News: No More Swapsies in FIFA 15 Ultimate Team

Trade? What trade?

EA’s going on a hard offensive against coin sellers with FIFA 15, with players no longer able to swap players with each other.

The announcement came via the official EA forums in a post by Rob Hodson, the community manager.

“Although some honest players used this feature to trade with friends, it became one of the methods used by coin sellers to sell and move coins. Account phishers also abused Trade Offers by moving stolen players and coins after wrongfully gaining access to unsuspecting FUT player accounts.

“This will also address “bid bumping”, where people would try and trick others into bidding far more than they wanted for a player item. It was a tough decision, but this is the right step towards improving security, showing cheaters the red card, and keeping FUT safe for all FIFA fans.”

Well, anything that rids a game of cheating and unfair play is all good, but surely there will be a backlash from players who legitimately use the feature.

You’ll be able to kick digital footballs on September 23rd if you live in the States and on September 26th if you reside within the UK and Europe.

FIFA 15 will be available on the PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC, as well as a version for the PS Vita. The PS Vita version will not include Ultimate Team, it’ll be more or less the same as last years FIFA on the PS Vita being labelled as the ‘Legacy Edition.’

There will also be versions for the Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Android devices and iOS devices.

Were you ever affected by dodgy deals in previous FIFA games? Volley off a comment down below.

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