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FIFA 21 REVIEW: Revamped career mode and nostalgic fifa-street makes instant hit

And so another football season starts and another installment of the ridiculously successful FIFA franchise hits the shelves.

In what has been a turbulent, unpredictable and worrying year for the world as a whole and the football landscape, the return of a shiny new FIFA is just that little bit more welcoming. That bit more comforting.

First up, is this the sort of game you can pick up and not realise the hours are sailing by? Absolutely.

A new football season and a new FIFA as the hugely popular franchise makes its annual return

Kylian Mbappe is the poster boy of FIFA 21 and is one of the best rated players on the game

Kylian Mbappe is the poster boy of FIFA 21 and is one of the best rated players on the game

But haven’t most FIFA football games been like that? 

Dedicated fans of will remain glued to the latest offering equally as much as its predecessors, but it is the beauty which lies in the detail that we really care about.

So, is FIFA 21 different? And how much?

To put it out there early on, players who are expecting glaring changes to the gameplay system and manner in which FIFA flows will be left disappointed.

Instead, nuanced tweaks can be seen stitched within the existing skeleton of the footballing machine. Passing is slicker, players are more…