updated - December 6, 2021 Monday EST
"FIFA 16" Patch 5 for PC goes live on PC, while Xbox One and PS4 players have to wait for its announcement.
EA has finally addressed the FUT and gameplay issues on "FIFA 16" reportedly experienced by its players. The fifth update brings improvements on different areas of the game such as passing, defensive pressure, penalties and referee decisions and positioning players, Design and Trend reported.
"With that, we are announcing and deploying a number of changes to make 'FIFA 16' more balanced and responsive in gameplay. These changes are in addition to tuning to passing featured in the last update," EA wrote on FIFA's blogpost.
"This latest title update is now available on PC (we will have news on the timing of a similar update on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later)."
First on the list, "FIFA" 16 patch 5 improves the Rules and Physics systems to have better referee decisions and help address penalty decisions.
Also, changes on "Secondary Contain" and "Interceptions" behavioral aspect have been made to help balance high-pressure situations.
Moreover, defensive pressure on players has been addressed too. The patch improved "how quickly fatigue effects occur for players using 'Aggressive Interceptions' and 'Secondary Contain.'"
This affects the players when high pressure is applied as they progress through the game while they become increasingly fatigued.
As for positioning players, auto tackle feature and positioning system has been modified for better attacking runs and support.,
Lastly, this patch brings fix to FUT to attribute boosts provided by Chemistry in FIFA Ultimate Team, which affects passing, interceptions, and long shots.
Meanwhile, this patch does not deliver a fix on players who had their entire transfer list stuck on 'expired' after EA maintenance, Design and Trend further added.
Stay tuned for "FIFA 16" patch 5 release on Xbox One and PS4.
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