FIFA's most popular podcast - from tactical tips and staff interviews to investment advice and promotion speculation, FUT Weekly brings you discussion, reviews, market insight and gameplay tips from Ben, Steve (The FUT Coach), JP (Air Japes), Mitch (WyseFIFA), Matt (MattFUTTrading), Jamey (FUT Economist) and many more special guests. FUT Weekly is an EA Sports Game Changer.
Big Rivals Change & Messi Review #W3
Andy AJ3 returns! After a lengthy absence (training to become a pro streamer) the podcast's favourite Toffee returns to the fold! Meanwhile Steve, TheFUTCoach, buys himself a Lionel to rescue his Weekend League. They join Ben to discuss:
Big Rivals Weekly Score changes shake up the modes
All the Everton content
Ben's weekly Shadow and fast CB pep talk!
Andy's Jota Review
Steve's Messi Review
The problem (or is it?) with FUT Live Friendlies skill based matchmaking
Supporters of the pod keep it going, get double the pod content (for just £3 a month) via Patreon over at http://bit.ly/morepod. Including a 2nd weekly podcast, this week focusing on Gameplay:
Importance of skill moves
Why they aren't as hard as you think to learn
Marcus on his go to Road To Glory budget players
433(5) False 9 in Weekend League
How to handle the running fake shot
Shots from outside the box
Manual heading and what cross or pass to play
Plenty more gameplay chat!
Top tips ahead of the first Weekend League! #W2
The legend AirJapes (https://twitter.com/airjapesfifa) , Steve Stokes (aka TheFUTCoach (https://twitter.com/thefutcoach) ) and your host Ben are here for the second podcast this week, this time focused around gameplay ahead of the first Weekend League of FIFA21:
Defenders — is pace fundamental?
Is Varane better than VVD this year?
What is the 'meta' heading into the first WL
First time shots and shooting tips
AI vs Manual Defending
Gameplans for this Weekend League
Tactics for countering the 41212(2) narrow
Getting your mentality right
Supporters of the pod keep it going, get double the pod content (for just £3 a month) via Patreon over at http://bit.ly/morepod. Including a 2nd podcast each week, this week focusing on content:
Right wing issues - is Bernardo the answer?
Diogo Jota worth completing
Don't forget about keeper chemistry style nerfs
Duck's Icon trading insights
Is it safe to buy the big boys now?
Why OTW value is really different this year
Special: Insider Insights on Dynamic Images
In this very different episode of the FUT Weekly Podcast your host Ben (https://twitter.com/futweeklyben) is joined by, former main man for Dynamic Images at EA, Bruce (https://twitter.com/brucecfchun?lang=en) . Bruce gives us some extremely interesting insights into the process, impact and decision making behind dynamic images.
Here is a link to the images discussed:
Bruce’s role was at EA
How he ended up getting there
Day to day of Dynamic Image selection
What has been the impact of dynamic images?
Why a random person on the internet was spamming him with Mbappe images
His favourite dynamic images
The Easter Eggs in various dynamic images
Supporters of the pod keep it going, get double the pod content (for just $3 a month) via Patreon over at https://bit.ly/morepod. Including this week's exclusive gameplay podcast.
Crazy FUT Market and Early Game Tips! #W1
Ben is joined by AirJapes, Steve (TheFUTCoach) and MattFUTTrading to deliver analysis and insights into the players and market at this early stage of FIFA21! They cover:
Huge impact of Rivals placement match coins!
Where does this high market go from here?
The mass meta player extinction
OTW and Weekend League incoming!
Haaland & Lewandowski reviews
Zakaria vs Kimmich
Sule vs Upamecano
Did Ibrahimovic live up to Ben's expectations?
OTW Tonali SBC thoughts
The best, and quickest, CB for 800 coins!
Supporters of the pod keep it going, get double the pod content (for just £3 a month) via Patreon over at http://bit.ly/morepod. Including a 2nd podcast each week, this week focusing on Gameplay tips:
Key controller settings to get right!
Auto-switching: receiver Lock debates!
Contextual Agile Dribbling effectiveness
Good skill moves to try early on
Early 'META' formations
Gameplay Producer Interview: Weak Foot, Shooting Changes, Dropback & more!
This week your regular host Ben sat down, just before launch, to interview the FIFA21 gameplay producers Kantcho Doskov and Sam Rivera. He put a variety of questions to the pair, including many from listeners:
What were the challenges developing the game this year in particular?
Will there be more effective playstyles in FIFA21?
Will a META always exist in FUT?
Is there a push for a more manual FUT?
Why would it be good to make the game more manual?
Player personality - is it just improved AI?
What has been done to counter low depth/drop back?
How do you ensure a change isn't too effective?
Importance of Weak Foot and tweaks for FIFA21
Why Agile Dribbling is more significant than you might think
What skills should we learn when we get started?
Supporters of the pod keep it going, get double the pod content (for just £3 a month) via Patreon over at http://bit.ly/morepod. Including plenty of weekly exclusive tips, insights and discussion!
Roundtable: Starter Squads, FIFA Points & Player Ratings!
Ben is joined by a very special guest, plus a host of Icon supporters, ahead of FIFA21 as they delve into:
Their approach to starting FUT21
FIFA Points — yay or nay?
FIFA Points — when to use them?
The inevitable storm that is player ratings
Our gems amongst the recently released players
Best starting league/nations
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