This is the same issue that we've experienced in Madden NFL 23 and NBA 2K23: despite how we dislike how they play the game to benefit the person who spends the most, enough people are playing and spending on it that EA simply keeps increasing the number of players on it, instead of the fair and FIFA 23 Coins balanced games we like more.
FIFA 22 heralds the next digital football generation, although it's not reinventing the ball attacking or defending gameplay is fluid from moment-to-moment. Visual inconsistencies and goalkeeping mistakes aside, this year's FIFA remains among the most intricate and enjoyable multiplayer sports games available on the market. Furthermore, new enhancements to Career Mode and Volta Football are making FIFA's primary modes more enjoyable to play.
Microtransactions still loom large however small, incremental changes as well as the performance of the latest generation consoles have made FIFA 22 feel like a worthy upgrade without requiring anything groundbreaking or even awe-inspiring on the part of EA. -- Jordan Oloman, September 27 2021
Player Career comes with buying FUT 23 Coins a new character system that lets you, in most dramatic air quotes, take on the role of your favorite footballer. For me, this amounted to receiving 25 "Maverick Points in exchange for a 'High-end Hybrid Mattress' for a Serbian striker playing in the K-League which is why you can imagine how long I stayed with that.