EA Sports Just Released The Most Ridiculous SBC Of The Year

SBCs in FIFA 22 are either pretty cheap or unfortunately way too expensive. It's just the EA Sports way. Featuring a certain central midfielder, the developers have now released the most ridiculous Squad Building Challenge of the year.

FIFA 22 Ridiculous SBC
Maybe even the most ridiculous SBC EVER! | © EarlyGame

You can't really complain about the summer content in FIFA 22: A lot of FUTTIES SBCs are released that are pretty good value, and thanks to the Summer Swaps, we can even grind and sweat for some sweet Special Cards for free.

However, with the latest Squad Building Challenge, which has just been published, EA Sports clearly f*cked up. Sure, the player looks awesome, but a spot among the worst SBCs in FIFA 22 is guaranteed. Here are the (sad) details.

The Ferland Mendy SBC Is A Bad Joke

Of course, this article is all about the new challenge featuring Premium FUTTIES Ferland Mendy – those who played FIFA 21 will still have bad memories of the French anyway. Together with Raphaël Varane, he destroyed the hopes, dreams, decent rewards and fun for many fans.

Luckily, he wasn't that annoying in FIFA 22... on the contrary, the Premium FUTTIES version is actually the very first Special Card that Mendy gets this year. The improved stats are pretty awesome, but unfortunately, the SBC is – we have to point this out loud and clear – crap.

To be honest, at first, we thought it was just a bad joke or a bug, but EA Sports seems to be serious about it. 17... SEVENTEEN Squads, you need to exchange in order to complete Ferland Mendy. What will that cost you? A whopping 2.58 million coins. For comparison: You could get FUTTIES Kingsley Coman (also 96 OVR) for just 100K.

The Ferland Mendy SBC may actually be the worst Squad Building Challenge EA Sports has ever released. Of course, 99 Pace, 91 Shooting, 92 Passing, 93 Dribbling, 93 Defending, and 97 Physicality are fierce, but it's August, FIFA 23 is almost here, and EA Sports still fails to give us an awesome SBC. Absolutely ridiculous.

And what does the community actually think about the SBC? Well, you can probably imagine. One user sums it up quite well:

If you do him you're actually a f*cking idiot. – SpookySalmon54 via FUTBIN

We can only agree with the statement, sorry. By the way, only four percent of the community gave the Ferland Mendy Premium FUTTIES SBC a thumbs up – four percent too many, in our opinion. Hopefully, EA Sports will learn from this disaster and the prices for FIFA 23 will get better...