An undercover mining operation was recently raided by the Ukranian police and was found to be using 3800 PS4s to grind FUT cards in FIFA 21.
Hackers have released a portion of previously stolen EA data, which contains information seemingly related to The Sims and Origin.
The hackers claim to have stolen more than 780 GB of data, including the source code to FIFA 21 and the Frostbite engine.
It's business as usual in the latest UK boxed charts, with FIFA 21, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe taking the top 3 spots.
Dragon Quest Builders 2 is out tomorrow for Xbox and PC subscribers.
Four coming and four leaving so far.
EA has issued a statement in response to recent reports regarding EA's attempts to drive monetization.
Damning document explicitly states EA is looking to "funnel players towards FUT from other modes."
Cyberpunk 2077 also re-enters the charts at ninth place.
Monster Hunter Rise falls down to fourth place, while FIFA 21 reclaims the top spot.
Nintendo also dominated the overall charts for the region.
FIFA 21 rises back up to second place following increased boxed sales.
Multiple mobile FIFA offerings are also in development.
Gfk took data from across 19 countries.
Both titles topped 1 million sales in the region.
But Nintendo dominates the Top 20 overall.
Oh yeah, GTA 5 is here, too.
The Switch dominates the charts for 2021's first full week.
The Switch exclusive enjoyed a 7% sales increase.
Even with new consoles and stellar titles, this year had its share of annoyances.