FIFA 22 Ultimate Team SBCs: Another Icon Upgrade and TOTY Trial player released

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The Team of the Year promo is now in full swing in FIFA 22 Ultimate Team and the Squad Building Challenges are coming thick and fast!

So, check out all the latest SBCs including their costs and how to complete them right here.

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Latest - Another Icon Upgrade

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As well as Player Moments Sergino Dest and a TOTY Trial player, EA has released another Icon Upgrade pack SBC.

Mid or Prime Icon Upgrade

There are four squads to submit to complete this SBC, the requirements are as follows:

85-rated Squad

  • Minimum 85 Team Rating
  • Minimum 65 Team Chemistry

Reward: 1 x Prime Mixed Players Pack

86-rated Squad

  • Minimum 86 Team Rating
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  • Minimum 60 Team Chemistry

Reward: 1 x Rare Gold Pack

86-rated Squad

  • Minimum one TOTW player
  • Minimum 86 Team Rating
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  • Minimum 50 Team Chemistry

Reward: 1 x Small Rare Gold Players Pack

87-rated Squad

  • Minimum one TOTW player
  • Minimum 87 Team Rating
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  • Minimum 45 Team Chemistry

Reward: 1 x Rare Mixed Players Pack

Estimated Cost - 558.15k (PlayStation) / 565.65k (Xbox)

League specific upgrade packs

EA has just released the league upgrade SBCs as part of the Team of the Year promo!

Premium and standard upgrade SBCs have been made available from the following leagues:

  • Premier League
  • Bundesliga
  • Ligue 1
  • Serie A
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  • La Liga

The standard League Upgrade requirements are the same for each of the five leagues and are as follows:

  • Player Level: Exactly Gold 
  • Team Chemistry: Min 30
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  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Reward: Three Gold Players (One Rare) from that specific league

The Premium League Upgrade requirements are the same for each of the five leagues and are as follows:

  • Rare: Exactly 11
  • Player Level: Exactly Gold 
  • Team Chemistry: Min 45
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  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Reward: Twelve Gold Players (Three Rare) from that specific league

We would recommend grinding the Premier League and Ligue 1 upgrade packs and opening them when the full TOTY XI is in packs, as these leagues contain the most TOTY cards.

Icon Swaps

One of the biggest events has entered FIFA 22 Ultimate Team, with Icon Swaps 1 now in the game.

Complete objectives to gain tokens and trade them in for big rewards.

The big trade in player for Icon Swaps 1 is Mid Icon Wayne Rooney, who will cost 17 tokens.

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Find out all the objectives, rewards and costs right here!

Squad Building Challenges

An SBC - or Squad Building Challenge - is one of the playable game modes within Ultimate Team.

You are tasked with building teams using players from your club, but with specific requirements.

This may be a cap on how many leagues or nations you can use, how much team chemistry you have to hit, the specific rarity of cards, and more.

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By completing these challenges you get rewarded with packs, player picks, and other items to help you progress through the game.

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The starting SBC's for FIFA 22 look to be the same as on 21, so completing them should be simple enough for returning players.

LIVE SBCs

There are plenty of live SBC challenges available in FUT 22 right now, find out more below.

Icons

Some of the most wanted items in the game are the Icon cards, who offer links to all players.

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Promo Players

When a new promo happens, SBCs will become available to celebrate the event. There will also be reoccurring Flashback and Player Moments cards throughout the year.

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Player of the Month

Each month we could see up to SEVEN Player of the Month SBC's, currently live in the game we have:

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Marquee Matchups

Complete the four SBCs that centre around some fierce rivals that will clash over the weekend.

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CLOCK IS TICKING - Complete these before time runs out

With five packs available if you complete the four challenges, there is certainly value in this SBC.

  • Expiry Date - Thursday, 20 January
  • Rewards - Small Prime Mixed Players Pack, Small Rare Mixed Players Pack, Jumbo Premium Gold Pack, Prime Electrum Players Pack, Rare Electrum Players Pack
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  • Estimated Cost - 20.8k (PlayStation) / 21.5k (Xbox)

Squad Foundations

A player from each of the biggest leagues in the world will get added throughout the year, with milestones objectives also available from the corresponding leagues.

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League SBCs

These are squad building challenges targeted around the leagues of the world.

