Check out everything you need to know about the Road to the World Cup event in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team right here and stay on top of all the latest news and leaks.
Road to the World Cup Release Date
The Road to the World Cup promo was released on Friday, 25 November, at the earlier time of 10am ET / 2pm GMT.
World Cup Icons were added to packs on the same day, at the usual time of 2pm ET / 6pm GMT.
A Mini-Release of WC Icons came on Saturday, 26 November, with a Mini-Release for the main RTTWC squad following on Sunday, 27 November.
The event will run for one week only, with the World Cup Stories promo set to replace it on Friday, 2 December.
Road to the World Cup
The Road to the World Cup promo is a brand-new event in Ultimate Team!
Celebrating stars who inspired their nations in qualification for the tournament, a new side of boosted players have hit packs.
As well as the new Road to the World Cup cards being added to packs, more will be released via Objectives and SBCs, as is usual during promos.
World Cup Icons will be a large part of the promo, with the upgraded cards being added to packs for a limited time only - as we saw with the WC FUT Heroes in the Path to Glory promo.
The WC Swaps campaign will continue, with additional Tokens able to be earned throughout the event.
Road to the World Cup will launch on Black Friday too, so expect to see plenty of Flash SBCs and cut-price packs on offer!
Coming at an early time, the Road to the World Cup promo players are now in packs!
The full Road to the World Cup squad is as follows:
- Kylian Mbappe (OVR 93)
- Heung Min Son (OVR 91)
- Marquinhos (OVR 90)
- Luka Modric (OVR 90)
- Luis Suarez (OVR 89)
- Georginio Wijnaldum (OVR 88)
- Benjamin White (OVR 87)
- Timo Werner (OVR 86)
- Dries Mertens (OVR 86)
- Matheus Nunes (OVR 86)
- Jesus Corona (OVR 85)
- Sergio Busquets (OVR 88)
- Aleksandar Mitrovic (OVR 86)
- Gonzalo Montiel (OVR 85)
- Piotr Zielinski (OVR 85)
SBC and Objectives Players
As well as the main side coming to packs, the following players have been released during the event:
- WC Icon Robin van Persie (90)
- Flashback Lionel Messi (OVR 87)
- RTTWC Christian Eriksen (OVR 87)
- WC Icon Bastian Schweinsteiger (OVR 90)
- WC Showdown Mateo Kovacic (OVR 85) & Leandro Trossard (OVR 85)
- RTTWC Walker Zimmerman (OVR 85)
World Cup Icons
The new Campaign Icons will have their first proper outing, with World Cup Icons coming to packs during the Path to the World Cup promo.
Over thirty Icons are set to gain the upgraded variant, which will have a rating between their Mid and Prime versions.