FIFA 17 Lunar New Year Guide – FUT Chinese New Year Offers

FIFA 17 Lunar New Year Guide - FUT Chinese New Year Offers

 
 

FIFA 17 Lunar New Year Promotion is a FUT event which takes place once a year to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Basically, it offers multiple discounted coin packs, FIFA 17 Lunar New Year rewards and a special SBC. In this guide you can know everything about the FIFA 17 Lunar New Year promotions, including how it affects the market, how it was in previous years and an updated promotional offers list.

 
 
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FIFA 17 Lunar New Year Introduction

What is the Lunar New Year Promotion?
 

The FIFA Lunar New Year promotion, otherwise known as FUT Chinese New Year, was first time released in FIFA 12 Ultimate Team to celebrate the Chinese New Year. It takes place every year in late January / early February and is typically a week long. Each year is related to an animal sign and 2017 is the year of the Rooster.

During the FIFA 17 Lunar New Year, one of the less known FUT events, EA rewards the FUT fans with many special offers like discounted coin packs in the FUT store, special rewards and exclusive squad building challenges.

Details on FIFA 17 Lunar New Year offers will be updated below.

 

 
 
 
 

FIFA 17 Lunar New Year Date

When FUT Chinese New Year promotion will be released?
 

The Chinese New Year promotion has been going since FIFA 12 and is now more attractive than ever.

For FIFA 17 Ultimate Team, the Lunar New Year event date is:

FIFA 17 Lunar New Year
27 January (Friday) to 30 January 2017 (Monday)

 

In the following table you can see the Lunar New Year release dates of previous years:

Promotions Date
FIFA 17 Rooster 27-30 January 2017
FIFA 16 Monkey 2-9 February 2016
FIFA 15 Goat 18-25 February 2015
FIFA 14 Horse 31 January – 6 February 2014
FIFA 13 Snake 9-12 February 2013
FIFA 12 Dragon 22-25 January 2012


 

 
 
 
 

Chinese New Year Offers of Previous Years

How was the Lunar New Year promotion in FIFA 16?
 

These were the offers available during the Chinese New Year in FIFA 16.

 

FIFA 17 Lunar New Year Guide - FUT Chinese New Year Offers

 

FUT Packs Offers
New FUT pack offer available on the FUT store every 8 hours: 25k Premium Gold Players Packs, 25k Rare Gold Pack, 35k Mega Packs, 50k Rare Players Packs and 100k Jumbo Rare Players Packs.

FUT Featured Tournaments
‘The Lucky Number 8’ Featured Tournament was available during all week, exclusively online, and rewarded the winners with 8,800 coins. It was not easy to play it because the team chemistry had to be exactly 88 and 8 players had to be from the same league. Additionally, six other single player tournaments were played up to 8 hours, rewarding winners until 5,000 coins.

 
 

 
 
 
 

FIFA 17 Lunar New Year Offers

What you can win with the FIFA 17 Chinese New Year?
 
 

Discounted Coin Packs

FIFA 17 Lunar New Year Guide - FUT Chinese New Year Offers

 

For the first time in FUT 17, some of the best packs in FUT will have coin price discounts up to 50%. These coin discounted packs will be available for a limited time only.

Here is the list of pack offers available:

 

Day 4 – 30 January 2017 (Monday)

100k Jumbo Rare Players packs
New Price: 50k
Global Limit
Start: 30/01/2017 4am 🇬🇧
End: 30/01/2017 5am 🇬🇧

50k Rare Players packs
New Price: 25k
Global Limit
Start: 30/01/2017 3am 🇬🇧
End: 30/01/2017 4am 🇬🇧

45k Prime Gold Players packs
New Price: 22.5k
Global Limit
Start: 30/01/2017 2am 🇬🇧
End: 30/01/2017 3am 🇬🇧

15k Jumbo Premium Gold pack
New Price: 7.5k
Limit: 10
Start: 29/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 30/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧

