The time seems to have flew by but today EA SPORTS are celebrating the 5 year anniversary of the hugely popular FIFA Ultimate Team.
The stats speak for themselves as every our, 542,000 player transfers are happening in FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT). That’s 42x the number of actual transfers that were handled by the FIFA governing body in all of 2013.
The mode was first introduced back in FIFA 09, where it had just over 1 million players. Today, over 21 million FIFA fans have experienced the popular mode. It created a model that has since been adapted across all EA SPORTS titles. Highlights include:
- A staggering 64% of all FIFA players play FUT.
- There have already been 1.46 billion transfers listed in FUT in FIFA 14 since Sept 2013.
- There are as much as 13 million player transfers in a day in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team. That’s approx. 542,000 transfers an hour.
- There have been 725 million matches played in FUT within FIFA 14 Ultimate Team so far.
- FIFA 13 Ultimate Team had over 11.2 million players and FIFA 14 Ultimate Team is currently on course to surpass it.
They have also sent us an awesome infographic showing the dominance of FUT. Be sure to let us know your thoughts via the comment section below.