It is tempting to assume that FIFA matches are received – or misplaced – by banging that ball into the again of the online, however ask any seasoned FIFA fan and so they’ll inform you that the actions within the lead-up to that all-important aim kick matter simply as a lot.
That is why it’s vital to familiarize yourself with dribbling in FIFA sooner relatively than later. With each new FIFA recreation dribbling has felt ever extra fluid and ever extra intuitive, however that does not imply you may simply go away it to girl luck. So this is every part it’s essential know to greatest management the ball in FIFA 21, together with FIFA 21’s new Agile Dribbling characteristic. Let’s get began…
Fundamental Controls for FIFA 21
|Motion||PlayStation controls||Xbox/PC controls|
|Transfer / Dribble / Carry the ball||L||L|
|Easy Talent Strikes (VOLTA Soccer solely)||L2 + R2 + L + Route||LT + RT + L + Route|
|Easy Flicks (VOLTA FOOTBALL solely)||R3 + L + Route||R3 + L + Route|
|Taunts (VOLTA FOOTBALL solely)||L + no course + R2 Maintain Down||L + no course + R2 Maintain Down|
|Dash / Quick Dribble||R2 Maintain Down + Route||RT Maintain Down + Route|
|Sluggish Dribble (11v11 Solely)||L2 + R2 + L + Route||LT + RT + L + Route|
|Face Up Dribbling||L2 + R2||LT + RT|
|Strafe Dribble||L1 + L||LB + L|
|Strafe Dribble (Lock Face Angle)||L1 + R1 + L||LB + RB + L|
|Let Ball Run||R1 Press and Maintain + L (Away From Ball)||RB Press and Maintain + L (Away From Ball)|
|Defend/Jockey||L2 Maintain Down + Route||LT Maintain Down + Route|
|First Contact/Knock-On||R2 + R + Route||RT + R + Route|
|Cease Ball||R2 + no course||RT + no course|
|Jostle (Ball In Air)||L2||LT|
|Cease and Face Purpose||L + no course + L1||L + no course + LB|
|Disguised First Contact||R1 Press and Maintain + L (In the direction of Ball)||RB Press and Maintain + L (In the direction of Ball)|
|Set Up Contact||R1 + R + Route (Maintain)||RB + R + Route (Maintain)|
|Pretend Move||Sq. then X + course||X than A + course|
|Pretend Shot||Circle then X + course||B then A + course|
|Time Your Shot||Circle + circle (timed)||B + B (timed)|
|Dummy a Move||L + no course + R1 Press and Maintain||L + no course + RB Press and Maintain|
|Set off Run||L1||LB|
|Name for Help||R1||RB|
|Cancel||L2 + R2||LT + RT|
To get began, prioritise carrying and defending the ball, and mastering sluggish and quick dribbling. Talent strikes, too, could make all of the distinction whenever you’re beneath strain on the pitch.
Agile Dribbling in FIFA 21
Agile Dribbling is new to FIFA 21. Developer EA says it is impressed by among the greatest dribblers on the earth, and is meant to provide the skill to shortly transfer the ball back and forth to get away from enemy defenders and create house and alternatives.
EA means that to carry out Agile Dribbling, maintain R1/RB whereas transferring the Left Stick, and you’ll discover the dribbler transferring the ball with speedy and exact touches. Each participant within the recreation can use Agile Dribble, nonetheless, “the upper a participant’s Dribbling, Agility, Reactions, and Ball Management attributes, the faster, extra exact, and higher they are going to be at holding the ball at their toes”.
There’s additionally Contextual Agile Dribbling, too. Although optionally available, it makes your gamers mechanically use Agile Dribbling when required, however you may flip it off within the choices when you’d relatively assume full management of the on-pitch motion.
Observe makes excellent
Should you’re just a little overwhelmed by the controls above, do not panic. The extra you play, the higher your muscle reminiscence, however when you want just a little additional time to get accustomed to the assorted combos, head to the Observe Area. It is one of the simplest ways to sneak in just a little practise earlier than you head into the stadiums for actual.
Regulate the stats of your gamers, too. Agility, Ball Management, and Dribbling are all attributes detailed in your gamers’ stats, and the upper these attributes are rated, the higher they’re at Agile Dribbling. Prioritise recruiting no less than a few gamers with good DRI stats to spice up your group’s skill to retain the ball.
FIFA 21 is out now on PC, Nintendo Swap, PS4, and Xbox One.