Career Mode is a game mode in FIFA 18 which is powered by Frostbite technology on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The Career in FIFA 18 is a game mode that offers you the chance to play through a lifelong football career. Career Mode is split into two different areas, Manager Career and Player Career.
FIFA 18 Career Mode features new interactive transfer negotiations, dynamic cinematic news clips in the menu, custom training presets, and new broadcast overlays, making the Career Mode more realistic.
The Career Mode in available in FIFA 18 > Play > Career menu. Below is the list of new features in FIFA 18 Career Mode.
Interactive Transfer Negotiations
The transfer negotiation process has been completely overhauled to create immersive, real-time transfer and contract negotiations. The new transfer hub in the Career Main Menu lets you keep track of all your transfer targets and listed players, and utilize the interactive transfer negotiation system.
With interactive decision wheels, you can now negotiate in-person with opposing club and player representatives, including managers and agents to strike a deal for that must-have addition to your squad. You can also delegate the negotiations to your assistant from the new Transfers Hub if you do not wish to be present in the talks.
To begin negotiations for a player, enter the transfer hub, select a player from your shortlist, and make an approach. Once you enter those negotiations, there are two steps to concluding a transfer.
Meet in-person in your office with the manager or a representative of the selling club to arrange a fee for the player. Using the new decision wheel, you’ll be able to submit an offer fee, and even include optional conditions such as a sell-on clause. Submit the offer and you’ll begin the dialogue with the opposing manager, who will either accept, reject or counter your offer. New AI negotiations mean opposition managers will engage with dynamic and varied responses to get the best deal for their club.
Once an agreement is made on the transfer price, you can negotiate directly with the player and his agent. You will determine not just the player’s wage and contract length, but also his role in the squad, release clauses, and newly-added bonuses (appearances, goal and clean sheets bonuses) as you offer and counter-offer to strike a deal with the player.
Dynamic News Clips
Once a deal has been completed with both the club and player, they will be transferred to your team. In FIFA 18 Career Mode, all club and player dealings, as well as important news throughout the football world, will be featured using a new technology that generates news clips that are catalogued in in the Career Mode main menu.
For example, when players move clubs you will now see dynamic representations of their announcement and unveiling, including billboards, line-up shots with their new teammates and press conference presentations with their new manager.
In addition to transfer dealings, you will also see new visuals when players win their league’s Player of the Month award, and when your team wins a title or cup.
With over 15 new skill games in FIFA 18, there is more variety when you come to squad training and player development. Create preset drills and assign them to certain players or specific groups, allowing you to model your development strategy of young players to enhance player attributes or manage a player’s return from injury.