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FIFA 23 Ultimate Team Squad Battles: Format, ranks & rewards

Squad Battles is a great way to grind offline in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team, so here’s our guide on the format, ranks, and rewards up for grabs.

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You’ll want to earn all of the rewards available in FIFA 23 to improve your Ultimate Team, and Squad Battles is not to be overlooked. Here’s an overview of the Squad Battles format and the rewards on offer.

Squad Battles isn’t exactly the most exhilarating Ultimate Team mode, but players looking to stockpile rewards will want to grind matches. Squad Battles is an offline mode in which players face off against FIFA 23‘s AI.

In FIFA 23, there are more rewards up for grabs than ever with Division Rivals, FUT Moments, FUT Champions, and Squad Battles. Unlike other modes, players can select their preferred difficulty in Squad Battles, but keep in mind this will impact the quality of your rewards.

Let’s take a look at the Squad Battles format and the rewards for each rank in FIFA 23.

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FIFA 23 Squad Battles format explained

The Squad Battles mode in Ultimate Team allows you to face off against randomly selected squads owned by real FUT players. These squads will be controlled by FIFA 23’s AI, which means it’s an offline mode.

Players can earn a certain number of points during these offline matches. The difficulty, result, goals scored, clean sheets, and more impact the number of points you’ll accumulate after a match.

Your points will determine your Squad Battles rank as you move up the ladder. Every Sunday your rank is confirmed and you’ll earn rewards based on how far you’ve climbed. The maximum amount of Squad Battles matches you can play in a week is 42.

FIFA 23 Squad Battles ranks and rewards

FIFA 23 Top 200 Squad Battles rewards

In FIFA 23 you can expect to receive your Squad Battles rewards Sunday morning at 12:00 AM PT / 3:00 AM ET / 8:00 AM BST. As soon as rewards are handed out, players can begin playing matches to contribute points to the new week.

This year, EA have slightly lowered the rewards available, offering less to players who rise up the ranks. However, the devs have previously altered rewards throughout the year, so we’ll keep you up to date when it comes to changes.

Here are the rewards Ultimate Team players can claim by playing Squad Battles in FIFA 23:

  • Bronze 3
    • 5,000 coins
    • 1x Prime Mixed Players
    • 1× Premium Loan Player Reward Pack
  • Bronze 2
    • 1× Gold Pack
  • Bronze 1
    • 500 Coins
    • 2x Gold Pack
  • Silver 3
    • 1,000 Coins
    • 1x Premium Gold Pack
    • 1x Gold Pack
  • Silver 2
    • 2,000 Coins
    • 2x Premium Gold Pack
    • 1x Gold Pack
  • Silver 1
    • 4,000 Coins
    • 2x Jumbo Premium Gold Pack
  • Gold 3
    • 5,000 Coins
    • 1x Jumbo Premium Gold Pack
    • 1x Prime Mixed Players Pack
  • Gold 2
    • 6,000 Coins
    • 1x Prime Mixed Players Pack
    • 1x Jumbo Premium Gold Players Pack
  • Gold 1
    • 8,000 Coins
    • 1x Premium Gold Players Pack
    • 1x Prime Mixed Players Pack
    • 1x Jumbo Premium Gold Pack
  • Elite 3
    • 8,000 Coins
    • 1x Prime Mixed Players Pack
    • 2x Rare Electrum Players Pack
  • Elite 2
    • 14,000 Coins
    • 2x Rare Electrum Players Pack
    • 1x Premium Gold Players Pack
  • EIite 1
    • 26,000 Coins
    • 2x Rare Players Pack
  • Top 200 Rank
    • 65,000 Coins
    • 1x Rare Players Pack
    • 2x Mega Pack

As you can see, even middle-of-the-pack rewards such as the 8,000 coins, Premium Gold Players Pack, Prime Mixed Players Pack, and Jumbo Premium Gold Pack from reaching Gold 1 could greatly improve your chances of upgrading your Ultimate Team squad.

Grinding Squad Battles matches at the beginning of Ultimate Team when rewards are incredibly valuable is always a great idea.


For more, check out FIFA 23’s nominees for the Serie A POTM, Bundesliga POTM, and Premier League POTM.

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