Q: When will items be upgraded in-game?
A: Path to Glory item upgrades will occur the day after each stage of the tournament has been completed.
- Round of 16 upgrades starting from December 3rd†.
- Quarter Final upgrades starting from December 7th.
- Semi Final upgrades starting from December 12th.
- Final upgrades starting from December 15th.
- Winner upgrades starting from December 19th.
*Teams that qualify for the Round of 16 after just two group games will receive early upgrades, starting on November 28th.
Q: Does the player have to play for their nation in order to receive upgrades?
A: No, Path to Glory player items will receive upgrades based on their nation’s progress regardless of whether or not they play at the FIFA World Cup™.
Q: Can a player receive upgrades once their nation has been knocked out of the FIFA World Cup?
A: No, Path to Glory player items will only receive upgrades by progressing to the next round. If they’ve received an upgrade for progressing to a given round and their nation loses/is knocked out, they will not receive any further upgrades.
Q: Is there an upgrade for winning the Third Place Play Off?
A: No, Path to Glory player items that reach the Third Place Play Off match will have lost in the Semi Finals, eliminating them from any future upgrades.
Q: What happens if a player already has 5* Weak Foot or 5* Skill Moves when they reach those upgrade stages?
A: If a player item already has 5*WF and they reach the Semi Final, they’ll receive a +1 In-Form Upgrade instead. Similarly, if a player item already has 5*SM and they reach the Final, they’ll receive a +1 In-Form Upgrade instead
Q: What traits will be given to the player who wins the FIFA World Cup?
A: The three select traits will depend on the player’s position and existing traits.