FIFA 17 FUTTIES UPDATE: TOTTI & KUYT SBC
The FIFA 17 Twitter feed has officially revealed the game’s first FUTTIES end of an era legend cards for two players set to retire, but not before some special in game SBC’s
It includes a 96 rated Totti CF and a RW 90 rated Dirk Kuyt in form card.
In addition, the games first nomination SBC’s are available for the games favourite CB, which includes Manchester United’s Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling and Barcelona’s CB Sam Umtiti.
As previously mentioned, the only way to vote for your favourite is by completing each players SBC’s
Lastly, EA Sports also announced four new marquee transfer cards which are available in SBC’s and packs, including Arsenal’s new forward Alexandre Lacazette, Liverpool’s Mohammed Salah, City’s new winger Bernardo Silva and finally Bayern Munich’s new CM Corentin Tolisso.
Take a look at their new and improved stats in the gallery below.
FIFA 17 is set to release a new selection of FUTTIES cards later today for the games FUT Ultimate Team mode.
Most FIFA players will likely know what the FUTTIES is, but for the uninitiated, FUTTIES is an annual Ultimate Team celebration featuring special award in-form cards chosen by a community of FIFA players.
The players with the most amount of votes in each of the ten categories will be awarded a special pink FUT card with (as many might expect) upgraded stats.
This FUT promotion will only last six weeks – From Friday, July 7 through Friday, August 18 – and is largely seen as the games last event before EA Sports turn their attention fully to FiFA 18.
The FUTTIES will effectively have two main rewards. The first is Six players who are at the end of their careers (Like Francesco Totti and Philip Lahm) will be released over the course of
The first will comprise of six players who are at the end of their careers (Like Francesco Totti and Philip Lahm) who EA Sports plan to released over the course of six weeks as special Premium SBCs.
These players will have a five-match loan FUT card of each Premium SBC along with also being made available with lower requirements.
Secondly, FIFA 17 players can also attain to get their hands on some special FUTTIES cards. But unlike previous years, things have changed and the only way of getting a FUTTIES card will be from completing FIFA 17 SBCS.
We’ll let EA explain:
“Over the course of the six weeks, 30 players will be nominated across 10 categories and you will have the opportunity to vote for your favourite by completing their specific FUTTIES Nomination SBC. By completing the FUTTIES Nomination SBC, you will also receive a pink FUTTIES Nominee item with base stats of the player you voted for.
“The player with the most completed Nomination SBCs will win each category. Their FUTTIES Winner item will then be made available with boosted stats in a separate Winner SBC. Completing the Winner SBC is the only way to get the Winner item, Nominee items DO NOT get an automatic upgrade.”
*** FIFA YouTuber Fuji has a few FIFA 17 FUTTIES Predictions which you can see below ***
On Top of the FUTTIES, EA Sports has announced a few more special celebratory features coming to FUT over the next six weeks, including:
“BEST OF” SBCS
The FUTTIES bring one final opportunity to complete some of the most popular SBCs released throughout the year for a limited time only during FUTTIES!
This includes popular Player, Kits and Campaign SBCs and more each with a slight twist!
“BEST OF” PACKS
The FUTTIES also bring one final opportunity to get special content from fan favourite campaigns released throughout the year!
Throughout FUTTIES, complete SBCs, compete in FUT Champions and Online Tournaments to earn these untradeable pack rewards.
MARQUEE TRANSFERS SBCS
With the transfer window opening on July 1st, the real world transfer market is starting to heat up with some top transfers already announced! With the new weekly Marquee Transfers SBCs you will be able to earn a loan item of the most exciting summer transfers of players to try them out on their new clubs.
As mentioned though, the stand out rewards from FUTTIES will likely be the six players who are at the end of their careers.
Most FUT players believe this will definitely include the following five newly retired players: Francesco Totti, Steven Gerrard, Xabi Alonso, Frank Lampard and Philipp Lahm.
Thankfully to help you accomplish the required SBC’s, one FIFA 17 Reddit fan has put together a handy guide on who you should be targeting to help make the SBC as easy as possible to complete.
Take a look below:
Totti: •89 rated squad, 40 chemistry •squad with lots of informs and special cards •Possibly a squad with a few AS Roma players but don’t over-invest as that’s what everyone is doing.
Gerrard: •88 rated squad with 40 chemistry •Squad with lots of special cards and Fut Champs players •Past club: Liverpool. Could need some Liverpool informs maybe or some English ones.
Xabi Alonso: •88 rated squad with 40 chemistry •Lots of special cards •Past clubs?: Liverpool, Real Sociedad (not many people know that one wink), Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. Also, maybe Spain?
Lampard: •87 rated team with 40 chemistry •Special card squad •Chelsea, Man City, New York City FC informs and English informs.
Philipp Lahm: •89 rated squad with 40 chemistry •special squad •Bayern Munich cards (TOTS cards fro Bayern maybe???)