FIFA 21 Squad Battles rewards release time, ranks & prizes
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FIFA 21 Squad Battles rewards release time, ranks & prizes

Published: 2/Oct/2020 12:00 Updated: 6/Oct/2020 9:23

by David Purcell

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FIFA 21 Squad Battles rewards have been confirmed and regular players of this Ultimate Team competition will notice some differences from last year. Here, we lay out everything up for grabs for those who finish in the Top 100, Top 200, Elite, Gold, Silver, and Bronze in FUT 21. 

Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC players can now jump into this year’s flagship sports title from EA. In Ultimate Team, a lot has been changed to competitive matches, and Squad Battles is one of those that’s played the most by the community.

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Unlike Division Rivals or FUT Champs, where you’re matched up with online players, this mode allows you to test your team against the AI. Significant upgrades have been made to the intelligence of the computer this year, too, as we saw in the gameplay pitch notes.

For those who have been grinding away all week, let’s take a look at when the rewards release and most importantly, what you will receive for your placement. All information provided by EA SPORTS. 

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Squad Battles is one of the many competitions you can play in Ultimate Team.

FIFA 21 Squad Battles Rewards

What time do FIFA 21 Squad Battles rewards come out?

FUT Squad Battles rewards roll out every Monday at 12:05am (BST), but that will obviously vary slightly over the course of the year due to daylight savings.

Ranks & Prizes

Rank 1

  • 100,000 Coins
  • 2x Ultimate Pack
  • 2x Rare Mega Pack

Rank 2-20

  • 87,500 Coins
  • 1x Ultimate Pack
  • 2x Rare Players Pack

Rank 21-40

  • 75,000 Coins
  • 1x Jumbo Rare Players Pack
  • 2x Rare Players Pack

Rank 41-100

  • 65,000 Coins
  • 1x Jumbo Rare Players Pack
  • 2x Mega Pack

Rank 101-200

  • 65,000 Coins
  • 1x Rare Players Pack
  • 2x Mega Pack

Elite 1 (3% of Players)

  • 30,000 Coins
  • 2x Rare Mega Pack

Elite 2 

  • 15,000 Coins
  • 2x Mega Pack
  • 1x Premium Gold Players Pack

Elite 3 

  • 12,000 Coins
  • 1x Mega Pack
  • 2x Premium Gold Players Pack

Gold 1 

  • 11,000 Coins
  • 1x Premium Gold Players Pack
  • 1x Prime Mixed Players Pack
  • 1x Jumbo Premium Gold Pack

Gold 2 

  • 11,000 Coins
  • 1x Prime Mixed Players Pack
  • 1x Premium Gold Players Pack

Gold 3

  • 10,000 Coins
  • 1x Jumbo Premium Gold Pack
  • 1x Prime Mixed Players Pack

Silver 1 

  • 7,000 Coins
  • 2x Jumbo Premium Gold Pack

Silver 2 

  • 4,000 Coins
  • 2x Premium Gold Pack
  • 1x Gold Pack

Silver 3 

  • 1,500 Coins
  • 1x Premium Gold Pack
  • 1x Gold Pack

Bronze 1

  • 800 Coins
  • 2x Gold Pack

Bronze 2 

  • 1× Gold Pack

Bronze 3 

  • 1× Premium Loan Player Reward Pack

For more rewards information, breaking news, and guides for FIFA 21 head over to @UltimateTeamUK on Twitter.

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Chipotle Challenger Series 2020: Results, teams, format, more

Published: 2/Oct/2020 7:00 Updated: 2/Oct/2020 11:05

by Calum Patterson

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The Chipotle Challenger Series returned on Octrober 1, this time featuring Fortnite Battle Royale action as players and a star-studded list of influencers and streamers went head-to-head.

Both of the previous events in the 2020 Chipotle Challenger Series were won by surprise teams, as unexpected players made it all the way through the qualifiers to take home the winner’s prize and a year’s worth of free burritos in the finale. 

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This time, though, the winners were a little less shocking as Furious, Ronaldo, and illest took home the grand prize – $50,000 and a year’s worth of free Chipotle burritos!

The Trio blitzed through to first place with three extremely high scoring games out of their five in the grand finals. 77 points pushed them just ahead of the second-best team on the day by a total of three points.

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Full results & tournament recap.

