FIFA 12 May 2021 9:42 AM +00:00

Icon Swaps 3 have landed in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team

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FIFA 21 rolling forward with Season 6 in Ultimate Team, and we have had the latest set of Icon Swaps released too.

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Icon Swaps are a great way of adding top-value legends to your Ultimate Team, and it won't break the bank.

Players have a shot at tons of top-notch rewards after they start clearing out Icon Swaps 3 objectives, and we've got all the details here.

Icon Swaps 3 Objectives

In order to reap the rewards of Icon Swaps 3, you'll first have to challenge yourself and knock out a series of objectives.

We've got all the details here on what you need to do in order to snag these Icon Swaps III Items.

General Icon Swaps Objectives

  • Win 7 Squad Battles matches on minimum World Class difficulty with 11 Silvers players in your starting squad
  • Win 7 Squad Battles matches on minimum World Class difficulty with 11 UCL players in your starting squad
  • Win 7 Squad Battles matches on minimum World Class difficulty with 11 Eredivisie players in your starting squad
  • Win 7 Squad Battles matches on minimum World Class difficulty with 11 Portuguese players in your starting squad
  • Win 15 Weekend League matches
  • Score in 20 separate Rivals matches using First Owned players
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Icon Swaps Ligue 1

  • Win 4 matches in the Live FUT Friendly: One League, with at least 8 First Owned Ligue 1 players in your starting squad
  • Score using Finesse shots in 6 separate matches using Ligue 1 players in the Live FUT Friendly: One League, with at least 8 First Owned Ligue 1 players in your starting squad
  • Assist in 10 separate matches using Ligue 1 players in the Live FUT Friendly: One League, with at least 8 First Owned Ligue 1 players in your starting squad
    • Reward: Lucas Kal Schenfeld Prigioli

Icon Swaps Bundesliga

  • Win 4 matches in the Live FUT Friendly: One League, with at least 8 First Owned Serie A players in your starting squad
  • Score in 10 separate matches using Bundesliga players in the Live FUT Friendly: One League, with at least 8 First Owned Bundesliga players in your starting squad
  • Assist with a Through Ball in 6 separate matches using Bundesliga players in the Live FUT Friendly: One League, with at least 8 First Owned Bundesliga players in your starting squad
    • Reward: Vasilios Xenopoulos
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Icon Swaps LaLiga

  • Win 4 matches in the Live FUT Friendly: One League, with at least 8 First Owned LaLiga players in your starting squad
  • Score using Outside of the Box shots in 6 separate matches using LaLiga players in the Live FUT Friendly: One League, with at least 8 First Owned LaLiga players in your starting squad
  • Score in 10 separate matches using LaLiga players in the Live FUT Friendly: One League, with at least 8 First Owned LaLiga players in your starting squad
    • Reward: Daniel Parra

How to complete

Don't be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of objectives now available in FUT 21.

With our Icon Swaps 3: How to complete guide you can see how to unlock all your tokens as quickly (and cheap) as possible.

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Rewards

Now that Icon Swaps 3 has finally arrived, we also know exactly what kind of rewards players can earn in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team.

The following rewards can be redeemed through SBCs by exchanging items earned through objectives:

  • 81+ X25 Pack: Exchange 1 Icon Swaps III Items to earn a pack with twenty-five players rated 81 or higher
  • 83+ X25 Pack: Exchange 2 Icon Swaps III Items to earn a pack with twenty-five players rated 83 or higher
  • 84+ X20 Pack: Exchange 3 Icon Swaps III Items to earn a pack with twenty players rated 84 or higher
  • Icon Moments Pack: Exchanged 5 Icon Swaps II Items to earn a pack continaing an Icon Moments player
  • Bastian Schweinsteiger: Exchange 6 Icon Swaps III Items to earn an Icon Moments Bastian Schweinsteiger
  • 92+ Icon Moments Pack: Exchange 7 Icon Swaps III Items to earn a pack containing a 92+ Icon Moments Attacker or Midfielder player
  • Hristo Stoichkov: Exchange 8 Icon Swaps III Items to earn an Icon Moments Hristo Stoichkov
  • 92+ Prime Icon Player Pick: Exchange 9 Icon Swaps III Items to earn 1 of 3 Mid or Prime Icon players rated 92 or higher
  • Icon Moments Player Pick: Exchange 10 Icon Swaps II Items to earn 1 of 3 Icon Moments players
  • George Best: Exchange 11 Icon Swaps III Items to earn a Prime Icon George Best
  • 92+ Icon Moments Midfielder PP: Exchange 12 Icon Swaps III Items to earn 1 of 3 Midfielders Icon Moments players rated 92 or higher
  • Ferenc Puskas: Exchange 13 Icon Swaps III Items to earn a Prime Icon Ferenc Puskas
  • 92+ Icon Moments Attacker PP: Exchange 15 Icon Swaps III Items to earn 1 of 3 Attackers Icon Moments players rated 92 or higher
  • Rio Ferdinand: Exchange 15 Icon Swaps III Items to earn an Icon Moments Rio Ferdinand
  • 93+ Icon Moments Player Pick: Exchange 16 Icon Swaps III Items to earn 1 of 3 Icon Moments players rated 93 or higher
  • Patrick Vieira: Exchange 17 Icon Swaps III Items to earn a Prime Icon Patrick Vieira
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There's a lot to claim, which means players need to get cracking on Icon Swaps objectives right away if they hope to get some of these top-notch rewards.

Release Date

Icon Swaps 3 was released in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team on Monday, 10 May.

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COMING SOON - A new set of Icon Swaps is on its way

The release arrived at 1pm ET / 6pm BST alongside the next minor league squad in the Team of the Season event.

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What are Icon Swaps?

Icon Swaps is a promo that EA runs multiple times throughout the FUT calendar.

Icon Swaps allows players to earn tokens through gameplay objectives (Squad Battles, Division Rivals & FUT Friendlies) that can be used to claim icons and pack rewards via SBCs.

How To Prepare For FIFA 21 Icon Swaps 3

Now that we’ve had two sets of Icon Swaps, we can predict how best to prepare for the new objectives.

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OLD NEWS - Icon Swaps 2 has now been and gone

It’s clear that a First Owned Requirement has been brought back in for FUT 21, with Icon Swaps Objectives being tailored towards Friendlies with various squad restrictions, so make sure you:

  • Save good players from the Top 5 Leagues (Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A & Ligue 1)
  • Save good players from popular Nations (Argentina, Brazil, England, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Netherlands, Belgium)
  • Complete Loan SBCs for usable meta cards from Top 5 Nations & Top 5 Leagues
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