FIFA 21 Update 1.16 March 4 (PS5 1.000.008) Hits Goal for Various Fixes

FIFA 21 Update 1.16 March 4

EA Romania and Vancouver has released the FIFA 21 update 1.16 March 4 patch (PS5 version 1.000.008), and this includes some few tech fixes, as well as various gameplay adjustments for Career Mode, Ultimate Team and more.

This patch is out now on both current and next-gen platforms,

FIFA 21 Update 1.16 March 4 Patch Notes (PS5 1.000.008):

The latest Title Update is now available on the PC (Origin/Steam) version of FIFA 21 and removes the placeholder graphics that could have been visible when playing matches with the Input Overlay setting turned on.

This Title Update will soon be available for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S versions of FIFA 21. It will include the previously announced changes from Title Update #11, as detailed below.

FIFA Ultimate Team

Addressed the following issues:

  • When a previously locked Objective group was unlocked, it could have still continued to display as locked until the player exited and re-entered FUT.
  • The end-of-match Squad Battles FUT Coin Skill Rewards calculation did not always display correctly.
    • This was a visual issue only and did not impact the calculation.
  • After viewing the Captain’s Squad in a Co-Op Lobby, the background player models could remain on screen even when navigating through other menus.
  • In some cases, the Search Filters on the Stadium tab of the Transfer Market displayed placeholder text.
  • Sometimes, the Stadium menu could filter Item searches by Ball Items instead of the correct Item category.
  • In some situations, crowd flags incorrectly displayed a placeholder badge.
  • [PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Only] Addressed a typo found on a Goal Song Item.

Career Mode

Addressed the following issue:

  • Qualification for the Asian Continental Cup did not function correctly.

VOLTA FOOTBALL

Addressed the following issue:

  • In Squad Management, the Player Chemistry UI element present on Avatars did not display the correct value.
    • This was a visual error only and did not impact Chemistry calculations.

FIFA Online

Addressed the following issues:

  • [PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Only] When accessing the Privacy Setting screen from the main menu, the Title could load indefinitely.
  • The Soccer Aid team was incorrectly available to use in Online Seasons.

General, Audio, and Visual

Made the following changes:

  • Added the Input Overlay option to the Visual tab found in Game Settings.
    • When enabled, the Input Overlay displays on screen visuals that enables players to see which inputs they performed in game and how they’re processed when in online matches.
    • Input Overlay can be configured in three different ways:
      • Input Only: one wireless controller graphic is shown on screen and it displays inputs performed in a match.
      • Input Only + Online Response: two wireless controller graphics are shown on screen, displaying both your local inputs and the inputs processed by a FIFA Game Data Center and your network.
      • Off: The Input Overlay is disabled.
    • To learn more about the Input Overlay, visit EA Help.
  • Updated some kits, adboards, balls, boots, flags, badges, and 2D portraits.
  • Added 8 Starheads, and 3 legacy Starheads.
    • Stay tuned to the EA SPORTS FIFA Tracker to learn when these Starheads will become active.

Addressed the following issues:

  • [PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Only] Skill Games did not display the correct instructions when being played with customized control mappings.

Once we get wind of the next patch, we’ll let our readers know.

Source: FIFA forums 

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