25k Rare Gold pack
New Price: 12.5k
Limit: 5
Start: 29/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 30/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
 

Day 3 – 29 January 2017 (Sunday)

100k Jumbo Rare Players packs
New Price: 50k
Global Limit
Start: 29/01/2017 8pm 🇬🇧
End: 29/01/2017 9pm 🇬🇧

50k Rare Players packs
New Price: 25k
Global Limit
Start: 29/01/2017 7pm 🇬🇧
End: 29/01/2017 8pm 🇬🇧

45k Prime Gold Players packs
New Price: 22.5k
Global Limit
Start: 29/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 29/01/2017 7pm 🇬🇧

15k Jumbo Premium Gold pack
New Price: 7.5k
Limit: 10
Start: 29/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 30/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧

25k Rare Gold pack
New Price: 12.5k
Limit: 5
Start: 29/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 30/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧

100k Jumbo Rare Players packs
New Price: 50k
Global Limit
Start: 29/01/2017 4am 🇬🇧
End: 29/01/2017 5am 🇬🇧

50k Rare Players packs
New Price: 25k
Global Limit
Start: 29/01/2017 3am 🇬🇧
End: 29/01/2017 4am 🇬🇧

45k Prime Gold Players packs
New Price: 22.5k
Global Limit
Start: 29/01/2017 2am 🇬🇧
End: 29/01/2017 3am 🇬🇧

55k Rare Mega pack
New Price: 27.5k
Global Limit
Start: 28/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 29/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧

15k Jumbo Premium Gold pack
New Price: 7.5k
Limit: 10
Start: 28/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 29/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
 

Day 2 – 28 January 2017 (Saturday)

55k Rare Mega pack
New Price: 27.5k
Global Limit
Start: 28/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 29/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧

15k Jumbo Premium Gold pack
New Price: 7.5k
Limit: 10
Start: 28/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 29/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧

100k Jumbo Rare Players packs
New Price: 50k
Global Limit
Start: 28/01/2017 9pm 🇬🇧
End: 28/01/2017 10pm 🇬🇧

50k Rare Players packs
New Price: 25k
Global Limit
Start: 28/01/2017 8pm 🇬🇧
End: 28/01/2017 9pm 🇬🇧

45k Prime Gold Players packs
New Price: 22.5k
Global Limit
Start: 28/01/2017 7pm 🇬🇧
End: 28/01/2017 8pm 🇬🇧

25k Premium Gold Players packs
New Price: 12.5k
Limit: 10
Start: 28/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 28/01/2017 7pm 🇬🇧

35k Mega packs
New Price: 17.5k
Limit: 5
Start: 27/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 28/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧

15k Jumbo Premium Gold pack
New Price: 7.5k
Limit: 10
Start: 27/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 28/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧

100k Jumbo Rare Players packs
New Price: 50k
Global Limit
Start: 28/01/2017 4am 🇬🇧
End: 28/01/2017 5am 🇬🇧

50k Rare Players packs
New Price: 25k
Global Limit
Start: 28/01/2017 3am 🇬🇧
End: 28/01/2017 4am 🇬🇧

45k Prime Gold Players packs
New Price: 22.5k
Global Limit
Start: 28/01/2017 2am 🇬🇧
End: 28/01/2017 3am 🇬🇧
 

Day 1 – 27 January 2017 (Friday)

35k Mega packs
New Price: 17.5k
Limit: 5
Start: 27/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 28/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧

15k Jumbo Premium Gold pack
New Price: 7.5k
Limit: 10
Start: 27/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 28/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧

100k Jumbo Rare Players packs
New Price: 50k
Global Limit
Start: 27/01/2017 8pm 🇬🇧
End: 27/01/2017 9pm 🇬🇧

50k Rare Players packs
New Price: 25k
Global Limit
Start: 27/01/2017 7pm 🇬🇧
End: 27/01/2017 8pm 🇬🇧

25k Premium Gold Players packs
New Price: 12.5k
Global Limit
Start: 27/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
End: 27/01/2017 7pm 🇬🇧

 

We will be updating all the promotional offers as they become available.

