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FIFA 18: 99% of FIFA players have been ignoring this vital thing

Every single pitch in the game features different dimensions, which will affect how players perform

EA Sports has done all it can to make FIFA 18 the most realistic football game ever.

While it’s easy to focus on the lifelike player models and (relatively) slick gameplay, there’s one authentic addition that risks being overlooked by gamers – and it could make all the difference.


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Pitch size.

Every single pitch in the game features different dimensions, which will affect how players perform.

For one, if a pitch is wider, then wingers will have more space to attack down the flanks. If a pitch is more narrow, they’re less likely to get the runaround.

FIFA 18 had a graphics overhaul this year but has not been without its fair share of criticism

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FIFA 18 had a graphics overhaul this year but has not been without its fair share of criticism

The same goes for stamina.

Having a larger area to cover means that players will get tired more easily – another aspect that’s likely overlooked by gamers when going into a match.


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If you’re lacking pace on the wings or have a team lacking stamina, try to play games at Stoke’s bet365 Stadium.

It’s the narrowest pitch in the game measuring just 100 x 64 metres.

Stadiums have been completely re-worked this year to allow for more realism

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Stadiums have been completely re-worked this year to allow for more realism

If you’re confident with your wide men, opt for the Santiago Bernabeu, which at 107 x 72m, is the widest pitch in the game.

Annoyingly, FIFA 18’s new stadium dimensions can’t be found anywhere – yet. Still, for all the others click here