FIFA 23 SHOWDOWN
FIFA 23 Showdown items are boosted based on the results of selected real-world football matches.
Showdown cards are unique items featuring improved ratings and stats, available exclusively via squad building challenges. This type of SBC highlights two players who are set to
The winner of the real-life match receives a +2 upgrade while the loser does not get any boost. If the match ends tied, both players receive a +1 rating and stats upgrade.
Showdown items feature dynamic images and improved stats and ratings. You cannot find them in FUT packs. To get these cards, you have to complete the respective SBC, which is available before the match for 48 hours.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Showdown item?
FIFA 23 Showdown items are unique items featuring improved ratings and stats. You can only get them if you complete the respective time-limited SBC. Depending on the result of the match, the item can receive an upgrade.
How do FIFA 23 Showdown cards work?
This is how FIFA 23 Showdown items work:
- One player from each side of an upcoming real-world football match is selected and available on an individual SBC for 48 hours;
- You can complete one or both SBCs;
- Once the SBC expires, the game is played;
- A few days later, the items receive upgrades based on the result of the fixture:
+2 for the winning team;
+1 for both teams if there is a draw;
no upgrade for the defeated team.
When do Showdown cards get upgraded?
FIFA 23 Showdown items are usually upgraded Thursday morning.
What if there is extra time or penalties?
When a match ends with a draw, both players receive a +1 upgrade. However, when the game goes to extra-time or penalties, the winning team receives a +2 upgrade.
How do I get a Showdown item?
You won’t get Showdon items in FUT packs. Instead, you will need to complete specific SBCs to earn them.
Can I complete both Showdown SBCs?
Sure. You can complete both Showdown SBCs. This way, it is guaranteed that at least one of your players will be upgraded.