Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Adds 'World Cup' Content for Free in May

Unfortunately for us Americans, there will be no Team USA to cheer on this time. FIFA Mobile will also get a limited-time World Cup update from June 6, though EA hasn't said much else about the smartphone version as yet.

The game's most popular mode, Ultimate Team, will see some attention as well, with a revised chemistry system and dynamic player items related to the real-world tournament to build your dream worldwide squad. Even the official kits for each national side will be present and correct in virtual form.

The free update includes all 32 teams participating in the World Cup, along with the full set of 12 stadiums.

So what about all those teams that didn't make it into the final 32? The free content update contains new World Cup game modes, as well as refreshed versions of the Federation Internationale de Football Association modes you know and love.

In 2014 the Ghana government had to step in and send cash to Brazil in order to pay players and, who had threatened to go on strike while in 2006 there was a similar threat by Togo in Germany.

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Swiss-based football data company, CIES Football Observatory has conducted a study in which it tried to predict the likely victor of the 2018 World Cup based on its exclusive power index.

EA Canada says this will add a fresh yet familiar dimension to how you build and organize your squad. You'll be able to lead your nation to glory in a fully customisable representation of the qualifiers through to finals; if you're a Yank, getting further than the quarter-finals will be something of a shock, so take it slowly.

The World Cup expansion will offer a "revised chemistry system" based around "dynamic player items related to the real-world tournament". Each player will also have a brand-new icon, giving those FUT pack openings a fresh lick of paint.

On 22 January, the global leg of the FIFA World Cup™ Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola started with an official launch ceremony in London, before visiting worldwide 66 cities, across 50 countries and 6 continents, travelling 146,835 kilometres and giving more than 146 000 football fans the chance to experience football's most coveted prize.

The update will include all 32 teams competing this summer in Russian Federation.

  • Angelo Rivera