FIFA 22: Icon Swaps Set 1 OUT NOW with two Man United legends included

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The FIFA 22 Ultimate Team game cyle is well underway now and there's just one thing on every player's mind right now... where are the Icon Swaps?!

Well, the first set of Icon Swaps has now arrived in FUT 22, with the full lineup leaked in advance.

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Take a look at which legends and pack rewards you will be able to unlock during FIFA 22's Icon Swaps Set 1 below.

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Release Date

Icon Swaps 1 were released on Wednesday, 15 December.

As with nearly all other releases, the objectives went live at 1pm ET / 6pm GMT.

The first set of nine tokens are available until Monday, 10 January, as are the Swap SBC rewards.

This surely means that the remaining nine tokens will be released sooner rather than later!

Icon Swaps Set 1 leak

FUT 22's first set of Icon Swaps was leaked via Twitter, spoiling any surprise that may have come!

According to DonkTrading, and multiple other sources, the players included in Icon Swaps Set 1 are as follows:

  • Iker Casillas (Mid) - 6 Tokens
  • Rio Ferdinand (Mid) - 7 Tokens
  • Marc Overmars (Prime) - 9 Tokens
  • Marcel Desailly (Mid) - 11 Tokens
  • Alessandro Del Piero (Base) - 12 Tokens
  • Gianluca Zambrotta (Prime) - 14 Tokens
  • Wayne Rooney (Mid) - 17 Tokens
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It seems Manchester United's all-time top goalscorer, Wayne Rooney, will be the most expensive out of the first set, costing a whopping 17 tokens to unlock his mid Icon version.

Official Set 1 Rewards

2 Tokens - 81+ 25 Player Pack

  • 3 Tokens - 82+ 25 Player Pack
  • 5 Tokens - 83+ 25 Player Pack
  • 6 Tokens - Mid Icon Iker Casillas
  • 7 Tokens - Mid Icon Rio Ferdinand
  • 8 Tokens - Base or Mid Icon Pack
  • 9 Tokens - Prime Icon Marc Overmars
  • 10 Tokens - Mid Icon Player Pack
  • 11 Tokens - Mid Icon Marcel Desailly
  • 12 Tokens - Base Icon Alessandro Del Piero
  • 13 Tokens - 89+ Mid Icon Pack
  • 14 Tokens - Base or Mid Icon Player Pick
  • 14 Tokens - Prime Icon Gianluca Zambrotta

How to prepare for Icon Swaps

Now that we’ve seen what EA released for Icon Swaps in FIFA 21, we can predict how best to prepare for the objectives this year.

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RIDICULOUS REWARDS - Icon Swaps allows players to unlock the very best cards in FUT

First Owned Requirement was 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