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A look at the top three Trios at the end of the Chipotle Challenger Series event.

Who else was playing?

As well as the qualified teams, there was another stacked lineup of celebrities, streamers, and YouTubers taking part in the tournament. Here are some of the biggest names:

Streamers
  • CourageJD
  • Bugha
  • Myth
  • Aydan
  • Ewok
  • FRESH
  • NickEh30
  • Mongraal
  • Stable Ronaldo
  • MrSavage
  • Arkhram
  • Rehx
  • Ceice
  • Falconer
  • EmadGG

Other

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  • Soccer phenom Christian Pulisic
  • Hoopster Josh Hart
  • Top hoops draft picks Cole Anthony, Obi Toppin, and Tre  Jones
  • DJ Deacon Phillippe

Format

Qualifiers

In the Chipotle Challenger Series Fortnite event, there were four qualifiers for teams of three to try to get through. Teams scored one point for each elimination they earned.

There was a total of four qualifiers for the tournament. Each qualifier:

  • Allowed up to 1000 trio teams
  • Had private lobbies for a 3-hour play window
  • Had a Ladder system that allowed registrants to play for the totality of the 3-hour window

Finale

Qualifying teams then have the chance to go head to head in a private lobby of 33 trio teams with streaming superstars, celebrities and athletes. Again, it was played in a private lobby, which included:

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  • The top four teams from each qualifying round
  • 17 teams of invited talent
  • A 5-game series

Chipotle Challenger Series Prize Pool

A total of $50,000 in prize money was presented to winners of the Fortnite event. But, that’s not all – as with previous events, the winners also secured themselves free burritos for a year!

  • 1st: $30,000
  • 2nd: $15,000
  • 3rd: $5,000

Previous Chipotle Challenger Series results

Here’s a look back at how previous events in the Chipotle Challenger series have finished.

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Here are the top-10 placing teams for the first Chipotle Challenger Series event. The winners, a surprise team, actually had to go through the qualifier stages to make it to the main event.

Full results & tournament recap

Chipotle Warzone Challenge #2 – July 16

As with the first Challengers Series tournament, the second event on July 16 also featured a relatively unknown pair of Warzone players top the star-studded list of participants, taking home $25,000 and a year’s worth of burritos.

Full results, highlights & recap

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What is the Chipotle Challenger Series?

The Chipotle Challenger Series first launched last year at DreamHack in Dallas, TX and is now virtual for 2020 with an online tournament that gives every fan across the U.S. and Canada the opportunity to join the competition and prove their skills in some of the world’s most popular games.

A live-broadcasted Finale is held, featuring the top-performing teams from the Qualifiers up against the streamers and celebrities.

These teams have the opportunity to go head-to-head against fan-favorites in esports as well as Chipotle-fan gamers in sports, music, and entertainment.

Some of the big names that took part in the first tournament of the 2020 Chipotle Challenger Series included award-winning DJ Steve Aoki, actors Finn Wolfhard, Jerry Ferrara, Colton Underwood, and Cameron Fuller, esports players Tommey, Rallied, Shane ‘ShAnE’ McKerral, and Crowder, streamers ItzWarsz, Symfuhny, Di3seL, TSM Diego, and HusKerrs, YouTuber FaZe Swagg, baseball players Joc Pederson, Cody Bellinger, and Joey Gallo, DJ-Gamer CRAY, USA Hockey’s Hilary Knight, elite basketball prospects James Wiseman, R.J. Hampton, and Tre Jones, U.S. Soccer’s Allie Long, and athlete Demi Bagby.

Chipotle and esports

This is far from Chipotle’s first foray into the world of esports. In 2017 the company made headlines as one of OpTic Gaming’s main sponsors and the Chipotle logo was on proud display when the organization’s Call of Duty roster took home the trophy at the 2017 Call of Duty World League Championship.

The Challenger Series first kicked off at DreamHack Dallas, where players duked it out on PUBG, before moving to Fortnite for the second event at DreamHack Atlanta.

In 2018 Chipotle became a title sponsor of Team SoloMid’s competitive Fortnite roster, specifically the TSM Fortnite house in California. This has led to various collaborations, including one of the world’s most recognized streamers, Ali ‘Myth’ Kabbani, creating his own burrito inside a Chipotle store.

 

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