FIFA 11 Ultimate Team | Major new update inbound

FIFA 11 Ultimate Team is set to receive a major new update on February 17 which includes new features Play A Friend Challenge and Friends Leaderboards plus over 50 improvements. EA Sports point out that this is the first time major new features for FIFA Ultimate Team have been developed after the game mode released.


“We have a thriving global community of over two million fans playing FIFA 11 Ultimate Team,” said Kaz Makita, Executive Producer for FIFA. “Our commitment to these fans is that we will continue to listen to their feedback to improve and enhance their experience year round. Play A Friend Challenge and Friends Leaderboardsareboth new innovations and features requested by the fans, and will enable players to better connect and compete with friends while playing FIFA 11 Ultimate Team.”

As it stands, “The game now boasts more than 65 million* game sessions played, 171 million* trades made, and 275 billion* coins spent in the auction house. FIFA 11 Ultimate Team is available for free** and can be downloaded through the main menu in FIFA Soccer 11 on any connected PlayStation3 and Xbox 360,” reads the press release.
The new update includes:

Play A Friend Challenge

  • Play A Friend Challenge enables you to test your skills against your friend’s Ultimate Team, even when your friend isn’t online. Take on your friend’s squad whenever you like with the CPU controlling your friend’s squad. Results are recorded and presented to your friend the next time they log on to their console. Now you can prove who has the best Ultimate Team whenever you are ready to play. Plus, when you return to your console, you can see who played your squad, left you a message, and challenge them to a rematch when you want to play.

 Friends Leaderboards

  • Compare your progress in FIFA 11 Ultimate Teamagainst friends automatically with personalized leaderboards. Regardless of how you choose to play, you can now compete and compare your progress whether you are a trader, expert team builder, top entrepreneur in the auctions, or simply want to compare the value of your club.

 
As mentioned before, the update also includes over 50 additional refinements that were included based on the feedback from the FIFA community. Some of the additional changes include updates to the auctions to make it easier to track auctions or re-post expired items, Power Passing assistance is switched off by default in online matches, and a number of general stability improvements.
Visit the official site for more information about the game and join the EA SPORTS FIFA community on Facebook.

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