FIFA 22: When will Icon Swaps set 1 be released in Ultimate Team?

FIFA 22 Ultimate Team is in full swing now, with promos coming thick and fast!

But, fans want to know when the first set of Icon Swaps be released in FUT 22!

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Find out everything we know below.


Latest - When will Icon Swaps 1 be released?

The official FIFA 22 Icon Swaps 1 release date has not yet been confirmed, but judging off of last year's promo, we can have a pretty good guess as to when it will arrive in Ultimate Team.

We can expect Icon Swaps 1 to be released at the start of Season 3, perhaps on Friday, 24 December.

Icon Swaps will be released into objectives at approximately 1pm ET / 6pm BST on the day of release.

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 Icon Swaps 1

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