 
 

FIFA 17 Lunar New Year Reward

FIFA 17 Lunar New Year Guide - FUT Chinese New Year Offers

 

Log in to FIFA 17 Ultimate Team during the Lunar New Year event (Jan 27th – Jan 30th) to receive your reward. The reward(s) you receive are based on the number of days you logged in to FUT since launch. The more days you logged in to FUT on your console, PC, Web App and Companion App the higher your reward. You only have between Jan 27th 10 PST – Jan 30th 4pm PST to claim your reward. The reward(s) for each tier are as follows:
 
Session Days 1-6: Lunar New Year Kit
Session Days 7-30: Lunar New Year Kit + Jumbo Premium Gold Pack
Session Days 31-70: Lunar New Year Kit + Mega Pack
Session Days 71-110: Lunar New Year Kit + Rare Mega Pack
Session Days 111+: Lunar New Year Kit + Ultimate Pack

The following exclusive themed kit will be delivered to everyone who logged in at least once:

FIFA 17 Lunar New Year Guide - FUT Chinese New Year Offers

 
 

Exclusive Squad Building Challenge

FIFA 17 Lunar New Year Guide - FUT Chinese New Year Offers

 

To celebrate the Year of The Rooster, play this special SBC with the chance to earn unique rewards. Hurry though, it’s only available for a limited time!

 
Year of the Rooster SBC

Requirements:
Max. 2 Players from the same Nation
Max. 3 Players from the same League
Exactly 6 Clubs in Squad
Min. 4 Players: Gold
Min. Team Chemistry: 60
Number of Players in the Squad: 6

Rewards:
888 coins
1x Rare Gold Kit
1x 25k Rare Gold pack

Estimated Price:
2k coins

Repeatable:
No

End:
30/01/2017 6pm 🇬🇧
 
 

 
 
 
 

How the Market is Affected by FIFA 17 Chinese New Year

What happens to the cards’ prices during the FUT Lunar New Year?
 

During the FIFA 17 Lunar New Year, one of the less known FUT events, the cards prices on the transfer market are low because it is the first promotion that takes place after the popular Team of the Year release and its market crash. However, there are no great prices fluctuations during this week.

In the coming weeks, we will add a much deeper explanation to what will happen to the prices cards in the market during FIFA 17 Lunar New Year.

 

 
 
 
 

FIFA 17 Lunar New Year Frequently Asked Questions

What you need to know about this event?
 

Q: What is the Chinese New Year?
A: Chinese New Year, known in modern Chinese as the “Spring Festival”, is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar.

Q: What is the FIFA 17 Lunar New Year?
A: FIFA 17 Lunar New Year is an event that Electronic Arts organises to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

Q: When is the FIFA 17 Lunar New Year promotion?
A: Between January 27 and January 30, 2017.

Q: What can we expect from FIFA 17 Lunar New Year offers?
A: Discounted coin packs, SBCs and several other rewards.

Q: Is FIFA 17 Lunar New Year only a day?
A: No. It is a weekend long.

Q: Which Happy Hours can we expect on these days?
A: All the most popular FIFA 17 packs will be available during the promotion.

Q: Can we expect 100k Jumbo Rare Players Packs ?
A: Yes. In FIFA 16, 100k packs were released in the fourth and fifth day of the promotion.

Q: Do the Lunar New Year special FUT packs have special items?
A: No. Basically they are regular promotional packs with a new pack design.

Q: Can we expect a featured tournament related with the Chinese New Year?
A: No.

Q: Will EA Sports release free packs to everyone during FIFA 17 Chinese New Year?
A: No, it is highly unlikely. Not even Daily Gifts should be available during the event.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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david
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is it possible to have SBC player quest in lunar day ?

Vince
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I didnt get anything not even the kit
Please help

Arthur
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I didn’t get my pack, Why?

James whittaker
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Why is there only 1 squad builder challenge when it says sbc’s

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