FIFA 23 Depay & Acuna World Cup Showdown SBCs Cheapest Solutions

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There's plenty of World Cup content to get our teeth stuck into in FIFA 23 at the moment, with yet more special items set to hit packs soon in the form of World Cup Phenoms.

Alongside the upcoming promo squad in Ultimate Team, EA has released another World Cup-themed Showdown SBC.

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Holland's Memphis Depay and Argentina's Marcos Acuna are the players who have been selected ahead of their giant World Cup quarter-final tie on Friday evening.

Check out what the pair's special cards look like in FUT 23 and how to unlock them below.

Memphis Depay (OVR 86)

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SKILLS TO PAY THE BILLS - Depay is pure quality on the ball

Start Date: Wednesday, 7 December

Expiry Date: Friday, 9 December

SBC Requirements

You will need to submit two squads to unlock the 86-rated card, with the requirements as follows:

Top Form

  • Minimum one TOTW player
  • Minimum 84 Squad Rating

Reward - 1 x Two Rare Gold Players Pack

La Liga

  • Minimum one La Liga player
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  • Minimum one 86+ OVR player
  • Minimum 85 Squad Rating

Reward - 1 x Prime Mixed Players Pack

Estimated Cost - 109,700 coins

Depay Solutions

You can use the following players to complete the WC Showdown Depay SBCs:

Top Form

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La Liga

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This is just one of many solutions that can be found by using the easySBC AI. To get your own solution, go try it out at easysbc.io

Marcos Acuna (OVR 86)

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LAST DANCE - Can Acuna help Messi finally win the World Cup?

Start Date: Wednesday, 7 December

Expiry Date: Friday, 9 December

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SBC Requirements

You will need to submit three squads to unlock the 86-rated card, with the requirements as follows:

Top Form

  • Minimum one TOTW player
  • Minimum 82 Squad Rating

Reward - 1 x Small Electrum Players Pack, 1 x 80+ World Cup 3 Players Pack

Argentina

  • Minimum one Argentina player
  • Minimum one 85+ OVR player
  • Minimum 83 Squad Rating
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Reward - 1 x Gold Pack

La Liga

  • Minimum one La Liga player
  • Minimum one 85+ OVR player
  • Minimum 84 Squad Rating

Reward - 1 x Small Gold Players Pack

Estimated Cost - 68,450 coins

Acuna Solutions

You can use the following players to complete the WC Showdown Acuna SBCs:

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Top Form

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Argentina

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La Liga

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This is just one of many solutions that can be found by using the easySBC AI. To get your own solution, go try it out at easysbc.io

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Showdown Items Explained

FIFA 23 Showdown SBCs are a simple but clever concept, that relies on real-world footballing fixtures and results to determine upgrades to cards.

Firstly, two cards are released as Showdown SBCs for a limited time for an upcoming fixture, usually pitting two relatively equally matched teams against each other that have an interesting or important fixture coming up.

FUT players can then ‘bet’ on which team they think will win the fixture by completing the corresponding card's SBC in the hope of a further upgrade.

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FLYING DUTCHMAN - Klaassen's +2 OVR upgrade made his SBC well worth completing

Once the SBC expires and the game is played, the Showdown SBC cards receive upgrades based on the result of the fixture.

For the team that wins the fixture, the corresponding Showdown SBC card in-game will receive a +2 OVR Upgrade, while the card from the team that lost the match will remain the same rating.

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If the fixture results in a draw, then both cards will receive a +1 OVR Upgrade.