What’s New in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team?

Discover what’s new in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team: more ways to play, more ways to progress, more time on pitch and much more.


What’s New in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team?

The new features and some key improvements that are coming to FUT 21

There are several changes in FUT 21, including FUT Stadiums, FUT CO-OP and FUT Events. Let’s see in detail what’s different in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team.



More Ways to Play

Team up with friends in FUT Co-Op, or join together with the global FUT Community in FUT Events. Team up with a friend online in Division Rivals against other solos or duos, in Squad Battles against the AI, or kick back in FUT Friendlies House Rules against other players. Complete special Co-Op objectives to unlock rewards, and make progress in your individual weekly Division Rivals ranking and Squad Battles leaderboard.

Team Events
Compete against the FUT Community in new Team Events. Complete themed Objectives for your side as you contribute to your team’s score and try to unlock unique rewards, coins, or packs.

Community Events
Work together towards a shared cause in new Community Events. Earn progress as one global FUT Community by completing special objective groups that unlock rewards for everyone participating in the event.

Live FUT Friendlies
Shake up your team and experiment with your lineup in new Live FUT Friendlies – where Squad Rules and House Rules combine to give you a range of limited-time matches that change throughout the season.

Division Rivals Placement through Squad Battles
Go up against the AI in Squad Battles to help you find the perfect online match up in Division Rivals, without having to take on other players in online qualifiers. Your preferred difficulty and results against the AI determine the right division for you. Get rewarded as you Climb through the ranks earning a one time coin reward the first time you make it into a new Division.


More Ways to Progress

Make your club your own.

FUT Stadium
From the ultra-modern FUT Stadium to the intimidating FUT Challengers Stadium and the intense footballing cauldron of FUT Champions Stadium, unlock new tiers as your club grows and the fans flood in to watch

Your Style
Choose your team’s nickname for in-game commentary and create your club’s unique look with endless combinations of Club Crests, Stadium Dressings and Banners, and authentic and custom Kits – including designs from big names from the worlds of fashion and music.

Your Stands
Focus on every detail of your FUT Stadium, from Pitch Mow Patterns and Goal Net Colours to Stadium Paint and Seat Colours. Up your Tifo game with Foreground and Background Tifos in FUT Stadium that give you more ways to show off what matters to you, and display your FUT Achievements for all to see with Pitch Trophies that are unlocked by hitting club milestones.

Your Celebration
Crank up the atmosphere in your FUT Stadium by hand selecting your Club Anthem and Crowd Chants, and feel the passion in every goal by picking Celebrations, Goal Music, and even Pyrotechnic Displays that bring the heat to your home turf.

Meaningful Moments
Top bins free kicks, long-range screamers and power headers from stand out real-world footballing moments are all captured in FUT 21. Tailored attribute increases based on players’ on-pitch performances boost individual stats like free-kick accuracy, long shots, and heading power to make sure Moments Items better reflect the real-world matches they represent.


More Ways Time on the Pitch

Spend more time playing with enhancements to club management and gameplay in FUT 21.

Streamlined Club Management
Streamlined Club management removes the time-consuming parts of managing your FUT Club to let you focus on the fun. Players recover full fitness after every match with no need to manage Fitness Items. Staff Coaches and Training Items have been removed to simplify the experience, and an updated injury and healing system makes it easier to manage your lineup from game to game.

Fewer Stoppages
Shorter celebrations, fewer replays, and faster restarts when the ball goes out of play to maximise the amount of time you spend playing online in FUT 21.

Easy Access Menu
Get to the game faster with a redesigned FUT Menu. Don’t miss a beat with the new home screen that helps you stay up to date with the latest news in FUT. Access the squad screen to make tactical tweaks or tinker with your FUT Stadium set up from almost anywhere in the FUT Menu.

Play on the Go
Build your dream club wherever you are in the world with the official EA SPORTS FIFA Companion App*. Sign the next star for your FUT Club with access to the Transfer Market, style your FUT Stadium as you curate every aspect of your new home in FUT 21, select a side when you sign up for the latest FUT Event, and more right from your fingertips.