EA FC 24 Title Update #9: Trivela & cutback nerfs, player model updates, more

Aryan Singh
Vinicius Jr taking a shot in EA FC 24EA Sports

A brand new update for EA FC 24 is en route to all platforms, bringing a set of important changes including tweaks to commonly used offensive tactics. So, here are the full patch notes for EA FC 24 Title Update #9.



EA FC 24 enjoyed the busiest period since its launch around the release of the TOTY promo in Ultimate Team. After wrapping up the in-game event, the devs are now moving towards promos like RTTF and the fan-favorite Future Stars campaign.

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Besides new content, the game is also set to receive a new update carrying important tweaks and game-balancing changes. On that note, here are the full patch notes for EA FC 24 Title Update #9.

EA FC 24 Title Update #9 patch notes

Among the biggest changes coming to EA FC 24 through Title Update #9 is a nerf to the Trivela shot. The devs have reduced the accuracy of the shot along with the maximum top spin it can achieve. Using the Trivela will also be less effective for players who do not have Trivela PlayStyle or PlayStyle+.

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Youssoufa Moukoko running in EA FC 24EA Sports
Trivelas have been nerfed with EA FC 24 Title Update #9.

Besides this, cutback scenarios will now see better decisions and positioning from the AI of defending players. This should make cutbacks inside the box less effective.

Check out the full patch notes for EA FC 24 Title Update #9 below:

Developer’s Note:

Title Update #9 will soon be available for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of EA SPORTS FC 24 and includes the changes below. Title Update #9 will be released on other platforms in the near future.

Ultimate Team:

  • A stability issue could have occurred when placing a previously Evolved Player Item in an Evolution slot.
  • Some Player Item rarities could have displayed incorrectly.
  • The News menu video player did not expand to full screen.
  • On rare occasions, pyrotechnics could have appeared in the center of the pitch.

Career Mode:

Addressed the following issues:

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  • In Player career, duplicate requests could have appeared in the Decisions tab.
  • Youth Players could have had the Chip Shot PlayStyles without meeting its requirements.
  • In Player Career, some Training Drills did not use the player’s created Pro.

Gameplay

Made the following changes:

  • Improved AI teammate positioning and marking decision making in cutback scenarios.
  • Reduced effectiveness of Outside Foot Shots for players with or without the Trivela PlayStyle and PlayStyle+.
  • Moderately reduced Outside Foot Shot accuracy.
  • Reduced the maximum potential amount of top spin the ball can have from an Outside Foot Shot.
  • Updated player selection logic when using Secondary Contain.

Addressed the following issues:

  • Improved referee foul calling logic inside the box following a clearance attempt.
  • Sometimes, the attacking player could have unintentionally stumbled over a slide tackling defender’s arms when attempting to avoid them.
  • In some situations, the goalkeeper could have incorrectly picked up the ball after it was passed by a teammate’s foot.

General, Audio, and Visual

Made the following changes:

  • Updated some ad boards, player models, trophies, crown chants, kits, hair, sleeve sponsors and badges, boots, balls, star heads, stadium themes, VIP Areas, match scenes, and tifos.

Addressed the following issues:

  • In some set piece Skill Games, the defensive wall was not always positioned as intended.
  • In some set piece Practice Arena situations, the defending side did not always position their wall as intended.
  • Addressed instances of the UI not displaying correctly during some Skill Games.
  • Addressed instances of stability issues that could have occurred.
  • Addressed instances of placeholder text and images.

Those were the full patch notes of EA FC 24 Title Update #9. For more on the game, check out our other guides:

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Aryan is a Games Writer at CharlieIntel who specializes in EA Sports FC and single-player titles. He gathered experience in various fields of journalism before joining CharlieIntel in August 2023. When he isn't busy with another playthrough of Fallout: New Vegas, Aryan can be found stressing over football. You can contact him at [email protected].