Federation Internationale de Football Association 19 will disclose odds on Ultimate Team packs

Donna Miller
July 1, 2018

Now, the company has once again come out to confirm that in the upcoming Federation Internationale de Football Association 19, EA will be including pack odds disclosures in the game.

If you play Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 and have dabbled in Ultimate Team, you will know the card packs already provide a general idea of what you will get upon purchase, as in a certain amount of certain rarity, etc.

You can purchase them with coins you've earned through playing matches or selling players, but most of the time people will buy packs with Federation Internationale de Football Association points exchanged from real world money.

A Gold pack includes at least 10 gold players among 12 different items.

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"For Ultimate Team, when you buy a pack you know what you are getting", EA's vice-president Daryl Holt explained to Eurogamer.

Speaking to Eurogamer at Gamelab in Barcelona, Daryl Holt said that FIFA Ultimate Team Packs will begin to show the odds of what players can get, starting from FIFA 19 onwards. That change will affect Federation Internationale de Football Association 19 and Madden NFL 19 most obviously, and could indicate that EA plans to move toward more transparency for this monetization scheme across any future titles - though don't expect them to drop the loot box model entirely.

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Asked about Eriksen, Modric said: "I don't like to compare players, particularly to compare others with myself". We are aware of his quality - for example, he has an excellent shot.

Though the change in messaging is welcome, Holt was noticeably vague regarding details of how the odds of FUT card packs will be displayed and how detailed the breakdown of pack contents will be beyond saying it will display "at least that aspect of understanding what the chances are of getting X, Y and Z card". "You are getting a certain number of assets that are guaranteed - and we're going to start to do pack odds disclosures that'll show you the odds of what you might get".

I will openly admit that I've spent way too much money on these super addictive packs over the years, and have still never got myself a Ronaldo or Legend/Icon card.

Another one of EA's titles, Star Wars Battlefront 2 came under intense scrutiny due to how it handled loot boxes, which gave players who purchased them a significant advantage over those who didn't.

Holt defended keeping this system in Federation Internationale de Football Association, however, as "you can choose or not choose to play, or you can choose or not choose to purchase".

He added: "We give you a Federation Internationale de Football Association game that is very much a fully deep, fully rich experience".

"To a certain extent, your skills are equally or more so important. It works the way it works and provides the players the choice to play the way they want to play, which I think Is valuable as long as we make sure it's fair and isn't a detriment to that". That enticing cash flow has led the company to defend the mode against claims that it resembles gambling mechanics, with EA recently doubling down on the continual implementation of the mode in the face of growing anti-loot box sentiment and legislation.

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