EA Sports Reveals ‘FIFA 18’ Ultimate Team TOTW 34, Includes Arsenal Players Bellerin, Aubameyang
EA Sports, the developer of the popular FIFA 18 has finally announced the new line up forming the Ultimate Team for TOTW 34. As expected, the roster includes Arsenal players Hector Bellerin and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
FIFA 18's Team of the Week 34 starting XI lineup has finally been announced. The eleven players include Yann Sommer as the goalkeeper while Mario Gaspar, Hector Bellerin, and Salif Sané are the defenders. The midfielders are composed of Dimitri Payet, Douglas Costa, and Takashi Inui. Meanwhile, Mohamed Elyounoussi, Mario Gomez, Bertrand Traore, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be the forwards.
The FIFA 18 Team of the Week 34 substitutes will be composed of Strakosha, Van Aanholt, Rafinha, Carcela Gonzalez, Piatti, Berghuis, and Kike Garcia. Meanwhile, the reserves for this week include Le Goff, Trezeguet, Chalov, Maclean, and Sylla.
According to EA Sports, the FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) is the most popular mode of FIFA 18 with millions of gamers worldwide playing the mode every day. Each week, 23 players will be selected for the Team of the Week (TOTW) based on the real world performances of these players during the previous week. The important part is that these player's cards will receive a stat boost also based on their last week's performance. Out of the 23 players, 11 will be selected to form the starting lineup while the rest will be divided between the subs bench and reserves.
The FIFA 18 Ultimate Team cards are available only for a week from 6 p.m. (UK time) every Wednesday from in-game packs. For gamers with deeper pockets, they can also be found in the in-game market but they are usually sold at much higher prices.
FIFA 18 and Madden NFL 18 have been raking in huge cash for EA Sports lately. The esports titles managed to lure in 18 million players or a sharp 75 percent increase compared to last year's volume.
Esports, which is the industry name for competitive gaming, is a fast-growing niche in the gaming industry. The niche is expected to expand by 38 percent this year to $906 million. By 2021, the sector is set to grow to $1.65 billion.