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EA SPORTS give update on bugged gold players in FIFA 20

Published: 25/Jul/2020 15:07

by Connor Bennett

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EA SPORTS have released another update on the recent bugged players issue that has been affecting FIFA Ultimate Team fans – revealing that they’ve managed to fix a few things.

For the most part, FIFA Ulitmate Team be it in FIFA 20 or years gone by, does run pretty smoothly. Yes, there have been regular complaints about servers but EA has been trying to rectify things by adding new server locations and making tweaks to matchmaking in title updates.

However, in recent weeks, players have been left frustrated by an issue that has seen them only pack the gold version of a player when they were supposed to get a special card of some sort.

EA has worked through part of this issue, noting that they’ve fixed a few cards and handed them out. Now, though, they’ve also got a new update as well.

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Some players have not received their TOTW Moments cards.

The update came from the FIFA Direct Communications account on July 24, as they revealed that some players who have been affected by the issue have now got things straightened out but more cards are coming.

“A portion of the affected players have been messaged in-game and have now been granted the correct Player Items. The items can be claimed through the FUT main menu,” they tweeted, noting that an additional update will also follow suit. 

Plenty of FUT fans flooded the replies to point out that they’ve received cards in-game. However, others who got an email saying they’d had their problems fixed, revealed that they’re still waiting. 

Obviously, it’s clear that the FIFA developers have still got a ways to go in getting the problem fixed. Yet, the update should reassure some players that they’ll be getting their cards sooner rather than later.

When that will be exactly, remains to be seen, but keep an eye on the UltimateTeamUK Twitter account for any breaking news and updates.

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FIFA 21 TOTY promo LIVE: De Bruyne confirmed & team release time

Published: 22/Jan/2021 9:52 Updated: 22/Jan/2021 9:53

by Isaac McIntyre

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The wait is finally over ⁠— FIFA 21 TOTY (Team of the Year) is here, with EA SPORTS confirming the long-awaited FIFA 21 promo team is about to be revealed. One player has already been confirmed as well, Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne.

EA has taken a bit of a different road to get to the midway point of FIFA 21 promos this release, bringing in “Headliners” early, and swapping FUTMAS to “Freeze” and the popular Halloween promo Ultimate Scream to “Rulebreakers” instead. However, all roads lead to Team of the Year eventually.

Now the iconic FIFA promo is here, bringing with it the absolute best cards Ultimate Team has to offer. These blue and gold cards are always the most sought after of the year, and often cause a massive market crash when they arrive.

This year should be no different too. Superstar names like FIFA darling Kylian Mbappe, unstoppable goalscorer Robert Lewandowski, and midfield maestro Kevin De Bruyne have been touted for inclusion – and one has now been confirmed.

Last year's Team of the Year was loaded to the brim with world-class players.
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Last year’s Team of the Year was absolutely loaded to the brim with world-class players.

FIFA 21 TOTY confirmed players

Only one TOTY player has been confirmed and that’s Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne. The news was posted by their official Twitter account on the morning of January 22.

 When will Team of the Year 2021 be revealed?

A number of EA SPORTS countdown graphics show the whole team will release on Friday, January 22.

The iconic FIFA promo should ⁠— as in previous years ⁠— run through releases for strikers, midfielders, and defenders, before adding them all to packs for one final hoorah. 

We’ll get our very first look at the promo at 6pm on Friday (GMT). Keep your eyes peeled on our Twitter accounts, @UltimateTeamUK and @FutWatch, to see the news.

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Ronaldo has gone from strength to strength at Juventus — does he get into TOTY 21?

TOTY predictions: who makes the 2021 lineup?

The annual TOTY team is the best of the best; eleven world-class footballers who transcended their peers and teammates across the 2020 calendar year.

The Ultimate Team promo begins with a lengthy list of around 70 nominees. Those contenders are then whittled down with a fan vote. This year, stars like Messi, Ronaldo, De Bruyne, Neymar, Van Dijk, Lewandowski, and Mbappe headlined the choices.

In 2020, two teams reigned supreme: Liverpool and Bayern Munich. The former were crowned English champions for the first time in 30 years, while the German heavyweights defied a much-changed Champions League format to stake control over European football in a near-perfect campaign.

Each club defined a stop-start season, lifting trophies despite challenges.

Hopefully your Guaranteed Bundesliga TOTSSF SBC pack contains Robert Lewandowski.
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Many think Lewandowski was robbed of a Ballon d’Or this year. His stellar year with Bayern Munich should make him a shoo-in for TOTY.

Here’s the TOTY picks the Dexerto team submitted this time around:

Possible Team of the Year lineup

  • Alisson Becker (Liverpool)
  • Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich)
  • Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
  • Virgil Van Dijk (Liverpool)
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool)
  • Heung-min Son (Tottenham)
  • Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich)
  • Kevin De Bruyne (Man. City)
  • Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)
  • Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
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Here’s our predictions for FIFA 21 TOTY. Will this be the official lineup?

So there you have it ⁠— everything we know about FIFA 21’s iconic Ultimate Team promo, Team of the Year, so far. This is arguably the biggest event of the FUT calendar so make sure you’re ready with plenty of packs, coins, and SBC fodder.

We’ll update this article when the promo begins. As always, stick with us on Twitter @UltimateTeamUK for all the latest FIFA news, updates, and content.