Reports were circulating on social media that FIFA 22 Ultimate Team players were able to claim their Division Rivals rewards over and over again, with EA said to be investigating the issue.
EA Sports has confirmed that they are investigating FIFA 22 Division Rivals rewards, following reports of players being able to claim them multiple times.
Pictures and videos circulated on social media today showing FIFA 22 Ultimate Team players being able to claim their Division Rivals rewards an unlimited amount of times via the FUT Web App. According to some of the footage that has been circulating, players who log into FUT using the FUT Web App can claim their Division Rivals rewards, then refresh the page, log back in and are given the option to claim their Division Rivals again. Apparently, this method can be used to claim these rewards an unlimited amount of times.
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Following these reports, EA Sports has now suspended players’ ability to claim their Division Rivals rewards and are currently investigating the issue. But, because FIFA 22 players have been able to claim their FUT 22 Division Rivals rewards since 08:00 AM GMT on Thursday, February 10, 2022, it seems that many players have been able to claim their Division Rivals rewards multiple times before EA’s action to stop rewards being distributed.
“We’re currently investigating an issue regarding Divisional Rivals rewards,” Said EA Sports via their @EAFIFADirect Twitter account.
“And have temporarily disabled players claiming their rewards while the team investigate the issue.”
Season 4 of FIFA 22 Ultimate team got underway on Thursday, February 3, 2022, which included a fresh set of season progress objectives, another update to how rewards are earned in Division Rivals, an update of the Division Rivals ladder, and some new rewards for selected ranks.
Division Rivals has a ladder system in FUT 22 where each Division is made up of ‘Ranks’ that reflect your progress within a Division, but the latest season update has seen EA limit each division to just one rank, with the intermediary ranks now called Checkpoints.
Ranks and Checkpoints are in place to prevent players from losing their progress and ensure they remain at their appropriate skill level, but the new Checkpoints system will not impact weekly rewards.
In addition to FUT 22 changing the rewards and ladder system, one extra ‘Stage’ has been added into Division 4, 3, 2 and 1, making it harder to advance through the Divisions.
The change in rewards has seen the number of wins needed to unlock rewards increased, with the number of wins required to earn the Weekly Reward upped from three to four, and to unlock the Reward Upgrade, you now need eight wins rather than seven.