If you've ever wanted more control over your FIFA team's tactics and the ability to dive into the gritty tactical details that your favorite real-world managers deal with every week, you'll love our latest update to match preparation in FIFA — Dynamic Tactics. This new feature in FIFA 19 provides deeper, more advanced control over your team’s tactics both before and during matches. See all of your changes and adjustments, no matter how small, executed by your players on the pitch as you play.
Ready for Anything
Pre-match preparation returns with the in-depth, custom features that you know and love; you can pick players, set a formation, assign roles, give instructions, and customize your tactics. But with Dynamic Tactics in FIFA 19, you can also create multiple game plans that you can switch between during a match.
Every option that you have when creating your pre-match plan can be assigned to one of your custom game plans, so you aren’t constantly going to the pause menu when you need your team to play differently. Dynamic Tactics also allows for deeper tactical customization, using a range of sliders to tweak the various aspects of your offensive and defensive approaches. Your custom game plans are mapped to the D-Pad (on consoles), so that you can quickly change between them during matches.
Just Like Chess
Even though tactics have been a big part of the FIFA franchise for a long time, Dynamic Tactics has overhauled the entire system to make setting up your team more important than ever. Your team will execute your approach in an obvious manner, so that you can get a visual idea of how it’s working on the pitch. For example, if you choose a possession-based tactic, your players will support their teammate in possession and provide safe passing options. If you adjust for faster build-up play, your players will move quickly up the field and make riskier runs to try and create immediate chances.
Any player can use this to their advantage—tactics have been balanced perfectly so that every approach has an effective counter-tactic. If you can identify what your opponent is using, you can respond quickly during a match by changing your own tactics.
Moving the Bus
New tactical options have also been added based on player feedback to help counter some of the more popular and difficult tactics. If you’re facing a team that tends to “park the bus,” for example, you can select the option “Pressure on Heavy Touch” to have your players constantly close down opponents and force them to make risky plays.
Whether you’re looking to get more control over your team’s tactics, prepare a game plan for any situation, or seamlessly tweak things during a match, you’ll get something useful out of the new Dynamic Tactics feature in FIFA 19.
FIFA 19 is available for pre-order for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
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