FIFA is presently involved in among the greatest scandals to ever strike the video game after an EA worker was declared to have actually offered desirable Ultimate Team cards for countless pounds.

Unconfirmed direct messages appear to reveal a business worker selling Icon cards in plans priced 750-1000 euros. In one WhatsApp message, 3 Prime Icon Moments cards are provided for 1700 euros.

Icon cards are amongst the most searched for in FIFA Ultimate Team. They consist of famous gamers such as Brazilian Ronaldo, Pele, Zinedine Zidane and Ruud Gullit, and are near adequate difficult to acquire through the mode’s questionable loot boxes.

Even rarer are Prime Icon Moments – unique variations of Icon cards that mark one video game or competition that was unique for the gamers.

Prime Icon Moments cards are amongst the most desirable in FIFA Ultimate Team.

Players are understood to have actually invested countless pounds on packs in a quote to acquire these very unusual Icon cards. EA has actually been criticised for not exposing the specific possibility when the opportunity to acquire a card of a specific quality is listed below one percent, as holds true with Icon cards.

FIFA Ultimate Team has constantly had a black market for the trading of FUT Coins, which can then be utilized to purchase Icons from the in-game auction home when they are readily available. But this is the very first time we have actually seen a claims that gamers have actually had the ability to purchase cards straight with money.

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With “EAGate” now trending on Twitter, FUT gamers are stating that if real, the capability to purchase effective cards straight and utilize them in the mode decreases the value of the effort and cash invested by genuine fans in the pursuit of an Ultimate Team, and ruins the balance of the video game and its economy.

EA has actually reacted to the accusations to state it has actually introduced an examination.

“We comprehend how this develops issue about unreasonable balance in the video game and competitors,” EA stated.