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EA has removed all Russian clubs and players from FIFA 22 FUT packs

Published: 17:07, 08 March 2022
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The publisher has announced that player items, kit items and stadium items from Russian clubs are no longer available in FIFA FUT.

EA have officially removed Russian clubs, players and all other items related to the country from FIFA 22 Ultimate Team mode.

The publisher said in a statement that they stand in solidarity with Ukraine and are following the actions against the Russian Football Federation taken by FIFA and UEFA.

Here is the notice from EA Sports in full:

EA Sports stands in solidarity with the Ukrainian People and like so many voices across the world of football, calls for peace and an end to the invasion of Ukraine.

In line with real-world actions taken by our partners at FIFA and UEFA, the following FUT items will no longer be available in FIFA Ultimate Team Packs and Ultimate Draft:

  • Player items from Russian clubs.
  • Kit Items from Russian clubs.
  • Stadia and Stadium Items from Russian clubs and the national team.

EA Kevin De Bruyne shooting a free kick in FIFA 21 FUT mode FIFA 21 - Ultimate Team mode

Many game developers and publishers have been removing their games from the Russian market over the last couple of weeks including CD Projekt Red, the beloved developer of The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077.

It remains to be seen how this decision from EA affects the future iterations of FIFA games and when the publisher plan to re-release Russian teams and players in FUT.

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