FIFA 22 update 1.000.004 adds new VOLTA party games and gameplay fixes

EA Sports launched the FIFA 22 Update 1.000.004 Patch Notes at the back of the net for your viewing pleasure, which is now available to download on PS5. Those of you who play on PS4 will see this as FIFA 22 update 1.14.

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FIFA Ultimate Team

Fixed the following issues:

  • [PS5 Only] Fixed some cases where an initialization message would sometimes appear when attempting to match in Division Rivals, and no match was found.
    • We will continue to monitor this in the future.

Gameplay

Fixed the following issues:

  • In a rare situation, the ball could be moved on a free kick without play restarting for either side.
  • In some situations, the referee did not call a foul after the goalkeeper made illegal contact with the ball carrier.
  • Addressed some stability issues that could occur during the 2nd half.
  • Sometimes goalkeepers jumped too far forward when trying to make a diving save.
    • These jumping animations did not affect a goalie’s ability to make saves.
  • In some cases, the referee wrongly canceled his advantage call, which resulted in an unintentional set-piece.
  • When playing as a locked player, the opponent’s defensive line could have continued to follow the locked player deep into their own half, even though it was not advantageous to do so.
  • Own goals could sometimes have been registered as a shot on target for the team that scored.

Career mode

Made the following change:

  • Added an Edit Team Sheet shortcut on the Training Center, allowing the manager to quickly switch between team sheets for training exercises.
  • When transferring to a new club in Player Career, pros with an OVR of 86 and above will immediately be part of the starting XI.

Fixed the following issues:

  • Career mode progress could have been lost between game sessions depending on how the mode was exited.
    • When exiting Career Mode, the save popup has been updated to have Save and Exit as the first option, as it allows players to manually choose their save location.
  • In Player Career, the Avoid Conceding objective UI was not displaying correctly.
  • In Player Career, the Pro-controlled player could unwittingly quickly become a member of the starting XI.

VOLTA FOOTBALL

Made the following change:

  • Added 2 new board games to VOLTA ARCADE.
    • These will only be available after a server update. Please follow @EAFIFADIRECT for updates on when this will be live in-game.
  • Added a shortcut to unassign all used skill points in the skill tree.
  • Added an audio cue that plays when there is a new leader in VOLTA ARCADE board games.

Fixed the following issues:

  • [PS5 only] When playing VOLTA BATTLES through Activities, the opposing squad’s OVR may display an incorrect number.
  • When playing VOLTA BATTLES through Activities, the opposing squad’s OVR may display an incorrect number.
  • The signature ability button callout was not always displaying during matches when the signature ability was ready to activate.
  • When selecting an AI-controlled teammate from the Change Outfit menu found in the store and browsing through the available items, the player’s avatar may be displayed instead.
  • The ball could have occasionally gone through the Musical Nets VOLTA ARCADE board game.
  • During the Wall Ball VOLTA ARCADE board game, the white shooting limit line will now display as red when the player-controlled Avatar crosses it.
  • Addressed a stability issue that could occur during a VOLTA FOOTBALL Survival match.

General, audio and visual

Made the following changes:

  • Updated some badges, comment lines, kits, banners, flags, broadcast packages, stadiums, pre-game scenes and tifos.
  • Updated 31 stellar heads and 1 new stellar head.
    • This will only be available after a server update. Please follow @EAFIFADIRECT for updates on when this will be live in-game.

Fixed the following issues:

  • Addressed various cases of typos and incorrect UI/text formatting

Joseph K. Bennett