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FIFA 16 News Roundup #33

This week’s news roundup post will cover all the news and updates regarding FIFA 16 for the past two weeks as we had to skip last week’s roundup due to internal issues.

The Community Week kicked off in FUT 16 this weekend and to celebrate this event all players received a free FUT Draft Token that can be claimed by logging to your account via web app or console until tomorrow evening.

Moreover, throughout the week, there will be a new tournament to play both in Online or Single-Player FUT. Special pack offers won’t miss as well, as there will be pack promos everyday, all week.

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For the first time in FUT history, 19 new players were added to the FUT 16 database that weren’t present at the release of the game. The full list of players added are:

  • Dimitar Berbatov – PAOK
  • Yoann Gourcuff – Rennes
  • Ron Vlaar – AZ Alkmaar
  • Dieumerci Mbokani – Norwich City
  • Younès Belhanda – Schalke 04
  • Papakouli Diop – Espanyol
  • Dejan Damjanović – FC Seoul
  • Claudio Pizarro – Werder Bremen
  • Pablo Hernández Dominguez – Rayo Vallecano
  • Emmanuel Emenike – West Ham United
  • Daniele Bonera – Villarreal CF
  • Urby Emanuelson – Hellas Verona
  • Alberto Gilardino – Palermo
  • Hélder Manuel Marques Postiga – Rio Ave F.C.
  • Marco Borriello – Atalanta
  • Jonás Gutiérrez – Deportivo de La Coruña
  • Aliaksandr Hleb – Gençlerbirliği
  • Szabolcs Huszti – Eintracht Frankfurt
  • Yakubu Aiyegbeni – Kayserispor

This is the result of more development work done over the past months by the EA Sports FIFA dev team and it will make this kind of updates possible in future FIFA games.

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In addition to the new added players, more than 80 players had their skill status upgraded this weekend which includes players like Insigne, Aboubakar or Feghouli. Full list of skill upgrades can be seen here.

SKILLS

Bellow you can find all the active limited-time tournaments in FIFA 16 Ultimate Team:

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Origin Access Cup

Requirements: Max. 3.50 Stars Team Rating
Rewards: 1 Ultimate Loan Player Pack
Offline Difficulty: Semi-Pro

F.A. Cup Semi-Final

Requirements: Min. number of players from Manchester United + Everton: 2 in the Squad’s Starting 11
Min. number of players from Crystal Palace + Watford: 2 in the Squad’s Starting 11

Rewards Offline
1st Win: 1,500 Coins
2nd Win: 2,500 Coins
3rd Win: 4,000 Coins
4th,5th,6th Win: Repeats

Rewards Online
1st Win: 4,000 Coins
2nd Win: 6,000 Coins
3rd Win: 8,000 Coins
4th,5th,6th Win: Repeats

Offline Difficulty: Professional

Five or Less

Requirements: Max. 5 players from the same league in the Starting XI + Subs
Rewards Offline: 1 Gold Pack (Untradable)
Rewards Online: 1 Premium Gold Pack (Untradable)
Offline Difficulty: Professional

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TOTW 31 and TOTW 32 were released FIFA 16 and you can view them bellow:

TOTW 31

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STARTING XI

GK: Gianluigi Buffon, Juventus – 84>87
CB(LB): David Alaba, Bayern München – 85>87
CB: Toby Alderweireld, Tottenham Hotspur – 81>82
LB(LWB): Alberto Moreno, Liverpool – 79>80
CAM: Ben Arfa, OGC Nice – 81>84
CM(CAM): Koke, Atlético de Madrid – 83>84
CAM: Roman Eremenko, CSKA Moskva – 82>83
RM(RWB): Bruno Peres, Torino – 80>81
ST: Miroslav Klose, Lazio – 81>83
ST: Andy Carroll, West Ham United – 78>80
ST: Jamie Vardy, Leicester City – 75>80

