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EA adds handy FIFA 20 Ultimate Team feature and players are loving it

Published: 11/Mar/2020 20:19

by David Purcell


EA SPORTS might have faced some backlash from the community due to their handling of FIFA 20, but a brand new feature that’s been added to Ultimate Team cards has been met with open arms.

The game’s developers have been making changes to the game wherever possible, rolling out patches to bring more content to the game – more recently in the form of the CONMEBOL Libertadores Update #12 – and have seemingly made another interesting tweak to FUT 20 as well.

With thousands of Ultimate Team cards to collect, whether that be base players, TOTW, or more special cards, a handy new dropdown in the Player Details section has been positively received by many players, despite the change coming some six months after the title’s release.

Knowing FIFA 20 player traits can be really useful, but there’s never been an option to see them in FUT – until now.

As seasoned veterans of the game mode will know already, looking at cards in-depth can be much better than just judging them on their six base stats presented on the front of the card, giving players a chance to review exactly what they bring to the table – if you were to buy them.

The Player Details bar had previously pulled up three different sets of information: player bio, player details, and attribute details. However, a fourth has been added to that list.

The latest addition, as seen in a Reddit post below from LeopoldMashallah, allows players to check a card’s traits whenever they want. This means that FUT club owners can check whether or not, for example, their player has the Outside Foot Shot ability, Injury Prone trait and more.

EA have added a "Traits" tab to the Player Details from FIFA

This should be a really useful addition for players looking to exploit specific and original traits that each member of their squad possesses, with one Reddit user in the thread saying: “That is genuinely one of the best things they’ve done all year,” and another stating: “Be thankful for the little things.”

For those who don’t know all of the traits available in FIFA 20, we’ve named them all in the full list below.

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Some players have particular traits that might make them stand out from the crowd.

FIFA 20 traits

Traits are split into four different types in FIFA 20 – according to EA SPORTS. These are standard, CPU AI, Career Mode and Virtual Pro – so clearly not all included in the game are available in Ultimate Team. Those that are, however, can be found below.

  • Finesse shot
  • Outside Foot Shot
  • Power Header
  • Long Throw-In
  • Giant Throw-In
  • Takes Powerful Driven Free-kicks
  • Swerve
  • Fancy Passes
  • Flair
  • Injury Prone
  • Flat Kick
  • Rush Out of Goal
  • GK: Cautious with Crosses 
  • GK: Comes for Crosses
  • GK: Save with Foot
  • GK: Long Thrower
  • Leadership
  • One Club Player
  • Team Player

This new feature will allow you to identify certain abilities and techniques each player has before buying them, which might be the difference between you purchasing one card over another. A small, yet useful, change.


How to complete Koscielny Flashback SBC in FIFA 21: cheapest solutions

Published: 20/Oct/2020 19:15

by Bill Cooney


A new Flashback SBC is now live in FIFA 21 celebrating the prolific 2015-2016 Premier League season of former Arsenal star Laurent Koscielny, and we’ve got all the info you need to unlock it as cheaply as possible.

Koscielny suited up for Arsenal from 2010 to 2019, featuring in 255 matches for the Gunners over that time span. This particular SBC recalls his 2015-2016 season, often considered to be one of his best.

Now back home in France playing for Bordeaux, the centerback’s still performing decently, but this Flashback SBC card is a considerable upgrade of the Frenchman’s base stats.

FIFA 21 Laurent Koscielny Flashback SBC stats

Laurent Koscielny Flashback SBC stats
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Stats for Laurent Koscielny’s Flashback SBC in FIFA 21.

Coming in at an 86 OVR, Koscielny’s Flashback card is a much more attractive option than his regular 79 OVR one. It still features the Bordeaux badge which some of us definitely still aren’t used to, and an 86 defending stat that will be a bit more familiar.

Combine that with and 81 physical and 77 pace, and he’ll be more than capable of plugging a hole in your defensive backline, or simply beefing it up. It’s up to you how to use him once you spend your hard-earned FUT coins, which brings us to what exactly you have to do to grab it.

FIFA 21 Laurent Koscielny Flashback SBC solutions

To unlock Koscielny, there are two SBCs you need to complete – Past and Present and Les Bleus. The requirements are listed below:

Past and Present

  • Number of players from Premier League: Min 1
  • Numberof players from Ligue 1 Conforama: Min 1
  • Squad Rating: Min 84
  • Team Chemistry: Min 65
  • Number of players in the Squad: 11
  • Reward: 1 Jumbo Gold Pack

Les Bleus

  • Number of players from France: Min 1
  • Squad Rating: Min 85
  • Team Chemistry: Min 60
  • Number of players in the Squad: 11
  • Reward: 1 Small Rare Mixed Players Pack

Altogether, both SBCs should run you around 94,000 FUT coins to 115,000, depending on which platform you play on. To make things even easier, we have the cheapest solutions for each listed below that don’t require any loyalty or position-change cards to complete.

Past and Present solution

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The cheapest solution to Koscielny’s Past and Present SBC in FIFA 21.

Les Bleus solution 

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The solution to Koscielny’s Les Bleus SBC in FIFA 21.

Is this SBC worth it?

Coming in at around 100k FUT coins, this is definitely one SBC you might have to think about before diving head-first into. If you’re in need of a solid CB or an upgrade in that part of the field, he’s definitely worth a look as this Flashback card is significantly better than his regular gold card.

Whatever you decide to do, you have until Friday, October 23 to do it before it expires.

As always, follow us on Twitter @UltimateTeamUK for all the latest FIFA 21 news and updates.