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- What are FUT Champions rewards?
- What time do FUT Champions Rewards come out?
- How do I claim FUT Champions rewards?
- How do I qualify for FUT Champions?
- How much does FIFA 21 cost?
- What are the top 10 ratings in FIFA 21?
- What are the new features on FIFA 21?
FUT champions is back, giving FIFA 21 players the chance to test their silky skills against others.
The winners of the weekly contest get special rewards for their hard work – here’s when to expect the next batch to be released.
FIFA 21’s FUT Champions is a competition held every weekendCredit: Alamy
What are FUT Champions rewards?
FUT Champions is a weekly competition held within FIFA 21’s online FUT (FIFA Ultimate Team) mode.
Each player has the chance to play 30 matches against other opponents online, with winners announced at the end of the weekend.
Matches take place over 90 in-game minutes, and the more you win, the better your rewards.
There are no draws, so if you’re tied at the end of the 90 minutes, you’ll go to extra time and then penalties to decide a winner.
Rewards on offer include include FUT player packsCredit: EA Sports
Winning FUT Champions games will earn you a rank, which in turn grants you access to all kinds of rewards.
They include player packs and coins that you can spend in FUT – as well as FUT Champions points.
What time do FUT Champions Rewards come out?
FUT Champions kicks off every Friday at 8am local time and ends on Monday at 8am local time.
The competition has been known to be extended by a day to accommodate any issues with servers that prevented players from taking part.
Rewards are distributed every Thursday at 8am local time.
Competitors can also earn coins that they can spend in FUTCredit: EA Sports
How do I claim FUT Champions rewards?
Once you’ve played in a FUT Champions competition, you can claim your rewards from the FUT main menu.
Load up Ultimate Team and head to Play > FUT Champions. Your rewards should then pop up on your screen.
For the most basic reward, you need to have played at least five FUT Champions games.
Keep in mind that rewards are released at 8am local time after the weekend’s competition, so they won’t appear before then.
FIFA 21 launched on the PS5 and Xbox Series X last yearCredit: EA Sports
How do I qualify for FUT Champions?
To qualify, you’ll need to earn 2,000 FUT Champions points by playing Division Rivals games or FUT Champions games.
You can then redeem those points for a spot in the competition on the home FUT menus. Head to the “Weekend League” widget and select “Redeem”.
It’s important to note that this will qualify you for the next available FUT Champions contest.
That means if one is already underway (as is the case today), you’ll be entered into the next one (December 11 in this case).
The Standard Edition of FIFA 21 sets you back around £49.99 on PS4 and Xbox One
How much does FIFA 21 cost?
Unsurprisingly, FIFA 21 doesn’t come cheap, and its three varying editions mean a difference in cost.
The Standard Edition sets you back around £49.99 on PS4 and Xbox One.
Meanwhile, the Champions Edition – which gives you three days early access, along with a host of Ultimate Team benefits – costs £79.99.
And the Ultimate Edition that also comes with early access and extra FUT rewards and packs, will make an £89.99 hole in your pocket.
In FIFA 21’s trailer, they revealed that Borussia Dortmund ace Erling Haaland’s famous celebration will be includedCredit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jmliox1trPQ
What are the top 10 ratings in FIFA 21?
The release of the FIFA 21 ratings is an exciting day for fans of the game and football.
With the ratings based on the footballers’ real-life attributes, it has often reignited the debate over who is the best in the world – and typically in the past decade or so, is it Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?
FIFA 21 has sided with the Argentine, with the Barcelona star having an overall rating of 93.
That is just one ahead of his Portuguese rival as Juventus’ star man clocks in at 92.
The top ten for this year’s edition are:
- Lionel Messi – 93
- Cristiano Ronaldo – 92
- Robert Lewandowski – 91
- Kevin de Bruyne – 91
- Neymar – 91
- Jan Oblak – 91
- Virgil van Dijk – 90
- Kylian Mbappe – 90
- Mohamed Salah – 90
- Sadio Mane – 90
Here is the full top 100 FIFA 21 player ratings.
PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X – when did they launch and how much do they cost?
Microsoft launched the Xbox Series X and its smaller, cheaper sibling, the Series S, on November 10.
The release date covered the UK, US, Australia and a bunch of other countries worldwide.
The disc-free Series S costs £249/$299, while the Xbox Series X comes in at £449/$499.
So how does that compare to the new Xbox’s biggest rival, the PlayStation 5?
The PS5 launch fell on November 12, but not everywhere.
That date only stood for the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea.
UK gamers had to wait until November 19 to order one of the consoles.
The PS5 proper costs £449.99/$499.99, while the digital edition comes in at £359/$399.
What are the new features on FIFA 21?
Just like every year, FIFA 21 brings in a raft of changes – including the improved crossing ability and career mode.
On the gameplay side, the Agile Dribbling system allows more creativity in 1-on-1 situations, while Positioning Personality improves in-game intelligence.
You will get more control over the runs by your attackers to get in behind defences, while FIFA 21 have updated their collision system so you should get less hilarious gaffes and falling over by your players.
The Career Mode has also been given a much-needed overhaul, including the ability to simulate matches and take control of the key moments.
You can also teach new positions to your players in a revamp of the training system, while for the transfers, you’re able to make Loan-to-Buy offers along with being offered swap deals.
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