FIFA 22 Ultimate Team has seen the majority of its promotions and much more. Here’s the full schedule of every special card we expect to see in this year’s FUT.
One of the most fascinating parts of Final Team of FIFA 22 is the continuous rollout of new promotions and special cards.
With a lot of content still to come, we’ve put together an in-depth calendar and description of every special promotion and card set to hit. FIFA 22.
EA likes to keep their cards close to the chest when it comes to promotions to keep things surprising at every turn.
That being said, some special cards have become FUT staples and return to mode at the same time every year.
So, although there is no official full-year schedule, we can look at previous years to come up with a detailed schedule of promotions.
Here’s every ad we expect to see in FIFA 22 Ultimate Team throughout the year.
|Promotion / card name||FIFA 21 start date||Estimated start date of FIFA 22||Confirmed|
|Team of the week||Weekly||Weekly||It’s correct|
|Hero FUT||New to FIFA 22||October 1, 2021||It’s correct|
|People who need to see||October 6, 2020||October 1, 2021||It’s correct|
|Road to Knockouts||November 6, 2020||October 15, 2021||It’s correct|
|Law breakers||October 23, 2020||October 29, 2021||It’s correct|
|Numbersup||New to FIFA 22||November 12, 2021||It’s correct|
|Signature Signature||New to FIFA 22||November 26, 2021||It’s correct|
|Team of the Group Stage||December 4, 2020||December 3, 2021||It’s correct|
|Duel with||New to FIFA 22||December 10, 2021||It’s correct|
|Winter wildcard||New to FIFA 22||December 17, 2021||It’s correct|
|Subject line||January 1, 2021||December 31, 2021||It’s correct|
|Team of the Year||January 22, 2021||January 21, 2022||It’s correct|
|Future star||February 5, 2021||February 4, 2022||It’s correct|
|Winter must see||N / A||February 11, 2022||TBC|
|FUT’s birthday||March 26, 2021||March 25, 2022||TBC|
|Team of the Season||April 23, 2021||April 22, 2022||TBC|
|FUTTIES||July 16, 2021||July 15, 2022||TBC|
Team of the week
Team of the week cards have been a staple of Ultimate Team for years, providing a steady stream of new cards based on real-world performances.
Every Wednesday, the best performing players from the latest domestic or international round get an upgrade to replace their regular card in the packs for that week.
Hero FUT is the first new type of card in FIFA 22, dedicated to some of the biggest figures in world football.
These new cards highlight players who may not have gone down in the sport’s history, but have made their mark at a particular club.
People who need to see
EA is the target to start a new season, People who need to see cards are dynamic items that can be upgraded consistently throughout the year.
These special cards are given to players who have performed well in the last transfer window, and they will automatically enhance themselves to match the highest ranked TOTW the player has earned.
Road to Knockouts
Road to Knockouts is another new FIFA 22 promotion, celebrating the three European leagues that clubs can compete in in the 2021/22 season – Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League.
Selected players whose teams have won three of their last four group stage games, or made it through to the knockout stages, will receive a permanent boost to their cards.
Traditionally, FIFA gets a promotion every Halloween. What started when Ultimate Scream changed to Law breakers with FIFA 21.
These cards give players a huge boost, but also fundamentally change the way they play by swapping their stats.
Slow forwards can lose some of their speed in finishing, while attacking full-backs can become solid defenders.
Numbersup is another brand new promotion for FIFA 22 Ultimate Team, powered by real world sportswear brand Adidas.
These special cards are selected by EA, with one stat selected for regular upgrades throughout the year at times determined by the developer.
This stat will continue to receive boosts until it maxes out at 99 and becomes one of the top cards of the game.
The last team of Signature Signature are items designed to celebrate some of the most successful transfers in recent years.
These players made incredible contributions to their new teams and received one ultimate Team upgrade as a result.
Team of the Group Stage
While Road to the Knockouts rewards team performance, Group of Groups Stage is all about personal excellence.
These are special one-time cards awarded to the best performing players in every group stage of European leagues, whether it’s a stellar goalscorer or a backline mainstay.
FUT Freeze was an epic hit in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team, so it’s a bit surprising to see it changed in FIFA 22. However, Duel with enhance the ante by providing two versions of the same player with boosted stats.
Instead of just a ‘freeze’ tag, there is also a contrasting ‘fire tag’. A player can have two different upgrade cards, similar to Rulebreakers SBC.
EA isn’t afraid to think outside the box and just when you think you know what to expect from the next ad, they deliver a surprise.
The Winter wildcard The promotion is inspired by last year’s FUT Freeze. As with most promotions, stat boosts are made for players who join but strangely, only some players are seen in the new slot.
Subject line is a promotion that honors the best players of the season so far and gives them a very desirable card.
These dynamic items consistently maintain a rating one point higher than the player’s Top Rated Team of the Week, meaning they can continue to grow throughout the year.
Team of the Year
The most prestigious and expensive cards in each FUT season, Team of the Year Collect a team of the best players from the previous 12 months and give them incredible stats boost. TOTY is reserved only for the best of the best, and the 99-rated card isn’t unusual to see.
This has made them one of the rarest and most powerful players in Ultimate Team history.
This is all about the young players who will light up the world stage in the years to come.
Although their base card may be unusable because of their age, Future star the cards are a glimpse of what a star might look like if they are to their full potential.
Every year, EA celebrates Ultimate Team’s birthday with a festival full of cards, SBCs, and quirky goals.
This is where FIFA looks back at the fan-favorite players who dominated previous FUT years and brings them back with major upgrades.
Team of the Season
Possibly the most popular promotion in all of FIFA, the Team of the Season awards the best players from every major league for their performances throughout the real football season.
Every week, a new tournament of TOTS players is included in the pack with huge upgrades from their normal cards.
There are also plenty of SBCs and goals to accomplish, as well as a fan-voted team to join.
While most other promotions are based on real life football, FUTTIES is the winning lap for the current version of FIFA itself.
During the event, the famous meta players of the year, like Gabriel Jesus or Ben Yedder, pitted against each other in fan polls.
Winners are issued a powerfully upgraded FUTTIES card to help them compete against hundreds of other special players in everyone’s club.
So there you have it, it’s all the promotions and special cards we’re looking forward to landing at FUT this year. EA may also have some more tricks up their sleeve, so stay tuned to Charlie INTEL for the latest updates.
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