FIFA 19 Players In Belgium Will Soon No Longer Have Access to FIFA Points
FIFA Points will no longer be available for purchase for FIFA 19 players in Belgium by January 31st, EA announced recently in a lengthy statement. FIFA Points are microtransactions that allow players to buy Ultimate Team packs, which are FIFA 19’s version of lootboxes.
“After further discussions with the Belgian authorities, we have decided to stop offering FIFA Points for sale in Belgium,” the company’s statement began. “We’re working to make these changes effective in our FIFA console and PC games by January 31, 2019. This means that players in Belgium will not be able to purchase points to obtain FIFA Ultimate Team packs.”
“Players still can access Ultimate Team and play with their existing players,” the statement continued. “All content in the game can be earned through gameplay, as has always been the case, and players can continue to use coins and the in-game transfer market. Any players in Belgium that have existing FIFA Points in their accounts can continue to use them, but they will not be able to purchase more. We apologize to our players in Belgium for any inconvenience caused by this change.”
Though EA has decided to stop selling FIFA Points to FIFA 19 players in Belgium, the statement added that the company doesn’t “agree with Belgian authorities’ interpretation of the law” and “will continue to seek more clarity on the matter as we go forward.”
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