EA has announced their free 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia content update is scheduled to arrive for FIFA 18 on May 29 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. Mobile devices will get an update on June 6.
UPDATE: (5-28) You will not be able to pre-download, it will arrive through the normal title update process. The file size is 5.6GB for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. It weighs in at 1.3GB for Nintendo Switch.
UPDATE: (5-29) The update is available now.
The free content update contains new World Cup game modes, as well as refreshed versions of the FIFA modes you know and love. Whether you want to build your dream international squad or play through the tournament with your favorite country.
The free World Cup update for FIFA 18 provides not only the authentic teams, players, and presentation from the tournament, but also the 12 official stadiums in Russia. Whether you want to play matches exactly where they will be in the actual tournament, or you’d rather change it up and play any match in any of the official stadiums, FIFA 18 World Cup puts you in control of an epic World Cup experience.
Each stadium will also be filled with the sights and sounds of the World Cup, thanks to authentic pitch environments, dressings, national team banners, and high-resolution crowds.
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
- Revel in the epic tournament exactly how it will play out in real life. Choose from any of the 32 qualified nations and play through the authentic tournament structure, from the group stage to the final in Moscow.
Custom FIFA World Cup™ Tournament
- This is your chance to rewrite history and enjoy a custom version of the World Cup with any country in FIFA 18. Select any licensed national team in FIFA 18, including Italy, USA, Netherlands, Chile and more and bring your FIFA World Cup dreams to life by creating your own tournament draw.
FIFA World Cup™ Kick-Off
- Jump into an offline match solo or with friends using official teams, players, kits, and authentic stadium atmospheres from the FIFA World Cup.
FIFA World Cup™ Ultimate Team
Play FIFA’s most popular mode in the new, exciting FIFA World Cup™ Ultimate Team experience. Build your dream international squad with stars from all 32 qualified nations plus legendary FIFA World Cup™ ICONS.
- All-New ICONS: FIFA World Cup Ultimate Team will feature some of the most iconic players from the tournament’s history.
- Chemistry System: Link your favorite international players; instead of clubs and leagues, nationalities and confederations will be key chemistry components to consider when building and organizing your squad.
- FIFA World Cup™ Player Pool: Featuring up-to-date squads from every qualified nation with refreshed ratings, [RA1] you’ll have everything you need to build your international dream squad.
- Dynamic Items: Built to match real world performance, these items will update based on the performances of players who stood out on matchday, with upgraded stats, ensuring a fresh and relevant experience for the entire tournament.
- Double Pack Incentive: For every Standard or Premium pack you purchase in FIFA World Cup Ultimate Team, you will receive equivalent pack value in FUT 18.
- Ultimate Team Game Modes: Experience several exciting ways to play with your international dream squad.
- Single Player and Online Tournament
- Single Player & Online Draft
- Squad Building Challenges