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FIFA 18: 10 changes fans really want to see in Ultimate Team

The last game did a lot right - but there's still plenty that could be improved

FIFA 18 isn’t too far away now – which can only mean one thing. A new Ultimate Team.

While the last game did a lot right, there’s still plenty that could be improved.

FIFA 17 Ultimate Team was the best in the series but there are still lots of things that could have been better

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FIFA 17 Ultimate Team was the best in the series but there are still lots of things that could have been better

We pick out 10 changes fans want to see in FIFA 18 – let’s kick off.

Better rewards for winning

Right now, the rewards for winning games and leagues are not as good as you’d hope.

Healing cards alone cost several games’ worth of coins.

More coins should be offered for winning matches and divisions.

Cheaper packs 

If rewards were bigger then pack prices wouldn’t seem as steep.

Premium gold packs cost around 7,500 coins – which can take time to save up.

FIFA points are very expensive – with 12,000 points costing more than double the price of the game

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FIFA points are very expensive – with 12,000 points costing more than double the price of the game

This makes the FIFA point route more appealing, but they are ridiculously expensive.

Expect to fork out nearly £80 for 12,000 points if you’re trying to avoid eating into your hard-earned coins.

Offside calls

In real football, if a player makes a run but notices they’re offside, they’ll back away from the ball.

However, in FIFA 17, this doesn’t happen – and they continue running until they’re caught by the referee.

An extra level of AI would really help come FIFA 18.

Squad contract cards 

Some fans want to see contract and fitness cards removed from the game.

If they are here to stay, we’d love to see squad contract cards.

Instead of going through each player and offering them a contract, an ability to cover them all off with one fell swoop would be a master stroke.

Squad contract cards would be a quick and easy way to save time on Ultimate Team

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Squad contract cards would be a quick and easy way to save time on Ultimate Team

Generations cards 

On Futhead you can put together a Generations Squad and use cards from any version of FIFA Ultimate Team.

It would be brilliant if this was brought to life in FIFA 18 Ultimate Team.

Perhaps there could be a new Generations FUT draft mode?

Legends on PS4

Thanks to an exclusive deal between Microsoft and EA, Legends are only available on Xbox.

Surely, though, this needs to come to an end.

There are millions of PS4 players who are desperate to get their hands on some of the greatest ever players.

Legends are only available on Xbox – but we hope one day they’ll make their way on to PS4

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Legends are only available on Xbox – but we hope one day they’ll make their way on to PS4

Create your own badges and kits 

You may end up seeing some hilarious kits, but having the ability to create your own would be most welcome.

Actually come to think of it, we’d like custom chants, too.

Imagine if you’re winning a match and then the crowd start blurting out your best chant.

It would add a new level of authenticity to the game.

Ability to loan your players 

A try-before-you-buy system could be a great way of testing out whether a player is a good fit for your team.

Loaning a play could also be an easy way of getting a few extra coins – say, if you’re away on holiday or unavailable to play the game for a while.

It’s perfect if you have an untradeable player for a league you do not play in.

Position changes for players that can play multiple positions 

FIFA 18 needs to give gamers the ability to switch players into another position they’re capable of playing.

So, for example, you could swap regular Cristiano Ronaldo from a left winger to a striker without the need to have him on seven chemistry.

Player collisions need to be addressed – too often teammates get in the way of obstruct passing routes

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Player collisions need to be addressed – too often teammates get in the way of obstruct passing routes

Player collisions 

Collisions with own team mates is something that really annoys everyone.

Too often your teammates get in the way and locks you into an annoying animation.

This needs fixing pronto.

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