FIFA 23 has marked the end of an era. It will be the final FIFA title, with its makers EA Sport ending their partnership with the organization FIFA after that. The future names for these titles will be EA Sports 24 and so forth for the upcoming years.
That is why FIFA 23 has sold quite well among the fans of the franchise. They’ve even updated it with a brand new Qatar World Cup update for it, in which the players will be able to play a version of the World Cup that takes place from November 20.
Of course, there are highs and lows to FIFA 23 – as has been the case with the franchise for many years now. While the game has seemingly gotten even more realistic than before, there have been complaints from fans that it is not realistic enough.
There have been issues with the gameplay and with some fans accusing FIFA of not making enough productive changes to career mode – forcing the players to spend money on the in-game micro-transactions just to have an enjoyable experience.
Moreover, there have also been complaints of not every player in the game looks exactly as they should.
This has been the case with a lot of the players in the Arsenal team in FIFA 23, with many of them being given generic faces that look nothing like them.
This was the case for defender Gabriel Magalhaes, whose base model when the game was released was completely ridiculous.
It looked nothing like the Brazilian centre-back, with Arsenal fans slamming FIFA for not putting enough effort when it comes to their team.
It seems that the game developers heard about those issues and they have finally fixed the issues revolving around Gabriel.
His face now looks more recognizable, with his newly acquired hairline also being shown with greater detail. It’s quite clear that EA did a face scan on Gabriel recently, which allowed him to update his face so well.
But Gabriel isn’t the only one to have received updated looks. The likes of William Saliba, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Ben White, Albert Sambi Lokonga and Emile Smith Rowe have also had new versions of their faces added to make them look more realistic than before.
The reason behind this is that EA did a pretty lazy job with the faces of the Arsenal players before FIFA 23’s release. They clearly did not scan the faces of the Gunners’ squad or even that of manager Mikel Arteta.
Arteta looked absolutely shocking upon the initial release of the game, with his coach’s model having no similarity to what he looks like today. It’s quite clear upon looking that EA used a very base character model and tried to get fans to believe that was Arteta.
But it appears that they were able to properly scan the appearance of the players with ease this time and have updated their faces.
Now the Arsenal side has a more realistic feel to it on FIFA 23, meaning fans can imitate their perfect start to the Premier League season and take them to the top of the table in the virtual game too.