FIFA 18 St Patricks Day Guide

FIFA 18 St Patricks Day Guide

 

FIFA 18 St Patricks Day is a yearly festive promotion that is largely known by the green cards assigned to a selection of Irish players. In this guide, you will have the chance to know everything about the FIFA 18 St Patricks Day event, including the expected release date, the official rules and the list of all St Patricks Day cards.

 
 
FIFA 18 ST PATRICKS DAY
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FIFA 18 St Patricks Day

What is the FIFA 18 St Patricks Day Promotion?
 

St Patricks Day is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland. Electronic Arts has joined in FIFA 13 to the Irish celebration that takes place every year.

During the FIFA 18 St Patricks Day Promotion, Electronic Arts releases several FUT pack offers, themed cards and kits. Details on FIFA 18 St Patricks Day offers will be updated here.


 
 
 

FIFA 18 St Patricks Day Release Date

When the FIFA 18 St Patricks Day promotion will be released?
 
FIFA 18 St Patricks Day Guide

The St Patricks Day promotion has been going since FIFA 13, making it one of the oldest FUT events.

In the following table, you can see the St Patricks Day event release dates of previous years:

ST PATRICKS DAY EVENT
PROMOTION DATE
FIFA 1816 March – 23 March 2018
FIFA 1716 March – 20 March 2017
FIFA 1616 March – 21 March 2016
FIFA 1513 March – 18 March 2015
FIFA 1413 March – 18 March 2014
FIFA 1315 March – 17 March 2013


 

For FIFA 18 Ultimate Team, the St Patricks Day event will take place on the following dates:

CONFIRMED
From 17/03/2018 (Sat) 05:00am to 24/03/2018 (Tue) 05:00am 🇦🇺 AEDT (UCT +11)
From 17/03/2018 (Sat) 03:00am to 24/03/2018 (Tue) 03:00am 🇯🇵 JST (UCT +9)
From 16/03/2018 (Fri) 06:00pm to 23/03/2018 (Mon) 06:00pm 🇬🇧 GMT (UCT +0)
From 16/03/2018 (Fri) 04:00pm to 23/03/2018 (Mon) 03:00pm 🇧🇷 BRST (UCT -3)
From 16/03/2018 (Fri) 01:00pm to 23/03/2018 (Mon) 01:00pm 🇺🇸 EST (UCT -5)
From 16/03/2018 (Fri) 01:00pm to 23/03/2018 (Mon) 01:00pm 🇨🇦 EST (UCT -5)
From 16/03/2018 (Fri) 10:00am to 23/03/2018 (Mon) 10:00am 🇺🇸 PST (UCT -8)


 
 
 

FIFA 18 St Patricks Day Cards Rules

How the FIFA 18 St Patricks Day Cards Work
 

To promote the event, Electronic Arts introduced in FIFA 15 a brand new themed card. These cards are assigned to a selection of players only to who completes the respective weekly objectives.

 

Based on what happened in previous years, these are the official rules we expect to see this time:

RULE 1
AVAILABILITY

FIFA 18 St Patricks Day cards become available through weekly objectives.

1.1. If you own the regular card of a St Patricks Day player, your card will keep unchanged. If you want the new version, you will need to complete the weekly objective.

RULE 2
RATINGS AND STATS

During the event, a selection of Irish players will be released as unique green items. The ratings and stats of these cards are exactly the same ones from the day 1 items.

 

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FIFA 18 St Patricks Day Cards Prediction

Who will get a FIFA 18 St Patricks Day card?
 

Since St Patricks Day players are not randomly selected, we will base our prediction in the cards released last year:

GOALKEEPERS
🇮🇪 GK: Keiren Westwood
🇮🇪 GK: Darren Randolph

DEFENDERS
🇮🇪 RB: Séamus Coleman
🇮🇪 CB: Ciaran Clark
🇮🇪 CB: John O’Shea
🇮🇪 CB: Marc Wilson
🇮🇪 CB: Richard Keogh
🇮🇪 CB: Shane Duffy

MIDFIELDERS
🇮🇪 CDM: Glenn Whelan
🇮🇪 CDM: James McCarthy
🇮🇪 CM: Darron Gibson
🇮🇪 CM: Harry Arter
🇮🇪 CM: David Meyler
🇮🇪 CM: Conor Hourihane
🇮🇪 CAM: Wes Hoolahan
🇮🇪 CAM: Alan Judge
🇮🇪 RM: Aiden McGedy
🇮🇪 LM: Robbie Brady
🇮🇪 LM: James McClean
 
STRIKERS
🇮🇪 ST: Shane Long
🇮🇪 ST: Jonathan Walters
🇮🇪 ST: Darly Murphy
🇮🇪 ST: David McGoldrick


 
 
 

FIFA 18 St Patricks Day Cards

The squad of FIFA 18 St Patricks Day Players
 

The St Patricks Day cards are released once a year during the St Patricks Day event. The players selected to get one of the FIFA 18 St Patricks Day cards are the following ones:

GOALKEEPERS

DEFENDERS
🇮🇪 RB: Séamus Coleman (Everton) – 82
Score a goal off the woodwork in online single matches this week

MIDFIELDERS
🇮🇪 CM: Harry Arter (Bournemouth) – 77
Score 10 downhard headers this week

🇮🇪 CM: David Meyler (Hull City) – 70
Win 9+ online matches this week

🇮🇪 LM: Aiden McGeady (Sunderland) – 76
Score 10+ goals using players from Rep. Ireland

🇮🇪 LW: Daryl Horgan (Preston) – 69
Play 20+ matches across any FUT game modes

STRIKERS


 
 
 

FIFA 18 St Patricks Day Updated Offers

What you can win with the FIFA 18 St Patricks Day event
 

We estimate that the FIFA 18 St Patricks Day offers will include:

✅ Promo Packs
✅ New Squad Building Challenges
✅ Themed Kit
✅ St Patricks Day Players Cards

 

Details on FIFA 18 St Patricks Day offers will be updated in this page


 
 
 

FIFA 18 St Patricks Day Cards Prices

What happens to the St Patricks Day cards’ prices?
 
The FIFA 18 green cards will be more expensive as soon as they are released.

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Many Irish players increase in price a few days before the St Patricks Day SBC starts. Specific players will more than double in price, so investing early can make you a lot of FIFA 18 coins. Remember to sell before the promotion actually starts. The best time to buy Irish players is during the TOTY but beware as players are starting to invest earlier and earlier. Even some of the cheapest non-rares increase considerably in price, especially if they fit the SBC requirements and are given a green team card. You should sell your investments in the week before the promotion starts if you want to maximise your profit.


 
 
 

FIFA 18 St Patricks Day FAQ

What you need to know about the FUT 18 St Patricks Day event
 

Q: What is the FIFA 18 St Patricks Day?
A: It is an event that Electronic Arts runs to celebrate the Irish St Patricks Day. This time, it will run at the same time of FUT Birthday.

Q: When is the FIFA 18 St Patricks Day?
A: The promotion runs between 16 March (Friday) and 25 March 2018 (Friday).

Q: What can we expect from FIFA 18 St Patricks Day event?
A: FUT pack offers, themed kit and green players cards release.

Q: Who chooses the FUT St Patricks Day cards?
A: EA Sports.

Q: Can we expect 100k Jumbo Rare Players Packs?
A: Probably no.

Q: Can you explain me how the green team works?
A: EA releases every year a selection of green players cards to celebrate the St. Patrick’s Day. These cards have no boost. Basically, the only difference to their respective NIF cards is the colour. During the event, the player’s cards will be released on green instead of their normal colours.

 
 

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