12:25 PM

EA has announced it will stop selling FIFA Points on January 31 in Belgium after previously saying it would fight claims by the country’s regulators that FIFA’s loot boxes constituted gambling. The company apologized to players in the country “for any inconvenience caused by this change.” 

2:49 PM

One FIFA player in the United Kingdom filed a GDPR request to get EA to send him all of the data they had on him, only to find that he had spent over $10,000 on the game in two years. Check out the full story on Eurogamer.

10:45 AM

FIFA 18 will get a free World Cup update on May 29 on Xbox One, PS4, Switch, and PC. It includes online tournaments and a World Cup Ultimate Team mode, as well as a custom mode in which you can create your own World Cup team from scratch.