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FIFA 21 gameplay reveal: Trailer, new features, and more

Published: 4/Aug/2020 12:32 Updated: 4/Aug/2020 16:09

by Connor Bennett

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EA SPORTS have finally revealing their first proper gameplay trailer for FIFA 21, and we’ve got a better insight into some of the new features they’ve got lined up.

Each year, in the build-up to the new FIFA titles, EA SPORTS start their annual process of dropping information. It typically starts around EA Play at E3, but this year has been a little different, to say the least.

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Back at the online EA Play event, the developers revealed small snippets of what was to come – as well as information about the dual entitlement program. Since then, we’ve got a little more information about career mode, Ultimate Team, and even Volta. 

Following some gameplay footage leaking online, the dev team have now rolled out their first in gameplay focused reveal of FIFA 21. 

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EA has promised a hefty overhaul of attacking and defending systems in FIFA 21.
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Players can’t wait to jump into FIFA 21.

FIFA 21 gameplay trailer

The reveal, which went live at 4 pm BST on August 4, gives fans a better look at what we can expect to see game in and game out in FIFA 21 – with significant changes made to the dribbling and collision systems. 

In the new trailer, EA revealed that you will now be able to make more incisive runs and passes in attack, while top tier defenders will throw their bodies in the way of shots more effectively. Defensive midfielders like N’Golo Kante will also be able to win the ball back more cleanly. 

On top of that, there is also a better look at the new creative runs system. You will have more control over your players as they try to break through the lines. In fact, you can even lock onto a player who made a darting run and allow the AI to make the key pass.

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As for everything else, EA have already announced that they will be revealing details about specific modes throughout August, but they haven’t revealed any specific dates just yet. 

Ultimate Team, Pro Clubs, and Career should all be set for changes in one way or another if leaks are to be believed. So, be sure to check back with Dexerto and UltimateTeamUK for all the breaking news and updates about FIFA 21.

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FIFA 21 TOTW 2 live: Lewandowski, Haaland, Kane, Saint-Maximin, more

Published: 7/Oct/2020 18:05 Updated: 7/Oct/2020 18:11

by Isaac McIntyre

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EA SPORTS have released the second batch of Team of the Week players in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team, and it looks like there are some exciting cards up for grabs this week.

Following the completion of another busy game week across football’s top-flight leagues, a new set of TOTW players has been released, featuring some huge names and valuable cards.

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Dexerto made a number of predictions earlier in the week, included at the bottom of this article, so let’s see how they stacked up with leaks and ultimately, the official team as well.

FIFA 21 Team of the Week 2

FIFA 21 TOTW 2
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The full Team of the Week #2 in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team!

Just as with the first Team of the Week, the second TOTW squad is stacked with top talent, such as the likes of Lewandowski, Courtois, Kane, and Haaland. While not as high-rated as those studs, the likes of Milan’s Hernandez and Newcastle’s Saint-Maximin should also draw a lot of attention as being “meta” players.

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Here are some of the players you might be interested in:

  • Erling Haaland (86)
  • Robert Lewandowski (92)
  • Harry Kane (89)
  • Thibaut Courtois (90)
  • Ben Chilwell (84)
  • Theo Hernandez (83)
  • Jack Grealish (83)
  • Ollie Watkins (81)
  • Allan Saint-Maximin (83)
  • Renato Sanchez (82)
  • Marcel Halstenberg (84)

FIFA 21 Team of the Week 2 leaked

Ahead of EA SPORTS confirming the full TOTW #2, the full squad was claimed to have been leaked – and the leaker even managed to get his hands on the same image that EA would end up tweeting out.

When did TOTW 2 go live in FIFA 21?

EA SPORTS revealed this next FIFA Team of the Week squad at 6PM (UK time) Wednesday, October 7, 2020. As per usual, they were announced and droped into packs at 6pm BST / 12pm CT / 1pm EST / 3am AEST.

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These boosted player upgrades are now being announced at the same time as they drop in-game in FIFA 21, unlike other years where we knew about them three hours prior. 

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This could be a cracking TOTW just in time for the full FIFA 21 release!

FIFA 20 Team of the Week 32 predictions

What a week! Competitions around the world have come back for the 2020/21 season, soon after the end of last year’s staggering campaign. The back-to-back nature of these seasons, it seems, is going to lead to some exciting games.

The biggest news from the Premier League this week was Aston Villa and Tottenham each dolling out huge defeats for Liverpool and Manchester United respectively. Ollie Watkins scored three and assisted one as he led the Villans to a 7–2 victory over the champions, while Heung Min Son was unplayable against United.

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There were a number of other standout performances across the weekend too. Neymar Jr. was at his electric best against Angers, while FIFA 21 cover star Erling Haaland kept up his goalscoring record in a 4–0 win over Freiburg on Saturday.

Here are our TOTW 2 predictions, so let’s see how many we got right this week!

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TOTW 2 predictions

  • GK – Marko Dmitrović – SD Eibar
  • GK – Jiri Pavlenka – Werder Bremen
  • CB – Marvin Friedrich – Union Berlin
  • RB – Facundo Roncaglia – Osasuna 
  • LB – Ben Chilwell – Chelsea
  • LB – Aaron Cresswell – West Ham United
  • LB – Marcel Halstenberg – RB Leipzig
  • CM – Jorginho – Chelsea
  • CM – Mikel Merino – Real Sociedad
  • CM – Dani Di Wit – AZ Alkmaar
  • CM – Mario Pasalic – Atalanta
  • CAM – Jack Grealish – Aston Villa
  • RW – James Rodriguez – Everton
  • RM – Marcus Harness – Portsmouth
  • RW – Galeno – Braga 
  • LM – Allan Saint-Maximin – Newcastle United
  • LW – Neymar – PSG
  • LW – Heung Min Son – Spurs
  • ST – Erling Haaland – Borussia Dortmund 
  • ST – Robert Lewandowski – Bayern Munich
  • ST – Patson Daka –  RB Salzburg
  • ST – Callum Wilson – Newcastle United
  • ST – Ollie Watkins – Aston Villa

As always, make sure to follow us on Twitter @UltimateTeamUK for all the latest FIFA 21 news, updates, leaks, guides, and more.