FIFA 23 - When will Prime Icons be released in Ultimate Team?

We've seen plenty of World Cup Icons added to Ultimate Team in recent weeks in alignment with the ongoing World Cup content, but what about Prime Icons?

FUT fanatics are wondering whether EA has gotten so caught up in all the Qatar World Cup hype that they have forgotten to add the very best cards in the game.

Well, we've got you covered. Find out when Prime Icons will be released into FIFA 23 below.

Latest - Release date CONFIRMED

Thanks to the latest FUT 23 loading screen, we now have a confirmed release date for Prime Icons in FIFA 23.

Prime Icons will be released into packs on Thursday, 22 December.

The Prime Icon items will be made available in packs at approximately 1pm ET / 6pm GMT on release day.

What are Prime Icons?

Icon cards are some of the most powerful in FIFA Ultimate Team and are given to selected legends of the game who have now retired.

Every Icon has three main card variants - Base, Mid and Prime.

The Base Icon is the lowest rated of the lot and the Prime Icon is the highest, representing the footballer when he was playing at the peak of his powers.

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CLASS OF 23 - 100 Icons are available in FUT 23

From the likes of Gary Lineker to Zinedine Zidane, there are exactly 100 Icon cards in FUT 23.

Prime Icos are generally extremely difficult to pack. The best chance you will have of securing a Prime Icon for your club is through specific Squad Building Challenges.

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