FIFA 20 FUT Birthday 2 COUNTDOWN: Release date, loading screen leaks, promo explained, SBCs, Objectives, Team 1 cards, latest news & more

EA is celebrating Ultimate Team’s 11th birthday, but when will the next set of boosted cards arrive?

Phil Pangalos by Phil Pangalos
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FUT BIRTHDAY TEAM 2 IS NOW OUT – FOLLOW THIS LINK TO SEE IT

FUT Birthday Team 2 is dropping at 6pm GMT / 1pm ET on Friday, 3 March.

Team 1 featured some great players, which you can check out here, so we’re expecting more of the same this week!

Otherwise keep reading for everything you need to know about Team 2, including the latest loading screen clues.

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Team 2 Release Date

AS mentioned, FUT Birthday Team 2 will drop on Friday, 3 March 2020 at 6pm GMT / 1pm ET.

15 cards arrived in Team 1, so we could see a similar number of players in Team 2.

Check out all the FUT Birthday cards released so far here.

FUT Birthday Team 2 Loading Screen

FIFA knows how to get people excited. A new loading screen for the FUT Birthday team teases three new Ultimate Team players.

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The newest FIFA 20 FUT Birthday loading screen has some big hints

It gives away one’s nationality and a skill, one’s position and overall, and one’s nationality, overall, and a skill.

READ MORE: FIFA 21: release date, trailer, & more

This teaser format is extra juicy as we all have to figure out the players from different bits of info.

One Twitter user, @Infernooo_, has had a stab at guessing who the players will be – check out his mock-up below.

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PLAYER PREDICTIONS: Could Bale, Martial and Costa be coming in the new Team?

A Douglas Costa card with five-star weak foot and skill moves is an exciting prospect for FUT players.

To find out more about the FUT loading screen, head here.

FUT Birthday Explained

FUT Birthday’s boosted cards have some special layer upgrades this year.

Targeted Player Upgrades

  • Targeted upgrades to help players become go-tos for the FUT player base:
    • Skill move upgrades
    • Weak foot upgrades
    • Generous stat upgrades
  • Some players receive skill move and stat upgrades while others receive weak foot and stat upgrades.

SBC & Objectives Players

EA has confirmed that there will also be a number of other cards released via SBCs and Objectives during the event.

The first of these cards have been released, which you can find in our all cards article here.

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FUT Birthday Team 1 Full Squad

There have been eight players released in the first squad of FUT Birthday cards.

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PARTY TIME: The first set of FUT Birthday cards are here

The standout cards are a 94-rated Kylian Mbappe and a 94-rated Eden Hazard. But that’s just the start.

READ MORE: FIFA 20 FUT Player Days – Every single card

An 88-rated Allan Saint-Maximin is an exciting prospect for any FIFA 20 player!

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AFTERPARTY: These cards bring Team 1 to a total of 15 cards

For a more in-depth look at each card, check out our card breakdown here.

However, that’s not where the fun ends as these players have also received targeted upgrades!

FUT Birthday Expected Content

Throughout the FUT Birthday promotion, we can expect a load of content, including:

  • FUT Birthday Team 2
  • FUT Birthday Player SBCs
  • Flashback/Player Moments SBCs
  • Pack SBCs
  • Repeatable Upgrade SBCs
  • FUT Birthday Season Objectives
  • Loyalty and Login Rewards
  • Packs and Lightning Rounds

READ MORE: Everything we know about FIFA 21 Career Mode

Phil Pangalos

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