Best PlayStyles in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team: Meta traits in every position

Nathan Warby
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The PlayStyles feature is one of the best additions in EA FC 24 as players can use these traits to get awesome results on the field. The Ultimate Team mode has several new players with various PlayStyles and here are the best of them and meta traits for each position in EA FC 24.

EA FC 24 is famous for its Ultimate Team with new additions like PlayStyles and women’s players. As players try their hand at competitive game modes like Rivals and Champions, they must make sure to keep in mind the various PlayStyles that can be significant during matches.

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The PlayStyles feature can significantly improve the capabilities of your top players, and using them effectively can take you a long way in Division Rivals, as well as Squad Battles. However, with so many PlayStyle traits to explore, choosing the best one for your players can be pretty confusing.

So, here are the best PlayStyles in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team.

Best EA FC 24 PlayStyles in each position

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PlayStyles provide huge bonuses in EA FC 24.

EA FC 24‘s PlayStyles are broken up into six categories: Scoring, Passing, Defending, Ball Control, Physical, and Goalkeeping. Depending on a player’s position, they could have perks from just one of these areas or a mixture of multiple.

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There are a total of 32 different PlayStyles to consider, but some are far more vital to Ultimate Team success than others. With this in mind, here are the best EA FC 24 PlayStyles in each position.

Best goalkeeper PlayStyles in EA FC 24

When competing in EA FC 24 Division Rivals or Champions, you’ll need your goalkeepers to be composed. It’s also useful if they can distribute with long throws to start off an attack, so we recommend the following goalkeeper PlayStyles in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team:

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  • Quick Reflexes
  • Far Throw
  • Cross Claimer
  • Footwork

Best defender PlayStyles in EA FC 24

When it comes to a center back, Intercept is the best PlayStyle for defenders in EA FC 24, as it drastically improves the reach of their tackles and makes them more likely to retain possession. However, for full-backs who are more likely to bomb forward and put in crosses, Whipped Pass is the one to look out for.

There are plenty of other skills that can give your backline an advantage, so here are the best defender PlayStyles in EA FC 24:

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  • Intercept
  • Block
  • Bruiser
  • Jockey
  • Long Ball Pass
  • Whipped Pass
  • Aerial
  • Power Header
  • Anticipate
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Defenders with these PlayStyles will keep your goal safe.

Best midfielder PlayStyles in EA FC 24

Incisive Pass is the best midfielder PlayStyle in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team, allowing playmakers to unlock the defense with more accurate through balls. The middle of the park is also one of the most demanding positions on the pitch, so the extra stamina offered by Relentless is also essential.

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For more defensive midfielders, fans should focus on PlayStyles that help them break up play. For example, Anticipate buffs standing tackles and ensures they keep hold of the ball.

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Here are the best midfielder PlayStyles in EA FC 24:

  • Incisive Pass
  • First Touch
  • Flair
  • Relentless
  • Pinged Pass
  • Anticipate
  • Jockey
  • Block
  • Dead Ball

Best winger PlayStyles in EA FC 24

EA FC 24 fans should look to sign wingers with the Wipped Pass PlayStyle in Ultimate Team, offering a huge increase in cross accuracy to easily create chances for the strikers. Wide players can also use their own silky skills to take on defenders, so the Trickster perk is ideal for using more difficult skill moves.

Check out the best winger PlayStyles in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team blow:

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  • Whipped Pass
  • Trickster
  • Finesse Shot
  • Trivela
  • First Touch
  • Technical
  • Rapid
  • Quick step
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Best striker PlayStyles in EA FC 24

When it comes to strikers, Power Shot should be the go-to PlayStyle in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team. This trait lets your goalscorer unleash deadly power shots faster and with more accuracy, making them extremely difficult to save. Just hold L2+R2 (LB+RB for Xbox) while shooting, and you will score more often than not with this PlayStyle if you are accurate enough.

For those who prefer to get the ball into the box, Power Header buffs all headed shots and is very effective when paired with a winger using Whipped Pass.

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Here are the best strikers PlayStyles in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team:

  • Power Shot
  • Power Header
  • Finesse Shot
  • First Touch
  • Trivela
  • Acrobatic
  • Rapid

There you have it! They were the best PlayStyles in EA FC 24 Ultimate Team, so be sure to make sure your next big signing has the right meta perks.

For more on EA FC 24, be sure to check out our other guides:

EA FC 24 custom tactics: Best formations & player instructions | Best young players in EA FC 24 Career Mode: Top wonderkids in every positionTop 25 EA FC 24 Bundesliga players | Top 25 EA FC 24 Premier League players | Top 25 EA FC 24 Serie A players | Top 25 EA FC 24 Ligue 1 players | Top 25 EA FC 24 LaLiga players | Top 20 strikers in EA FC 24 | Top 20 midfielders in EA FC 24

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About The Author

Nathan is a Senior Writer for CharlieIntel and Dexerto, primarily covering FIFA and Call of Duty, as well as general gaming news and guides. After leaving university with a degree in Sports Studies and a master's degree in Magazine Journalism, he took on a role as a local news reporter before moving into games media. You can contact Nathan by email at [email protected].