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*UPDATED* FIFA 23: TOTW 1 Predictions and release date

When is Team of the Week 1?

Updated: Sep 21, 2022 2:52 pm
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FIFA 23 releases on the 30th of September. The official launch day of the game – the 30th of September – will be accompanied by the first Ultimate Team promo of the year: Ones to Watch.

However, the first Team of the Week normally comes out before the full release, ensuring there are specials on the market for those who have Early Access or the free trial available via EA Play. 

What is Team of the Week?

Team of the Week has always released on every Wednesday throughout the games life cycle.

In order to feature, the players would have needed to have a stand out performance in the previous round of fixtures.

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There is normally a full starting 11, as well as a bench and reserves, equalling 23 players in total to make up the whole squad. The players vary in quality, with the best players making up the first 11.

In FIFA 22, they also introduced a new type of Team of the Week, that received a bigger bonus than usual. Here is the first Team of the Week from FIFA 22 below:

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Image take from FUTBIN.

When’s the first Team of the Week?

We now know that the first Team of the Week will release alongside the Web App on the 21st of September 2022. This is a full week before FIFA 23 releases in early access. If the Team of the Week works the same in FIFA 23, then we can expect it to release at 6:00pm BST.

FIFA 23 TOTW 1 Predictions?

These cards are form based, so you can often make a pretty good guess at who is in lime for a boost after the first round of games.

For example, Tottenham Hotspur forward Heung-Min Son bagged himself a hat-trick at the weekend. An in-form for him is all but guaranteed. We also believe Real Madrid Central Midfielder Valverde is likely a special after his performance in the Madrid derby.

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The other players that performed very well this weekend just gone are Robert Lewandowski and Kevin De Bruyne. If all of the above players get an in-form as we predict, then the first Team of the Week of FIFA 23 is going to be incredibly highly rated.

What is Team of the Week?

The Team of the Week are a group of form-based special cards.

When does Team of the Week come out?

Team of the Week is released once a week on a Wednesday at 6:00pm.

How many cards are in Team of the Week?

There 23 cards released during the Team of the Week, varying in quality and rarity.

When is the first Team of the Week in FIFA 23?

The first Team of the Week in FIFA 23 will release the week before  the game. The date of release will be the 21st of September.

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