The World Cup 2018 is set to start in June 2018 and FIFA 18 is having an update that is based on the real football event. The World Cup Russia update is coming to the game earlier than the real competition. It’s planned for release on May 29th. A ton of content is coming in the update. The national teams have players with updated ratings. All of the 32 teams that are in the real cup are in the game as well. There are also new ways to play the game and updates concerning existing modes. The new mode called world cup tournament offers players the possibility to create a personalized version of the real event. The teams that take part in the players’ tournament don’t need to be the same ones that are in the real one. Players can make the tournament roster in any way they want to.
The FIFA world cup kick-off is a new mode that can be played offline or online. Players will first choose one of the teams that are participating in the tournament. They will use these team for a solo challenge or to play with their friends. The Ultimate Team mode is getting some new content as well. All the players that are part of the real teams are present in the game as UT cards. There are also some icon cards that are waiting to be collected. The icon cards will represent some of the most skilled and popular footballers that are competing in the World Cup. The UT squad can be used in all sorts of modes. There are squad building challenges available. There is also a draft that can be played in single player mode but also online. Players can take part in a tournament mode that is also available as a single player activity or in multiplayer mode. The World Cup players FIFA 18 are dynamic cards that get updated based on how the real footballers perform in the tournament. The update is available for free, it’s not a DLC that has to be separately purchased.