Ultimate Team mode is the greatest gold mine of EA Sports and it is fair to say that they deserve such profit because many claim that it is the best thing that has ever happened to FIFA game series.
There are tons of us who only play FIFA for FIFA Ultimate Team or popularly known as FUT. However, there are new ones who haven’t even heard of this game mode. If you are one of the newbies, do not worry, we are going to cover everything that you need to know about the Ultimate Team.
If you have already played FUT and have more than basic idea of the game play concept of this mode, we have interesting details for you too. We will be covering new features and ideas implemented in the latest FIFA 17 Ultimate Team.
These information will be in the form of Q&As. If you have any questions about FIFA 17 Ultimate Team or just the FUT in general, feel free to comment below. We will try our best to answer your questions correctly.
Things You Need to Know about FIFA 17 Ultimate Team
What is FIFA Ultimate Team?
FIFA Ultimate Team or FUT is a mode in FIFA games where you can create a team, built it, develop it and play online as well as offline. You get to build a team with real life players. FUT has tournaments and divisions you can play on. You start a division with 10 and finish it in Division 1. These division can be online or offline. There is another head to head mode where you can play online with any random stranger.
Can I transfer my Ultimate team to FIFA 17?
Sorry but nothing from your current Ultimate Team can be transferred to FIFA 17 Ultimate Team. (Except for FIFA Points). You will be starting your FIFA 17 UT from the scratch and it is fun this way. You will get updated squads and teams in the newer version.
How do I start in FIFA 17 Ultimate Team?
Everyone starts from the bottom. You will begin with a bronze and silver teams mixed with a few gold players. If you have played UT in FIFA 16, you will get a few gold packs as a bonus. You can however, start your FUT 17 early by pre-ordering the game. This way you can play the Ultimate Team in the Web App before the game is launched. [Everything you need to know about FIFA 17 Web App]
You can buy players to improve your team but you need to have coins for that. If you have the game, you can play matches and earn coins. If you do not, you are left with only one option; Pack Opening. You need to have FIFA Points to open packs. [Everything you need to know about FIFA Points]
If you want to create a stronger team, you will have to participate in the Transfer Market. Transfer Market is where player auctions are held. You can sell your packed players in the market to earn coins. Then you can buy a player of your choice form the coins you earn.
When you pre-order the game, you get 40 Free Packs to open. This will help you create a strong team. Pre-Order FIFA 17 NOW
How are Ultimate Team Players classified?
Every player in FIFA 17 are categorized into three different colored cards; bronze, silver and gold. Bronze player are FIFA players rated from 0 to 63. Silver players are rated from 65 to 74 and players form 75 fall under gold card.
Each card is further spitted into other three cards. They are Normal, Rare and InForm Cards. Normal is the default card, rare means that it is more valuable and inform cards are the very rare card. Inform Cards in FIFA 17 will be determined by top players of the week. NEW Inform Cards will be released every mid-week.
There are stats printed in each card. These stats are based in their real life performances. Inform players get bonus stats added into their card which makes them special and very rare. You can get high price for these card should you pack them in a pack opening.
A player can get upgraded into various Inform Cards for instance if Ronaldo is the scored two hat-tricks in two consecutive weeks, he might get upgraded from 94 to 95 and then his next inform card will be 96.
What is Chemistry in FIFA Ultimate Team?
Chemistry in FUT is very important in the Ultimate Team. EA decided that they would not let you have any player linked with any other player but to make a team stronger they should be related. For example, Mata and Herrera will have a perfect chemistry as compared to Mata and Rooney. Another example would be Messi and Ronaldo will have higher chemistry than Messi and Rooney because Ronaldo and Messi play in the same league.
Chemistry helps your player as well as the team perform better. A team chemistry is rated out of 100 that is the total of all you individual player who have each chemistry of 10. Chemistry increases when you play with the same team over and over.
There are also Chemistry Styles that helps you boost each attribute of the player.
What are player contracts and fitness?
The player in FUT can play only a limited number of games and the limit is set by player contracts. The default player contract is seven but you can add them if you want to. Fitness of the player is determined by the number of games he plays. Each game decreases the fitness whereas resting the player will gain you a fitness point.
What is FUT Draft?
FIFA Ultimate Team Draft is one of the very popular feature in FIFA 17 UT. In FUT Draft, you can built a random team and play tournament of 4 games. Each FUT Draft will cost you 15k coins or the equivalent FIFA Points.
Each time you get to select a player from 5 top players and build yourself a squad. For instance, you can draw Messi, Ronaldo, Griezmann, Neymar and Bale for an attacking position. You can only select one player from five you draw. This goes for all of the positions and the subs.
How to Trade in FIFA Ultimate Team?
Trading and earning coins in FIFA Ultiamte Team is rather easy and there are a lot of methods to do it. Check out our separate post on How to Trade in FIFA 17 Ulatimate Team?
If you have any questions about FIFA Ultimate Team, feel free to comment below. We will try our best to clear things up!