The tournament, which will be known as the "Final 8", would be the climax of a global Nations League competition, which is part of an audacious plan to reform worldwide football which FIFA believes could be worth £18.3b in a 12-year cycle.
Confederation of African Football president Ahmad Ahmad has confirmed that FIFA will advance $2 million in prize money to each of the five African teams that have qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. Assuming you're a USA soccer fan, you may want to consider this option.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick, is unrelenting in his desire to ensure the Super Eagles make a big impact at the Russia 2018 World Cup next month.
Ultimate Team, meanwhile, will receive special World Cup cards-including World Cup Icons-and a revamp to Chemistry that sees players benefit from playing alongside players from the same nation or confederation.
The real-life World Cup 2018 runs from June 14 to July 15, but you'll be able to download and play the official tournament mode two weeks prior on all the platforms listed above.
And the new team that most people are excited for is Nigeria whose last couple of appearances in the franchise have been limited to World Cup games and/or expansions. The free update approach certainly comes as a surprise, but it's at least a good thing for soccer fans' pockets. In other news, pigs have been spotted soaring over rural areas across the globe. If you don't own the game for the Switch, don't worry, as this update is free on other consoles as well. Finally, the developer will also be updating Squad Building Challenges to keep you updating and reorganizing your World Cup squad over the summer.
This new update isn't going to change the core gameplay in Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 but it will add some new modes for players to enjoy.