FIFA 18 gets mixed reviews on Metacritic: Do you agree?

By: Madeleine Dean
2 minute read
FIFA 18 gamer reviews

FIFA 18 is a challenging football simulation game that will definitely hook you for hours on end in front of your PC or Xbox One console. However, many gamers are disappointed and rated it pretty low on Metacritic.

At the time of writing this article, FIFA 18 got a 5.4 score on Metacritic. There are various reasons why players rated the game in this manner. They range from technical issues to the overall game design.

FIFA 18 user reviews

FIFA 18 receives low scores from gamers

Here are some of the most common reasons why the game got mixed user reviews:

Bugs, error and other technical issues

Many gamers complained that FIFA 18 is unexpectedly buggy. However, almost every newly launched game is affected by a series of technical issues mainly due to the plethora of system configurations that players installed them on.

EA recently rolled out the first major FIFA 18 aimed at fixing many of the bugs reported by players. We’re sure that the game will become more stable in the coming weeks, as EA releases more patches and updates.

If you’re experiencing various FIFA 18 bugs, check out this troubleshooting guide to fix them.

Players feel they have very little influence on the game outcome

Surely with so much complaint about Scripting EA would take note and take steps to move FIFA 18 in the right direction? But no, same scripted BS that we’ve seen in at least the last 5 iterations. No point playing a game which largely determines the outcome before a ball is kicked.

The defense system moves too slowly

Defence system became **** Any player who are fast can knock down defenders because defender move like they are paralyzed. How they make game like this??? They really don’t even think about what real football is??? I’m really fed up with FIFA series.. It’s really sad that there are no other playable football game any more.. too sad..

Have your say

If you installed FIFA 18 on your PC or Xbox One, let us know what you think of the game in the comment section below.
How would you rate it on a scale from 1 to 10? Do you agree with the mixed use reviews on Metacritic?

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