FIFA 22 FUT Champions: Format, Rewards, Rankings and How to Qualify for Playoffs and Finals

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FUT Champions is set to return to FIFA 22, with a new two-stage format, ranking system, and more rewards to play for.

The release of FIFA 22 as Early Access for EA Play users has brought a large wave of gamers, eager to experience all the new features this installment has to offer.

While some of these focus on aspects such as gameplay and game aesthetics, one of the biggest has been for FUT Champions, a mode where players from around the world compete each week for prizes. valuable price and competitive prestige.



FUT Champions was introduced to the franchise in FIFA 17. (Photo: Electronic Arts)

Although since its arrival this game mode has been one of the most relevant in competitive FIFA, it has been the target of much criticism due to its grueling format, which required users to play up to 40 matches. in just three days, just to try their luck. to finish in a good rank and earn better rewards.

Thus, with the launch of FIFA 22, FUT Champions has undergone a complete overhaul in its format, becoming a competition divided into two main stages: Champions Play-Offs and Champions Finals.

Champions Play-Offs: Format, how to qualify and rewards

In previous FIFA installments, all players could qualify directly for the Weekend League by playing a series of matches in Division Rivals, earning a certain number of points needed to secure their spot.


Now, with the arrival of this new format, every Division Rivals game you play will help you earn Champion Qualifying Points based on your current Division. Each victory will earn you the following points:


Division

THE

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

dix

Points

1000

750

600

500

400

200

150

100

80

60

50

FIFA 22 features a new two-step format for FUT Champions. (Photo: Electronic Arts)

Once you have accumulated 1 points, you will automatically qualify for the Champions Play-Offs.

In Champions Play-Offs, you will have to play a series of nine matches which will determine your ranking, as well as the rewards you can obtain and in the best case, qualify directly for the Champions Finals.


Each victory in this phase will earn you four points, and in turn, each defeat will only earn you one point. Below are each of the rewards, along with the points needed to qualify for each rank:


  • Rang 1 (32-36 points): 1 x Jumbo Gold Pack, 2 x Rare Gold Packs, 1 x Mega Pack and a Champions Final Qualifier Token.
  • Rang 2 (24-31 points): 1 x Gold Players Pack, 2 x Premium Gold Players Packs and a qualifying token for the champions final.
  • Rang 3 (16-23 points): 1 x Gold Players Pack and 1 x Premium Gold Players Pack.
  • Rang 4 (8-15 points): 2 x Jumbo Premium Gold Packs (non-exchangeable).
Play your best game and collect points to qualify for the champions final. (Photo: Electronic Arts)

If you finish between Ranks 1 and 2 and get the Champion Finals Qualifier Token, it can be used on any weekend you choose, giving you better options in case you want to try and get a specific red player choice.

Champions Finals: Format and Rewards

The Champions Finals will have a format quite similar to the Weekend League in FIFA 21, however, all qualifiers will only have to play a total of 20 matches throughout the weekend.

As in the Play-Offs, each win will earn you four points, while losses will only earn you one point, but these matches will only be playable from Friday to Monday, while the Play-Offs will still be available.

Once you've made it to the Champions Finals, all you have to do is win as much as you can. (Photo: Electronic Arts)

One of the biggest changes will be to the new tiers in this stage, as instead of being tiered from Bronze to Elite, Champion Finals will have six tiers with various in-game rewards.


  • Rang 1 (68-80 points): 2 Champion Qualifying Points, 000 Coins, 105 x Premium TOTW Packs, 000 x Ultimate Pack, and 2 x Red Player Picks (1 of 3, untradeable).
  • Rang 2 (56-67 points): 2 Champion Qualifying Points, 000 Coins, 60 x Mega Pack, 000 x Premium TOTW Pack, 1 x Jumbo Rare Players Pack and 1 x Red Player Picks (1 of 3, untradeable).
  • Rang 3 (44-55 points): 1 Champion Qualifying Points, 500 Coins, 35 x TOTW Premium Pack, 000 x Jumbo Rare Players Pack, and 1 x Red Player Picks (1 of 2, untradeable).
  • Rang 4 (32-43 points): 1 Champion Qualifying Points, 000 Coins, 15 x Mega Packs, 000 x Prime Gold Players Pack and 2 x Red Player Picks (1 of 2, not redeemable).
  • Rang 5 (20-31 points): 500 Champion Qualifying Points, 10 Coins, 000 x Jumbo Premium Gold Pack, 1 x Premium Gold Players Pack, 1 x Prime Gold Players Pack and 1 x Red Player Picks (2 of 1, non-tradeable).
  • Rang 6 (8-19 points): 500 Champion Qualifying Points, 5 Coins, 000 x Jumbo Premium Gold Packs, 2 x Prime Players Gold Pack and 1 x Red Player Pick (1 of 1, non-tradeable).

Once all our matches have been completed or the Champions Finals period is over, you will get all your rewards instantly. So if you go through all 20 matches in one session, you can get your prizes faster rather than waiting for Monday.


Your final ranking will be based on the number of points you get from winning or losing a game. (Photo: Electronic Arts)

Additionally, during each FUT Season, you will have a limited number of chances to finish in FUT Champions, which means you can try to make it to the Champions Finals by returning to the play-offs after requalifying through Rivals.

FIFA 22 is set to release globally on October 1, while FUT Champions will be available from October 8.

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Stay tuned as we bring you the latest FIFA 22 news from every release, breaking news, FUT tips and more.

Header image via Electronic Arts.

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