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FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades COUNTDOWN: Ratings Refresh now LIVE, confirmed FUT upgrades

FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades COUNTDOWN – Ratings Refresh date and time, confirmed FUT upgrades (Image: GETTY • EA)

FIFA 20 WINTER UPGRADES – UPDATE TWO: The FIFA 20 Ratings Refresh has been released today by EA with the upgraded FUT cards available in Ultimate Team now.

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Among the top FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades are Adama Traore now boasting a 77 overall rating card and Jamie Vardy having an 85 overall rated FUT card.

Christian Eriksen now boasts a 91 overall rated card while Manchester United newboy Bruno Fernandes has an 89 overall rated card.

The release of the FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades was announced by the EA Sports Twitter account today and in a blog post online.

In the latter EA said: “Join us for one of the biggest content updates of the entire year in FIFA 20 Ultimate Team! Brand new ICON Moments, a new Winter Refresh Team, upgraded ratings for the 50 Most Improved players, additional League SBC player rewards, new Upgradeable League Objective Player Rewards, SBCs, and more!”

The FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades also includes new ICONs such as Pele and Thierry Henry.


Introducing the all-new Winter Refresh Team. With real-world clubs making signings to help improve their squads, now is the time for you to do the same. Each Winter Refresh team player will receive a uniquely tailored permanent upgrade designed to help improve your FUT club by filling either a position gap, aiding team building, adding depth, accessibility or new options within their league or nation in FUT.

The Winter Refresh team will be in packs for a limited time.


A brand new item for all 89 ICONs that celebrates a special moment in their career which propelled them to the top of the footballing world! The ICON Moment item represents the highest-rated version of an ICON in FUT 20 with brand new ratings upgrades inspired by their ICON moment.


Over 100 players will be added to FUT over the course of Winter Refresh with some transferring back from leagues or clubs not available in FIFA and some making their first appearance in the game.

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FIFA 20 WINTER UPGRADES – UPDATE ONE: The FIFA 20 Ratings Refresh is being launched today by EA on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PCs.

EA has revealed plenty to get fans excited, with the top 50 upgrades that are coming in the FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades unveiled which you can find below.

It has also been revealed players that will be getting skill and / or weak foot boosts in the FIFA 20 Ratings Refresh.

And now ahead of the launch of the FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades today EA has also teased new ICONs that will be coming in the Ratings Refresh.

The pick of these is a Diego Maradona FUT card that has an overall 99 rating, followed by a 97 Ronaldo FUT card and a 96 Johan Cruyff card.

FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades has a confirmed release date of Friday February 14 with a 6pm GMT start time for the Ratings Refresh.

ORIGINAL: FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades is coming soon, with the Ratings Refresh release date and start time being confirmed as well as which players will be getting FUT upgrades.

It had been expected that EA would be launching the FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades on Friday February 14, given their Ratings Refresh release plans last year.

And sure enough EA has now confirmed that is when the FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades is launching, with some of the players benefiting from the Ratings Refresh also being revealed.

FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades – The Ratings Refresh is launching in FUT Ultimate Team today (Image: EA)

Here are the main points you need to know about the FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades…

• FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades has a release date of Friday February 14 and a start tie of 6pm UK time

• EA has confirmed the top 50 players that will be including in the FIFA 20 Ratings Refresh

• Daniel James, Erling Braut Haaland, Jamie Vardy, Nicolo Zaniolo and Lautaro Martinez are among those benefiting from the FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades

READ MORE: FIFA 20 TOTW 22 COUNTDOWN: Team of the Week REVEALED, FUT cards, Ultimate Team

FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades – The Ratings Refresh will bring with it new ICONs for FUT (Image: EA)


Daniel James • Manchester United – Premier League

Caglar Soyuncu • Leicester City – Premier League

Fikayo Tomori • Chelsea – Premier League

Mason Mount • Chelsea – Premier League

Jamie Vardy • Leicester City – Premier League

Wilfred Ndidi • Leicester City – Premier League

Emiliano Buendia • Norwich City – Premier League

Tim Krul • Norwich City – Premier League

FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades – Ratings Refresh release date confirmed (Image: GETTY)

Adama Traore • Wolverhampton Wanderers – Premier League

James Maddison • Leicester City – Premier League

Enda Stevens • Sheffield United – Premier League

John Egan • Sheffield United – Premier League

Jack Grealish • Aston Villa – Premier League

Andrei Girotto • FC Nantes – Ligue 1

Gautier Larsonneur • Stade Brestois 29 – Ligue 1

Predrag Rajkovic • Stade de Reims – Ligue 1

Islam Slimani • AS Monaco – Ligue 1

Victor Osimhen • LOSC Lille – Ligue 1

Gabriel dos S. Magalhaes • LOSC Lille – Ligue 1

Boubakary Soumare • LOSC Lille – Ligue 1

Yoann Court • Stade Brestois 29 – Ligue 1

Erling Braut Haaland • Borussia Dortmund – Bundesliga

Marcus Thuram • Borussia Monchengladbach – Bundesliga

Laszlo Benes • Borussia Monchengladbach – Bundesliga

Timo Werner • RB Leipzig – Bundesliga

Denis Zakaria • Borussia Monchengladbach – Bundesliga

Amine Harit • Schalke – Bundesliga

Florian Niederlechner • FC Augsburg – Bundesliga

Achraf Hakim • Borussia Dortmund – Bundesliga

Andre Onana • Ajax – Eredivisie

Nicolo Zaniolo • Roma – Serie A

Merih Demiral • Piemonte Calcio – Serie A

Lautaro Martinez • Inter – Serie A

FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades – The top 50 Ratings Refresh upgrades has been revealed (Image: GETTY)

Agustin Marchesin • FC Porto – Primeira Liga

Mohammed Salisu • Real Valladolid – Spain Primera Division

Unai Simon Mendibil • Athletic Club de Bilbao – Spain Primera Division

Pau Francisco Torres • Villarreal – Spain Primera Division

Martin Odegaard • Real Sociedad – Spain Primera Division

Federico Valverde • Real Madrid – Spain Primera Division

Rui Tiago Dantas da Silva • Granada – Spain Primera Division

Ante Budimir • RCD Mallorca – Spain Primera Division

Emerson Leite De Souza • Real Betis Balompie – Spain Primera Division

Unai Lopez Cabrera • Athletic Club de Bilbao – Spain Primera Division

German Sanchez Barahona • Granda – Spain Primera Division

FIFA 20 Winter Upgrades – The Ratings Refresh is going live on February 14 (Image: GETTY)

Ezequiel Avila • Osasuna – Spain Primera Division

Aitor Fernandez • Levante – Spain Primera Division

Marc Cucurella Saseta • Getafe – Spain Primera Division

Sergio Reguilon Rodriguez • Sevilla – Spain Primera Division

Alexander Isak • Real Sociedad – Spain Primera Division

It has also been announced that over 100 players are getting upgrades on their weak foot and / or skill moves.

These players include Liverpool star Roberto Firmino and Gabriel Martinelli.

While it has also been announced that the Ratings Refresh means there will be new players added to FIFA 20.

These players include Tottenham’s Michel Vorm and Barcelona’s Anssumane Fati.


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