Momentum debate: Fan-base sour

The momentum debate at FIFA 18 keeps the fan base in suspense. There are indications of weakening stars like Ronaldo and Messi. What is it?

After a few days ago, the discussion about the existence of a “momentum” system has rekindled, the main focus of the players is on the past patches and updates of the game.

As SPORT1 reported, some fans of FIFA 18 see in the gameplay changes of the last patch an indication that such a Momentum program exists within FIFA.

Fan wish fulfilled – but with hooks
The online mode of FIFA lives from the fact that developers Electronic Arts always struggling on individual screws to ensure the users a high-performance gaming experience. That this does not always succeed, showed an action of FIFA players from last year. Several thousand people signed a petition calling on EA to actively improve FIFA.

In this case, the developer listened to the requests of the fans and subsequently provided some updates and patches. However, just such an update, according to some users an important indication that Electronic Arts actually put on a mechanism that actively intervenes in the game.

A few years ago, some resourceful players discovered in the source code of the PC version hints that allegedly a game-changing program was acting behind the scenes. In addition, there is a video excerpt from the year 2015 and 2016, in which Electronic Arts’ Vice President Engineering, Data Kazi Zaman, talks about live systems that can actively adapt games based on data collected from users.

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