How to Turn Off Timed Finishing in FIFA 23

How to Turn Off Timed Finishing in FIFA 23

Wondering just how to switch off Timed Finishing in FIFA 23? We have the info you'll need.

Introduced back in FIFA 19, EA Sports has continued to include the timed finishing mechanic in the subsequent games, and FIFA 23 is no exception. A shooting mechanic that rewards precise timing with more accurate and powerful shots, this option can either be your best friend or your worst nightmare. For those looking to avoid such situations, here’s everything you’ll need to know about how to turn off timed finishing in FIFA 23.

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What is Timed Finishing?

Timed finishing is a risk-and-reward mechanic that can give a boost to your shots in terms of accuracy, speed, and power. After holding down the shoot button to determine your power, you will need to time a second press just before the player strikes the ball.

Do it properly, and you can reap the benefits, spam the button, however, and your perfect chance may just lead to a weak shot that is easily saved.

Turning Off Timed Finishing in FIFA 23

To turn off timed finishing, all you will have to do is head to the main menu screen in FIFA 23, where you can access all the different modes and options. From here, head into the Customize tab, where you can tweak all the settings.

Timed Finishing in FIFA 23
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Once inside, choose the Settings option, then Customize Controls, and scroll down. Eventually, you will find the row where the timed finishing option is. You can then choose to either toggle it on or off.

Make your choice, and you can head into any of the game modes in FIFA 23 with the peace of mind that timed finishing may/may not play a part in your enjoyment of the game.

That’s everything you need to know about how to turn off timed finishing in FIFA 23. If you are seeking more help about FIFA 23, consider one of our many guides like how to get early access to the game, the best Serie A players, or learn more about the FUT Icons. If not, you can check out other related content below.


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