FIFA 22 ICON Swaps 1 LIVE: Released TODAY, Objectives, Rewards, What To Expect & More

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The busy festive period is starting to heat up in FIFA 22's Ultimate Team.

We have already seen the release of the FUT Versus Fire squad, with FUT Versus Ice expected to arrive in FIFA 22 later today.

But that isn't all that EA have got up their sleeves in the build-up to Christmas, with the fan favourite ICON Swaps promotion set to begin later this week.

Here is everything we know about this years edition of the FUT promotion.


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Latest News

15 December -

EA has dropped a major announcement... ICON Swaps are coming to Ultimate Team TODAY!

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The news was confirmed via a Loading Screen which has arrived in Ultimate Team, stating that the promotion will begin at 6pm GMT.

13 December -

The full list of ICON Swaps rewards has been leaked.

The fodder packs look set to return, whilst the mid version of Wayne Rooney will be the top reward for those who get stuck into the first instalment of swaps.


13 December -

ICON Swaps are expected to land in FIFA 22 this week!

The first ICON Swap drop of FIFA 21 landed on December 11th, as EA dropped a little festive treat into Ultimate Team.

That format is expected to be followed once again this year, with ICON Swaps 1 due this Friday.

Keep reading to find out what could be in store.

What Are FUT ICON Swaps?

ICON Swaps is a challenge-based promotion that features in FIFA Ultimate Team.

Players are tasked with completing a number of different Objectives in order to unlock ICON Swap Tokens, which can then be exchanged in return for a number of different rewards that can be found in the Squad Building Challenge market.


The rewards increase in value depending on the number of tokens you collect, with everything from upgrade packs to ICON cards available.

ICON Swaps Release Date

The first instalment of the ICON Swaps promotion is expected to arrive in Ultimate Team later this week.

With FUT Versus Ice penciled to land on Monday, we're expecting EA to drop the ICON Swaps in the 6pm GMT slot on Friday, December 17th.

FUT ICON Swaps Rewards

So what can we expect as far as the ICON Swaps rewards are concerned?

There will almost certainly be a range of upgrade packs, with the fabled 83+ x25 pack likely to return.

FUT21 - The first set of ICON Swaps in FIFA 21 offered some top-tier rewards.
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FUT21 - The first set of ICON Swaps in FIFA 21 offered some top-tier rewards.

The main focus will be on earning enough tokens to pick up some of the ICON rewards on offer though, and that's what EA will be looking to target this year.

ICON Upgrade Packs, ICON Player Picks and individual ICON cards are all expected to feature.