MGG / Games guides / FIFA 21 /

FIFA 21 Gameplay Pitch Notes bring significant changes

FIFA 21 Gameplay Pitch Notes bring significant changes

For a little over two years now, EA Sports has gotten into the habit of explaining new features in more depth leading up to release. Here's a summary of what's included in the Pitch Notes to accompany gameplay changes in FIFA 21.

FIFA 21 Gameplay Pitch Notes bring significant changes

The Pitch Notes released by EA in the run up to FIFA 21 detail just what changes we can expect. Here's all you need to know.

Topics covered include:

  • The new overarching Player Personality feature, a running theme throughout FIFA 21;
  • Agile Dribbling allows you to take greater control of your player on the ball;
  • Make space and create the perfect opportunities with **Creative Runs;
  • Positioning Personality puts you firmly in charge of where your AI teammates will be;
  • New animations implemented to ensure Smoother Encounters.
  • Competitor Mode is a new setting designed to 'refresh the CPU AI' in Career Mode.
  • Significant changes to the 'Fundamentals of Football', including headers, defending, blocking and passing.
  • Increased Control, covering skill moves, tackling, finesse shots and cancel mechanics among others.
  • Skill Moves improvements mean you can now use more moves with less penalties incurred for chaining.

There are also a raft of quality of life improvements thanks to community feedback, online gameplay, and other general changes designed to increase the experience for players.



FIFA 21 Official Gameplay Trailer

The Gameplay Pitch Notes are significant and in-depth. You can check them out here.

FIFA 21 comes to current and next-gen consoles on October 6, 2020.

When is the FIFA 21 release date?

It's not long to go until FIFA 21 is unleashed worldwide! Find out when the game is coming out in this release date article.


More Stories

10:40 How to complete the Prime Fabio Cannavaro SBC
10:38 How to complete the Prime Jay-Jay Okocha SBC
10:09 How to complete the Prime Roberto Carlos SBC
04:16 How to complete Bruno Fernandes' December POTM SBC
12:37 Tavernier Headliners DCE solutions on FUT 21
11:00 TOTW 16 is live on FUT 21!
02:30 FUT 21: Ligue 1 December POTM Nominations
02:16 The eighth title update for FIFA 21 has gone live on PC
08:20 Fourteen-year-old wins 390 matches in a row in FIFA21
02:54 TOTW 16 predictions: Griezmann in the spotlight?


The third Road to the Final Team has been released by EA Sports
FIFA 21: First impressions
Upgrade FIFA 21 to next-gen consoles for free!

Discover guides

Master the buy resale trading technique on FUT 21
FUT 21: Understanding team chemistry
FIFA 21 Gameplay Pitch Notes bring significant changes