You can find a more detailed breakdown of each League SBC here, currently live are:

  • Ligue 1
  • MLS
  • Eredivisie
  • Saudi Professional League
  • Liga BBVA MX
  • Premier League
  • Bundesliga
  • EFL Championship
  • Serie A
  • CONMEBOL Sudamericana
  • CONMEBOL Libertadores
  • LaLiga
  • CSL
  • 1A Pro League
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  • Super Lig

The League SBCs are a great way to earn packs in FUT whilst making a profit.

Find out how the League SBC grind works here!

Red FUT Champs upgrades

Use any fodder you may have received in FUT Champions and upgrade them using one of these options:

FUT Champions Premium Upgrade

  • FUT-CHAMP Players: Exactly 11 
  • Squad Rating: Min 81 
  • Team Chemistry: Min 20
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  • # of players in the Squad: 11

Reward: 1 of 3 86+ OVR FUT Champions Player (Untradeable)

FUT Champions Upgrade

  • FUT-CHAMP Players: Exactly 5
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  • # of players in the Squad: 5

Reward: 83-86 OVR FUT Champions Player (Untradeable)

FGS Swaps

These cards work much like Icon Swaps tokens and are rewarded to players who watch 60 minutes of an eligible FIFA Global Series event.

  • Redeem 1 FGS Swaps Token - Reward of 1 x Premium Gold Pack
  • Redeem 2 FGS Swaps Token - Reward of 1 x Premium Gold Players Pack
  • Redeem 3 FGS Swaps Token - Reward of 1 x Prime Gold Players Pack
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  • Redeem 4 FGS Swaps Token - Reward of 1 x Jumbo Rare Players Pack

Expiry date: Thursday, 29 September 2022

Foundation SBCs

Get these done early and they will not only help you understand how SBCs work, but also give you a handy boost early doors.

Basic

Let’s Get Started

Three simple tasks are required in this challenge.

  • Expiry Date - None
  • Rewards - Bronze Reward Pack, Bronze Pack, Bronze Player Pack, Two Player Pack
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  • Estimated Cost - N/A

Let’s Keep Going

Four separate challenges are required to complete the Let's Keep Going block.

  • Expiry Date - None
  • Rewards - 2 x Bronze Pack, 2 x Two Silver Players Pack, 1,500 coins, Premium Loan Player Reward
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  • Estimated Cost - N/A

Let’s Move Forward

Another three tasks are required to complete this block, with slightly improved rewards.

  • Expiry Date - None
  • Rewards - Gold CB Player Pick, Gold CM Player Pick, Gold ST Player Pick, Gold GK Player Pick
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  • Estimated Cost - 5.9k

League and Nation Basics

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GET INVOLVED - Earn some decent rewards in this challenge

Back to three SBCs in this set.

  • Expiry Date - None
  • Rewards - Silver Players Premium Pack, 2 x Premium Gold Pack Mixed Players Pack
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  • Estimated Cost - 6.8k

Advanced

There are three sets of 'advanced' foundation SBCs to complete, and some of them do require a bit of thought! Good luck.

Hybrid Leagues

A Rare Mega Pack is a reward for finishing these four challenges.

  • Expiry Date - None
  • Rewards - Prime Mixed Players Pack, Prime Electrum Players Pack, Mega Pack, Rare Players Pack, Rare Mega Pack
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  • Estimated Cost - 30k

Hybrid Nations

Same as the Hybrid Leagues, a Rare Mega Pack is on offer upon completion.

  • Expiry Date - None
  • Rewards - Electrum Players Pack, Gold Players Pack, Prime Gold Players Pack, Rare Players Pack, Rare Mega Pack
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  • Estimated Cost - 26.2k

League and Nation Hybrid

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CHALLENGING - These puzzles are tricky

Earn 13,000 coins as a reward for putting everything you have learned into practice.

  • Expiry Date - None
  • Rewards - Rare Mixed Players Pack, Premium Gold Players Pack, Mega Pack, Rare Mega Pack, 13,000 coins
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  • Estimated Cost - 40k

Upgrades

These challenges are repeatable and will remain available all season long. Chances are you will use players already in your club, but we have included the estimated cost anyway!

Bronze Upgrade

Exchange 11 Bronze players to add some silver stars to your club.

  • Expiry Date - None
  • Rewards - Two Silver Players Pack
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  • Estimated Cost - N/A

Silver Upgrade

Exchange 11 Silver players to earn an upgrade.

  • Expiry Date - None
  • Rewards - Three Common Gold Players Pack
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  • Estimated Cost - N/A

Gold Upgrade

Exchange 11 Gold players to add two Rare cards to your team.

  • Expiry Date - None
  • Rewards - Two Rare Gold Players Pack
  • Estimated Cost - N/A