FIFA 19 Patch Fixes Traits and AI, PS4 and Xbox One Version Coming Soon

FIFA 19 Patch Fixes Traits and AI, PS4 and Xbox One Version Coming Soon

PC only for now.

FIFA 19 is finally out, and EA just released the first patch for the game, fixing some targeted issues regarding AI and Traits. The patches are only on the PC version for now, but will be coming to PS4 and Xbox One soon.

EA says that initial changes to gameplay will be targeted, at least in the beginning stages of FIFA 19's launch. This is so that FIFA 19 maintains a consistent balance. With that in mind, the first gameplay fixes to FIFA 19 includes an animation fix that incorrectly showed lace shots being done via side kicks from outside of the box. Second is a fix in online matches where the power bar incorrectly showed 100 percent shot power when players wanted less.

EA also made some changes to Traits, which are unique tendencies that can affect players on-and-off the pitch and makes them more unique and similar to their real-life counterparts. Here, EA changed it so that Traits that no longer functioned were removed, and Traits that gained functions were added to the Front End.

Traits that affect CPU AI-controlled players only was also added and only for players that are controlled by CPU AI. Those includes CPU-controlled characters on a team with no human players, or on a team where the human player is locked to specific players such as Pro Clubs team with less than 11 human players and no "ANY" player option. CPU AI-controlled players don't exist on teams with human players that aren't locked to specific players like in FUT Champions.

An authentic UEFA Super Cup overlay package was added to the game as well, which you can see below.

FIFA 19 UEFA overlay in the new patch.

For more on the latest FIFA check out our FIFA 19 guide for the latest walkthroughs and tips or check out our FIFA 19 FUT guide if you're an Ultimate Teams player. You can also read our FIFA 19 review for our take on EA's newest soccer sim.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Matt Kim

News Editor

Matt Kim is a former freelance writer who's covered video games and digital media. He likes video games as spectacle and is easily distracted by bright lights or clever bits of dialogue. He also once wrote about personal finance, but that's neither here nor there.

Read this next

FIFA 19 Ultimate Team Tips - How to Build the Best Ultimate Team

Info on how to build an Ultimate Team in FIFA 19. Explanations on FIFA 19 Chemistry, modes, single player, online play and more.

FIFA 19 Career Mode Best Young Players - Highest FIFA 19 Potential Players Under 21

In this FIFA 19 Potential guide, we detail the best young FIFA 19 players you can buy in the FIFA 19 Career Mode.

EA Defends Loot Boxes as "Quite Ethical and Quite Fun" Amid Questioning by U.K. Parliament

EA and Epic continue to defend "surprise mechanics" following recent government inquiries.

FIFA Neymar Cover is Not FIFA 20 Cover, EA Confirms

EA speaks on the recent FIFA 20 cover leak.

In a Series First, FIFA 19 Adds Women's World Cup DLC

The Women's World Cup begins on June 7.

FIFA 19 Best Players - Best FUT 19 Players

You can find all of the best FIFA 19 players in this Top 100 FIFA 19 players guide.

FIFA 19 Tips - How to Get Better at FIFA 19

This FIFA 19 guide will tell you how to score lots of goals, how to perform goal celebrations, how to use timed finishing, and how to defend well.

More News

Doom Designer John Romero Has Some Harsh Words for Looter Shooters

"The more weapons you throw in there, the more you're playing an inventory game."

The Artist Who Led Movie Sonic's Redesign Has a Long History With the Hedgehog

Tyson Hesse is no stranger to these blue quills and red kicks.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Patch is Trying to Address Your Thundering Footsteps

Also, Piccadilly should hopefully be less of a circus.

Disco Elysium Has Modding Now, So You Can Create Your Own Inner Demons

Be sure to check Nexus before your next visit to Revachol.

More Sports Games

Hopes for Skate 4 Just Took a Massive Blow [Update: EA's Trademark is Active]

News of an abandoned trademark filing casts further doubt on a sequel.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Review: Run, Jump, Repeat

In pursuit of gold, Mario and Sonic mostly serves up bronze-worthy minigames and a story mode that could've shined a lot brighter.

What's Your Favorite Sports Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Deadspin forever.