Madden 21 Ultimate Team: Series 5 is coming

The NFL season behind us. This means it is time for MUT Series 5 to finally drop.

Series 4 brought with it Zero Chill, Ghosts of Madden, TOTY, NFL Playoffs, and plenty of other content to keep solo grinders, competitive battlers, and paying players satisfied.

It also started the glut of 95+ overall players as the top teams in MUT are really starting to separate themselves from the rest as the players get better and the rewards get bigger.

Now we look to the final series, Series 5.

MUT Series 5 start date

Series 5 is starting now with an update expected today.

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Summary of series 5 drop on madden ultimate team 21
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NEWNESS: Updated trophies and cards

Series 4 trophies will be halved and converted into Series 5 trophies.

#BlackHistoryMonth & Theme Builders

These are the first cards coming out in series 5.

Doug Williams - QB

Doug Williams 90 OVR black history month card for Madden Ultimate Team 21
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HISTORIC: Williams was the 1st black QB to win a Super Bowl

A big card for Washington Football Team that also has a wider social context and meaning.

Williams is recognized as the first black Super Bowl winning QB, and helped to change perceptions about what it takes to play different roles in the NFL.

This card isn't the highest rating QB card that's been released lately, but it has the biggest message.

Theme Builders

Supporting the Doug Williams card out today is a group of theme builders. These are all 92 OVR cards that help to fill rosters and build team themes but at a new higher level.

There is one per NFL team and despite being filler cards, they are still highly rated.

Christian Kirk 92 OVR Madden ultimate team 21 card
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ALL KILLER NO FILLER: These are good cards

Included are;

  • Alex Anzalone, MLB, Saints
  • Braden Smith, RT, Colts
  • Bradley Pinion, P, Buccs
  • Cairo Santos, K, Bears
  • Jake Bailey, P, Patriots
  • Cameron Johnson, P, Eagles
  • Chris Wormley, DT, Steelers
  • Cam Robinson, LT, Jaguars
  • Cameron Fleming, RT, Giants
  • Christian Kirk, WR, Cardinals
  • Christopher Herndon IV, TE, Jets
  • Cody Parkey, K, Browns
  • Corn Elder, CB, Panthers
  • Dennis Kelly, RT, Titans
  • Elandon Roberts, MLB, Dolphins
  • Ezra Cleveland, RG, Vikings
  • Ja'wuan James, RT, Broncos
  • Jake Matthews, LT, Falcons
  • JK Scott, P, Packers
  • Jonah Jackson, LG, Lions
  • Kevin Pierre-Louis, MLB, Football Team
  • La'el Collins, RT, Cowboys
  • Logan Wilson, MLB, Bengals
  • Matt Gay, K, Rams
  • Maurice Hurst, DT, Raiders
  • Miles Boykin, WR, Ravens
  • Mitch Wishnowsky, P, 49ers
  • Sam Tevi, LT, Chargers
  • Tommy Townsend, P, Chiefs
  • Trent Murphy, LE, Bills
  • Vernon Hargreaves III, CB, Texans
  • Will Dissly, TE, Seahawks

Solo challenges

Of course, there will be a big wave of new solo challenges and missions throughout the series.

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The following new Solo Challenges are available today in MUT:

Level Challenges

Complete these challenges to earn collectibles needed to upgrade Level Master Andre Johnson.

  • Level 85 - 7 Challenges, 3,500 Coins, 1x Level Master Collectible
  • Level 87 - 7 Challenges, 3,500 Coins, 1x Level Master Collectible

Team Builders: Series 5

Complete the following 16 challenges to earn your choice of today's new 92 OVR Team Builder players.

  • TB: Series 5 - 16 Challenges, 11,200 Coins, 80 Stars possible

The following new Milestone Rewards are available after the max Stars from Team Affinity Series 1-4 Challenges:

880 Stars: Gold Team Fantasy Pack and 2,000 Coins
896 Stars: Gold Team Fantasy Pack
912 Stars: Ultimate Gold Team Fantasy Pack and 2x Gold Team Fantasy Pack
928 Stars: 10,000 Coins
944 Stars: Gold Team Fantasy Pack and 10,000 Coins

MUT 21 Series 5 Master

This series master card is a 98 OVR MLB Sam Mills card.

98 Overall Sam Mills Madden Ultimate Team 21 card and key stats
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SAINT OR SINNER?: Mills was deadly in the middle of the defence

Complete 2 of the following activities to earn a +1 OVR MUT Master Collectible and finish all 4 activities for an additional 150,000 Coins. This will reduce to 35,000 Coins once the series ends.

  1. 25 Team Forced Fumbles
  2. 50 Team Forced Fumbles
  3. 10 Interceptions with Sam Mills
  4. 20 Interceptions with Sam Mills

New Sets

The following new Sets have been added:

  • 93-94 OVR Elite Exchange - Exchange 3x Elite Players (91-92 OVR) for a random Elite Player (93-94 OVR).
  • 95-96 OVR Elite Exchange - Exchange 3x Elite Players (93-94 OVR) for a random Elite Player (95-96 OVR).
  • 92 OVR Team Builders Fantasy Pack (Series 5) - Exchange 3x 87-88 OVR players, 4x 85-86 OVR players, and 4x 83-84 OVR players to earn a Team Builders Fantasy Pack containing your choice of 1x 92 OVR Team Builders player.

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