A new promotion for FIFA 22 Ultimate Team called Winter Wildcards will be the next promotion in FUT 22, set up to feature special player items, objectives, and SBCs, similar to FIFA 21’s FUT Freeze.
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EA Sports has confirmed that a new promotion is coming to FUT 22 this week, with Winter Wildcards coming soon.
It appears that the new FIFA 22 Winter Wildcards promotion will replace the FIFA 21 FUT Freeze promotion, but it features special player items, objectives, and similar SBCs, including possible position switch player items. It also confirms that FUTMAS will not be returning in FIFA 22. But ahead of a winter-themed promo returning to FIFA Ultimate Team, some of the special player items coming in the Winter Wildcards promo have leaked onto social media.
The Winter Wildcards promotion consists of players receiving position changes and a selection of stat updates accordingly, similar to last year’s FIFA 21 FUT Freeze promotion, where players like Sadio Mane and Adama Traore received improved position change items.
Here’s everything we know so far about the Winter Wildcards promotion, including the predictions, the full list of leaked players, the release date, and how the Winter Wildcard updates work.
Information, predictions, leaks and confirmed release date of FIFA 22 Winter Wildcards
Winter Wildcards is the replacement for the FUT Freeze promotion in FIFA 22. It will consist of special themed player items including position changes along with permanent updates.
During the duration of the FIFA 21 Freeze promotion, 30 players were released on two teams, including a daily SBC for 14 consecutive days, so we can expect to see something similar with the Winter Wildcard promotion in preparation for mega FIFA. 22 Team of the Year Promotion.
FIFA 22 Winter Wildcards release date confirmed
EA Sports has confirmed that the new Winter Wildcard promotion will launch on FUT 22 on Friday, December 17 at 18:00 pm GMT.
In FIFA 21, the Freeze promotion started on December 11, 2020 and ended on December 30, 2020, with a total duration of 19 days, while in previous FIFA promotions for FUTMAS, the event tends to start on the second or third Friday in December.
And, during the FIFA 21 Freeze promo, not only were special themed Freeze items released, but Road to the Final teams were released as well, but there’s no guarantee that something similar can come in the upcoming winter promo in FIFA. .
FIFA 22 Winter Wild Card Leaks
If you don’t want to spoil the FIFA 22 Winter Wildcards promo yourself, look the other way now as there are spoilers ahead.
The first leaks in FIFA 22 have continued for the Winter Wildcards promotion, with users on social networks, including the trusted @DonkTrading, which claims to have a list of some of the players included in the first release, with some named great players seemingly ready to appear.
Here are the latest leaks from FIFA 22 Winter Wildcards.
Here’s the list so far below:
- Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain)
- Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) – SBC
- Fabinho (Liverpool)
- Paul Pogba (Manchester United)
- Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich)
- Luka Modric (Real Madrid)
- Leonardo Spinazzola (AS Roma)
- Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio)
- Jonathan David (LOSC Lille)
- Dodi Lukebakio (Hertha Berlin)
- Frank Acheampong (Shenzhen FC)
Neymar is rumored to receive a special Winter Wildcards player item with a position change from LW to ST, according to @GeorgeyFUT, with seemingly confirmed stats of 93 pace, 96 dribbles, 87 shots, 88 passing, 67 physicals and 39 defenses.
Paul Pogba, Fabinho and Wilfried Zaha could all appear in the Premier League, with the latter apparently going to be a Squad Builder Challenge.
La Liga star Luka Modric may also be involved in the promotion, alongside PSG superstar Neymar and Lille forward Jonathan David, and all three are included in the leak.
FIFA fans will be delighted if the rumors are true about the inclusion of Dodi Lukebakio in the Winter Wildcards promotion after his FUTMAS card proved very popular with FIFA 20 players, while Kingsley Coman, Leonardo Spinazzola, Sergej Milinkovic -Savic and Franck Acheampong are. It is rumored that he will also be included in the promotion.
With the position changes included in the promotion, it will be interesting to see which position each player changes to.
Other Winter Wildcards players rumored to be included as part of SBCs, mini-releases, and objectives include:
- Axel Tuanzebe (Aston Villa)
- Jordan Graham (City of Birmingham)
- Breel Embolo (Borussia Mochengladbach) #
- Moussa Niakhate (Mainz)
- Pau Torres (Villarreal)
- Nelson Semedo (Wolves)
- Taarabt Nobility (Benfica)
- Adri Embarba (RCD Spanish)
However, leaks should always be taken with a pinch of salt because none of these items have been confirmed yet, so FUT fans will have to wait until the promo’s release date to know for sure.
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