FIFA 21 EAGATE: EA is probing into allegations that staff are selling rare FIFA 21 Ultimate Team Cards. Claims are surfacing that EA staff are selling FIFA 21 Ultimate Team cards directly to fans. EA has launched a probe into this matter.
FIFA is currently facing one of the biggest scandals ever uncovered. According to claims, employees have been selling rare & coveted Ultimate Team cards, and they are going for thousands of dollars. While there has always been a black market for the trading of FUT Coins, the selling of Cards by the staff themselves is probably the biggest scandal in the history of EA.
Now that EAGATE is trending on Twitter, officials have been forced to take action, and are probing the situation. EA has also put out a tweet stating that a thorough investigation is underway, and there will be swift action.
— EA SPORTS FIFA (@EASPORTSFIFA) March 10, 2021
The Twitter handle, Arcade-FUT has put out snapshots of a few Direct Messages in which a set of 3 Prime Icon Moments cards for 1700 Euros.
— Arcade-Fut (@FutArcade) March 10, 2021
The above tweet is accompanied by the hashtag EAGate, and claims say that the cards are being sold anywhere between $900 to $2,500.
FIFA 21 Ultimate Team Cards Scandal
In FIFA 21 Ultimate Team, Icon cards are the ones that have a lot of demand. These include some of the most legendary players to have ever played the game. Beyond this comes the Prime Icon Moments card. These are special versions of the Icon card in which are exclusively for a tournament or a particular season in which the Icon was phenomenal.
Some of the players include Ronaldinho, Brazillian legend Ronaldo, Pele, and Zinedine Zidane among the other legends who have played the sport.