UFC 5 – How to change difficulty

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Wondering how to change the difficulty in UFC 5? Then you have come to the right place. The new UFC title is available now and, whether you’re a complete novice or a seasoned pro, it is important that you select the difficulty that matches your skill level.

There are a range of different skill modes available in the latest EA Sports UFC tittle, ranging from easy all the way to legendary. You can chop and change as much as you like in order to find the best fit for your ability.

With the UFC 5 release date upon us, EA has also revealed the full UFC 5 ratings database. Jon Jones is understandably one of the top-rated fighters, but who has joined him?

In the meantime, here is how to change difficulty in UFC 5.

How to change difficulty in UFC 5

Difficulty can be pre-set for any offline game mode, with the methods for doing so altered slightly depending on which mode you are opting for.

Here is the full rundown.

How to change difficulty in Fight Now

  • Open UFC 5
  • Select ‘Fight Now’
  • Select your desired match type
  • Press L3 (PlayStation) or LS (Xbox)
  • Scroll down to ‘More Settings’
  • Select ‘Difficulty’
  • Scroll to select your difficulty

How to change difficulty in Career Mode

If you’re looking to change your difficulty in Career Mode then these are the steps to follow:

  • Open UFC 5
  • Select ‘Career Mode’
  • Press L3 (PlayStation) or LS (Xbox)
  • Select ‘Gameplay Settings’
  • Select ‘Difficulty’
  • Scroll to select your difficulty.

There are five difficulties available in UFC 5. They are as follows:

  • Easy
  • Normal
  • Hard
  • Pro 
  • Legendary

That is everything that you need to know about how to change your difficulty in UFC 5.

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  • Release Date: October 27, 2023
  • Platform(s): PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S/X
  • Genre(s): Fighting, Sport
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