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Stop complaining about non-existent problems when there are real problems around

FUTfacts has become widely known for our refutations to the scripting, momentum and handicapping conspiracy theories. I have more than once been called gullible, naive or an EA shill because I don’t buy into these ideas.

We challenge these beliefs because we want the truth to prevail. The community doesn’t become a better place by spreading unfounded rumors. But having said that, there is an even weightier  concern: Namely the fact that these discussions about non-existent problems tend to remove the attention from real problems with FIFA, with EA and with the business model that many of us are entangled with.

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Understanding FUT: Virtual players versus their real world alter egos

Imagine that the best players in real life also were the best players in the game – and vice versa. Well, they aren’t, and this evidently confuses a lot of people. Why are virtual players different from their real life alter egos?

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How the opponent’s squad value influences your chances of winning

Spence Purnell shares his views on how heavily the squad value of the opponent influences your chances of winning the match.

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People score more goals per match on PS4

Let’s break the news: Players score more goals per game on PS4 than on Xbox. We don’t know exactly why, and it’s an intriguing discovery, when considering that the two consoles ought to be nearly the same.

Photo courtesy of Soccergaming.com http://www.soccergaming.com/fifa/1881/fifa-and-pro-evo-change-it-up-again-this-time-with-control-schemes/

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Myths and facts about FUT seasons

A lot of confusion and misunderstandings surround FUT seasons. We decided to put this article together to provide some real insight.

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