It’s time to celebrate this year’s Halloween with a new scary event in FIFA 17, Ultimate Scream!
From October 21st to October 28th, you can find in packs 23 Ultimate Scream players with upgraded ratings as unique items.
What makes these new items unique you ask? During the Halloween period (Oct 28 – Nov 1) these players will get temporary ratings boosts. On November 1st at 10am PDT the temporary boost ends and their ratings revert back to match their initially released upgrade.
From October 21 through to November 7, several Ultimate Scream Squad Building Challenges will be available for you to complete featuring unique themed rewards including an Ultimate Scream themed kit and several position change versions of select Ultimate Scream players. The Ultimate Scream SBCs are:
- MADNESS IN THE MIDDLE
- SPOOKY IN THE CENTRE
- RIP ON THE RIGHT
- SPIDER’S WEB
You can find more details on these challenges right here.
Below you can find a FAQ regarding the new special items if you are interested:
Q: What makes Ultimate Scream items special?
A: Each Ultimate Scream player comes on a unique item design and an upgraded rating upon release. During the Halloween period, the additional temporary boost takes Scream Team players from scary to utterly terrifying. Continue to play with them and/or use them to complete themed Ultimate Scream Squad Building Challenges, which will run from Oct 21 through Nov 7 for themed rewards.
Q: How long are Ultimate Scream players in packs for?
A: All 23 Ultimate Scream players are in packs with initial upgraded ratings from Oct 21st 10am PDT – Oct 28th 10am PDT.
Q: How does the Temporary Boost work?
A: All 23 Ultimate Scream players will automatically receive terrifying temporary stats boosts from Oct 28th 10am PDT – Nov 1st 10am PDT. For example, Hector Bellerin will be released as an 80 OVR rated Ultimate Scream item, available in packs from Oct 21 to Oct 28. This item will be temporarily boosted to a 90 OVR rating during the Halloween period. When the period ends, the item goes back down to its original initially upgraded 80 OVR Ultimate Scream rating.
Q: Are Ultimate Scream Players tradeable?
A: Yes. You can list the 23 Ultimate Scream players on the transfer market from Oct 21 onwards. When they receive their temporary boosts over the Halloween period, you can still trade them but beware, they will return back to their original initial upgraded rating on Nov 1st 10am PDT.
Q: Can I use Ultimate Scream players in FUT Champions and the Weekend League?
A: Yes. You can use Ultimate Scream players in FUT Champions and the Weekend League. When they receive their temporary boosts over the Halloween Weekend, you can still use them but beware, they will return back to their original initial upgraded rating on Nov 1st 10am PDT.
Q: What happens to Ultimate Scream items after Halloween?
A: On Nov 1st 10am PDT, the Ultimate Scream items will return to their initial upgraded rating. For example, Payet’s Ultimate Scream item is an 87 OVR, and during Halloween weekend he will get a temporary boost to 95 OVR. When the weekend ends, he permanently goes back to his Ultimate Scream rating of 87 OVR.
Q: What is the criteria for picking Ultimate Scream players?
A: The Ultimate Scream Team is a curated list of 23 players who have been chosen based on exceptional real world performances, records and FUT attributes.
Have fun and Happy Halloween folks!