SUBS

GK: Tim Melia, Sporting KC – 66>74
CB: Bjorn Engels, Club Brugge – 74>74
CM(CAM): Ronan Finn, Dundalk FC – 63>64
CAM(CDM): Erik Israelsson, Hammarby IF – 63>64
ST: Juan Caicedo, Independiente Medellín – 69>74
RW: Johnny Russell, Derby County – 71>74
ST: Fedor Smolov, FC Krasnodar – 73>74

RESERVES

GK: Geronimo Rulli, Real Sociedad – 79>79
LB: Milton Casco, River Plate (Newell’s Old Boys) – 75>78
RM: Karim Bellarabi, Bayer 04 Leverkusen – 83>85
ST: Ben Yedder, Toulouse FC – 78>81
ST: Bright Edomwonyi, Sturm Graz – 63>64

These IFs were available in packs from 13th April – 20th April. You can view the team more detailed at FUTHead or FUTWiz.

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TOTW 32

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STARTING XI

GK: Gomes, Watford – 75>80
CB: Mats Hummels, Borussia Dortmund – 86>88
LB (CB): Andrea Raggi, AS Monaco – 79>80
CB (CDM): Danilo Pereira, FC Porto – 79>81
CB: Jamaal Lascelles, Newcastle United – 68>72
CAM (CM): Zlatko Junuzovic, Werder Bremen – 79>80
CM: Paul Pogba, Juventus – 86>89
LW (CAM): Sofiane Boufal, LOSC Lille – 78>80
ST: Karim Benzema, Real Madrid – 86>90
ST: Robert Lewandowski, Bayern München – 88>93
ST: Sergio Aguero, Manchester City – 88>91

SUBS

GK (ST): Alex Revell, Milton Keynes Dons- 63>64
CB: Fredrik Semb Berge, Odds Ballklubb- 69>72
CB: Kevin Afougou, Stade Lavallois MFC – 63>64
CAM (CM): Jaoao Pedro, Cagliari – 71>74
LM(RM): Renato Steffen, FC Basel – 71>74
ST: Tomer Hemed, Brighton & Hove Albion – 74>74
ST: Vincent Janssen, AZ – 69>74

RESERVES

GK: Diego Alves, Valencia CF – 83>83
LW: Alejandro Gomez, Atalanta – 77>80
ST: Marcus Berg, Panathinaikos FC – 78>80
ST: Mauro Icardi, Inter – 79>82
ST: Samuel Eto’o, Antalyaspor – 80>82

These IFs are available in packs from 20th April – 27th April. You can view the team more detailed at FUTHead or FUTWiz.wtjqigqt7xez

In the last two weeks, 15 MOTM and HERO cards have been released in FIFA 16 featuring Cristiano Ronaldo, De Bruyne, Griezmann, Vidal, Reus, Thauvin, Laimer, Golovin, Xabi Alonso, Sirigu, Gray, Cook, Dack, Roofe and Luis Suarez.

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The strongest player in FIFA 16, Adebayo Akinfenwa, received his Pro Player item at the Football League Awards ceremony last week and the card displays some insane stats:

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EA and Origin Access members can play FIFA 16 as of April 19th. Check ” The Vault “ to download the game and don’t forget to use the 10% discount when purchasing FIFA Points and packs!

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The two weeks pause gave us the time to find these great FIFA 16 related guides and articles:

Sock’s 4-3-1-2 Guide

Types of players in FUT Divisions

The Fullback Experiment Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Chemistry and Play Fullbacks in Every Position

AUSFIFA: Top 5 bargain buys FIFA 16 Career Mode

Should EA Sports FIFA Series Turn into Annual DLC Update

EA SPORTS™ exclusive interview with Cesc Fàbregas

FIFA 16 Middlesbrough: Complete Guide For Career Mode

How Leicester City finishes in the Premier League when their season is simulated on FIFA 16

Berbatov FIFA 16 stats review with 4-star skills

Compilation of best FIFA 16 fails

Longshots for days in the latest GOTW compilation from EA Sports:

Also, don’t forget that next week, on April 29th, the first TOTS squads will be released! For more details on FUT 16 TOTS please click here.

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See you next week with more FIFA 16 news.

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Founder of FIFA-Infinity.com, Graphic Designer and FIFA Modder in spare time.

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