We’ll show you how to fix FIFA 18 problems that stop you from playing, don’t deliver your pre-order items or other in game bonuses and annoy you when you just want to relax and play some FIFA.
While you can’t fix FIFA 18 server problems when the game is down, you can solve a lot of other common FIFA 18 problems that are frustrating. There are some FIFA 18 problems that EA is still looking into, and that may hang on through the first game update next month, but you can fix many issues right now.
How to Fix FIFA 18 Installation Problems
When you can’t install FIFA 18, you may need to free up storage space, or you may need to disconnect from the Internet and restart the installation. One thin you can try on Xbox is to clear the local cache. To do this go to Settings -> All Settings -> System -> Storage -> Clear local saved games. You can do a similar move on the PS4 by turning off the console completely, waiting 2o seconds and restarting.
If your FIFA 18 install is stuck on the Xbox One, you may need to go offline, install the game and then go back online and download any additional parts. It’s annoying, but this can fix many installation problems on the Xbox One. To do this go to Settings -> All Settings -> Network -> Network Settings -> Go offline. You can’t do this if you are trying to download a digital game.
How to Fix FIFA 18 Connection Problems
Sometimes when FIFA 18 goes down, you can’t play your friends or play online, but you can take some action to fix the problems on your end.
First off, try restarting your console, your router and your modem. this is an annoying process and it’s easy to blame EA, but many times this fixes the issues with getting online in FIFA 18. If that doesn’t work you need to try these troubleshooting issues;
- How to fix FIFA 18 Connection Problems on Xbox One
- How to fix FIFA 18 Connection Problems on PS4
- How to fix FIFA 18 Connection Problems on PC
You can try moving your router closer to your console or plug in your console or PC to your router directly. This solves many problems with playing online, even if it is annoying.
How to Fix Missing Pre-Order Loan Player Packs
EA is aware of Cristiano Ronaldo FUT Loan Player pack or your Ronaldo Nazário FUT Icon Loan Player packs disappearing and they are working on a fix. If you can still see your packs, EA recommends opening them right now, instead of waiting to open them. They are working on replacing them and also on other content issues. As soon as you see any pre-order content, open it.
How to Fix Transfer Market Listing Expired
If you are in FUT and you cannot use the Transfer Market due to a listing expired error, you can fix this and get back to it by exiting FUT and then going back in. This is a simple workaround, and we expect a full fix in an update.
How to Fix Other FIFA 18 Problems
If you run into other FIFA 18 problems with graphics or other annoying issues, you may need to uninstall FIFA 18 and re-install it to get back to a version of the game you can play. This is frustrating and it takes time, but it can fix lingering problems. Here’s how to uninstall a game on the Xbox One. On the PS4 you need to;
- Locate game in the Games Menu
- When the desired game is highlighted, press the Options button on the controller
- Select Delete
If you are using a digital game on either of these consoles keep in mind you will need to re-download the game, which will take a lot of time on some connections.