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So much has happened since my last blog – where to start. Let’s recap quickly…we’ve talked about Match Realism and Transfer Authenticity in the last blog. The remaining two major Manager Mode topics I want to cover are Player Development and Football Atmosphere. In addition to this blog, the thread where you – the community – and I discuss the Manager Mode is still going strong.
If you’re interested in reading up on everything related to Manager Mode, just click on this link: Manager Mode questions and answers. By now this thread has received over 2.000 posts and over 100.000 views – more than all other sticky threads together. Before we get going big thanks to you all for contributing and keeping that thread blistering hot over multiple months now!!!
Let’s get started with this blog and the feature that has received a complete rewrite this year – Player Development. When we’ve first discussed the idea of re-doing the player development system a couple of major concerns related to the old system came to the surface immediately:
- Authentic player development and manual Experience Points (XP) assignment don’t gel very well
- Growth is way too fast to be believable
- Player age seems to have no impact on the development
Based on these comments we came up with a stereotypical model of what the player development in FIFA 10 should look like.
As you can see at the beginning none of your players has collected any experience, once you start playing games that will change very quickly. In order to be able to review all aspects of your player’s growth all the columns on this screen are sortable.
2 – First friendly match played, sorted by current overall
As you can see, my players started to collect experience after winning the first friendly against Wigan.
I’ve left the formation up to my assistant coach for the friendly and he fielded the following starting 11:
Ferreira – Carvalho – Terry – Alex
J. Cole – Ballack – Essien – Zhirkov
Pizzaro – Anelka
NOTE: Don’t worry…we know that Pizarro transferred to Bremen recently. This will be fixed before FIFA 10 is released and “The Pizza Man” will be on Bremen instead of Chelsea.
I’ve simmed the game, so players might have been involved in various amounts – you can see that the players that actually been fielded have collected some XP (i.e. Terry) while the ones that sat out (i.e. Lampard) did not. Also even though some older players played (i.e. Ballack) they have either not contributed enough or their growth is really slow as they are already at their peak.
Sort this by Skill XP and you will see that the younger players in the Chelsea squad have collected a lot of experience.
3 – First friendly match played, sorted by Skill Experience Points
4 – Scout Assessment – Level 10
With the Scout Level at 10, my scout can provide me with an assessment of a players overall development over the next 7 seasons. This curve is always based on potential – remember that by playing the player and making sure he performs well, you can break through this curve. In addition the scout is never 100% accurate and the further into the future he looks the more likely it is that the reality will vary from the prediction.
Let’s follow one of Chelsea’s new acquisitions Y. Zhirkov for a while so I can show you what happens when he actually grows.
5 – Current 1st page of attributes 6 – After Skill XP hits 100%
NOTE: Disregard the white arrows, they just show he is on neutral form and have nothing to do with player growth.
At the point Zhirkov 'grew' I was 24 matches into the season, he didn’t play every game but this is just to give you an idea how hard a player that is close to his potential has to work to grow some more.
If we have a look at all other players, we can also see that it is the older players in the team that are starting to show some decline in their overall. Even though Anelka is playing almost every game and has a very solid season (12 goals and 1 assist after 24 matches) he is starting to lose some overall points.
We’ve talked about Player Growth for a while now and I guess it’s obvious that I am pretty happy how it turned out at the end. One last thing I wanted to mention is, that all of the above is related to the Growth during a season. There is also an Off-Season Growth that happens once every season, this Off-Season Growth will affect ALL players in the game. This way we ensure that it’s not just your club that suffers or gains from the new player growth model. One of the things I can’t wait to see is, what CPU managers will do on the transfer market in the later years of the Manager Mode, trying to transition out older players and brining in some young & fresh talent.
Running a bit out of time & space for the 2nd part of this blog that is dedicated to “Football Atmosphere”, I will therefore only focus on some of the improvements we’ve made.
Let’s grab these 3:
- Manager Mode Commentary
- Manager Mode messaging
Commentary wise, we wanted to make sure that the new Commentary compliments and supports the new features. Therefore we’ve added a ton of tournament specific commentary, this ranges from comments about the team you play against, specific people scoring goals (i.e. your captain or a poor striker) to the latest scoop about your relationship with your board. If you guys are interested in this one I can post a more detailed list in the forums.
In terms of crowd we’ve further improved the variable crowd attendance as well as the club specific crowd coloring. In addition we’ve added some more animations which will make the crowd animate smoother and react to exciting match events quicker. Also like the players, they will change their clothes based on the weather, which is an improvement that nicely complements the authentic Manager Mode weather in FIFA 10.
For the last one…I have to admit “Manager Mode messaging” sounds a bit cryptic, it also includes quite a lot. We’ve added some more depth to the Newsflash system that announces major events in the Manager Mode world. One of the major changes is, that you can now take control of whatever is happening around you on the spot, i.e. if you bid on a player that is for sale on the transfer market and your negotiations fail, you can renegotiate on the spot – or if one of your players gets injured, you can alter your line-up right away. It might sound minor at the moment, but it just keeps you in the moment and allows you to control the fate of your team instantly and without having to navigate through the menus.
Ok, that’s it from me for this time…we’ll keep chatting about Manager Mode in the forums and I am looking forward to all your comments and feedback once the game is released.
Let’s FIFA 10!!!
Electronic Arts today announced that FIFA 10 Ultimate Team, the popular game mode expansion that creates a new way of playing the award-winning EA SPORTS FIFA 10, is available now to download for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system.
Gamespot takes a look at the FIFA 10 Ultimate Team add on in their Daily Demo. Ultimate Team game mode expansion woññ be released in February 2010 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game.
Ultimate Team game mode expansion will be released in February 2010 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game. Like the previous version, the mode allows for the creation of a custom team based on the collection of various types of cards.
FIFA 10 Ultimate Team is a deeper, more authentic, more dynamic version of the game mode successfully introduced last year and enables fans to customize the way they build their Ultimate Team.
Hrvoje released his Boot Center for FIFA Soccer 10. With this tool you can export / import boots to FIFA Soccer 10.
DOWNLOAD IT HERE
In order this tool works properly you need to install :
Microsoft . NET Framework 4 Beta 2.
Over 400,000 football gamers have played in the online competition of FIWC 2010 20 places still up for grabs for the FIWC Grand Final in Barcelona on 1 May 2010.