FIFA 21 rocked by “EAGate” scandal after firm worker is alleged to have bought coveted Final Crew playing cards for 1000’s of kilos

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FIFA is at present embroiled in one of many largest scandals to ever hit the sport after an EA worker was alleged to have bought coveted Final Crew playing cards for 1000’s of kilos.

Unconfirmed direct messages seem to indicate an organization worker promoting Icon playing cards in packages priced 750-1000 euros. In a single WhatsApp message, three Prime Icon Moments playing cards are provided for 1700 euros.

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Icon playing cards are among the many most wanted in FIFA Final Crew. They embrace legendary gamers equivalent to Brazilian Ronaldo, Pele, Zinedine Zidane and Ruud Gullit, and are close to sufficient unattainable to acquire by means of the mode’s controversial loot packing containers.

Even rarer are Prime Icon Moments – particular variations of Icon playing cards that mark one sport or event that was particular for the gamers.

Prime Icon Moments playing cards are among the many most coveted in FIFA Final Crew.

Gamers are recognized to have spent 1000’s of kilos on packs in a bid to acquire these tremendous uncommon Icon playing cards. EA has been criticised for not revealing the precise likelihood when the possibility to acquire a card of a sure high quality is under one per cent, as is the case with Icon playing cards.

FIFA Final Crew has at all times had a black marketplace for the shopping for and promoting of FUT Cash, which may then be used to purchase Icons from the in-game public sale home when they’re accessible. However that is the primary time we have seen an allegation that gamers have been in a position to purchase playing cards straight with money.

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With “EAGate” now trending on Twitter, FUT gamers are saying that if true, the flexibility to purchase highly effective playing cards straight and use them within the mode devalues the hassle and cash spent by authentic followers within the pursuit of an Final Crew, and ruins the stability of the sport and its financial system.

EA has responded to the allegations to say it has launched an investigation.

“We perceive how this creates concern about unfair stability within the sport and competitors,” EA stated.

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