news and created chaos among the lovers of this game. Players can now only buy 750-coin premium packs.
Players can sell the players that are priced above 200 coins in the market at a comparable price and keep the ones under 200 coins in their club to generate more profits in the long run.
- Ultimate Team
The Ultimate Team is a game mode in FIFA 22. In this mode, the players can create a team to play online and offline games. Players can win cards like FUT Heroes to add to the team. The FUT card showcases multiple players with their ratings and attributes. The players included in the FUT card are Mario Gómez, Tim Cahill, Diego Milito, Jorge Campos, Fernando Morientes, Sami Al-Jaber, Robbie Keane, Abedi Pelé, Clint Dempsey, Lars Ricken, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Antonio Di Natale, Iván Córdoba, Freddie Ljungberg, Jürgen Kohler, Jerzy Dudek, Aleksandr Mostovoi, David Ginola, and Joe Cole.
- Player Traits
The qualities which a player possesses during the game are called player traits. Every trait a player showcases its functionality and control. These traits are of 4 types, namely, Standard, CPU AI, Career mode, and VOLTA Football traits. There are various types of shots associated with these traits such as throw-ins, passing skills, dribbling skills, and player health.
Tips and Tricks to play FIFA 22
Now, let us look at some tips and tricks to play this game efficiently, these tips and tricks are useful for both new and seasoned players. These tricks include playing styles and shortcuts. Please see below some of these most useful tricks to play FIFA 22:
Some basic moves
The below-shared moves are FIFA 22’s 1-star skill moves
PlayStation – Tap R1 (x2)
Xbox – Tap RB (x2)
PlayStation – Hold L1+R1+Flick RS
Xbox – Hold LB+RB+Flick RS
PlayStation – Hold L1+Click R3 / Xbox – Hold LT+Click RS
Open Up Fake Shot
PlayStation – Hold L1+Tap Square then Tap X and move LS top left/right
Xbox – Hold LB+Tap X then Tap A and move LS top left/right
Standing Ball Juggle
PlayStation – Hold L1+Tap R3
Xbox – Hold LB+Tap R3
Below are the FIFA 22’s 2-star skill moves:
PlayStation: Hold RS right/left / Xbox: Hold RS right/left
PlayStation: Flick RS right/left / Xbox: Flick RS right/left
PlayStation: L1+R1+LS flick down / Xbox: LB+RB+LS flick down
Feint Forward and Turn
PlayStation: Flick RS down (x2) / Xbox Flick RS down (x2)
PlayStation: Roll RS right/left to front / Xbox: Roll RS right/left to front
PlayStation: Roll RS front to right/left / Xbox: Roll RS front to right/left
There are 5 categories of skill movements in FIFA 22. For every type of player, there are different types of skill movements. The first-star players can use some of these player movements from these categories but five-star players can use all of these movements.
Detailed understanding of the skill moves in FIFA 22
There are 4 new skills added to the FIFA 22 video game by EA Sports. These skills require four-star players to use them. These skills are:
Scoop Turn Flake
This move has been part of previous versions for a long time, but this time it is added with some changes.
It is operated by tapping shoot then pass then holding LS in the opposite direction after a forward Scoop Turn.
It is a quick spin to get out of the tricky situations and is operated by holding L2/LT down while flicking back on the right stick twice from your face direction.
In the previous versions, this skill was available for the first-star players but in the FIFA 22 version, it is limited to the four-star players and above.
To operate it hold down L2/LT and double-tap R1/RT to use this skill.
It is the skill movement for five-star players only. In this movement, they can perform 360 spins on the spot to rush the defenders.
This skill movement can be operated by holding down L1+R1/LT+RT to complete this skill.
These are all the skills and basic things to keep in mind while playing the new FIFA 22 video game by EA Sports. You can expect a level up and more entertainment in the game. So, go and try this on your own.